Our school

5th Primary School of Agrinio

Οur school

Our school was built in 1931 and was funded by “Papastratos Brothers” and ,that is why, it is also called “Papastrateia Ekpaideutiria”. Our school was completely renovated two years ago and is considered to be a fully-equipped modern Greek school. It is located in the centre of Agrinio next to the»Papastrateios» Municipal Library  and the Archaeological Museum of the city.

It caters for boys and girls aged 6-12 and, at present, there are approximately 220 students. In addition to classrooms, the premises include a library, a closed gymnasium which is mainly used in winter months, a computer lab, an English lab, an integration classroom and a music classroom. Also, there is a large field and modern athletic facilities.


Georgios Vlachos                Headteacher

Rigogiannis Dimitrios         Deputy headteacher- Physical

Education teacher

Palioura Vasiliki                 A1 (1st grade)

Kasviki Konstantina           A2

Tsiouni Evaggelia               B1 (2nd grade)

Grapsa Eleni                       B2

Goikoesea Katerina            Γ1 (3rg grade)

Kiriazis Christos                Γ2

Liatsou Evaggelia              Δ1 (4th grade)

Teliou Eleni                        Δ2

Pappa Christina                 Ε1 (5th grade)

Gallias Petros                     Ε2

Papacharisi Anna                Στ (6th grade)

Panourgia Aggeliki              Στ2

Stamati Argiro                    Integration classes

Fountas Stilianos                Oloimero (afternoon school)

Karabouli Vasiliki                Overtime coverage

Karasoula Stavroula            Τeacher of English

Pitsiou Athina                       Teacher of French

Ioannidou Sosana                Teacher of German

Gekas Michail                       Physical Education teacher

Lanaras Andreas                 Teacher of Music

Vaggeli Eleni                         Teacher of Music


Agrinio is the largest city of the prefecture of Aitoloakarnania and has a population of 90,000 residents. It is one of the largest cities of western Greece. Its population has increased significantly during the past few decades and in 1920, when refugees from Asia Minor arrived in the city. This population flow contributed to the development of the city of Agrinio to a commercial and economic center. Its main products are tobacco and olives. The position of the city in Aitoloakarnania is defined by the presence of the river named after the ancient god «Acheloos». The city has also a long history, as it was inhabited since the prehistoric period.

Aitoloakarnania boasts a diverse natural environment, ranging from high mountain ranges to important hydro-biotopes, beautiful lakes and a unique range of flora and fauna. Due to its beautiful and rare natural environment, Aitoloakarnaria is a region of great ecological value and one of the most significant Natural Parks of Greece.


Four classes of our school participate in the programme “Helmepa”. The Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association, as it is its official name, accepted our applications and sent us material which will help us fulfill our project. Posters, calendars, badges, informative material, DVDs as well as leaflets suggesting ways in order to contribute to the preservation of the environment were sent to us. We will try to help Helmepa’s goal as we believe that the earth is everybody’s home and by protecting it, we take care of our future. More about Helmepa

The teachers who are in charge of the programme are:

Liatsou Evaggelia(Δ1)

Pappa Christina(E1)

Gallias Petros(E2)

Papacharisi Anna(Στ1)


The 6th year class of our school will take part in the educational programme Oikade funded by the bank of Cyprus. The aim of the programme is to get Greek students across the world into contact offering them knowledge, fun and helping them develop social skills.

Our school belongs to the 47th triad of schools and will cooperate with the Primary School of Alinda in  Leros and the 2nd Primary School of Konitsa.

The benefits from the project are numerous. Our students will come into contact with the other students, exchange information and develop a common project. More

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