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Romeo & Juliet performance
Romeo & Juliet performance
Kind thanks from the Arts Faculty to all students involved in the Romeo & Juliet production, and to all who came along to support. This was a combined creative effort involving Drama, Dance, Music and the Visual Arts.
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New issue of the ECP Newsletter (Issue Eighteen)
Read the first 2020 issue of The ECP Newsletter in which we report about the Graduation Ball, the London Work Experience Programme and other events or activities.
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Schwarzenberg Scholarship
ECP offers a new Schwarzenberg Scholarship
In its 25th anniversary year, the English College in Prague (ECP) is delighted to announce that its Czech Patron, Karel Schwarzenberg, has agreed to the use of his name in connection with a new Schwarzenberg Scholarship.
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ECP buys its building from Prague 9
ECP secures its future in Vysočany
The English College in Prague has bought its building in Vysočany and is looking forward to planning improvements to the facilities in the future.
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ECP in MF Dnes daily in January 2020
MF Dnes daily quoted ECP Headmaster and ECP student in an article about the IB published on 31 January 2020.
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Renewable energy at ECP
ECP and renewable energy
The English College has set an example to individuals and other organisations by swichting to a renewable electricity provider.
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A career in Medicine
A Career in Medicine
ECP alumni have been back into school to offer help and advice to current students thinking of pursuing a career in medicine.
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A lecture on Mars
“What do we have to overcome to get to Mars?” That was the main question of the recent lecture delivered to ECP students by Mgr. Petr Brož, Ph.D., a researcher at the Czech Academy of Sciences.
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Open Day
Open Day on 11 February 2020 from 1pm to 4.30pm
Invitation to our Open Day
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ECP slalom race
ECP ISSAP Slalom Race 2020
This year's ECP ISSAP Slalom Race has its winners in skiing and snowboarding categories. Congratulations.
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Events Calendar

Term Dates

Term Dates 2019/2020

TermDate
Start of Term 102/09/2019
Half Term Holidays29/10/2019 - 01/11/2019
End of Term 113/12/2019
Christmas Holidays16/12/2019 - 03/01/2020
Start of Term 206/01/2020
Half Term Holidays17/2/2020 - 21/2/2020
End of Term 205/4/2020
Easter Holidays06-04-2020 - 17/04/2020
Start of Term 320/04/2020
End of Term 330/06/2020

Holidays 2019/2020

HolidayDate
St. Wenceslas Day28/09/2019
Independence Day28/10/2019
Student Holiday / Staff Training18/11/2019
Freedom & Democracy Day17/11/2019
Christmas Eve24/12/2019
Christmas Day25/12/2019
2nd Day of Christmas26/12/2019
New Year's Day01/01/2020
Student Holiday / Staff Training31/01/2020
Good Friday10/04/2020
Easter Monday13/04/2020
Labour Day01/05/2020
Liberation Day08/05/2020
Student Holiday / Staff Training01/06/2020

Term Dates 2020/2021

TermDate
Start of Term 131/08/2020
Half Term Holidays26/10/2020- 30/10/2020
End of Term 115/12/2020
Christmas Holidays16/12/2020- 05/01/2021
Start of Term 206/01/2021
Half Term Holidays15/2/2021- 19/2/2021
End of Term 226/3/2021
Easter Holidays27/03/2021- 11/04/2021
Start of Term 312/04/2021
End of Term 330/06/2021

Holidays 2020/2021

HolidayDate
St. Wenceslas Day28/09/2020
Independence Day28/10/2020
Student Holiday / Staff Training16/11/2020
Freedom & Democracy Day17/11/2020
Christmas Eve24/12/2020
Christmas Day25/12/2020
2nd Day of Christmas26/12/2020
New Year's Day01/01/2021
Student Holiday / Staff Training29/01/2021
Good Friday2/04/2021
Easter Monday5/04/2021
Labour Day01/05/2021
Victory in Europe Day08/05/2021
Student Holiday / Staff Training03/06/2021
Headmaster’s Holiday04/06/2021

