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News from Primary school

The remaining classes will be joining our first and 2nd graders, who already have their second week at school under their belt. Speaking for the whole open gate team, I can without a doubt say this is a moment we have been all anticipating and excited about.

News from Primary school

It’s November, the traditional month for quarterly evaluation and it seems like there’s a spark of hope for the world returning to normal, at least for schools. Families, too.

News from Primary school

We find ourselves with another full week in the rearview mirror filled with experiences, discovery, new information, creativity, and fun.

News from Primary school

Despite all hopes, there has been no return to Babice and we will continue to meet in the form of distance learning. However, that cannot stop us from teaching and learning with enthusiasm.

News from Primary School

The pre-holiday greeting from our Primary School is here and with it an overview of the events of the past few days.

News from Primary School

It has been just three days since the government announced all schools to be closed and we all already miss the children.

News from Primary school

Some regulations may complicate our school lives a bit and we complain about them here and there, but we will continue to pay attention to their strict observance in order to avoid possible problems. We are glad that we can still go to school and see the children and our colleagues on a regular basis.

Karel Cudlín's walk through the Open Gate complex

Open Gate starts its 16th year with 293 grammar school students and 99 pupils in the primary school’s junior years. This year, as every year, a significant number of grammar school students have scholarships from The Kellner Family Foundation set up by Mrs Renáta Kellnerová and Mr Petr Kellner.

News from Primary School

The first month of this school year has floated away like fast moving water, and has brought all of the responsibilities associated with school work.

News from Primary school

The last September greeting from the primary school - this time from the hands of our director Petr Šlemenda.

News from Primary school

On behalf of our school club team Monika would like to say hello and welcome you all into the new academic year.

News from Primary school

It has been a very enjoyable first full week in the primary school of the new school year.

16th school year | scholarships for 95 students

Open Gate starts its 16th year with 293 grammar school students and 99 pupils in the primary school’s junior years. This year, as every year, a significant number of grammar school students have scholarships from The Kellner Family Foundation set up by Mrs Renáta Kellnerová and Mr Petr Kellner.

News from Primary school

This week was full of experiences as you can read in this letter.

Online learning with Microsoft Teams

For online learning we tested various platforms, we have chosen Microsoft Teams for both the Open Gate primary school and grammar school. 

Ten Rules of Online Teaching

We expect an active approach of all participants to online teaching.

Open Gate online

Due to the circumstances, Open Gate has temporarily become a school where we do not meet with students and teachers in the classrooms, corridors and during lunch breaks.

The 15th school year at Open Gate: 294 grammar school students and 101 primary school pupils

The 15th school year at Open Gate: 294 grammar school students and 101 primary school pupils; the family foundation of Mrs Renáta Kellnerová and Mr Petr Kellner has awarded scholarships to 95 grammar school students.

Spring Cleaning Challenge!

I hope you are all enjoying the Spring Cleaning Challenge.

News from Primary school

This week was full of experiences as you can read in this letter.

3rd and 4th grade had a great week

News from 3rd and 4th grade...

News from Primary school

Co je nového na základní škole? Vše se dozvíte v pátečním pozdravení ze základní školy.

News from Mr. E

What´s new in class 3 and 4? You can read it right now.

Empty Plates, No Waste!

Last week, class 5 undertook a challenge, to go the whole week without any food waste at lunchtime. It was difficult sometimes of course but they also worked together to help each other with the last bit of potato or pasta and they did it. It was a wonderful effort!

News from Mr.E

What´s new in 3rd and 4th class?

Grantham Village School Letter Exchange

Class 5 and some of class 4 recently received their second letters from Grantham Village School in New Hampshire.

Valentine’s Day assembly with another special guest

Today’s Assembly took place on Valentine’s Day.

3rd and 4th graders - what´s new?

Class 3 and 4 enjoyed a wonderful performance at the theatre this week.

Speaking practice in Class 1

For the last two weeks, our class 1 pupils have been practising using „have got“ and „can“ and learning to speak about parts of the body.

Months of the year vs Lego man

On Monday and Wednesday students practiced months, seasons and days of the week.

Class 5 Presidential Election – The Candidates’ Debate

Class 5 is currently gripped with election fever as 4 candidates are ready to do battle to win votes and become president of class 5.

Class 5 Book Covers

This year we are doing some work on writing in class 5.

Mr. E for 3rd and 4th graders

Dream Timetables

Monday (12.11) morning students spent working on a project which turned them into timetable masters.

Practising grammar with first graders

Let´s go shopping!

Class 2 have been practising their speaking skills for shopping this week.

Mr. E is here...

... and all those words for 3rd and 4th graders!!!

Class 4 and 5 Museum Trip

Classes 4 and 5 spent a very enjoyable day in Prague at the National Technical Museum beside Letna Park.

Halloween Art in Classes 1 and 2

Classes 1 and 2 made some beautiful art for Halloween in their Arts and Culture lessons last week.

What´s new, 3 and 4 graders? Mr. E wrotes you.

This week it was great to see all of the wonderful Halloween costumes on the children.

Workshop Halloween Art

Halloween by se neobešel bez kostlivců, pavouků a lebek.

Class 5 Letter Exchange

On Thursday this week, Class 5 received their first letters from Grantham Village School in New Hampshire in the USA.

Class four and three, listen to me, I am Mr. E

What´s new in class 3 and 4? You can read it here.

Mr. E wrotes to you 3rd and 4th graders

News from this school week.

KET/PET results

Last May, classes 4 and 5 took the KET and PET exams after working so hard for them during the year.

Fine Art Trip