first project as a part of Comenius programme started for all
school community and was presented to teachers during the Teaching
Staff conference, the students during first English lessons and the
parents during first parents meeting. Since it emerged, we had to
take care of it carefully for it to grow harmoniously. We created our
plan of work for the year and we chose people responsible for
particular tasks connected with tending our project.
project tree starts to
was marked by preparations to the first project meeting in
Madrid. We conceived our project logo design under Mrs Justyna
Biskup-Naumienko supervision and students’ presentations about
Tychy supervised by Mrs Anna Klimsiak-Czech. The account on our
school and education system in Poland was prepared by Mrs Monika
Sobiegraj and Mrs Anna Klimsiak-Czech . The next step was the article
which appeared in our school newspaper. The article presented the
idea of the project and short characteristic of the project
partnership schools. It was first article from the series “Comenius
logo was created.
Presentations about Tychy, our school and
education system in Poland were prepared.
gloomy month November- it was rainy and dark outside. But for us it
was spring- the project tree was growing slowly. Since the beginning
of November we had started the preparations for the first project
meeting in Madrid which took place from 14th
November. Headmaster Ewa Kołodziej and Mrs Anna Klimsiak-Czech
represented our school at the meeting. You can find the detailed
summary of the meeting in „the Meetings” section. The film and
the Wall newspaper about Spain were made after the arrival from the
project meeting. The students could watch some short films , photos
and listen to account from the visit to Spain.
a part of the project actions classes 4B, 4A and 6B created Christmas
cards with wishes, photos and descriptions about themselves
which were sent in the end of November to our partnership schools
school choir soloists prepared „Silent Night” carol in five
languages : English (our project official language) and our project
partnership schools languages- Italian, Spanish, French, Finnish .
The carol was presented during „Open School Day”.
meeting in Madrid.
4A and 6B
class students prepared Christmas cards with wishes, photos and
descriptions about themselves. The cards were sent to partnership
soloists prepared „Silent Night” carol in five languages for
„Open School Day”.
and more leaves( and snow…)
presented Silent Night carol in five languages and the results of our
project during „Open School Day” on 8th December
and 6A class
students prepared e-Christmas cards which were sent to our
partnership schools. Our school also received Christmas cards from
our partners. Italian school prepared
Christmas presentation enriched with traditional Sicilian pastorals.
second article about our project
in our school newspaper. You can read it in “Comenius Corner”
section in our school newspaper. In the end of December we received
from Belgians the first part of the story created by all project
partners so called Common Story titled “Five Haitians in Europe”.
As a part of the school competition some students took challenge of
translating the text. The list of the winners will be published in
5A and 6A
class students prepared e-Christmas cards with wishes, photos and
descriptions about themselves. The cards
were e-mailed to partnership schools.
received Christmas cards and
Christmas presenation from our partnership schools
second article about our project
came out in our school newspaper
Belgian school wrote the first part
the story „ Five Haitians In Europe”
grow up slowly (and the snow
is still around us! )
was announced the competition for the most beautiful Family Tree
connected with a competition to find the oldest ancestor among grades
IV-VI in January. We also
started to bring
old family pictures. The students worked on questions about the
family roots, history and parentage which they were to ask their
grandparents during the interviews. In the end of January we received
from Italian school 2nd part of the story created by the project
partners The Common Story “Five Haitians in Europe”.
next group of students took challenge to translate the 2nd
part from English to Polish.
second part of January we had our winter holidays the time to charge
the batteries, come back in February and face new challenges as a
part of our project.
has no time to rest even if the Winter
is still aroud
was the time of creating our Family Trees .
Some projects are really amazing and you will have a chance to see
them during The Comenius Day in our school.
23rd of February the
students had a meeting
with the grandparents titled after our project “
Mum, dad where is our name coming from?-ask your grandparents.”
event was enriched with the performance of our School Choir in nice ,
red outfits. The programme was pretty amazing starting with regional
songs to poems in Silesian dialect titled “Paulek and Gustlik”
the performance the students took the part of the journalists and
asked the guests already prepared questions. The gusts with a huge
sense of humor, honesty and expansiveness told about the time of
their youth, reasons of their move to Czulow district, their roots
and funny family episodes . The invited guests told unbelievable
stories about the past of their families but also of the school and
church in Czulow.
