The British International School, Prague
Podolská 54, 147 00, Prague, 4, Czech Republic
Tel: (+420) 2 4143 1151
Fax: (+420) 2 4143 2264
National, IB, UK curricula.
IGCSE, IB exams.
472 students, 2-19 yrs.
The British International School of Prague was founded in 1992 to
serve the Czech and international communities in Prague. The school,
recognized by the Czech Ministry of Education, endorsed by the Foreign
and Commonwealth office of the United Kingdom and registered by the
Department for Education and Skills of Great Britain, is an independent
English medium, multinational day school. It currently provides a
British education for children aged 18 months to 19 years.
Children in the primary school of The British International School,
Prague and up to year 9, aged 14, follow the English National Curriculum
which is adapted to meet the needs of the international student
body. Students in years 10 and 11 prepare for the International
General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) followed by the
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma in years 12 and 13.
Classes throughout the The British International School, Prague
are small which allows for carefully planned individual programmes
of study where needed. All instruction is in English with extensive
support for children for whom English is not their first language.
All the teaching staff are highly qualified and experienced graduate
teachers, trained in the United Kingdom, with the relevant experience
of the English National Curriculum, IGCSE and IB programmes. All
the language teachers are specialist native speakers. Junior and
secondary children who are fluent in English also study French,
German and Czech. In addition Czech native speakers are prepared
for Czech examinations as required by the Czech Ministry of Education.
The academic year is comprised of three terms and runs from September
to the end of June. The school day starts at 08:30 and finishes
at 15:00. There is a wide range of extra curricular activities for
all children during and after school.
The The British International School, Prague is located at four
sites; Nursery and Primary schools are situated in the residential
areas in the southeast, as well as the northwest of Prague. The
Grammar School is presently located in Jinonice in the west of the
city. Attached to both primary schools are highly regarded pre-nursery
and nursery classes which provide English-style kindergartens.
Parents and prospective pupils are invited to the school to discuss
the educational programme with the administrative and teaching staff.