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Gliwice Gliwice occupy 17th place on the list of the largest Polish cities by area, 18th place on the list of the largest Polish cities by population. It is also the fourth Silesia's largest city by population.
Location of Gliwice City in the southern Poland, in Upper Silesia. The most industrialialzed region of Poland.
The population of Gliwice 192.52 thousand people 15% of the population of the region population: 1438 inhabitants/km2
History of Gliwice A town since 1276 (Middle Ages). 1569 independant town under Chech rule. 1796 the beginning of big industry (coal mines and steel works). 1939 German attack on broadcasting station is the beginning of the second World War. 1945 return under Polish rule.
Higer level of education Polytechnic- Technical University It educate students in technical subjects such as Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Architecture, Interior Designig, Computer Programing and others. The students recive the title of engineer and Master of Science.
Gliwice in the past Coal and steel industry was well developed in the area. Gliwice coal mine, Guido coal mine, Sośnica coal mine, Wujek coal mine Huta 1 maja – steel works,
Gliwice now Nowadays some of the coal mines are closed and steel works are closed too. But Gliwice still develops as an industrial city with an industrial zone for the new companies and factories.
Gliwice Broadcasting Station A wooden tower, 111 m high. It is the highest structure in the world built entirely of wood.
Palm Hothouse The Palm Hothouse in the city center of Gliwice is a place where you learn about flora and fauna from other climatic zones. Children and young people can acquire knowledge in a much more interesting way than from the school textbooks.
Famous people born in Gliwice Stanisław SOYKA - singer Adam ZAGAJEWSKI - poet
Tadeusz RÓŻEWICZ - poet Wojciech PSZONIAK - actor Krzysztof NITSCH - scientist
Sports in Gliwice Volleyball Club- AZS Silesian Politechnic Gliwice Football Club - Carbo Gliwice Sports Club – Piast Gliwice Olimpian size indoor swimmingpool Ice rink
Our school and the European Union Our school cooperates with the European Union. Some halls are co-funded by the European Union. Also our students participate in many projects aimed at understanding European culture.
School subjects Polish Religious Studies English German Mathematics Music Art Biology Chemistry Physics Geography Physical Education History IT
School year Starts on 1st September. Christmas break 23rd December to 2nd January. Winter break 2 weeks in February. Easter break 1 week. The end of school year, last Friday in June Summer Holidays – July, August
Students Each class has 25 to 27 students. About 400 students attend the whole school. This year we had 15 classes. Each class has a tutor.
School interest circles At school we have many extracurricular activities. Each student can develop their skills in a selected circle of interest. Drama group Sports teams (volleyball, basketball, football) Arts and Crafts Ecology Club Dancing group Flying airplane models workshop
Grading system Students in Polish schools receive evaluation and grades in numbers from 1-6. Students in Polish schools receive evaluation and grades in numbers from 1-6. 6 is the highest and 1 is the lowest grade (fail). 6 is the highest and 1 is the lowest grade (fail).
School system Primary School starts at the age of 7.7. Grammar school starts at the age of 13. It finishes with exams. High school or vocational school starts of the age of 16. High school finishes with final exams before entering University.
I hope that you learned many interesting things about my school and my city. Thank you very much for watching. Karolina Twardowska