Head Teacher told about the benefits for the school from the Comenius
project and said a few words about the visit in Madrid.
end all guests could check their knowledge of Silesian dialect by
naming the elements of Silesian outfit and old objects.
February young students
,grade I-III , who
attend daycare room activities joined our project. Everything started
from the Secret Comenius box. The students could find there some
envelopes with tasks for whole week. The tasks were about collecting
some information about one partnership country this time Spain. The
students made a flag of Spain, got to know some characteristic dishes
or created a poster promoting a trip to Spain. The detailed report on
it you will find in the bookmark Comenius in the Daycare.
Creating the Family
with the grandparents titled after our project “
Mum, dad where is our name coming from?-ask your grandparents.”
birds are singing that spring is coming so our tree has
no time to waste
the herald of Spring so it
is quite hot in
our project . Three articles about Comenius project were published in
our school newspaper in March. The first was about all ventures,
competitions and events connected with our project and purchase of
our interactive board which is quite popular among students and
teachers. In the second article you could find a report on the
February meeting with grandparents titled after our project “
Mum, dad where is our name coming from?-ask your grandparents.” In
there was a summary of the Comenius weeks in the Daycare room. The
week was about Spain. The daycare room teachers wasted no minute in
March because they prepared for the students next challenges, this
time about Finland. The second Comenius Week in the Daycare room was
the time of geographical quest of fauna and flora , research of
Finnish music and cuisine. In the daycare gallery you could admire
the marvelous students’ projects with Finnish dishes.
gallery you had a chance to see an
exhibition of old pictures scanned and framed in the noodle frames
made by students (PARENTS
AND GRANDPARENTS IN THE PHOTOS IN THE HANDMADE PHOTO FRAMES- details
in the bookmark
Comenius in the
the end of March we received some handmade cards made by students
from Finnish school. There were also some photos with the cards. Our
students with interest read the cards. It was a great opportunity to
meet the peers from other country, to notice some differences like
the style of handwriting , interests, the style of wear and
Spanish school sent 3rd part of the story created by the project
partners The Common Story “Five Haitians in Europe”.
character Amury met Rafael Nadal, a Spanish tennis player.
Three articles about
our project In the school
Comenius weeks In
the Daycare room- Finland
frames for old
We received some
cards with photos and
students from Finland
3rd part of the Common
Haitians in Europe”.
rumors that our tree is the most beautiful one in whole word
project tree is growing
dynamically, we are
facing new challenges more willingly since you can feel spring in the
air. Our daycare room students felt the atmosphere and as busy bees
started looking for information about one of our partners-Italy.
Comenius week in the daycare room was full with tasks such as making
a flag or creating some Italian dishes of plasticine
or crepe paper. The children also prepared the Easter projects which
were sent to our partners. During extra classes the students from
upper grades created some e-cards with Easter wishes and were put
together in one Power Point presentation which was sent to the
partners. We are happy as we received Easter wishes from our European
friends. In our language lab you could find Easter wishes in all
the end of April we started to collect the ideas for the fourth part
our Common story”Five Haitians in Europe”.
May our tree had to face a lot of challenges. The most important was
a visit to Finland from 16th
May- the second project meeting for the teachers from the partnership
school was represented by the Headmaster Ewa Kolodziej with our two
teachers Anna Klimsiak-Czech and Monika Sobiegraj. The detailed
report from the meeting can be found in the bookmark Project
meetings. We prepared a short film with regards from the IV-VI grade
students for the meeting. Some students gave some individual
presentations of their interests. The film appeared to be a nice
present for the host school In Finland. During the meeting all
participants recorded the video with their regards for our school.
impressions from the trip were described in our school newspaper and
“Echo” local newspaper.
