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Grammar school №1 Chelyabinsk

Address: st. Krasnaya, 59, Chelyabinsk, Chelyabinsk region., 454091

Description Grammar school №1 Chelyabinsk

  • Location: Chelyabinsk, Russia
  • Language of instruction: Russian
  • Established: 1861
  • Type: state.

Gymnasium No. 1 is the oldest educational institution in the city: it was founded in 1861 as a second-level female school, and later was reorganized into a gymnasium. Today, the First, as the townspeople call the gymnasium, is one of the best in the city. Throughout history, about 9,000 people graduated from school.

The gymnasium honors its traditions, most of which was laid by V.A. Karakovsky: Vladimir Abramovich became director in 1962. Under him, the school became specialized, programs for the in-depth study of foreign languages appeared, traditions were laid down: Memorial Day for the dead students, Creative Day, Communal gathering.

The educational institution is proud of its graduates, among which:

  • Valery Vladimirovich Medvedev - children's writer, author of a series of works about Yuri Barankin: “Barankin, be a man!”, “Super adventures of the super-cosmonaut”, “And again this Barankin or the Great Pursuit”, “Unknown Adventures of Barankin”. The prototypes of the heroes of the works, as the author admits, were his classmates - students of gymnasium No. 1.
  • Alevtina Fedorovna Brovkina is an ophthalmologist, creator of the Russian Oncophthalmological School, laureate of the USSR State Prize, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, academician of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, laureate of the RF Government Prize.

The monument to the 20th anniversary of the victory over the Nazis was unveiled by the school’s administration, teachers and students; graduates of the school of 1941 year of birth were present at the opening. The official name is “Memory,” the students call in a family way - “Alyosha”.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Grammar school №1 Chelyabinsk

Program name

Primary School

  • Age: 6-10 years old
  • Duration of study: 4 years
  • Language of instruction: Russian.

The peculiarity of the gymnasium is that children begin to learn English in the second grade.

high school

  • Age: 10-15 years old
  • Duration of study: 5 years
  • Language of instruction: Russian.

In the fifth grade, a second foreign language is added to English - German or French (optional).

High school

  • Age: 15-18 years old
  • Duration of study: 2 years
  • Language of instruction: Russian.

In grades 9–11, those that help broaden one's horizons and improve knowledge of a foreign language are added to general subjects: regional studies of Great Britain and the USA, courses of English and American literature.

Accommodation, housing and food

Particular attention is paid to the nutrition of schoolchildren, on which their health, appearance, and educational process depend. Every day in the diet of students there are: meat or fish, dairy products, vegetables and fruits, bread, butter and vegetable oil. Fresh products are purchased from domestic manufacturers. The menu is drawn up two weeks in advance - it can be found on the school's website and directly in the cafeteria.

Events Grammar school №1 Chelyabinsk

The most beloved tradition of the first gymnasium is communal fees: this is an event that has been held every spring for more than 50 years. Current students and graduates of different years gather at the school for three days during the spring break: during these days they get to know each other, socialize, hold charity and entertainment events, trainings for personal growth, etc.

The Museum on Krasnaya is a place where rare information about the gymnasium itself, the city and the country is collected by the students and school staff, which contributes to their patriotic education.

Another feature of the gymnasium is the theatrical education of students and the work of the Theater on Krasnaya. The theater troupe has about 30 people - students in grades 5-11.

In the framework of the program of aesthetic education of schoolchildren work:

  • Choreography Studio
  • Dance Lessons (Grades 1-5)
  • Choral Studio
  • Vocal Instrument Studio
  • Guitar club
  • Vocal-choral collective
  • Fashion theater
  • The art studio.

Every year, sports activists take part in the festival "Golden Autumn", a basketball tournament, "Big Football Week", a volleyball match between students and students, the competition "Oh, come on, guys!", Presidential games, and regional competitions.

One of the main tasks of the school is the thorough assimilation by students of educational material. Help solve it:

  • Club "Young scholar"
  • The game "Step into the Future"
  • Optional "Workshop on the Russian language"
  • A poetry collection is published, in which the works of high school students are published.
  • The program of international cooperation in education "ASTRYAL".


  • Famous graduates
  • High school rating
  • English is a specialized subject
  • Pages of each teacher on the gymnasium website
  • Qualified teaching staff
  • Division into profiles: linguistic, humanitarian-linguistic, chemical-biological
  • Every third graduate brings his children and grandchildren to the gymnasium
  • Pupils regularly become prize winners, winners of competitions, olympiads, contests, conferences.

Equipment Grammar school №1 Chelyabinsk

In the gymnasium building are located:

  • Classrooms
  • Library with a collection of 10,000 publications
  • Dining Room, Buffet
  • Gym
  • Gym
  • Auditorium
  • Creative workshops.

There is a winter garden on the territory of the gymnasium, there are greenhouses, an outdoor sports ground is located.

The laboratory operates on the basis of the school:

  • Innovative technology
  • “The teacher is a communication professional”
  • "New learning technologies"
  • Health saving technology
  • Informatization of the educational process
  • Informatization management.

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