Greece

Education

Pinewood - The International School of Thessaloniki


Founded in 1950, Pinewood is a co-educational English-language day school, Pre-K-12, serving the educational needs of students from 35 countries. Located in a pine grove in a suburb of Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city, the school's facilities include 26 classrooms, a large and well-stocked library, science labs, computer room, music room, art room and combination gymnasium/auditorium.

The elementary curriculum includes computer and library classes as well as music, physical education and Modern Greek. The secondary curriculum is college preparatory, utilizing texts and materials from the US and Europe. French and Modern Greek are offered as foreign languages. Since September 1999, the school has been offering the full IB Diploma Programme in grades 11 and 12. Over 75% of Pinewood's graduates go on to higher education, many in the US and the UK.

Pinewood provides a variety of extracurricular activities including drama, forensics, yearbook, computer, National Honor Society, and Student Council. Among the sports offered are basketball, volleyball, softball and soccer. Throughout the various grade levels emphasis is placed on exposing students to the culture and history of the host country, Greece. Modern Greek language courses, special assemblies and projects, and field trips to archaeological sites are all supplemental to Pinewood's academic program.

School Summary:
IB, US curricula.

Address:
PO Box 21001, 55510 Pilea, Thessaloniki, Greece
Tel: (+30) 2310 301 221
Fax: (+30) 2310 323 196
info@pinewood.g
www.pinewood.gr