extremely important for our school choir. They recorded a CD with 10
songs on the subject of regionalism, patriotism and their favorite
Italian school is working on the common CD of our partnership schools
and five out of ten of the aforementioned songs will be included In
it. Our CD was recorded in the professional studio so participation
in the recording had been a great experience.
the 30th May we had Comenius Day In our school. During that day th
upper grades students changed their classrooms into embassies of
particular countries participating in our project. The students
decorated the classrooms , organized the thematic corners, stamps,
characteristic dishes and posters promoting the earlier drawn
4A prepared Italy, 4B Belgium, 6A Finland, 6B showed the beauty of
Spain. Our marvelous country was promoted by class 5B and class 5A presented
Great Britain- we have no partner
school from the country though English is our project language.
classes put a lot of effort into
preparations what was appreciated by the board whose chairman was
the headmaster Ewa Kolodziej. In the end of the Comenius Day the
students could hear the results of the competition for the family
tree. First place was for Patrycja
common work of Grzegorz
and Michał Adamus. Agata
Skolik’s and Agata
were ranked 2nd place. Agata
family trees took the last place on the stage.
Zien Got honourable
mentions (she fund the oldest ancestor) .
the end of May we created the fourth part of the Common story „Five
Haitians in Europe”.This
time the main
hero Amaury fund his sister Anais in one of Czulow family
project meeting in Finland.
film for Finland
from Project meeting participants –a film.
articles about project activities and visit to Finland in the school
newspaper and „Echo” local newspaper
Day in our school
results of the competition for the family tree
created the fourth part of the Common story „Five Haitians In
school choir recorded a Professional CD
tree is getting more strength –analyses and concludes.
school four grade students started the “About me” projects
exchange with the Belgian school in the beginning of June . After
holidays they will send
greeting cards . the students are very excited about the mailing
idea. They compare the style of handwriting, look for similarities
and differences between their peers in the aspect of interests and
preferences. Belgium was also the hero of the Comenius week in the
Daycare room The fun was delicious due to chocolate adventure. We
made flags and wrote the words which one could associate with Belgium
of chocolate!! After the children made the chocolate projects they
could eat them so you can find no trace of the week in the daycare
but for the film in the website.
grade students presented short artistic shows connected with their
Comenius Day country(check events in May) . The awards were granted to
is also a month of a whole school year summary. We evaluated our
project activities by conducting a survey among the students and
interviewed the teachers.
exchange between our
school and students
in the Daycare room-Belgium.
presentations of the
results of the Comenius Day competition
evaluation survey among the students-conclusions.
report on the project realization to The National Agency in Warsaw
for holidays-see you next project year.
is how our project
chronicle finished in
June. After two months of relaxing the school rings belled again so
it’s time to start the chronicle of the second year of the project.
oczekiwaniu na wielkie
great events :
a time of longing the idle and relaxing days but also the time of
preparations to the next school year.
prepared the work plan for the last year of our project
during the first Teachers’ Conference.
spared a lot of time for planning the activities connected with 3rd
project meeting in our school which had been scheduled for 10-14
realised every item of
the agenda step by
step through all September as we wished to organize the meeting the
best we could.
In the beginning of September class 5 A and 5 B wrote the
cards from holidays (their homework was to bring from holidays empty
Holiday greting cards ).
cards with holiday greetings were sent to Belgian students who had
the same task.
In the end
of September we received the cards from Belgium. The cards are a part
of a decoration in our language lab.
Students of class 4 A and 4 B participated in Polish
meeting the family history, creating the family trees and the meaning
of ones surnames. The lessons were titled “Me and my roots” , “
What do you know about your family?”
September students of class 3 A and 3 B started realization of original
European education program. During
the European Club class 3 A met one of our partner country- Finland.
organized a lot of competitions on
occasion of European Day of Languages one of them was a poster
competition. Particular classes had a task to create a poster about a
chosen country- one of our project partner countries. All awards were
granted during The Golden Tongues Gala Event.
of the work plan for the secondo year of the project
of the third project meeting in Poland
of class 5 A and 5 B sent holiday greeting cards to Belgium. Belgian
students did the same.
lesson In classes 4 A and B about family roots and surnames.
class students started realisation of the original European
Education Program. Class 3 A met Finland.
