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Welcome Czech

  1. 1. in the Czech Republic
  2. 2. Základní škola Praha 7, Letohradská 1 Our school is divided into first (1st – 5th class) and second (6th – 9th class grade). There are 20 teachers and about 200 students attending our school. Compulsory school attendance in the Czech Republic starts for children in the age of 6 and it is complete when they are 15. Our school takes part in Health School Association. The project is beeing guaranted by National Health Organisation under the World Health Organisation. Thanks to this Project we are beeing provided for example: drinking regime, relaxation items in classrooms and special teaching aids. School is also included into Project „School for everyone“ under the Open Society Fund Association as a one of ten schools in the Czech Republic.
  3. 3. School is specially focused on Information Technologies. We also have special clases for children with learning difficulties. We have a great choice of voluntary subjects for children – pottery, computers, drama works, first aid lessons, sport, languages, singing etc. As a compulsory foreing languages are from 3rd grade taught German and English. School is equiped by school playground, two gymnasiums, school club for children‘s free time, school canteen, afternoon club for young children. We are one of four schools in the Czech Republic which has been involved into Home Schooling Project.
  4. 4. We organise open-air schools, skiing courses, school trips and school fests.
  5. 5. The school building is very old. It has been found in 1894.
  6. 6. There are 2 floors and 27 classrooms.
  7. 7. Some of the classes are specialised. There are classrooms for music, art, computers, multimedias, pottery, woodworks, languages, cooking etc.
  8. 8. We have two gyms and a big playground in the inner block.
  9. 9. Czech Project Day Some workshops were focused on Prague Theatres or Important Buildings.
  10. 10. Czech Project Day Our first level has also taken part in Project Days.
  11. 11. Prague
  12. 12. Our school is placed in the Capital of the Czech Republic in Prague .
  13. 13. The Bilek‘s house. ( Frantisek Bilek was famous Czech sculptor.)
  14. 14. The Bilek‘s house.
  15. 15. The Bilek‘s house.
  16. 16. Nerudova street and the house where this famous writer lived.
  17. 17. The Sova‘s mills. Situated on the romantic Vltava-island .There is the Gallery Of Modern Art at this time.
  18. 18. Sight from the Vltava-island called Kampa.
  19. 19. The Charles‘ Bridge built in the late 14th century.
  20. 20. The Czech Republic in the heart of Europe
  21. 21. Prague is among the most frequently visited cities in the world. Places of interest for tourists are not, however, concentrated just there. Every part of Bohemia and Moravia has something to offer visitors. For some it is old cathedrals and picturescue coves of historical towns, others value the silent mountain valleys or the mysterious atmosphere of romantic ruins and ancient castles.
  22. 22. The Karlstejn castle is one of the most visited sites in Bohemia. It was built under order of Charles IV from 1348- 1355 to serve as the repository of the Czech crown jewels.
  23. 23. The royal crown of Bohemia
  24. 24. Vamberk´s lace Bobbin lace and the town of Vamberk (which is situated in the middle-north part of Czech republic) cannot be thought apart from each other. As can we read in old chronicles, tradition of lace-making in the area of Vamberk is more than 400 years old. Skilful lace makers were straggle over the whole Orlicke mountains (mountains in the north-east of Czech republic), especially in the area of Vamberk.
  25. 25. Blacksmith This old craft is one of most widely used crafts in our country. The beggining of this craft can be placed to Kelt´s times. Recently it is used for house decorating and as an art- craft.
  26. 26. Blacksmith
  27. 27. Pottery
  28. 28. Pottery workshop is also very popular in our school .
  29. 29. School pottery workshop
  30. 30. Czech glass
  31. 31. Czech cutting glass
  32. 32. Fish-pond cultivation
  33. 33. The first fishponds may well have been established during the reign of Charles IV. One of the oldest and largest ponds in the Třeboň region, Dvořiště, is datable back to the second half of the 14th century (1363). In 1450, there were already as many as twenty ponds covering about 700 hectares
  34. 34. Czech kitchen and traditional recipes Bohemian cuisine is influenced by two major culinary themes: the German-Czech culinary tradition, with its strong regional variation, dominating naturally in those part of the land which were inhabited mostly by Germans – and Czech Slavonic cooking and eating customs, which are entirely different from the cousine of other Slavic countries.
  35. 35. Czech traditional songs and dances
  36. 36. Czech traditional songs are connected to clothing. In some areas people used to wear those clothes to present days but only for special events.
  37. 37. „Three Kings“
  38. 38. Our children like to sing. We often organise performances at some special events (for example Christmas, Easter and the end of the school year).
  39. 39. Local Heroes
  40. 40. Iohannes Amos Comenius 1592 - 1670 (John Amos Comenius) „The father of modern education“ Moravian bishop, throughout his life he tried to improve the ways students were taught. The most important works: The Great Didactica Labyrinth of the World and Paradise of the Heart Orbis Pictus Schola Ludus, School by Play The Gate of Languages unlocked
  41. 41. Emil Zatopek 1922 - 2000 „The legend of world athletics“ Seven gold medals in athletics. (Three gold medals winner in athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki.) Thirteen world records. "I was not talented enough to run and smile at the same time."
  42. 42. Contacts: Základní škola Praha 7 Letohradská 1 170 00Prgue 7 Czech Republic Director: Mgr. Ivo Mlejnecký +420 233 370 782, letohradskavolny.cz Comenius Project Coordinator: Olga Kovářová +420 603 260 604, olinablechova@seznam.cz