Monday, 11 February 2008

Our School

Our school:

The school has two buildings, a big playground and large gardens. It also has a gym, sport field, canteen, bar, reprography, a big room for students’ entertainment, medical office, 13 normal classrooms with additional specific rooms, in total, 24 rooms in all.
In 2006, the school Library was extended to create new spaces. Some of them for formal and informal reading and others for entertainment activities.
The school is in the country side near Oporto, the second biggest City of Portugal, and it’s near the sea.


The city of Porto is one of Europe’s most ancient tourist destinations, chosen by many tourists and visitors worldwide. The richness of its monuments and artistic patrimony, Port Wine cellars, and many spots dedicated to leisure and culture are only some of the reasons that invite you to visit Porto. Please click on web site below for more tourist information (

Borough of Porto
Total Area: 41,66 Km2
Population: 233.465


Borough of Trofa
Total Area: 71,71 Km2
Population: 37,581

The borough of Trofa is situated in the region of Entre Douro-e-Minho in the northern extremity of the district of Porto, the council of Trofa delimits at south and west within the council of Maia and Vila do Conde, pertaining to the Metropolitan Area of Porto (AMP), and at north east with boroughs of Vila Nova de Famalicao and Santo Tirso, which integrates the group of Vila das Aves.


Borough of Alvarelhos
Total Area: 6,46 Km2
Population: 3 146

Alvarelhos is a land rich with historical, archaeological and ethnic folklore. Its main activities are agriculture, textile industry, extraction of kaolin, civil construction, dying industry and metallurgy.

In Alvarelhos, the presence of human beings first left their marks in the castrejo period, and continued into the medieval roman and as it has demonstrated by the systematic archaeological study of the Monte Grande Alvarelhos, which covers an extensive area which includes Castro de Alvarelhos, which been classified as “National Monument” since 1910.