COR DE MARIA d’Olot
Our Common European Roots
Fundació Privada Cor de Maria
Esglaiers, 1, 17800 Olot,
Avda. Reis Catòlics, 19, 17800, Olot
Tel. (0034) 972 26 13 91
(0034) 972 26 08 31
Fax: (0034) 972 27 29 53
Situation Olot is in the province of Girona,
a province of Catalonia, north-
east of Spain.
Our School is placed in the old centre of Olot (approx. 28.000
inhabitants), in La Garrotxa, province of Girona.
There is an exceptional landscape around the city; some of it belongs to
the Natural Park of the Volcanic Zone of La Garrotxa.
About our school
Catholic independent school of Mary’s Heart order. It was the
first one founded in 1848 by Joaquim Masmitjà i Puig, a
priest who wanted to give education to poor women.
The school receives financial subsidy from the Generalitat,
the Government of Catalonia.
“Fundació Privada Cor de Maria d’Olot” was created in 2002.
It is a foundation made up by seven people (nuns and
students’ parents) who take decisions.
3-5 years old
6-12 years old
12-16 years old
Our school educational project encourages
growth of students in all its dimensions.
- Helping students develop their physical, intellectual and
- Educating their social dimension and
promote their integration into the world in a
responsible and constructive way.
- Promoting the ethical, moral and transcendent values and
respect for all religions.
- Educating for freedom, justice,
solidarity and peace because we are aware that the
promotion of these values is particularly urgent in our
To develop a project that integrates coexistence,
coeducation, moral and civic education, education for
peace, health education, environmental education,
intercultural education… as well as values such as justice,
participation, cooperation, respect...
Celebration of the School Day of Non-Violence and Peace
• To deal with diversity in the classroom to
achieve basic skills, educational goals and
contents, ensuring a good coordination and
good pedagogical training of teachers.
• To promote and strengthen innovation projects for the
education of students and encourage the whole school
community, especially ICT projects, European projects and
foreign language projects.
Video-conference with European
Discovering European Beauties
by Bike and Keeping Fit
Sport is Life
Other Comenius Projects
Through the participation in a
We (teachers and students) wish to achieve a better
understanding of the range of European cultures, languages
and values, and encourage the adquisition of the basic life
skills and competences necessary for personal
development, future employment and active citizenship.