Buildings, Amenities & Site Plan

The campus consists of three hectares of land on the west of Kep peninsula, located between National Road 33A and Kep Bay.

 

 

Guard House (2) and Laundry Area (3)

The guard house is located immediately on the right after the entrance gate (1). The laundry area that provides a washing and ironing service is behind the guard house.

Hatrans Building (4)

This is one of the first buildings constructed and is near to the entrance. It is now the administration block where the rector, headmaster, accountant and other admin staff have their offices.

Café Internet (5)

The café is run by the hospitality students and is a place where staff, students and volunteers buy their snacks and sit around at break time. The internet room is run and maintained by the IT department.

Angkor Borei Centre (6)

This is a three storey building located at the north of the campus. On the first floor is the Media Communication department and on the second floor are Information Technology, Agriculture and Secretarial Science. On the third floor is the male residence “Phnom Kulen Male Centre”.

Don Rua Youth Centre (7)

This is a two storey building at the northwest of the campus. The first floor includes the school refectory, kitchen and stage; the second floor serves as a youth hostel with four dormitories for guests.

Football Field (9) and (16)

The football field is flat and grassed over. There are nets for football and good pathway round the field. There is a covered viewing stand for spectators, two sports huts, and showers and toilets for both sexes.

Salesian House (10)

This building is in the centre of the campus. It houses the Salesians living in Don Bosco and other volunteers. It has a chapel and a common room.

Female Residence / Banteay Srey (11 and 13)

There are dormitories for up to 70 students, where 4 to 6 students shard a room. They each have a locker to keep their personal things and there is a common area on the rooftop where they can study and socialise. Female teachers and sisters stay here too.

Amenities

DBKS has undertaken several projects aimed at making the campus self-sufficient in power and water, ensuring a safe and healthy environment for the students and staff, as well as minimizing the school’s impact on the environment.

Water System (12)

In 2013 a new water tower was constructed, incorporating accommodation for male teachers and a large water tank on the roof. This tank is filled with water pumped up from two 70m deep wells and it supplies the whole campus through a series of underground pipes.

Water Treatment System (8)

Waste water and sewage is collected and sent to an on-site treatment plant consisting of a septic tank and large settling tank, which cleans it before discharging it to the sea.

Solar Plant (6)

In 2012 a solar power system was installed, and then extended in 2014 and again in 2015. There are currently 148 solar panels on the roof of the Angkor Borei Centre connected to a bank of lead-acid batteries, inverters and a control system. It is capable of supplying 20 Kw which is sufficient for the whole campus, except for the laundry which is still powered from the grid.

Sports Hall (14)

Here the students play basketball and volleyball. It is also used for exams and ceremonies when a big covered space is required.

Peace Centre – Sok San (15)

This is on the east side of the campus, along Don Bosco Boulevard and facing the Hatrans building. It is currently occupied by the Electrical Department.

Farming area (17, 18, 19)

The farming area is to the south of the campus. It consists of a farm, a farm house, a shed for propagating small plants. The farms produce food for the Feeding Program and for training agriculture students.


Pavilions (20)

Scattered among the trees are a few pavilions for students to relax or study.

Kindergarten (21)

This building is to south of the campus and is operated by the Children Fund.

Disabled friendly campus.

In recent years new facilities have been added to help the physically challenged students to get around the campus.

Chenla Agriculture Centre

The land was given the name of “Don Bosco Chenla” to pay homage to the ancestral land of the Khmer people. It is 5,157 m2 and is located 600 m from the technical school. This land is used as an Agriculture Centre and there is a farm house, a store and a resident place for the farmer and his wife. The land produces food for the Feeding Program and for training agriculture students.