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The Willibald Gluck Gymnasium Neumarkt / Gemany

This presentation is intended to give you a first impression of our grammar school in Bavaria/Germany: The Willibald-Gluck Gymnasium

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The Willibald Gluck Gymnasium Neumarkt / Gemany

  1. 1. The Willibald-Gluck Gymnasium <ul><li>COMENIUS Project School </li></ul><ul><li>Location: in Neumarkt, Germany </li></ul>Grammar school with focus on natural sciences, technology, economics and a socio-scientific branch Seminar school for teacher’s training
  2. 2. Germany Bavaria Berlin The Willibald Gluck Gymnasium in Neumarkt Source : Google Earth® Where is the WGG Neumarkt? Map of Europe Germany Neumarkt “ Living in the heart of Europe and Bavaria“
  3. 3. Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz – old meets new Source : Google Earth® Neumarkt i.d. Opf. – fact sheet <ul><li>Statistical data: </li></ul><ul><li>founded in 1146 AD </li></ul><ul><li>~40.000 inhabitants </li></ul><ul><li>30km southwest of </li></ul><ul><li>Nuremberg </li></ul><ul><li>70 km northwest of Regensburg </li></ul><ul><li>Location: 442m above Mean Sea Level </li></ul>Castle Wolfstein – the town‘s landmark
  4. 4. Impressions of the WGG More than1800 pupils – the biggest grammar school in Bavaria 130 teachers Around 20 trainee teachers each year
  5. 5. Premises at the WGG - the assembly hall A place for tradition, working, resting, studying and making friends The annual Christmas bazaar also takes place here. Willibald Gluck, composer
  6. 6. <ul><li>Christoph Willibald Ritter von Gluck </li></ul><ul><li>- * 2nd of Juli 1714 in Erasbach near Berching (Oberpfalz) </li></ul><ul><li>† 15th of November 1787 in Vienna </li></ul><ul><li>famous German composer of the 18th century </li></ul><ul><li>writer of many famous operas: </li></ul><ul><li>Le cinesi (1754) La fausse esclave (1758) Le diable à quatre (1759) Le cadi dupé (1761) Orfeo ed Euridice (1762) La rencontre imprévue (1764) Telemaco (1765) Alceste (1767) Paride ed Elena (1770) Iphigénie en Aulide (1774) Armide (1777) Iphigénie en Tauride (1779 ) Source: </li></ul>Patron of the WGG: Christoph Willibald Gluck
  7. 7. The modern refectory for over 300 pupils – built in 2006 Loy stalls - where the hungry come to feed The spirit of internationality and openness lives at the WGG - a project for lifelong learning funded by the EU. Premises at the WGG Making the menu – the food stall
  8. 8. Premises at the WGG the registry – coordinating education Mr Bernhard Schiffer – headmaster at the WGG Ms Blomenhofer - secretary teamwork at the registry
  9. 9. “ Mens sana in corpore sano “* *“A healthy mind in a healthy body“ music sciences: chemistry & biology physical education Studying at the WGG sports hall & music hall & labs
  10. 10. acquiring competence for the 21st century modern labs for tomorrow’s scientist art – a human form of expression Studying at the WGG computer lab & physics & arts
  11. 11. Dr. Thomas Kraus and his Europe-group - keeping in touch with groups from all over Europe The Spirit of COMENIUS at the WGG
  12. 12. The WGG – partner of the Olympic Chess Competition in Germany The Big Challenge – English contest at the WGG Festivals and social events lighten up everyday life Re-enacting life – the theatre group Charity-sport-events: “together we are strong“ Extracurricular Activities at the WGG
  13. 13. Successful participation at the ‘ Jugend Forscht ’ - Contest for Young Scientist in Germany “ Experi-mentationGroup” Students trying to analyze reality at the WGG In-depth discussions in the ‘ Wertegruppe ’ – the group discusses values in our society Choirs and orchestra at local school-festivals The school‘s peer mediation team with Ms Seidl The school‘s famous teachers‘ band Extracurricular Activities at the WGG parents teachers pupils values of school community
  14. 14. managing competence, educating as a team <ul><li>more than 1800 pupils from the regions of Upper Palatine and Franconia </li></ul><ul><li>seminar for didactics and teacher training with approximately 20 trainee teachers each year </li></ul><ul><li>10 trainee teachers represent the new generation of teachers </li></ul>Teaching at the WGG
  15. 15. Other Images: Pictures, layout, design, text and translation Bernd Schwarz Thanks for additional images, support and inspiration Mr. Bernhard Schiffer Dr. Thomas Kraus Mrs. Edith Viezens-Kleinert Additonal Thanks to the class 10e of the year 2007/2008 for their support in adding audio to the presentation by providing local information and their voices