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11. 12. 2018 Wenceslas Window Opening in Bishop Auckland

activities Posted on Fri, December 14, 2018 18:02:51

On 11 December 2018 Comenius School UK was invited to attend a well-known window opening event in Bishop Auckland. Local community has once again decided to every advent day open one window dedicated to one country. The Czech one was designed to celebrate one of the patron of our history saint Wenceslas. On this occassion Comenius School was asked to personally open the window and to follow up with a short speech addressing local students who created the art. We were very pleased by the whole idea and we must appreciate the effort that local students put into the project.

1. 12. 2018 Saint Nicholas Day at Comenius School UK

activities Posted on Fri, December 14, 2018 17:54:17

Part of our project is also introducing Czech tradition to our students. That is why we celebrated with the children the Saint Nicholas Day at Lincoln Green Community Center. We were really pleased about the number of children who do not attend our school regularly who came to celebrate this beautiful tradition with us. Those who came could have enjoyed many activities and obviously the real treat was the magical trio of Nicholas and his two companions – angel and devil. All children then recieved a small present in return of promising that they would be good for the rest of the year.

3. 11. 2018 Halloween at Comenius School UK

activities Posted on Fri, December 14, 2018 17:44:44

On 3 November 2018 Comenius School held a Halloween party at Lincoln Green Community Center. There were various activities prepared for children. They could have tried scary bowling, spider-tossing or compete for the most terrifiyng laughter. At the end of the day, there was a sweet reward for all children who came.

27. 10. 2018 100 Year Anniversary of the Foundation of Czechoslovakia

activities Posted on Thu, November 08, 2018 13:29:37

On 27 October Comenius School celebrated 100 year anniversary of the foundation of Czechoslovakia. The school organized a lantern march which finished at the memorial of pilot Arthur Louis Aaron where a wreath was placed.

activities Posted on Thu, November 08, 2018 13:17:16

Minos2020 – a community project that aims to help Czech citizens living in the United Kingdom

Recently, the representatives of Minos2020 have met with the Czech Prime Minister at the Czech Embassy in London to discuss the issues connected with Brexit and assuring legal rights to the Czech citizens. The project focuses on diminishing potential exodus of 30 000 Czech people from socially challenged communities to the Czech Republic. It may result in adverse conditions for adults, but especially for children who would be removed from their social surrounding which can negatively affect their future development.

24. 10. 2018 Meeting with Mrs. Babišová at the Czech Embassy in London

activities Posted on Thu, November 08, 2018 12:57:34

On 24 October 2018 on the occassion of visit of the Czech Prime Minister and his wife, the Czech Embassy in London hosted a lunch where were invited heads of Czech schools all over the United Kingdom. Mrs. Monika Babišová attended the event as well, and together with Mrs. Sabina Sečková, who hosted the lunch, acknowledged the efforts of the Czech schools and praised their achievements in the field of education and community work.

1. 9. 2018 – Comenius School Welcomes New Trainees

activities Posted on Fri, October 12, 2018 16:03:51

Comenius School would like to welcome new trainees from the Czech Republic. Comenius School established new cooperation with two prominent Czech universities Charles University in Prague and University of Hradec Kralové as a part of Erasmus+ exchange programme. We are hoping for more students from not only these Czech universities to come in the future.

27. 9. 2018 – National Day Reception at the Czech Embassy in London

activities Posted on Thu, October 11, 2018 17:50:04

On 27 September 2018 on the occassion of celebrating a National Day at the Czech Embassy in London, Comenius School presented an artistic collage created by our students as a gift to H. E. Libor Sečka.

(from left: H.E. Libor Sečka, Tomáš Kostečka)

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