Szkoła Podstawowa nr 47 im. J.K. Branickiego, Białystok, Poland
Szkoła Podstawowa nr 47 im. J.K. Branickiego, Białystok Primary school nr 47 in Białystok is situated in North-Eastern Poland. Due to social and economic factors the area is rather poor and threatened by unemployment. The region of Białystok is ethnically diverse with different nationalities such as the Byelorussians, Lithuanians, Ukrainians, Tatars as well as refugees from Chechnya and Ukraine. This contributes to a religious diversity which influences the cultural and social make-up of the school and the area.
In the school there are children with special educational needs who are integrated into classes with the other children. The teachers aim to integrate all children and involve them in all activities and actions. The school is regarded as being very friendly to pupils, parents and teachers.