Primary School

Education at Avenor College is founded on a skill-based curriculum, where teaching and assessment by means of project based learning (PBL) create real opportunities of progress.

Primary classes are divided into Lower Primary (Grades Pregătitoare – 2) and Upper Primary (Grades 3 and 4), with teachers specialised in children’s learning needs.

Primary School
by the numbers

220

STUDENTS

40

TEACHERS

60

CLUBS

5

HOURS OF PBL/WEEK

Curriculum

In primary classes, the requirements of the Romanian National Curriculum – standards, reference objectives and competences -, as well as learning contents and evaluation forms are followed. Equally, teachers are prepared to use teaching methods and teaching principles specific to international education to tailor the resources, contents and methods of teaching / assessment to the individual learning needs of students according to Cambridge’s curriculum and educational resources.

Drama, Science, Ant and PSHE (personal, social and health education) classes are examples of the special attention given to the value of individual potential, beyond that of age.

Learning experience

PBL

PBL is the acronym for Project-Based Learning, a teaching and learning program that involves teamwork and connections between the disciplines studied. In the Middle School, students have 1-2 hours of PBL per week in Romanian and / or English in which they work on group projects related to school top…

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Trips

Throughout middle school years, students go on trips in Romania and begin to explore travelling outside of the country. It is a good opportunity to discover other cultures, to learn new habits and to become more flexible and tolerant towards the differences between people and cultures. Trips destina…

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Form time

Each day, each form tutor dedicates 20 minutes to teaching students how to learn based on an action plan established in the meetings of each department. This plan is based on the needs of children and aims to train and develop study skills and a reflective attitude towards learning.

Clubs

Avenor College clubs are designed to support and develop the individual interests and aspirations of each student and to meet the students’ personal development needs.

For Grades 5 to 8, clubs are provided for an intensive and thorough study that will help students nurture talents, skills, and passions at a level that will help them in choosing their profession and in personal development, providing the basis for a complete and specialised solid culture.

Knowledge clubs

These activities teach students how to organise and present an activity, how to develop skills of cooperation and coordination in various situations. Knowledge clubs offer ways to socialize, self-iden…
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Physical Development Club

What about improving your child’s fine and gross motor skills, to keep healthy by exercising or to just blow off some steam after a day full of learning? All children need to move, run and consolida…
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Art clubs

Art clubs stimulate role play and develop the musical and artistic side. Activities such as: theater, music clubs, drama, arts, etc. contribute to the completion of general education by providing a ha…
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Personal Development

We want our students to be happy children and to become well-balanced future adults, able to develop beautiful relationships with those around them, to empathise and be receptive to the environment in which they live. In addition to curricular activities, these children need to invent, take risks, make mistakes, play together and enjoy life. They need personal development. They need personal development.

Avenor College’s vision is inspired by Howard Gardner’s theory of “multiple intelligences”, according to which the school must develop and motivate students’ individual values ​​through academic, sports and artistic programmes supported by personal, emotional, and social factors.

PSHE classes

Every week, Avenor College students have a personal development class with a psychologist in which, through discussions and thematic projects, they learn to understand each other and to understand those around them better.

Assembly

These meetings attended by children from different grades, grouped by age, point out the key aspects of school life, through experiential learning activities during PBL (Project based Learning) activities.

Learning outside of the classroom

Avenor College students participate in many activities (both inside and outside the school) that bring them into contact with the real world, teaching them to feel part of a community in which to behave proactively and responsibly.

Avenor College Assessment System.

This system is one that encourages personal development. Regardless of the activities in which they participate (curricular or co-curricular), children are always evaluated taking into account both the “Attainment” (results) and the effort and progress for each subject.

“House points” system

Children from the entire school are divided into four houses and accumulate points for joint activities and projects, school events or volunteer activities. Belonging to houses helps them to develop relationships with older or younger students and to join forces in common goals.

Student council

It is the way in which students can express their point of view (through representatives elected by vote in each class) on how they think school activities should be conducted, but also an opportunity to develop their leadership skills.

Students of honour

It is a distinction that is awarded once a year, based on the vote of all teachers and form tutors, following clear criteria. Students of honour demonstrate very good academic and extracurricular results, are role models, have a proactive attitude towards learning, actively participate in school eve…

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Brightest Star

It is a distinction that is awarded once a year, based on the vote of all classmates who choose the student who has shown that he/she is supportive, helps them during classes and beyond.

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Events

Avenor events enrich the experience of our students, create opportunities for them to socialize, give them the opportunity to show their talents or to prove their progress from year to year. 

