Within the framework of the Erasmus + KA program, implemented by our school unit from 2019 and was extended - due to the pandemic conditions - until June 2022, our school performs various actions. These actions are carried out via internet due to mobility bans imposed because of the pandemic. The title of the program is “The remodeling of the Traditional School to Open School as a factor of mitigation of social discrimination and exclusions, conflict resolution and classroom management by offering access to knowledge for all". The acronym for the program is (R.I.C.H) SCHOOL from its initials of the English words Reschool, International, Cooperation, Hospitality, reveals briefly the objectives of the program.
One of the goals of the program is the development of our school’s actions tha adress to the wider community and are connected with local and other entities and institutions. To achieve the goals of the program the following actions took place:
-On Monday, May 24, 2021 there was an online communication with the González Gallarza school in Valencia, Spain. The 5th graders talked to their corresponding class of the Spanish school, and they discussed issues related to the etwinning program called "Let's play together" in which the two classes take place and learn about the traditional local game of the Valencia region "Pelota Valenciana". The program started last school year and continues this year. The Principal of the school Mr. Konstantinos Sorvanis, the English teacher Athina Tzourmeti and Physical Education teacher Giannis Koutsounas were present at the meeting. The logo of the program is designed and painted by the student Eleonora Asteris of the fifth grade of our school and selected after a vote by Spanish students.
The poster of the program
-On Tuesday 25 May 2021 ??? participated in the action Olympism around the world – Europe which was part of the program "The Atlantiad / Quelfes Games Olympic Values Education Program "and is implemented by the Portuguese National Olympic Academy in collaboration with Marim Primary School of Portugal and it is one Olympic program of values education with Mr. Gustavo Marcos, vice-president of the Olympic Academy, in charge. During the action there was a presentation of Ancient Olympia through a video and of our country through a power point presentation. Responsible for the presentation by our school were the teachers Verras-Tserdilos Giannis, Tzourmeti Athina and Koutsounas Giannis.
Here you can find the video and the presentation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ztcl1DFPP4 the ancient stadium The program is funded by European resources and supervised by Ι.Κ.Υ
The program Olympic education - Olympic week in schools included a set of actions that highlighted the educational and training value of Olympic Games. The actions concerned the acquisition of knowledge, athletic and social skills and values. They combined the ancient and modern history of Olympic Games with the aquisition of skills related to the integration of students in the school’s social environment. The Olympic Week was for students from 6 to 12 years old and it was implemented from May 31 to June 4, 2021.
Our school participated in the program organized by ETHNOA, by taking part in three actions:
1. On Monday 05/31/2021 the students of the 5th grade participated in a discussion with the international basketball player Mr. Vassilopoulos Panagiotis.
2. On Wednesday 06/02/2021 the students of the 5th grade attended the presentation for Olympic Ideals and Olympic Values.
3. On Thursday 06/03/2021 the students of the 6th and 4th grade attended the presentation for the Modern Olympic Games.
Clil & Physical Education
In the framework of the program "CLIL ... playing with football", the teaching of the Physical Education lessons is carried out with the CLIL method. The students of the 5th grade of the Primary School of Ancient Olympia created, as a derivative of the program, a video in English with some football rules. The students were helped by P.E teacher Mr. Koutsounas Giannis and by English language teacher Mrs. Athena Tzourmetis.