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The English International School, Prague


The English International School of Prague is a co-educational day-school for children of all races, creeds and backgrounds. It was established in 1995 by Nord Anglia Education Ltd and has sister schools in the UK, Moscow, Warsaw, Bratislava, Kiev, Berlin and Budapest The English International School, Prague offers the English National Curriculum, enriched to make it appropriate for the international environment.All children learn some Czech and a second foreign language is introduced in Year 3. Music, art and drama figure significantly in the school day, and many children take the opportunity to learn a musical instrument in school. All teaching is undertaken in English. A limited number of places in the EAL programme is available for children entering with no English.Most of the teaching staff at The English International School, Prague are graduates of British universities, with recent experience of teaching the National Curriculum Early Learning Goals, the Literacy and Numeracy Strategies. They form an enthusiastic and professional team and expect high standards of themselves and of the pupils in their care.The Early Years Unit is a few minutes' drive away in Libus. It is a well-equipped, purpose-built facility with a good science laboratory, large ICT suite, library, spacious classrooms and a newly refurbished playground. A new multi-purpose hall was completed in the Autumn of 1999. Pupils also swim, and have the use of tennis courts and a large sports field five minutes' walk from the school, during the summer months.The English International School, Prague is in southern Prague and operates a bus service for KS1 to KS3. The school day is from 08: 45-15: 30 in the Main School, and from 09: 00-15: 15 in the Early Years Department. Parents are always welcomed in school and educational success is seen as the product of a partnership between school and home.The English International School, Prague aims to develop articulate and autonomous people who care for and respect others and who are prepared to set themselves high standards. Preparation at Year 8 for entry into the prestigious English College if Prague is undertaken by all children with academic merit. School Summary:

Founded 1995

over 200 students, aged 18 months - 16 years

(IGSCEs offered, plan to launch the IB programme in September 2007)..

Address:

Na Okruhu 395, 142 00, Prague, 4, Czech Republic

Tel: (+420) 2 619 12368

Fax: (+420) 2 619 10074

eisp@volny.cz

www.eisp.cz