Gymnázium Jura Hronca

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Spojená škola Novohradská - ZŠ Košická, Gymnázium Jura Hronca
Established 1959
Headmaster RNDr. Zuzana Munková
Location Bratislava
Slovakia
Staff approx. 100
Students approx. 1200
Gender Mixed
Website www.gjh.sk

Gymnázium Jura Hronca (GJH) is a gymnasium (high school) located in Bratislava, Slovakia.

The school has a focus on the study of natural sciences, mathematics, and computer sciences. However its affiliation with the International Baccalaureate, an active bi-lingual (English – Slovak) programme and the option to study several foreign languages such as French and German, the school has a strong reputation for the study of foreign languages.

In the school year 2005/2006, GJH launched lower programs of IB Primary Years Programme and IB Middle Years Programme.

The school has been recently known as the "Spojená škola Gymnázium Jura Hronca a ZŠ Košická" (United school of the Gymnázium Jura Hronca and the Košická Primary School) after a merge with the primary school Základná škola a osemročné gymnázium Košická sharing the same building.[1]

History[edit]

The school was founded on January 9, 1959 as an 11-year secondary school. In the school year 1969/70 the school is granted the status of a Gymnasium, named after the Slovak mathematician Jur Hronec.

International Baccalaureate[edit]

Spojená škola Novohradská has been an IB World School since June 1994. It offers the IB Primary Years Programme(since 2009), IB Middle Years Programme(since 2009) and IB Diploma Programme (since 1994). It's the only school in Slovakia to offer all 3 programmes (as of 2012).

Alumni[edit]

Student Activities[edit]

Bratislava Model United Nations[edit]

Students from Gymnazium Jura Hronca organize the BratMUN conference held in Bratislava.

The Jur Hronec Cup[edit]

The Jur Hronec Cup (súťaž o džbán Jura Hronca) is a competition between all classes of the school. During the year, classes earn points in different activities (Sports day, different competitions) and in the end of the year, the winner receives money and school-free days for a class-trip and the right to hold The Jur Hronec Cup for the next year.

Eschenbach[edit]

The Gymnazium Jura Hronca organises every year a school exchange with the Gymnasium Eschenbach in Bavaria, Germany. This school event takes place every year, the 2011 trip being the 20th, with a special trip to Belgium included in the program. This exchange is organized by Dr. Jan Mayer from the Slovak side, and from Dr. Hans Schmid from the German side.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gymnázium Jura Hronca, March 13, 2011, this article

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