5 school open days to visit this month in Prague

In the early part of the year, many Czech and international schools host open days that allow families some insight into local education offerings

Katrina Modrá

Written by Katrina Modrá Published on 23.01.2020 12:11:04 (updated on 23.01.2020) Reading time: 2 minutes

For parents, open days (in Czech Den otevřených dveří) can be an important first step in educating your child in the Czech Republic. They take place at private, and state schools as well as universities and higher-education institutions throughout Prague and the Czech Republic. A number of open days are scheduled during the first part of the year.

Open days invite potential students to take tours of the schools, sometimes given by students themselves, or the opportunity to sit in on a lesson. All of them give parents the chance to meet and talk to teaching staff as they explore options for educating their children in the Czech Republic. 

These are just a few of the upcoming open days taking place in Prague, however a list of citywide events (in Czech) can be seen here. Don’t worry — if you miss the opening day, many schools will host additional open-day events in 2020 or allow you to make an appointment anytime throughout the year.

Amazon English-Czech Grammar School
January 27 and January 29
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English-Czech Grammar School AMAZON (ACGA) is a private humanitarian grammar school located in Old Town. Selected subjects are taught in English in the third year including nternational relations, psychology, law, art, media, marketing, economics. The school supports the inclusion of foreigners. 

Prague British International School
January 27
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IGCSE, IB, and BTEC Open Evening allows parents and students to obtain information about PBIS for years 9 and 11. The evening presents vital information about the IGCSE, IB and BTEC programmes. Visitors will have the opportunity to speak with heads of department, teachers and students already studying the courses. Careers advisors will also be on hand to answer any questions.

Prague British International School
Prague British International School

Two-Hour School
January 29
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A new educational program for English-speaking children in Prague, Two Hour School, is hosting its first ever Open Day this year. Located on Londýnská 34, the school’s program is designed for children from international families who attend Czech schools. International primary school teachers provide lessons. The Open Day is an informal event during which families have an opportunity to meet the founders and teachers. A kid’s corner with entertainment and refreshments will be on offer while all children who attend will be invited to a free demo class.

Park Lane International School & Nessie Preschool
January 30
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Those interested in attending this international school with multiple campuses across Prague will have the opportunity to take a tour of the school that is led by its students. Visitors can also sit in on lessons to see the school completely in action. Staff members will be available during the open day to answer any questions parents and children may have.

Riverside School

Riverside Early Years Open Morning
February 2
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One for early next month: Riverside is an international school Prague 6 Bubeneč that follows a British curriculum. Its Early Years School is hosting a the February Open Day.

TIP: Many Prague districts have their open days planned in advance for the entire year. For instance here is the Prague 7.

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