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eTwinning PARTNERSHIP 2014 - 2015 Let’s know our countries from our schools !
DIMOTIKO SCHOLEIO LATSION 2 KA PRIMARY SCHOOL OF LATSIA 2 KA
Let’s meet Cyprus and the Primary School of Latsia 2 KA CYPRUS
Important Information Official Name: The Republic of Cyprus Island Foundation: 1960 Position: South-East Europe Mediterranean Sea Population: 862.000 Capital: Nicosia Towns: Limassol, Larnaca, Famagusta, Paphos, Kerynia Flag:
CYPRUS Official name: Republic of Cyprus Location: Northeastern part of the Mediterranean Sea Capital City: Nicosia Other towns: Limassol, Larnaca, Paphos, Famagusta, Keryneia, Morphou Population: 862 000 citizens Europe: Member of the EU since 1/5/2004 Currency: Euro (since 2008)
Food Afelia (pork meat in cooked in red wine with coriander) Flaounes (cheese pies for Easter) Ladyfingers- ‘daktyla’ (pastry with almonds, walnuts and cinnamon) Loukoumades (Cyprus doughnuts with honey syrup)
Fauna and flora Cyprus mouflon Cedrus Brevifolia Endemic
Landmarks Ancient Theatre of Kourion Theatre of the Roman period for Greek drama performances Choirokitia → Neolithic acaremic period’s settlement (protected by UNESCO) St. John’s Cathedral → Benedictine Monastery (now Orthodox church protected by UNESCO)
Data for Elementary Schools 2013-2014 340 Primary schools 49612 students 4144 teachers 264 Kindergarten 11769 students 752 teachers 9 schools for special education 343 students special education 172 teachers for special education
In our school In our school there is a head teacher, 2 deputy head teachers, 6 full time teachers and 2 visiting teachers. We have also 3 special needs teachers (they are visiting teachers).
School and teachers The school is open five days each week. The school day starts at 7:45 and finishes at 1:05. The teachers teach 25-29 periods each week according to how many years they work. The deputy head teacher teaches for 23 periods and the head teacher for 11. Each teaching period lasts 40 minutes. Each day there are 7 teaching periods. Additionally each teacher dedicates a period each week for conferencing with the parents and another period for staff conference. Class teachers have additionally one or two periods off.
School year and vacations The school year in Cyprus starts the first Monday of September and finishes the Friday before the last Friday of June. There are two weeks vacations at Christmas and two weeks vacations at Easter. Additionally there are 11 more days of vacations due to ethnic and religious celebrations.
Subjects in schools The subjects taught in the schools are: Greek language and culture, English language, Mathematics, Art, Music, Physical Education, Technology, Home Economics, History, Religion, Geography, Science, Environmental Education.
Subjects and periods per week Grades ABCDEF α/α Sybjects Periods per week 1 Language and Culture10 8877 2 Mathematics555555 3 History2222 4 Religion222222 5 Geography222222 6 Science and Technology2222 7 Science22 8 Art222222 9 Music222222 10 Physical Education222222 11 English Language112222 1212 Design – Technology and Home Economics22 13 Education for Life2222 14 Environmental Education11 1515 Extra support in lessons554444
Periods and breaks periods MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday 07:45-O8:25 08:25-09:05 O9:O5-O9:25break O9:25-10:05 10:05-10:45 10:45-11:00break 11:00-11:40 11:40-12:20 12:20-12:30break 12:30-O1:05
Meals in school Kids bring their sandwich (which they eat during breaks) from home. They can also buy something to eat from the school canteen (sandwich, juice, water, pastry, etc.). During this year kids who come from low income families get free sandwich and juice from the school (in our school 25 children out of 120).
Evaluation in schools In the elementary level there are no external exams. Students are evaluated through tests, which are prepared by their teachers or are ready in the books, at the end of each unit. Usually evaluation is descriptive. There are no grades in the elementary level.
Zone of Educational Priority Our school is part of the Zone of Educational Priority. The school is given extra funding for the development of different programmes during the morning and in the afternoons (study groups, computers, theatre, dancing, gymnastics, etc.)
Our School Headteacher 2 Deputy Headteachers 8 Teachers 3 grades 6 classes 120 children (62 boys and 58 girls) About 35% refugees About 17% from other countries