School Trip to Warsaw

Class 6 pupils went on a 3 days school trip to Warsaw - our capital city.

They did a lot sightseeing – the Old Town, Royal Łazienki Gardens , the modern building of the University of Warsaw Library, the Museum of Warsaw Rising, the ZOO and the Parliament.
In the evening they sang and played.

They sent postcards to our Comenius partners.

You should know that Warsaw was almost completely destroyed during II World War and then reconstructed. The Museum of Warsaw Rising commemorates the heroic uprising of the Polish civilians including little children against the Nazis in 1944. The uprising was doomed to failure and about 200 000 Polish people died.

The most famous Warsaw legend is a legend about Warsaw Mermaid

According to legend, a Mermaid swimming in the sea stopped on the riverbank near the Old Town to rest. She found the place so admirable that she decided to stay. Local fishermen living nearby noticed that something was creating waves, tangling nets, and releasing their fish. Although their original intention was to trap the offender, they fell in love with the Mermaid upon hearing her sing. Later, a rich merchant trapped the Mermaid and imprisoned her in a wooden hut. A young fisherman heard the Mermaid’s cry and with the help of his mates, released her, whereupon she declared her readiness to offer fishermen her help whenever it would be needed. Ever since, the Mermaid, armed with sword and shield, has been ready to help protect the city and its residents.


Legend workshop in our local museum.

Class 4 A pupils with history teacher Elżbieta Oleszek went to our Museum of Przemyśl History .They listened to the local legend told by Jacek Błoński and watched him drawing a picture. Then they tried illustrating the story.

A trip to "Maska" Theatre in Rzeszów

The youngest pupils of our school went on a special trip to the Children Theatre “Maska” in Rzeszów. They watched 'Alice through the Looking Glass' by Lewis Carol, which continued on from the popular 'Alice in Wonderland' story. Walking through the Looking Glass, Alice finds herself in Chessland, a magical and fun world. For most of young viewers it was the first contact with the real theatre and they enjoyed it very much. Later on they discussed the play and did some activities.

Ania draw a picture of the play


And the winner is....

The best fairy tale was chosen in all 6 schools. “Three Little Pigs” were the winners. We exchaned the book in 6 different languages. It was soo... interesting to see different editions of the same story. Pupils enjoyed looking at illustrations, compared the languages, painted coloring pages in Slovenian book, played with Dutch book and listened to CD attached to Portuguese one.

Els tres porquets (Catalan) Trīs sivēntiņi (Latvian) Trije prašički –(Slovenian)
Os três porquinhos (Portuguese)De Drie Biggetjes (Dutch) Trzy małe świnki (Polish)


Trip to Krasiczyn Castle

Last Wednesday pupils from our school went on a school trip to Bircza Woods and Krasiczyn Castle. We were lucky with the weather. First we walked in the wood and a forester told us about different kind of trees and plants. We had a lovely barbeque with sausages afterwards. In Krasiczyn we learned about a history of the castle and a legend of Krasiczyn Castle ghost.
We wrote postcards to all partners schools and we hope you will get it soon.
To learn more about the castle please visit:

Here is the legend and some pictures:

Last owners of Krasiczyn , Sapieha family had a daughter called Zosia.
The legend says that she fell in love with a poor boy. Obviously her rich parents didn`t let her to marry him. They arranged her marriage to a rich and much older noble. Poor girl didn`t want to obey her parents, dressed with wedding dress she asked her mum to let her say some prayers in the castle chapel. But instead she jumped out of the tower and died.

Since then a ghost of young girl wearing a white dress has been seen walking at midnight on the castle cloisters. People call her Bielica.
Listening to a legend.
Writing the postcard.
The postcard.



The week (from 2-9 May) celebrates and acknowledges the work of schools taking part in the Comenius Programme.It`s the time to show and promote our project.We invited our pupils and parents to visit our blog and prepared a new Comenius board to present our last meeting in Laporje.The teachers and pupils who were in Slovenia were talking about their experiences.Some classes were watching films which were made by our partners.


Comenius Programme
• Comenius provides opportunities for schools and colleges to introduce or strengthen the European dimension in their curriculum.
• It aims to develop knowledge and understanding of the diversity and value of European cultures and languages, and help young people gain skills for personal development, future employment and active European citizenship.
• Comenius supports partnerships between schools, colleges and local authorities in 32 countries across Europe, professional development for educational staff and trainee teacher placements across Europe.
• Comenius is part of the European Union’s Lifelong Learning Programme, which supports education and training across Europe.
“International school partnerships help to build trust and understanding between different cultures, broaden pupils’ horizons, bring languages and other subjects to life in the classroom, and equip young people with the skills and understanding they need to become global citizens.”



We had a Comenius meeting in Laporje from April 12th to 16th. The meeting was wonderful.
Jānis Gailītis, Jānis Zariņš, Antra Brammane and Dārta Brammane wants to say thanks to their host families. They felt like kings and princess in Laporje homes. They have got new friends in Laporje School. The school was small and very lovely.

Thanks Tina and Metka for organization, headmistress and all teachers for taking us in your school. Everything was excellent.

We saw wonderful mountains and we were under them (with a little train). We were in Laporje castle and in other interesting places.


Osnovna Šola Gustava Šiliha Laporje hosted a comenius meeting in Laporje. It was very nice to see some familiar faces and to meet some new ones.

On Tuesday we visited Ptujska gora and Ptuj with it's beautiful castle.

Ptuj is the oldest town in Slovenia located in lower Podravje region.

It is well known for it's traditional carnival (Pust) and unique carnival masks Kurenti.

On Wednesday we went on a trip to Koroška region. It lies on the border with Austria. You can find some unspoilt mountains, forests, rivers and picturesque villages there.

We have visited the underground of mount Peca.There is a zink and led mine which is no longer operating. We took a ride with a small mining train.

We walked through the obendoned mining shafts and experinced where the miners used to work. We even looked like them!

After a typical Slovenian lunch we visited a small village Šentanjel, where there are only 300 inhabitants and 30 turistic farms.

On our way back to school we stopped at the Ivercko lake where the pupils had some tome to relax and socialize.

The next day we wisited the deputy mayor of Slovenska Bistrica. He welcomed us and wished us good coopeartion in the future.
After that we took a tour of our school. Our pupils prepared a short cultural event to welcome our guests.

The coordinators have been busy the rest of the afternoon, others strolled around Slovenska Bistrica.

On the last day we visited a castle in Slovenska Bistrica.

There we were told to listen carefully to hear the White lady, a nice ghost who still haunts the chambers. Unfortunatelly she wasn't around, but in a workshop we have created a symbol in her tribute.

That day it was Cvetna nedelja (Palm Sunday) and there was a fair of typical slovenian products.

I hope you had nice with us. We have enyojed your company and it was a pleasure to have you here!


Meeting in Slovenia - dziękujemy!

Today we had a conference and teachers Ewa Ląg and Rafał Chromiak and pupils who visited Laporje told us all about the meeting in Slovenia.They showed us some pictures and shared their experiences and findings. We put some photos and leaflets about Slovenia on Comenius board. There are some photos from the meeting in photos section, too. Thank you very much to a headteacher Margareta Voglar, language teachers Tina and Metka and all other teachers, parents and pupils who made this meeting unforgetable.HVALA!

You can visit Latvian school website to see some pictures from Laporje