News & Events

News

Katie Chlumská
Careers Video Library
Katie Chlumská shares her experience of working with NGOs with ECP students who may be considering a careers in development work.
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Václav Havel concert
Watch the Václav Havel Scholarship Concert on 12 March
Watch the Václav Havel Scholarship Concert and help us raise the remaining funds for the scholarship, thanks to which a Roma student will be able to attend our school.
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ECP literary festival
ECP Literary Festival 2021: Time to Read!
This year’s Literary Festival brought live sessions with three renowned authors and a range of reading-related activities. Find out more!
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ECP Cultural Olympiad
The ECP Cultural Olympiad
Well done to all students involved in the ECP Cultural Olympiad. They showed great talent and creativity. Congratulations to Ventus as the winning house.
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Denis Keefe
New Chairman of Governors
Denis Keefe is the new Chairman of Governors of the English College in Prague, taking over from Ann Lewis, one of the ECP's Founder Governors.
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ECP building in the winter
New issue of the ECP Newsletter (Issue Twenty Three)
Read a new issue of the ECP newsletter. It brings information about student successes, the Cultural Olympiad, other competitions and much more.
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Lamda exams at ECP
Excellence in Theatre at the English College
The English College in Prague Theatre Department presents a selection of performances from our recent examinations with the London Academy of Musical and Dramatic Arts.
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Join our Virtual Open Day on 9 February 2021
The Virtual Open Day at the English College in Prague is a unique opportunity to learn more about the school.
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Tribute to Michal Mejstřík
Michal Mejstřík was not only an eminent economist, he was an early and enthusiastic supporter of the English College in Prague.
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Dr Nigel Brown
New issue of the ECP Newsletter (Issue Twenty Two)
Here's the Christmas 2020 issue of the ECP newsletter. Although this term has been challenging, students have been very busy helping others and being creative.
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Events Calendar

Term Dates

Term Dates 2021/2022

TermDate
Start of Term 130/08/2021
Half Term Holidays25/10/2021- 29/10/2021
End of Term 115/12/2021
Christmas Holidays16/12/2021- 04/01/2022
Start of Term 205/01/2022
Half Term Holidays21/2/2022- 25/2/2022
End of Term 28/4/2022
Easter Holidays11/04/2022- 22/04/2022
Start of Term 325/04/2022
End of Term 330/06/2022

Holidays 2021/2022

HolidayDate
St. Wenceslas Day28/09/2021
Independence Day28/10/2021
Freedom & Democracy Day17/11/2021
Student Holiday / Staff Training29/11/2021
Christmas Eve24/12/2021
Christmas Day25/12/2021
2nd Day of Christmas26/12/2021
New Year's Day01/01/2022
Student Holiday / Staff Training04/02/2022
Good Friday15/04/2022
Easter Monday18/04/2022
Labour Day01/05/2022
Victory in Europe Day08/05/2022
Student Holiday / Staff Training02/06/2022
Headmaster’s Holiday03/06/2022

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