COMENIUS PROJECT Sara Vázquez Sandoval 3ºC January 2010
<ul><li>I live with my parents </li></ul><ul><li>and my dog in a town called Santa Cruz, very near to the city of A Coruña...
Who I am? <ul><li>One of my hobbies is hanging out with my friends and I also like surfing, travelling to other countries,...
Galicia: The region where I live  <ul><li>Galicia is a Spanish region with almost 3 million citizens situated in the North...
Santiago de Compostela <ul><li>Santiago is the capital  of Galicia. </li></ul><ul><li>For centuries Catholics  were pilgri...
A Coruña. <ul><li>At about 8 km from my town is the center of city of A Coruna. This city has about 250,000 citizens and h...
A Coruña. <ul><li>The most important monument in the city is “La Torre de Hercules&quot; which last year was declared Worl...
Oleiros <ul><li>Oleiros is my council. </li></ul><ul><li>It has 44km2 where the sea is the main character. </li></ul><ul><...
History of Oleiros <ul><li>The municipality of Oleiros existed since 1835 and until this year belonged to the Jurisdiction...
Oleiros <ul><li>Oleiros has over 90 small villages but the most important are:  </li></ul><ul><li>Perillo-Santa Cristina <...
Natural environment <ul><li>The landscape and natural wealth is the most important feature of Oleiros. </li></ul><ul><li>I...
Natural environment <ul><li>In Mera there are some beautiful beaches, a small lake, a lighhouse and an eduacion environmen...
Natural environment <ul><li>In Santa Cruz there are a castle witch is also an environmental education center with many exi...
Natural environment <ul><li>The beach of Santa Cristina is one of the best known of Oleiros. 50 years ago was surrounded b...
Tourism  <ul><li>Oleiros has several hotels and campsites for people who visit us.  </li></ul>Historically Oleiros was a f...
Economy <ul><li>Fishing and agriculture have been replaced by other jobs.  </li></ul><ul><li>Currently, there are other se...
Economy: Primary sector <ul><li>In the port of Lorbé aquaculture and fisheries are very important. </li></ul><ul><li>In th...
Economy: construction <ul><li>Oleiros has grown from 10,000 people in 1970 to 40,000 today. So the construction is very im...
Economy: services <ul><li>Oleiros has excellent education and health services. There are also trade and several cafes, res...
Sports <ul><li>If you come to Oleiros don’t forget the sports clothes. If you like the sea you can go sailing, canoeing, r...
Culture <ul><li>In Oleiros we have a music and dance school to learn to play all the instruments. We also have a band, 3 t...
Architecture  <ul><li>The church of Santa Maria de Dexo (XII century, Romanesque style) is our historic monument more repr...
Festivities <ul><li>In Oleiros we celebrate traditional festivals like in the rest of Spain. The most popular are: </li></...
Festivities <ul><li>Carnival (February or March): for a week a lot of people dress up,sing and dance in the streets.  </li...
Education <ul><li>In Oleiros are schools in all levels, from kindergarten up to university: </li></ul><ul><li>4 schools fr...
High school Maria Casares
Maria Casares <ul><li>My institute is named Maria Casares in honor of the actress with that name.  </li></ul><ul><li>Maria...
High school Maria Casares. <ul><li>In this institute you can study the following educational levels: </li></ul><ul><li>-Co...
HOLYDAYS OUTUBRO 2009   NOVEMBRO 2009   DECEMBRO 2009 L M M J V S D   L M M J V S D   L M M J V S D       1 2 3 4         ...
TIMETABLE <ul><li>Morning classes : (6 every day) </li></ul><ul><li>8:30-14:10 Monday through Friday  </li></ul><ul><li>Af...
INSTALLATIONS <ul><li>The school has a classroom for every student groups, but there are specialized rooms, equipped with ...
+  INSTALLATIONS
<ul><li>I hope you have enjoyed my country, my city, my town and my school. When you come you'll like more. See you soon! ...
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  1. 1. COMENIUS PROJECT Sara Vázquez Sandoval 3ºC January 2010
  2. 2. <ul><li>I live with my parents </li></ul><ul><li>and my dog in a town called Santa Cruz, very near to the city of A Coruña, in the North-West of Spain. </li></ul>Who I am? Hello! My name is Sara and I’m 14 years old.
  3. 3. Who I am? <ul><li>One of my hobbies is hanging out with my friends and I also like surfing, travelling to other countries, read books, chatting with my friends on the internet… I listen to music everyday music </li></ul>and I love it, especially pop and rock music.
  4. 4. Galicia: The region where I live <ul><li>Galicia is a Spanish region with almost 3 million citizens situated in the North-West of Spain and north of Portugal. It has its own government and parliament. </li></ul>In Galicia, everyone speaks Spanish, but it also have their own language called Galician.
