Ginnasio Antonio Sema Pirano
Antonio Sema Piran is a secondary school with Italian language of instruction, based on the general secondary school programme. The school was founded in 1945 in Piran and has since then it enrolled students continuously. Grammar school Antonio Sema is the only Italian high school in the bilingual area of the municipality of Piran and provides secondary education to students predominately from Italian minority elementary schools. As such the school is of a high importance for Italian minority in bilingual area of Piran.
The advantages of our school are related to its characteristics. A relatively small number of pupils allows individualization of lessons and improved personal relations. It is mainly here, that we see an opportunity to further improve the quality of our teaching and thus the overall achievement of our students. The results of quality teaching can be in turn observed in high transitions between years and in above average grades at Matura exam (A-
Another great strength of our school is the opportunity for the students to come into contact with two cultures, Italian and Slovenian. The Italian language is the students’ mother tongue while the Slovenian language is the language of the environment.
Our vision is that in four years of schooling at Antonio Sema a high school student develops himself into a full-
Our vision can be achieved only in an environment where learning is a value and where teaching staff, students and parents try to create and nurture good relationships which enable all parties to work together in order to achieve set goals.
In Ginnasio Sema we dedicated towards constantly improving our teaching practices, we encourage cross-
We try to help each student discover and develop his or her talents. We, therefore, insist towards maximizing the individual approach towards instruction: we offer a large selection of foreign languages, artistic optional content, additional contents in scientific subjects, and an array of Matura exam non-