Prague
International, British curriculum
Ages 2 to 18

Prague British International School

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CurriculumInternational, British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
International Baccalaureate Yes
Yearly fees (G7): 485,000 Kč

In June 2018, the Prague British School and The English International School Prague have merged to create this new school, called Prague British International School.

Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 16 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: 485,000 Kč
This school has more than one campus in Prague:
Vlastina Campus: Ages 3 to 14
Kamýk Campus: Ages 2 to 14

Address: K Lesu 558/2 142 00 Praha 4, Czech Republic

Libuš Campus: Ages 14 to 18

Address: Brunelova 960/12 142 00 Praha 4, Czech Republic

All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

Vlastina Campus: 350
Kamýk Campus: 700
Libuš Campus: 300
Total: 1350

Number of nationalities represented in the school

60

Most common nationality

There are 60 nationalities represented. The majority of these nationalities are represented by fewer than 10 students at PBIS. Nationalities with more than 10 students are: Czech, British, Russian, Korean, Polish, Vietnamese, Dutch, Ukrainian, Slovakian, American, Chinese, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, French and German.

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

16

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

All PBIS teaching staff and Heads are from native English speaking countries. The vast majority are from the UK, however PBIS also has staff from Canada, USA, Australia and New Zealand. Language teachers are native speakers of their subject language (French/German/Spanish/Czech).

Language support for students not fluent in English

English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Czech, French, German, Spanish
Mother tongue Lessons

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

PBIS is an open enrolment school and, as such, there is no entrance test. All students applying to enter Year 7 and above must take either a language assessment (non-native English speakers) or a maths/literature assessment (native English speakers) before starting at PBIS. Students applying to join the IB programme are required to pass the required number of IGCSE exams (or recognised equivalent) as published on the school website for a given school year.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma, IGCSE

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Learning Support

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Badminton, band, basketball, football, cardio warriors, careers advice, costume design, dodgeball, Duke of Edinburgh, electronic music, engineering makers lab, floorball, gardening, basketball, fitness, hip hop/breakdance, history, chess, choir, juggling, debate, karate, let's talk club, Model United Nations, netball, field hockey, newspaper, orchestra, pilates, running, school production club, video-making club, yearbook.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports facilities at the school

Vlastina Campus: dancing hall, gym, outdoor running track, multi-purpose sports court, playgrounds.
Kamýk Campus: 2 gyms, outdoor running track, astroturf multi-purpose field, multi-purpose sports court, playgrounds.
Libuš Campus: dance studio, large-multipurpose gymnasium, expansive outdoor sports field.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The Prague British International School is the leading international school in the Czech Republic, inspiring over 1300 students to achieve outstanding academic results. The school was formed by the merger of two of Prague's leading international schools, the Prague British School (PBS) and the English International School Prague (EISP).

Teaching approach of the school

PBIS offers a broad and balanced curriculum that meets the needs of all students. Learning is personalised ensuring that each child fulfills their potential.