Monday, 21 October 2013
DAY 1 - Monday, 2nd March
The Polish school was visited by five teachers from Turkey, three from Greece, two from England and two from Lithuania. After a welcome meeting with the head teacher, the guests were visiting classes and meeting Polish students, with whom they shared information about school life in their countries. There were a lot of questions - on both sides. A group of teachers also visited year 3's art lesson and learned to make decoupage Easter plates.
The day was devoted to getting to know Polish national heritage. The visiting teachers went on a trip to Wieliczka Salt Mine - a UNESCO heritage site.
The day was very busy for all the teachers. First, there were more meetings with the Polish pupils. Next - the Comenius conference, during which the two previous project stages were evaluated and the Literature stage was planned.
DAY 4 - Thursday, 5th March
2015 Katowice Festival of Biographica Films
The most important event of the Katowice Comenius Week was the Festival of Biographical Films. Each school prepared and presented a film dedicated to the life of one famous person from their countries. Poland was represented by a production about Maria Skłodowska Curie; England - William Shakespeare; Lithuania - Adam Mickiewicz; Greece - Manos Hadjidakis and Turkey - Baris Manco. The Festival included also a performance "And Yet It Moves..." prepared by the drama group of 34 Nicholas Copernicus School. The most awaited moment came when each film was awarded an Oscar for one of the categories in which is especially excelled.