  5. 5. Santiago de Compostela <ul><li>Santiago is the capital of Galicia. </li></ul><ul><li>For centuries Catholics were pilgrimages to Santiago de Compostela. </li></ul><ul><li>Today many people made “El camino de Santiago&quot; walking or cycling and is a tourist and religious route. </li></ul><ul><li>The Cathedral of Santiago is one of the best known monuments of Europe and the most representative of Galicia. </li></ul>
  6. 6. A Coruña. <ul><li>At about 8 km from my town is the center of city of A Coruna. This city has about 250,000 citizens and has an airport, a football stadium called “Riazor”, shopping malls, cinemas, a port ( with tankers, cruise ships and sport boats), a Symphony Orchestra, museums, etc … </li></ul>
  7. 7. A Coruña. <ul><li>The most important monument in the city is “La Torre de Hercules&quot; which last year was declared World Heritage Site. </li></ul><ul><li>It is the oldest lighthouse in the world operating </li></ul>
  8. 8. Oleiros <ul><li>Oleiros is my council. </li></ul><ul><li>It has 44km2 where the sea is the main character. </li></ul><ul><li>It has approximately 33,000 citizens. </li></ul><ul><li>This council has about 917.700m2 of parkland. </li></ul><ul><li>Oleiros and A Coruña are only separated by the sea and linked by a bridge. </li></ul>
  9. 9. History of Oleiros <ul><li>The municipality of Oleiros existed since 1835 and until this year belonged to the Jurisdiction of Miraflores. </li></ul><ul><li>The name “Oleiros” comes from the word “ola&quot; and in English would mean something like &quot;clay pot&quot; handmade by </li></ul><ul><li>the potters. </li></ul>Town hall of Oleiros.
  10. 10. Oleiros <ul><li>Oleiros has over 90 small villages but the most important are: </li></ul><ul><li>Perillo-Santa Cristina </li></ul><ul><li>Oleiros </li></ul><ul><li>Santa Cruz </li></ul><ul><li>Mera </li></ul><ul><li>Lorbé </li></ul><ul><li>Dexo </li></ul><ul><li>This council has about 917.700m2 of parkland. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Natural environment <ul><li>The landscape and natural wealth is the most important feature of Oleiros. </li></ul><ul><li>It has over 20 km of coastline. There are beautiful cliffs and forests from Mera to Lorbé and there are protected and is called “Dexo’s natural coast” </li></ul>
  12. 12. Natural environment <ul><li>In Mera there are some beautiful beaches, a small lake, a lighhouse and an eduacion environmental center of the coast . </li></ul>
  13. 13. Natural environment <ul><li>In Santa Cruz there are a castle witch is also an environmental education center with many exibitions during </li></ul><ul><li>the year , some beaches , parks, a port... </li></ul>
  14. 14. Natural environment <ul><li>The beach of Santa Cristina is one of the best known of Oleiros. 50 years ago was surrounded by dunes and pine trees. All this was broke down to make buildings. Even the hotel was built above the sand. Today all that remains is the beach. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Tourism <ul><li>Oleiros has several hotels and campsites for people who visit us. </li></ul>Historically Oleiros was a fishing and agricultural town. Today, tourism and the environmental quality are among the main sources of wealth.
  16. 16. Economy <ul><li>Fishing and agriculture have been replaced by other jobs. </li></ul><ul><li>Currently, there are other sectors that employ citizens Oleiros: </li></ul>Primary sector: 3% Industry and construction: 24% Service sector: 73%
  17. 17. Economy: Primary sector <ul><li>In the port of Lorbé aquaculture and fisheries are very important. </li></ul><ul><li>In this port there fishing boats and is the site of the most important mussel production in Galicia. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Economy: construction <ul><li>Oleiros has grown from 10,000 people in 1970 to 40,000 today. So the construction is very important, since they have built many homes and many public works like schools, sports centers, hospitals, etc.. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Economy: services <ul><li>Oleiros has excellent education and health services. There are also trade and several cafes, restaurants and hotels. </li></ul><ul><li>Recently,was opened a mall in Oleiros. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Sports <ul><li>If you come to Oleiros don’t forget the sports clothes. If you like the sea you can go sailing, canoeing, rowing, surfing, swimming... </li></ul>If you like team sports you can play football, basketball ... in our halls and sports courts. If you like skateboarding you can do it in the skate park in Bastiagueiro. Come and get in shape!