The Golden Tongues Gala
Event on the occasion of European Day of Languages ( main heroes our
project partners) .
heart of great events:
beginning of October was full of preparations to a great event for
all school – the third project meeting dated from 10th
October as a part of Comenius project. This time we had an honor to
be the host school. For that occasion we prepared a welcome event for
our guests which charmed them.
school choir sang five region al songs which
character was emphasized by Silesian outfits of 4th grade students.
Next all assembly in the gym could listen to songs in our partnership
countries languages :Italian, Spanish, Finnish, French sang by
students and interestingly commented . We showed our guests the
school. Each class was decorated with symbols of one chosen partner
country what took our guests’ hearts. During the meetings at school
we discussed the results of our cooperation , we drew up a strategy
and the working plan for the next months of the project. The teachers
shared the experience of the work and tasks showing the results of
we wished to make our guests stay a pleasure we planned a few
meetings and trips. We
visited The Town
Hall, Paprocany Lake, The Brewery Museum and Auschwitz Museum in
Oświęcim. We travelled to Cracow and Pszczyna Castle.
will never forget the time In Poland and your charming school”- how
nice was to hear the words In the end of stay of our guests here In
our school.If you wish to
read the details
of the visit check “project meetings” bookmark.
During the project meeting the teachers
from Italy presented the
project final product- CD with characteristic songs of each
partnership schools regions.
4th-6th grade students listened to CD Turing English les sons. Belgian
school handed all partners the
brochure about migration in the areas in which are located the
partnership schools. Every school presented the description of the
issue during the project meeting in Finland.
October there was an extensive coverage in local newspaper Twoje
Tychy about activities in our school as a part of Comenius Project.
Moreover in our school magazine there was a big article about 3rd
project meeting in our school.
school sent 5th part of the common story ”Five Haitians in Europe”
and the last part will be created by students from Belgium.
project meeting-we had an honor to be a host school .
school presented the final product –
with region al songs of All partner schools.Finnish school handel the
brochure about migration.
in the local newspaper Twoje Tychy about activities as a part of the
project and the article In school magazine about project meeting
school wrote 5th part of
the common story
”Five Haitians in Europe”
all great preparations in September and spectacular October, November
seemed to be quiet but not lazy. Since the
start of November we have started to look into the issue of cuisine
as characteristic dishes for our region are next essential subject of
interest of our project. We opened two new competitions connected
with culinary issue.
First competition “Silesian
photographic competition) is for I-VI grades students. Their task is
to take a picture of dishes (the best would be regional ones), served
for Sunday or Christmas dinner. The second competition ”Silesian
recipe” for upper grades students is to write a chosen recipe for
Silesian dish in a attractive way. The results –the photos and
project recipes will be presented in January.
students translated into Polish the 5th
part of the Common story titled “Five Haitians In Europe” created by
Finnish school . In the end of November we received 6th
the last part of the story created by Belgian school.
grade students met Belgium during their
European Club Classes. The classes were brightened up by the homemade
the ”Silesian dinner” photographic competition and ”Silesian
students translated into Polish 5th part of the common story “Five
Haitians in Europe”
school created 6th part of the Common story
Comenius team the time was very busy Chile anticipating wonderful
Christmas time in December. The students
translated the 6th
and the last part of the Common Story ”Five Haitians in Europe” created
Belgians. The students were bringing tasty photos of Silesian
dishes and the projects of the traditional Silesian recipes. In one
of the school friend family we took the photos of traditional
Silesian dinner which will be published in Polish part of the Cooking
Booklet created by all partner schools
14th December we had a cooking session
titled “Cook with Comenius”. The group of students from 5th
grade and English Club-class 4 under the supervision of the teachers
decided to prepare dishes characteristic for our partners’
countries. The 6th
grade students made Polish vegetable salad, Cooking Club prepared
Italian spaghetti.English Club made Spanish paella and the last group
made desserts- Belgian hot chocolate and Finnish fruit rakha (melt
cottage cheese similar to ricotta with strawberries and raspberries)
Christmas time was also the time of greetings. We
also prepared handmade Christmas cards for our partners from Belgium
grade) and Italy (4th
students created PowerPoint presentation about Christmas and New Year
Time in Poland.