Overview of Lectures 2007 - 2019

SubjectName of the lecturerName of the lectureSchool year
Politics/ MediaFrantišek VrábelHostile propaganda and the Abuse of the Internet2019/2020
Politics/ MediaJan BubeníkVelvet Revolution2019/2020
Science/TechnologyMgr. Petr Brož, Ph.D.What do we have to overcome to get to Mars?2019/2020
Science/MedicineMUDr. Martin Jan Stránský, M.DImpact of technology on the brain2019/2020
LiteratureDr Jitka ŠtollováShakespeare’s Villains: Rebels against Nature and God2018/2019
EnvironmentStanislav Lhota, M.Sc., Ph.D.Palm Oil: Future of Rainforests in Our Hands2018/2019
EconomyMilan BednářCircular Economy2018/2019
Biology/Enviroment/TOKLuděk BrožBoar Wars: Necropolitics of Resilience and Vulnerability in the Time of African Swine Fever2018/2019
Politics/ MediaBob KartousMedia's Influence on Politics and Society: starting with the youth2017/2018
PoliticsDr. Pepper D. CulpepperQuiet Politics, Noisy Politics, and Populism2017/2018
EconomyTomáš SedláčekThe world today2017/2018
Charity/TOKMudr Tomáš ŠebekDoctors without borders missions and leadership2017/2018
Politics/HistoryMichael ŽantovskýCzech and British Connections2016/2017
History/ArtDr Irena Edwards, Mr Petr KrpataConservation, protection and maintenance of cultural heritage in the Czech Republic2016/2017
LiteratureMr Justin QuinnWhat the Foreigners Really Think of Czechs, from Sherlock Holmes to the Daily Mail2016/2017
ARTMs Nika Kupyrova (ex student)Occupation: artist2015/2016
PoliticsMr. Erik BestEurope's new challenges2015/2016
Environment/EconomicsIng. Soňa JonášováCircular Economy - Current environmental problematics and possible solutions
2015/2016
PoliticsMr Karel RandákSecret Services and Terrorism2015/2016
HistoryIng. Jan Kovařovic, an ECP governor, and his guestsThe Prague English Grammar School – Our Older Schoolmates2014/2015
Charity/ Medicine/PoliticsMUDr. Tomáš ŠebekMédecins Sans Frontières - From Haiti to Northern Afghanistan2014/2015
Politics/HistoryMgr. Michal VodrážkaLeaving North Korea – The “Defectors”2014/2015
Politics/HistoryIng. Petr NosálekWhy is it Important to Know Our Own History?2014/2015
Charity/Medicine/Anna Rausová, Hana Robinson, Jan BártaWhat It's Like to Live with Multiple Sclerosis or Multiple Sclerosis Is Not about Forgetting2013/2014
PsychologyAlan LawDreams - a Psychological Perspective: Recent Answers to Old Questions2013/2014
LiteratureDr. Gyorgy "George" Toth The "American" Dream: Success and Failure2013/2014
Charity/BiologyArthur F. SniegonKedjom – Keku: Building a School in Africa Is Not Enough!2012/2013
LiteratureHenry EliotGeoffrey Chaucer and pilgrimage2012/2013
Politics/HistoryToman BrodRaoul Wallenberg2012/2013
Charity/GeographyMudr ŠebekMédecins Sans Frontière2012/2013
PoliticsAmerican EmbassyUSA INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS2011/2012
LiteratureStephen SiddallJohn Donne2011/2012
AstronomyDoc. RNDr. Vladimír Karas, DrSc.BLACK HOLES IN THE UNIVERSE2011/2012
SportDominik Hašek, Jiří JežekOLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC GAMES2011/2012
BiologyDoc. Jana AlbrechtováTrees: the best air-conditioning ever invented!2010/2011
Politics/ ArmyCaptain Magdaléna DvořákováCzech Army missions2010/2011
CharityMgr. Jiří KrálovecHospice for Children - Joy and Pain2010/2011
LiteratureThommy CooksonBoswells' “Life of Johnson“2010/2011
Politics and LawDavid Ondráček, director of NGO, Transparency InternationalTransparency in Politics2009/2010
EconomyDoc. Tomáš SedláčekEconomy of Evil and Good2009/2010
Charity/MedicineMrs. Pavla FrancováHow I see the world, while I cannot see - Anniversary of Braille2009/2010
LiteratureProf. HilskýW. Shakespeare´s Sonnets and translation2009/2010
Politics/ MediaMrs. Procházková, journalistRole of media today2008/2009
Charity/MedicineAnne de VoilWho is disabled?2008/2009
PoliticsMilan HorvátRoma community2008/2009
Literatureprof. doc. PhDr.Jan ČermákPleasure of translating - Boewulf in Czech2008/2009
HUMANTIES Politics/CivicsMgr. Martin Mejstřík (MP, student leader)Senate in the Czech Republic2007/2008
History/PoliticsPhDr.Alena HromádkováHelsinky accord and the growing movement of opposition in Central Europe2007/2008
Charity/GeograpyMudr.Martin Jarolímek– doctor, Head of Sanatorium in PragueCharity Work in Africa2007/2008
SportMudr.Lukáš Pollert . Olympics winner, doctorEthics in sport2007/2008