Six-year Grammar School
The PRIGO Language and Humanities Grammar School is a secondary school which initiated its activity in 1993 as the first non-state high school in Ostrava and the surrounding area.
The school provides education in the six-year and four-year Grammar School.
Six-year Grammar School – Grammar School programme 79-41-K/61
Six-year Grammar Schools are a compromise solution between four-year and eight-year Grammar Schools. These admit pupils from the seventh year of elementary school, in which pupils show a clearer specialisation, their psychological maturity is higher, and they get in contact with their older peers of the high school without problems. At the same time, we can detect and encourage the children´s talents for certain disciplines earlier and more often than in the case of four-year Grammar Schools. The parents´choices and aspirations for their children´s further education appear more responsibly. For the above-mentioned reasons, the founder and the school management have decided to accredit the six-year Grammar School. It is one of few, similarly specialised six-year Grammar Schools in the Moravian-Silesian region. In view of the fact that there are only several six-year Grammar Schools and there is a limited number of applications for secondary schools, the admission procedure for talented children is not so stressful as in the case of four-year Grammar Schools because if the fail in the entrance examinations, they still have an option of applying for the four-year Grammar School.
The curriculum and the school educational programme can be downloaded here (available in the Czech language only).
Admission requirements for the 1st round
The entrance examination consists of an assessment of the following parts:
1) the result of the uniform (state) entrance examination (max. 100 points)
2) the result of the school entrance examination (max. 66 points).
In total, the candidate can achieve a maximum of 166 points for the entrance examination. For the part of the uniform (state) part of the entrance examination, the candidate can achieve a maximum of 100 points and for the school part of the entrance examination, the candidate can achieve a maximum of 66 points.
Recognition of the school part of the examination
The entrance examination may be recognized (waived) and the candidate receives the maximum of 66 points without having to sit the General Study Prerequisites test, if the candidate meets at least one of the criteria below. In the case of an application for recognition of the school part of the entrance examination on the basis of points 4-8 below, it is a necessary condition to attach a Declaration on honour along with required attachments (can be downloaded here). The Declaration on honour is an integral part of the application.
Criteria for recognition of the school part of the examination
1) the average school results from all subjects in the sixth and the seventh year of the elementary school did not exceed the value of 1.4 (for both 6th and 7th grade, only the school results for the first semester are presented)
2) the average school results from all subjects in the sixth or the seventh year of the elementary school did not exceed the value of 1.3 (for both 6th and 7th grade, only the school results for the first semester are presented)
3) the average school results of at least the three following subjects (Czech, English, History) in the seventh year of the elementary school did not exceed the value of 1.1 and the total school results from all subjects in the sixth and the seventh year did not exceed the value of 1.7 (for both 6th and 7th grade, only the school results for the first semester are presented)
4) placed first down to fifth in a regional or district round of a mathematics, chemistry, physics, geography or astronomy competition, or alternatively a competition in Czech language or an equivalent competition announced by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports or by schools (such as the Maths Kangaroo, IT Merit Badge)
5) passing a certified English, German or Spanish language examination at Level A2 and higher (e.g. KET, PET, FIN in DEUTSCH 2, FLYERS)
6) based on the current and documented membership in Mensa Czech Republic (IQ value is greater than or equal to 130)
7) placed in the top 30% of a logic competition organised by Mensa Czech Republic in a regional round at least once in the course of studies at the elementary school
8) based on the decision made by the headmistress of PRIGO Language and Humanities Grammar School by exercising discretion in the recognition of type-equivalent or similar achievements listed in Points 4) and 5), worthy of special consideration
For the school year 2021/2022, the number of students admitted to the 6-year grammar school study programme equals 60.
The uniform (state) entrance exam consists of two didactic tests from a) Czech language and literature (sample for 6-year grammar school here) and b) Mathematics (sample for 6-year grammar school here). The maximum number of points awarded for each of the didactic tests is 50 points. The highest score for the entrance examination is therefore 100 points in the case of error-free answers in both tests. The school part of the entrance examination then consists of a test of General Study Prerequisites – OSP (samples for 6-year grammar school here). Depending on the test result, the candidate can get up to 66 points for the 6-year grammar school. Information about the preparatory courses for the school part of the entrance examination can be found here.
If the candidate is evaluated based on his / her school reports, only the first semester reports from the last two years are presented. If the applicant has not been evaluated in any of the evaluated periods by classification (grade) and only verbal evaluation has been used, the applicant will ask the primary school to provide the equivalent classification (grade). Pursuant to Section 51, Paragraph 3 of the Education Act, a primary school is obliged to transfer verbal evaluation to a classification by grade for the purposes of the admission procedure to a secondary school.
Candidates who take part in the 1st round of the entrance examination will be ranked according to the results of the entrance examination on the basis of the results of both parts of the entrance examination. Applicants who place between the 1st place to the place that corresponds to the order of the applicant who placed last within the capacity announced for the 1st round of the admission procedure for the given grammar school, will be admitted. Candidates who achieve the same score as the last mentioned candidate will also be accepted. In the event that candidates place in the same place, the ranking will be decided on the basis of their school reports.
You can find more information on our Grammar School here.