III Liceum Comenius Mobility presentation-Maidstone 2013
„Teaching staff individual mobility projects” Human Capital Programme Human – Best Investment ! Priority III High quality of the educational sysytem* This publication is entirely free. This is a school presentation for a project by: Katarzyna Potulna English teacher at: III Liceum im. C.K. Norwida in Konin Wielkopolska Region, Poland
For: Comenius In-Service Teacher Training: „Creative Activities & Motivating Materials For The Secondary Classroom – 2 week Course for Teachers of English”. 10.03.-22-03.2013 Maidstone, UKMade by: Katarzyna Potulna, Poland
Facts about III Liceum (High School no. 3)• Our school is a general public (state) school which is named after the Romantic poet, Cyprian Kamil Norwid.
It is placed in the city of Konin, a town with apopulation of nearly 80 000 people, situated in central Poland, in the eastern part of the Wielkopolska Region on the Warta river.Coat of Arms of Konin Konin on the map
The school was founded in 1990. It was namedafter Cyprian Kamil Norwid 25.10.2006 and three years ago we celebrated its 20th anniversary. • 25 X 2006 • 10 IX 2010
• We attract students from the town itself as well as from neighbouring towns and villages (50:50);• Every year we teach approx. 600-650 students in 20 or more classes;• There are around 50 permanent teachers employed in our school – all of them with university degrees;
III Liceum is:• dynamic and open to new challenges and ideas,• takes part in various educational programmes and initiatives,• tries out new methods of learning
• As in every general public high school in Poland, education in our school lasts three years. The school population is made of 16-19 year-old students.• Within years, III Liceum has become the most popular secondary school in Konin. One of the biggest evidence of its good reputation is the fact that every year 100% of our third graders pass the final exams (matriculation exams) and get accepted to the best universities in Poland. Some of the graduates go to study abroad.• In the school year of 2011/12, III Liceum achieved the best score in the final exams results in Konin and took the 14th position in the Wielkopolska Region ranking of Best Schools in the Province.• In September 2012 - 9 instead of typical 7 first grade classes were opened, which made it the biggest number of first graders in the city. Thanks to it, our school had the honour and pleasure to hold the 2012/13 City School Year Opening celebration. Certainly, it was a significant credit given to the III Liceum by the LocalAuthorities.
We develop and sustain our students’ interest in and their knowledge of the European Union by:• T r • Taking part in competitions i on the EU and its ideas • School exchange with a secondary p school in Geldern, Germany s a r o u n d E u r o p e
III Liceum cooperates with Universities & Science Centres
We do our best to promote our students’ artistic skills& abilities involving them in numerous cultural events in and outside school
When classes are over, students engage in extra activities like:• Working on a school paper called ‚BEZ- 3-MANKI’;• Doing sports in a school sports club;• Performing in the School Cabaret;• Doing extra activities within various projects or discussion groups;• Singing in a school vocal group/ band;• Modern dance club;• Trips & field trips;• eTwinning.
Our students keep themselves busy with voluntary work
School Year Calendar 2012/133 September 2012 School Year Opening24 - 31 December 2012 Christmas Break14-27 January 2013 Winter Holidays28 March -02 April 2013 Easter Break26 April 2013 End of School for Third Graders7 May 2013 Final Exams begin28 June 2013 End of School Year29 June – 31 August 2013 Summer HolidaysAdditional days off school:2 November 20122 May 20136-9 May 2013 (Final Exams for Third Graders)31 May 201327 June 2013Annual School Celebrations:15 October 2012 School Patron’s Day4 June 2013 School Sports Celebration
The students who attend III Liceum can choose from a variety of class profiles 1 Extended courses Foreign Additional subjects unitsgrade: language A Mathematics English History 1 Physics German Business Studies English B Biology English History 1 Chemistry German Latin in Medical Practice Physics C History 1 Mathematics English Business Studies Physics German English for Engineers Computer Science D Polish English 1 History German Natural Sciences Citizenship Latin Latin
The students who attend III Liceum can choose from a variety of class profiles 1 Foreigngrade: Extended courses language Additional subjects Units E Geography English History 1 Mathematics German Business Studies English F Biology English History 1 Chemistry German Business Studies Mathematics G History English Natural Sciences 1 Citizenship German Business Studies English Latin for Lawyers
III Liceum is ready to take on newchallenges – come & visit us there!
THE END OF III LICEUM im. C.K. Norwida in Konin PROJECT PRESENTATION Human Capital Programme Human – Best Investment ! Priority III High quality of the educational sysytem* This publication is entirely free. Project by: Katarzyna Potulna English teacher at: III Liceum im. C.K. Norwida in Konin Wielkopolska Region, Poland