end of the year there was published the article in school newspaper
titled “Comenius Chronicles 2011” the summary of all year
activities in rhymed version. The other article about project actions
in our school was published in “The School Magazine”.
competitions „ Silesian Dinner” –photo contess and „Silesian
recipe”- art contest
students translated into Polish 6th part of
the Common Story “Five Haitians in Europe”
session „Cook with Comenius”.
We made and
sent Christmas cards for Belgians and Italians
were Publisher one titled „ Comenius Chronicles 2011” and the
Rother In „The School Magazine”
was the time of Winter sprts, snow craziness and the time of
struggling the frosty days- in short we had the Winter holidays.
We had a lot of attractions also after the winter holidays what was
mainly due to Belgians hospitality. They organized and were host
schools of our 4th
project meeting which took place from 13th-17th
school was represented by Headmaster Ewa Kolodziej with three
teachers Hanna Liszka, Krystyna Sabuda and Monika Sobiegraj. You can
find a detailed report in the bookmark”meetings”
from IV-VI grades prepared a short film with regards and greetings.
As a rule all trip was described in our school newspaper. During the
project meeting they were presented the final products of our
Project- the story book about Amuary (edited by Finnish school) and
the cockery book with traditional recipes from
all project partner countries (edited by Spanish school)
really liked the chocolate Belgium.
Project meeting in Belgium.
film for Belgians
article in our school news paper ,school chronicle and school webpage
about our trip to Belgium.
products were created : “Five Haitians in Europe” and Cookery
full of blooming spring and preparation of Easter cards.
from grades 5a and 5b prepared hand made Easter cards which were sent
to our partner school to Belgium. Students from grade 3a and the Day
Care students made the cards for other partner schools. The Day Care
teachers and the students were looking for old games and traditional
rhymes and songs. 3a grade students’ parents and grandparents
completed the survey about their favorite childhood games. Grannies
and Grandpas numbered most often “blind
man’s bluff”,” hare and hounds”, “hopscotch”,
“crossfire”, “yoyo”, “hide and seek”. The parents named
“hula-hoop”, “bottle cap bicycle race”, “the knife game in
countries” and many others. As we noticed many games come through
generations till today. Our students during PE lessons, breaks or in
the Day Carecould get to know and play the games having a great fun.
In the end
of March there was a meeting of school coordinators of Comenius
meeting was a great opportunity to exchange
the experience, find some interesting solutions and ideas to realize
the projects and discuss some possible difficulties in project tasks
from 5a and 5b grades prepared handmade Easter cardsfor Belgian
Students from grade 3a
and the Day Care students crafted easter cards for Rother partner
grandparents of 3a students completed the survey about favorite
very beginning of April we were showered by
awesome Easter cards made by Belgian students.After the Easter
Holidays our school choir “Silesian Singing” took part in a choir
competition. Thanks to Comenius project realization our traditional
Silesian songs became a standard repertoire
of our choir.
time after Easter time teacher Jolanta
Delipacy wearing a traditional Silesian outfit read in Silesian
dialect stories about Easter traditions or baking bread in class 3b.
form grade 5b also in their traditional Silesian outfits read a story
“Little red riding hood” and the poem “Bambo Boy”of course in
Silesian dialect in class 1b.
Day Care teachers with their students player forgotten games
“Onse, madonse, flore”, “Old Bear” and “Tails” all these
received Easter cards
School choir took part in
Silesian singing competition
read our younger fellow students stories
and poems in Silesian dialect.