Welcome to portuguese school


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Welcome to portuguese school

  1. 1. Welcome to our school!
  2. 2. This is the front door of our school.
  3. 3. This is one of the gardens of the school. You can see the statue of our patron: Frei Caetano Brandão.
  4. 4. The school is divided in four buildings.
  5. 5. The library. We can study, use computers, watch films and play computer games.
  6. 6. The computer room.
  7. 7. The study room
  8. 8. You can see some art projects made by the students.
  9. 9. The students’ bar
  10. 10. The teacher’s room
  11. 11. The students’ locker rooms were decorated with graffiti.
  12. 12. The football fields
  13. 13. School Calendar <ul><li>The school year in Portugal is organized in three terms: </li></ul><ul><li>The first term starts on 15th September and ends on 16th December. </li></ul><ul><li>The second term starts on 3rd January and ends on 23rd March. </li></ul><ul><li>The third term starts on 10th April and ends on 8th Jun for sixth and ninth grades, and ends on 15th Jun for fifth, seventh and eighth grades. </li></ul><ul><li>In each term we have two tests for each subject: Two tests of Maths, of Portuguese, of History, of Science, of Chemistry, of Geography, of English, of French, one of Art and one of Technology Education. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Holidays <ul><li>Christmas - from 19th December to the 2nd January </li></ul><ul><li>Carnival - from 20th to the 22nd February </li></ul><ul><li>Easter - from 26th March to the 9th April </li></ul><ul><li>Summer – from June to September </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>The marks in Portugal are from 1 to 5: </li></ul><ul><li>1- Low </li></ul><ul><li>2 - Unsatisfactory </li></ul><ul><li>3 - Regular </li></ul><ul><li>4 - Good </li></ul><ul><li>5 - Excellent </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>We don’t wear slippers. In Portugal the students don´t need to take a lot of clothes to school because our climate is warmer. </li></ul><ul><li>In Portugal, it rarely snows and the students go to school with the clothes that they want. If we want to keep anything, we have a locker. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Homework <ul><li>We have homework every single day. Generally we have two exercises for class. </li></ul><ul><li>We get more homework from: the English teacher, Portuguese, French, Maths and history. </li></ul><ul><li>The students who don’t do the homework are punished: they get a note in a behaviour observation sheet. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Subjects <ul><li>We have 15 subjects and these are French, Portuguese, English, Natural Sciences, Physical and Chemical Sciences, Physical Education, Arts workshop or Technological Education, Geography, History, Mathematics, Civics, AAE (Study Support Activities), Visual Education, EMRC (Catholic Religious Moral Education). The most important ones that need more study are Portuguese and Mathematics. </li></ul><ul><li>Well .. The most popular and least popular subjects are: </li></ul><ul><li>- Most popular: arts, physical education, Visual Education, technology education and English. </li></ul><ul><li>-Less popular: Maths. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Our timetable Port – Portuguese AAE-Study Support activities PE – Physical Education TE – Technology Geo – Geography Hist – History Ch – Chemistry Sc – Science FR-French Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 8.15 Arts         9.00 Arts       Moral E 10.00 PE       Maths 10.45 PE       Maths 11.45         Port 12.30         Port 13.30 Maths SSA Arts/ TE Ch/Sc   14.15 Maths SSA Arts/ TE Ch/Sc   15.15 Port Port Geo Maths FR 16.00 Port Fr Geo PE FR 17.00 Eng Hist   Sc/Ch Hist 17.45 Eng Hist   Sc/Ch Civics
  20. 20. Extra-curricular activities: <ul><li>At my school there is a Club of Theater </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>And other clubs like: English, French, solidarity, European, weather, small artisans, reading and school sports like swimming and football. </li></ul><ul><li>This is the drums club in action: </li></ul>
  22. 22. Celebrations <ul><li>In my school there are many events and celebrations, where we can have fun and learn. </li></ul><ul><li>We have the Halloween party, where we have to come to school masked. </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>We have the Christmas party where we can watch performances of the students of our school. </li></ul>
  24. 24. The Environment day
  25. 25. The languages’ day We have the day of languages where we can play games, have contests, learn things about others communities, etc.
  26. 26. The Roman Fair <ul><li>In June we take part of the roman fair, organized by the city, where everybody wears Roman clothes (including our mayor). </li></ul>