Agrupamento de Escolas Figueira Norte

  • Figueira da Foz, Coimbra, Portugal
    Várzea, Figueira da Foz, 3080-831
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  • Teacher administrator: Ana Inês


  • Sectors 01 Education
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  • OID Number E10100592
  • Specialising in sector 0111 Education science0112 Training for pre-school teachers0531 Chemistry
  • The centre is able to provide work placements for students with special needs No
  • Erasmus Experience No

Organisation Description

The Agrupamento de Escolas Figueira Norte (AEFN) is located in the municipality of Figueira da Foz. Figueira da Foz is a Portuguese city located in the district of Coimbra, in the central region of the country, known for its extensive beach and typical 19th-century architecture.

AEFN has a very diverse and comprehensive educational offering, from preschool education to high school education (Scientific-Humanistic and Professional Courses), with a total of approximately 1370 students distributed among 17 educational establishments, seven kindergartens, eight primary schools (children aged 6 to 10), one school with 2nd and 3rd cycles of Basic Education (children aged 10 to 15), and Cristina Torres High School with 3rd Cycle of Basic Education (teens aged 11 to 18), in Figueira da Foz, the headquarters school.

AEFN welcomes students with special educational needs, providing specific spaces where they develop functional skills, maintaining the connection to the original class and reinforcing their inclusion in the school environment. AEFN integrates students from different nationalities, providing specific Portuguese language training. Cristina Torres High School with 3rd cycle, the headquarters of the Group, was inaugurated in 1986 and has always presented a diverse training offer, with professional courses with good employability. In this school, the library, gym, and auditorium are open to the community, revealing a pole for promoting local development.

In the Vocational Education and Training (VET), AEFN has been offering the Educational Caretaker Technician and Laboratory Analysis Technician courses in recent years.

The organization chart of the Agrupamento de Escolas Figueira Norte




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