College Map

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Main Gate

Main gate and entrance to the college

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West Drive

West Drive and staff living

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Main Drive

Main drive to parking and reception lodge

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Valley

Students help cultivate a large organic kitchen garden and care for the chickens

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Jousting Field

Students and visiting groups use the field for archery

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Sea Front

Students take part in activities including lifeguarding, kayaking, surfing, sailing, power boating, swimming and emergency first aid 

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Farm

Students engage with many sustainability projects including lambing

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Church

The church of St Donat dates from the 12th century (Grade 1 listed building) and lies in the shadow of St Donat's Castle. The church contains a number of Norman features, and is distinguished by its Victorian stained glass, Norman font and Stradling memorial

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St Donat's Arts Centre

St Donats Arts Centre is a department of the college and sits at the heart of the campus, with stunning views of the Bristol Channel and the North Devon coastline. Open throughout the year, the centre hosts a broad programme of events including a variety of live performances, from children’s and youth theatre, jazz and acoustic music, an average of ten visiting exhibitions per year in the gallery, a Cinema and an annual Christmas Craft Fair

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Maths

The Maths Department

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Languages

The Language Department

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Science

The Science Department

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Health Centre

The college doctor and the residential nursing sisters are responsible for students' health. The doctors hold surgeries in the college every week

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Art

The Art Department

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Reception

Any visitors to the college need to report to reception on arrival. Their contact at the college is contacted and are issued with a security visitor badge

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Visitor's Car Park

Visitors to the college can park here and report to the reception lodge for a visitor badge

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Principal's House

Peter T Howe is the current UWC Atlantic College principal. Peter lives with his family on campus

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Pentti Kouri House

Pentti Kouri House accommodates approximately 48 students with separate male and female corridors. In general, four students from the same year group, each of different nationality, share a room. The facilities are relatively simple and students share communal showers and bathrooms. The house has a day room with a small kitchen, study rooms and drying rooms. The accommodation of the Houseparents is attached to the house

 

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Morgannwg House

Morgannwg House accommodates approximately 48 students with separate male and female corridors. In general, four students from the same year group, each of different nationality, share a room. The facilities are relatively simple and students share communal showers and bathrooms. The house has a day room with a small kitchen, study rooms and drying rooms. The accommodation of the Houseparents is attached to the house

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Powys House

Powys House accommodates approximately 48 students with separate male and female corridors. In general, four students from the same year group, each of different nationality, share a room. The facilities are relatively simple and students share communal showers and bathrooms. The house has a day room with a small kitchen, study rooms and drying rooms. The accommodation of the Houseparents is attached to the house

 

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Whitaker House

Whitaker House accommodates approximately 48 students with separate male and female corridors. In general, four students from the same year group, each of different nationality, share a room. The facilities are relatively simple and students share communal showers and bathrooms. The house has a day room with a small kitchen, study rooms and drying rooms. The accommodation of the Houseparents is attached to the house

 

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Gwynedd House

Gwynedd House accommodates approximately 48 students with separate male and female corridors. In general, four students from the same year group, each of different nationality, share a room. The facilities are relatively simple and students share communal showers and bathrooms. The house has a day room with a small kitchen, study rooms and drying rooms. The accommodation of the Houseparents is attached to the house

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Tice House

Tice House accommodates approximately 48 students with separate male and female corridors. In general, four students from the same year group, each of different nationality, share a room. The facilities are relatively simple and students share communal showers and bathrooms. The house has a day room with a small kitchen, study rooms and drying rooms. The accommodation of the Houseparents is attached to the house

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Sunley House

Sunley House accommodates approximately 48 students with separate male and female corridors. In general, four students from the same year group, each of different nationality, share a room. The facilities are relatively simple and students share communal showers and bathrooms. The house has a day room with a small kitchen, study rooms and drying rooms. The accommodation of the Houseparents is attached to the house

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Madiba House

Atlantic pre-Diploma students are full-time boarders and are accommodated in a refurbished Grade 1 listed building overlooking the Bristol Channel. The house is mixed-gender, with girls and boys being accommodated in separate wings of the building. Students are in dormitories of three, four or five, with nationalities and cultures being mixed.

There is a day room, a kitchen and a quiet room for studying. The kitchen contains a washing machine enabling students to launder their own clothes. The quiet room contains computers and access to wi-fi

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Outer Arch

The Outer Arch - the Stradling arms, put up by Dr Nicholl Carne, demonstrates his descent from the Stradling family

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Castle

St Donat's Castle stands above the Bristol Channel in the south of the rich agricultural lands of the Vale of Glamorgan. It is on the side of a steep wooded valley, with terraced gardens sloping southwards down to the sea

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Top Lawn

Looking out to sea from the Top Lawn opposite the outside wall of the Bradenstoke Hall

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Beast Garden

The Beast Garden

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Blue Garden

The Blue Garden

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Rose Garden

The Rose Garden

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Tennis Courts

The Tennis Courts

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Sports Hall

The Sports Hall (currently in development)

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Climbing Frame

The Climbing Frame

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Social Centre

The Social Centre or (SOSH) as it is know to students

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Swimming Pools

The college has two pools - one outside and one inside  - both down near the seafront area

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Harp Garden

The Harp Garden

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Boat Building

There is a long tradition of Boat building at the college and the boats can be found down near the seafront

Photographs with thanks to Sarah Savage, Gaynor Francis, Yasmin Nur and the student Flash Studio group.