Short briefing of the school History
Our school is named “2nd Primary School of Drapetsona” and it is in the administrative boundaries of the Municipality of Keratsini-Drapetsona. The school was founded in 2000 and it has 23 years of total service. This school year (2019-2020) in our school we have 265 students, 8 of which are foreigners and 11 of them are Muslim. There are12 teachers and there are 1 Head teacher, 1 deputy-Head teacher in administrative positions and 1 special teacher for students with disabilities. There are 9 teachers for special subjects ( English teacher ,German teacher , French teacher , Handcraft teacher , social worker , ergo therapist , ICT teacher , Gym teacher , art teacher and musician teacher who has expertise on music and innovative activities. .The building has 12 teaching classrooms and 2 labs (ICT and Science) and there is also a theatre which is used for various events and cultural activities. Our school yard has 1 basketball and 1 volleyball court. The address of the school is Aristotelous 59.
Considering the special characteristics of our school and the adverse social situation experienced by our country (unemployment, financial problems), we have set as a main target the psychosocial health and well-being of our students. We believe that the school might have to play an essential role in society together with its pedagogical teaching role. Taking seriously into account the few opportunities provided by their families we are trying through many activities to enrich the students in various sectors.
Our organization is participating throughout the year, in activities about Health, Environment and Culture that are organized by the District of Primary Education of Piraeus.
These activities are giving the opportunity to our teachers to organize creative and interdisciplinary lesson plans to enrich their teaching. To implement all these activities, the teachers of our school, use creative and new methods of teaching with the support of ICT. Moreover, the project will give us a chance to educate our children to be open-minded and inter culturally orientated promoting a strong European dimension in the institute, in the teachers, in the pupils and in their families. We have been worked on an Erasmus project about healthy diet and wealthy way of life from 2016 to 2018. In addition, our school is running two Erasmus Project at the moment (2018-2020) about ‘’ Early school living’’ and ‘’Child Book writing’’.
Regarding the working group of our school, they are experts on new technology and also on subjects concerning power saving and health care. The headmaster of our school , who is also the coordinator of the program , has participated in three Comenius programs and three Erasmus projects , of which in the two last as manager and coordinator on subjects concerning civilization and healthy living .
MSc of school development and communication
Head teacher of the 2nd primary school of Drapetsona