Welcome to the International
Relations Lyceum 51!
We are glad to welcome
you in our lyceum!
Join us on an exciting
tour around it!
LOCATION OF OUR SCHOOL
Our school is located at 13,Pylyp Orlyk Street,in the
Pechersk district, right in the heart of the city. We are
neighbors with the Parliament, the Verkhovna Rada,
the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine & the
Administration of the President of Ukraine.
History of our school
Labour school 51 evolved from the
grammar school of Mariya
Levandovska, founded in 1889 as a
private primary school for
During the horrible years of the
World War II a German hospital
was situated in the school building.
And during Kyiv bombing the
bomb got into the school building
and destroyed the right wing.
Children came to school again in
1949 after the reconstruction of the
History of our school
For many years the school
has been closely associated
with the Ministry of
Education of Ukraine. Thanks
to its co-operation with
academics, the school now
has a large collection of
valuable materials on lesson
structure and contents,
thematic testing and
knowledge evaluation. We
count many prominent
scientists, politicians and
business people among our
Our Lyceum Today
Today the International
Relations Lyceum 51 is a
not only in Ukraine, but
The School has became
a place of knowledge, a
center for project
activities of students and
Our lyceum has its flag, an emblem and an anthem.
Our motto is “There are many of
us, we are different but we live in
Our school has a lot of good teachers
We have lots of heroes today – sportsmen,
supermodels, media personalities. They come,
they have their 15 minutes of fame, and they go.
But the influence of good teachers stays with us.
They are the people who really shape our life.” (Jonathan Sack)
Lyceum’s structure comprises
Stage One –Primary, Forms 1-4
Stage Two – Middle School, Forms 5-9
Stage Three – Lyceum, Forms 10-11
During stages one and two, children are taught according to the curriculum of
the Intensive English Language School.
Competitive enrolment takes place for entry to the 1st form and to the three
departments of the 10th form.
At Lyceum stage there are three distinct departments: Foreign Languages,
Economics, and History. Students can choose from any of these according
to their interests, and desired future profession.
All departments provide intensive English language studies.
Our Lyceum is UNESCO ASP net participant.
There are 65 educational
institutions which participate
in the Project in Ukraine.
IRL51 joined the project in
Right here you can see the main
document that confirms the
status of the school like ASP
net participant. This is the
certificate that is signed by
UNESCO Director General,
Federico Mayor, who has
personally given it to our
school. We are very proud of
it. You can also see some
pictures of this ceremony.
We work according to four themes:
•World problems and the role of UN in
•Human rights, democracy and tolerance;
•Other countries and cultures;
The Lyceum traditionally marks the
special dates according to UNESCO
IRL51 works in support of the four pillars
of learning for the 21st century: learning
to know, learning to do, learning to be
and learning to live together.
“Children for other children”
The problem of poverty is constantly being discussed at our
extracurricular lessons, at the conferences dedicated to this
memorable day – International Day for the Eradication of
We had launched the project “Children for other children” in
2003 helping the orphanage in the town of Gorodnya,
European Youth Parliament
Sessions at our lyceum
International Projects, Conferences
• In the frames of the decade
for Sustainable Development
we led our work over the
project GVRR-BBCs. We had
launched the project “Green
Pack”. In the frames of the
project we worked out the
• Ecological problems of
these days and the ways of
• Health. Ecology of a person.
• A person and environment.
Lyceum self-government center.
The head of the self-government is a President. Self-government room is
one of the unique parts of our Lyceum. It is situated on the ground floor.
Here everyone who wants to be useful can be present.
In this room we solve a lot of school problems, some events which are
happening in our lyceum, competitions, plays and games, discuss the
problems of studying. We also talk about some events, that we have
done and what information is necessary to show in our school
Nowadays we have a lot of
subjects at school.
The school programme is
very interesting and we try
to get only good marks like
10,11 and 12!
English is our favourite subject .
The books entitled “Meet Great Britain” and “Meet
the USA” were written by the group of English
language teachers of the Lyceum.
The books cover almost all the possible topics,
from Geography and History to Mass Media and
Youth Culture. They are approved by the
Ukrainian Ministry of Education to be used in
educational process and recommended as the
We enjoy the books a lot!
Students of 10 B Form
English in our life
English is our favourite subject .
• We have five lessons a week.
• In our group there are nine
• The atmosphere of our
English lessons is always
• We are creative students and
our teacher Mrs Nataliia
Zaichenko is full of energy
Twice a year students of the Lyceum have
the English language practice in Britain.
Thanks to these trips they learn lots of
new facts about European countries and
This is our classroom
This is a Physics study
You can see
some devices in
Our school has 50 classrooms
Music study Physics study
Free time at school
We have breaks of 10-25 minutes.
We often go to the school yard
with our classmates, to play sport
games or just to enjoy the nature.
Sometimes, we go to our school canteen which is
our favourite meeting place.