  21. 21. Culture <ul><li>In Oleiros we have a music and dance school to learn to play all the instruments. We also have a band, 3 theaters and 8 municipal libraries. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Architecture <ul><li>The church of Santa Maria de Dexo (XII century, Romanesque style) is our historic monument more representative. </li></ul>The “Pazo de Xaz” is a model of civil architecture of the XVI century. Is a Galician house with large gardens.
  23. 23. Festivities <ul><li>In Oleiros we celebrate traditional festivals like in the rest of Spain. The most popular are: </li></ul><ul><li>-Christmas (December 25): religious festiva that is celebrated with the family and children receive gifts. </li></ul><ul><li>- Los Reyes Magos (January 6): a celebration of Catholic tradition in which 3 kings give gifts to the children. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Festivities <ul><li>Carnival (February or March): for a week a lot of people dress up,sing and dance in the streets. </li></ul><ul><li>Local Festivals in summer: During the summer in every village are between 1 and 4 days of partying with friends and family meals. In the night there are a lot of music with orchestras and the village people dancing. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Education <ul><li>In Oleiros are schools in all levels, from kindergarten up to university: </li></ul><ul><li>4 schools from kindergartens and elementary schools. </li></ul><ul><li>3 high schools </li></ul><ul><li>1 vocational training center. </li></ul><ul><li>1 university center for advanced studies in physical education. </li></ul>
  26. 26. High school Maria Casares
  27. 27. Maria Casares <ul><li>My institute is named Maria Casares in honor of the actress with that name. </li></ul><ul><li>Maria Casares (1922-1996) lived in exile in France throughout his life and was a legendary film and stage actress. </li></ul><ul><li>His father, Santiago Casares Quiroga, had been minister of the republic and lived in Oleiros. </li></ul>
  28. 28. High school Maria Casares. <ul><li>In this institute you can study the following educational levels: </li></ul><ul><li>-Compulsory Secondary Education (ESO): 4 academic courses for students from 12 to 16 years. </li></ul><ul><li>- Baccalaureate: 2 academic preparation for college for students aged 16 to 18. </li></ul><ul><li>- Electricity Training Cycles for students over 16 years . </li></ul>
  29. 29. HOLYDAYS OUTUBRO 2009   NOVEMBRO 2009   DECEMBRO 2009 L M M J V S D   L M M J V S D   L M M J V S D       1 2 3 4               1     1 2 3 4 5 6 5 6 7 8 9 10 11   2 3 4 5 6 7 8   7 8 9 10 11 12 13 12 13 14 15 16 17 18   9 10 11 12 13 14 15   14 15 16 17 18 19 20 19 20 21 22 23 24 25   16 17 18 19 20 21 22   21 22 23 24 25 26 27 26 27 28 29 30 31     23 24 25 26 27 28 29   28 29 30 31                                                     XANEIRO 2010   FEBREIRO 2010   mar-10 L M M J V S D   L M M J V S D   L M M J V S D         1 2 3   1 2 3 4 5 6 7   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 4 5 6 7 8 9 10   8 9 10 11 12 13 14   8 9 10 11 12 13 14 11 12 13 14 15 16 17   15 16 17 18 19 20 21   15 16 17 18 19 20 21 18 19 20 21 22 23 24   22 23 24 25 26 27 28   22 23 24 25 26 27 28 25 26 27 28 29 30 31                   29 30 31                                                                                                   abr-10   MAIO 2010   XUÑO 2010 L M M J V S D   L M M J V S D   L M M J V S D       1 2 3 4             1 2     1 2 3 4 5 6 5 6 7 8 9 10 11   3 4 5 6 7 8 9   7 8 9 10 11 12 13 12 13 14 15 16 17 18   10 11 12 13 14 15 16   14 15 16 17 18 19 20 19 20 21 22 23 24 25   17 18 19 20 21 22 23   21 22 23 24 25 26 27 26 27 28 29 30       24 25 26 27 28 29 30   28 29 30        
  30. 30. TIMETABLE <ul><li>Morning classes : (6 every day) </li></ul><ul><li>8:30-14:10 Monday through Friday </li></ul><ul><li>Afternoon classes : ( 2 each day) </li></ul><ul><li>4:30-6:10 (Mondays only ) </li></ul>SUBJETS
  31. 31. INSTALLATIONS <ul><li>The school has a classroom for every student groups, but there are specialized rooms, equipped with electronic whiteboards, for some subjects such as: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Music Classroom - Workshop technology - Computer rooms - Sports Center - Classroom of arts -Assembly hall. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It also has a small cantine to buy food and some sports areas to use at the breaks (2 of 20 minutes each). </li></ul>
  32. 32. + INSTALLATIONS
  33. 33. <ul><li>I hope you have enjoyed my country, my city, my town and my school. When you come you'll like more. See you soon! Sara Vázquez. </li></ul>

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