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Teachers’ Day

This event is a wonderful occasion to celebrate our teachers. Together with the students, we prepare for the teachers an unforgettable day, with surprises and gratitude.

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The opening ceremony of the school year

The opening of the school year is an emotional moment for all members of the Avenor community – students, teachers, parents. See you colleagues, talk about what we did during the summer vacation.

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Welcome, new parents!

Every year we welcome the parents of students who join our school at Avenor College. In an informal meeting, senior parents in the Avenor community, along with teachers and members of the management t…
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Avenor Awards

Every year, we proudly and respectfully celebrate the Avenor Awards winners: Brightest Star, Honorary Students and Avenor Fellows. Avenor Awards are given to students who, during the school year, have…
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Avenor Forest Run

Organized at the end of the first month of school, Avenor Forest Run promotes the movement as a lifestyle and aims to raise funds for charitable projects. Participants – children, parents, teachers – …
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Anti Bullying Awareness Days

These days are an opportunity for all Avenor students to raise awareness of the bullying phenomenon. Avenor counselors coordinate special activities to cover this topic, and involve students in discus…
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Romania’s National Day

A day in which we celebrate Romania with traditional food, songs and dances. At the end of the day we will all gather on the sports court and dance the traditional hora.

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Avenor Christmas Charity Fair

What could be more beautiful than organizing a Christmas fair? Our high school students work with great passion on a charity event-project that annually fills the campus with avenorians eager to contr…
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Primary School

International Women’s Day

The celebration of March 8 turned into a celebration of our community, with flowers, wishes, smiles, gifts and a lot of gratitude.

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Winter Shows

All Avenor students prepare an artistic gift for their parents, which they offer at the end of the calendar year. From pregătitoare to grade 8, each class presents a theater, music and dance performa…
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Carolling Day

Before the winter holidays, the Avenor College campus is adorned with celebration and resounds with wishes and carols. During breaks, the teachers go around the school carrolling and inviting the stud…
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Open Days

Parents of our students have the opportunity to see our school in “action” during the “Open Days” program for grades 2-12. Members of our community can attend and even actively participate in some of …
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Science Fair

Organizing an annual Science Fair at Avenor College gives elementary and middle school students the opportunity to be involved in research projects and work in teams. Children create experiments, inve…
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Work in Progress

Hundreds of art works made by children aged 6 to 18 within the artistic project “Work in progress” are exhibited annually for a week in the art gallery at the headquarters of UniCredit Bank on Exhibit…
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Interschool Swimming Challenge

The annual swimming competition organized by Avenor College brings together competitors aged between 6 and 18 from several schools in Bucharest. It is an event in which participants show fair play, wh…
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Primary school team

Adriana Szabo

PE Teacher
5 Delta Form Tutor

Alexandra Vasile

2 omega Form Tutor

Alina Neicu

English Language teacher

Alina Ungureanu

Pregătitoare Omega Teaching Assistant

Ana Popescu

Pregătitoare Delta Form Tutor

Anca Ciurea

Psychologist/School Counselor

Anca Costea

1 Omega Form Tutor

Anda Costache

Psychologist/ School counselor
6 Delta Form Tutor

Andreea Dumitrescu

4 Alfa Form Tutor

Andreea Roman

3 omega Form Tutor

Anita Stăcescu

English Language Teacher

Azkawening

English Language Teacher

Bogdan Topîrceanu

Teacher of Arts

Corina Iacob

2 Delta Form Tutor

Cristina Bumboiu

English Teacher
English Curriculum Leader

Ioana Gafencu

Music Teacher

Israel Rodriquez

Spanish language teacher

Liana Ilincescu

2 Alfa Form Tutor

Mari Nicolae

4 Delta Form Tutor
PBL Curriculum Leader

Monica Braboveanu

4 omega Form Tutor

Monica Voicu

English Language Teacher

Oana Petre

Pregătitoare Omega Form Tutor

Octavia Paul

Leader of Modern Foreign Languages
French Teacher

Oliviana Țugui

Pregătitoare Delta Teaching Assistant

Raluca Roșu

Pregătitoare Alfa Form Tutor

Ramona Ivan

Teacher of English
Lower Primary Coordinator

Rodica Țintea

Pregătitoare Alfa Teaching Assistant

Sebastian Ion

PE Teacher
6 Omega Form Tutor

Simona Haiducu

Dance and Movement Teacher

Tiberiu Constantin

PE Teacher

Valentina Pache-Nistor

1 Alfa Form Tutor

Vasilica Șandru

Upper primary teaching assistant

Veronica Burtea-Koter

1 Delta Form Tutor
Avenor Nursery Compliance Coordinator

Victoria Foster

Teacher of Drama and PE

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