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Riverside School, Prague


Roztocká 9, Sedlec, 160 00, Prague, 6, Czech Republic

Tel: (+420) 224 315 336

Fax: (+420) 224 325 765

Email: director@riversideschool.cz

Web site: www.riversideschool.cz

ADMINISTRATION:

Director- Peter Daish

FACULTY:

Full time:   23 men, 28 women

Part time:   0 men, 5 women

Nationalities:  10   CURRICULUM AND EXAMS:

Curriculum:   US, UK, IB

Exams: GCE 'A', IGCSE, SAT, IB   ENROLMENT:

Age Range: 3-18

Total Enrolment: 341

Nationalities: 40

165 boys, 176 girls

FEES:

Day only: CzK 200000-CzK 328000

Other Fees: EAL Tuition

Riverside School is an independent non-profit day school for students between the ages of three and eighteen years. The school opened in 1994 in a modernized building and is situated in a scenic riverside location in a quiet section of Prague 6. The school grounds are self-contained and include an all-weather surface and play activities. Each classroom is well resourced with computers and a range of educational resources to meet international curricular requirements. The academic programme has as its basis the British National Curriculum and US curricular models adapted to an international student body. A variety of teaching methods are adopted in all classes and a strong emphasis is placed on practical work and investigative learning. Christian values permeate the life and work of the school.

Riverside Primary School provides education for children aged 3 to 11 years and Riverside High School for children aged 11 to 18 years. The High School prepares students for IGCSE examinations, AS, A level, Advanced Placement and the International Baccalaureate Diploma. It also provides transcripts and awards a High School Diploma primarily for North American students. The teachers at Riverside School are qualified, experienced professionals primarily from the UK and US. The maximum class size is 18 students. The school believes in the importance of partnership between the home and the school. Parental involvement is actively encouraged. The school has a strong parent teacher association. Parent teacher consultations are held each term and written reports are given in December, March and June. Riverside is a close-knit school community with a strong family atmosphere. The school day is from 08: 30 until 15: 30 with the opportunity for children to participate in after school activities. Children between the ages of three and four years may attend from 08: 30 to 12: 00 or for the whole day. Scholarships are available to students whose families demonstrate special need.