The PRIGO Medical and Science Grammar School is a secondary school which initiated its activity in 1994. It is part of the PRIGO group of schools, which educates students at all levels of the educational system. The school is successfully entering its 26th year of existence. It as a faculty school of the Charles University in Prague.
It is based on the application of the unique, trade-mark protected PriorityGO approach, which combines individualised teaching, modern didactic methods and respect for the challenges of contemporary society. Education is seen by us as a lifelong philosophy and a continuous approach to life – not as a means to achieve other goals.
Providing education in the eight-year and four-year Grammar School, it focuses on very well-performing students who are interested in general Grammar School education with extensive classes in natural sciences and their related disciplines. At the same time, it is a Grammar School with a strong emphasis on language preparation in English, German, Spanish and Russian, which also includes lessons provided by native speakers and foreign students taking part in school and after-school activities. As one of few schools, our Grammar School is licensed by the Ministry of Education to teach some subjects in a foreign language, which is also reflected in our students’ school reports. Classes also take place in newly built and equipped language and computer classrooms. PRIGO collaborates with over 20 foreign schools, from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Austria, USA and China (click here). These aspects help our students initiate their university studies more easily both in the Czech Republic and abroad. Language classes also use the so-called “blended learning” – comprehensive interactive and multimedia language teaching which is a combination of e-learning and on-line participation of the teacher and the student.
The eight-year and four-year Grammar School focuses on the students who mostly want to continue studying at a university specialised in natural sciences. Currently, the students may follow two basic specialisations by choosing optional subjects, seminars and leisure activities. This includes medical, veterinary and pharmaceutical specialisations as well as specialisations for students aspiring to study at natural-scientific or technical faculties or the top-class faculties of economics.
Despite the specialisations mentioned above, the education we provide is in accordance with the Framework Educational Programme for Grammar School, so our graduates receive universal education, including instruction in humanities and culture, though with excellent skills in languages and natural sciences. Our students have broad general knowledge with excellent results in the school-leaving exam and they become successful in their further studies at prestigious universities in the country and very often abroad.
Our school provides modern equipment in the classrooms and laboratories. We have built two classrooms of natural sciences and bought the American educational and experimental PASCO system. We have also opened a botanical garden with a school greenhouse and an outdoor classroom. We have also opened a courtroom replica, in which our students can participate in legal proceedings inside a realistic environment.
Computer and multimedia equipment is an integral part of our everyday teaching. Teaching is provided without tuition fees. Additionally, the school provides each student with a scholarship for the entire duration of their studies, thanks to our important strategic partner’s participation.