65 years of Polish Education in Sheffield

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65 years of Polish Education in Sheffield65 years of Polish Education in Sheffield

It’s hard to believe that it’s already been 65 years since the first children started learning Polish at the Polish School in Sheffield. We’d like to celebrate that fact and invite you to Parkwood Academy to celebrate with us.

Exhibition dedicated to the history of Polish education in Sheffield over the past 65 years

For a week, from 21st – 26th February 2016 we’d like to invite you to our special exhibition at the Winter Garden in Sheffield to learn more about the history of our school. Free entry.

Celebration event

2015_polskaszkolaOn 27th February 2016, at Parkwood Academy, we are holding a special event, where you will be able to meet us and our pupils. Free entry, but number of places is limited. Therefore we encourage you to book a place upfront at http://65years.polskaszkolasheffield.org.uk. If you plan to bring guests and/or children please get them a ticket too! We have planned many attractions for the day:

  • We have invited some special guests to join us – The Right Worshipful the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Anna Maria Anders – daughter of our patron gen. Władysław Anders, Aleksandra Podhorodecka – Chair of the Polish Education Society in London and Mr Łukasz Lutostański, Consul General of the Republic of Poland in Manchester
  • performances with the participation of our pupils
  • the exhibition dedicated to the history of Polish Education in Sheffield over the past 65 years
  • coffee, tea, and traditional Polish delicacies
  • an excellent opportunity to meet old acquaintances and make new friends

Dedicated website

We have launched a special website to commemorate the 65th anniversary of Polish education in Sheffield at http://65years.polskaszkolasheffield.org.uk. There is plenty of information about the event and a photo gallery with some interesting pictures documenting school life in the past 65 years.

Please like us on Facebook – PolskaSzkolaSheffield and Google+ and follow us on Twitter – @SzkolaPLShef. All the news regarding the 65th anniversary and the event are tagged with #65yearsPLSchool‬. Please use this hashtag whenever you post something about the event or just simple follow it to be up to date. In the following weeks we will share some interesting facts related with the history of Polish Education in Sheffield. Like the posts and share them with your friends and family. Let them know about our event.

Commemorative gifts

We plan to publish a school jubilee book and order commemorative t-shirts. Please let us know during the registration process available on our website at http://65years.polskaszkolasheffield.org.uk whether you’d be interested in purchasing them at the event so we can order enough for everybody.

We look forward to see you!