January 13, 2018

Lithuania

The school is located in a small town of Birzai in the northern part of Lithuania.

Kastonai is a lower secondary school, there are 18 classes where 367 students learn.

There are 39 teachers ,1 social worker, 1 special teacher and logotherapist in the institution.

The school is open to the dialogue with other institutions and sets a goal to improve in different areas. There are some students at school which came from a social risk families or have one or both parents in emigration. In spite of these facts,the school has been chosen as one of the best schools in sports area in the whole country for several years. We have deep traditions and every year organize School's name day, Kaziukas fair, bicycle ride around the town, family festival.

Every year the school provides students from social risk families with the opportunity to attend summer day camp. Many students have been involved in different extra curriculum activities.

The school can brag itself with taking 55 prize places in different regional contests during 2015-2016 school year. (21 first place of total).The school takes part in international and national projects, has many social partners such as museums,other schools,different associations, charity organizations etc.

The school is open to the dialogue with other institutions and sets a goal to improve in different areas.

We are planning to continue to be involved in international projects as this is a good way to share the experiences and to gain new knowledge which is so important in both teaching and learning processes.

School website link: http://www.kastonai.w3.lt