Základní škola Prachatice

Národní, Prachatice, 383 01, Czech Republic

Q2: What is the age range of children in the school / organisation? 

0-3, 3-6, 6-12

Q3: What is the number of children in each of the age ranges?

3-6          17

6-12        33

Q4: How is the school / organisation funded?

State funded

Other, please specify:

Parents pay a small fee to an other organization which shares money with school.

Q5: What year was the adolescent (age 12+) organisation/ school established or when it is planned to start?

September 2017

Q6: Are students together in mixed age groups?

We haven’t got these strudents yet, but they will be mixed 12-15.

Q7: What is the school / organisation policy about accepting children without previous Montessori experience to the adolescent programme?

It depends on previous, very “deep”, talk with parents and their child.

Q8: What are the arrangements regarding boarding?

Daily boarding

Q9: Which of the following best describes the location of your school / organisation?


Q10: Would you describe your school / organization as land based?


Q11: What qualifications are offered at 16?


Q12: What qualifications are offered at 18?

National qualification

Q13: Which teaching approaches are used?

Lectures, Individual research, Curriculum textbooks, Experiential learning,

We have children 6 – 11 years at school. They study many materials, they work with teachings aids, but

they have some lectures too. We try to go outside as often as possible.

Q14: Are the young people linked into the local community? 

They visit some jobs, they try to open our school garden to the local comunity, …

Q15: What is your school’s capacity for each age range?

12-15 may be next school year

Other 3 – 12 – 70 children

Q16: Do you accept students without previous Montessori experience into the adolescent programme?


Q17: Does your adolescent school/organisation have access to land?

There is no land component

Q18: In what ways do your adolescents interact with land? (tick all that apply)

Other (please specify)

We only have a garden, student could work there.

So our program wouldn´t be based on the land, but student could raise crops, …

Q19: Approximately what percentage of study is derived from the work on the land? (please provide examples)

10 % (we only think about it – raising crops/fruits/vegetables

Q20: If students travel to the land and board there, how often do they stay there and for how long? (please describe)


Q21: What are the facilities that make up your adolescent environment?

Classrooms, Kitchen, Music Room, Science Lab,

Library, Computers, Sport Facilities,

Vegetable Garden

Q22: Which professional institutions outside of the school structure do your students use?


Q23: How many adults work in the adolescent programme?

Full time 0

Part time 0

Q24: How many members of staff are specialists? (Please give details)

Everything will be – so one for czech language, one for math, one for science

Q25: How many adults working in the adolescent programme have Montessori qualifications at the adolescent level?


Q26: Have any members of your staff attended the AMI/NAMTA adolescent orientation programme? (Please indicate numbers and location)


Sweden 0

Mexico 0

Australia 0

Q27: How many adults have undertaken adolescent training elsewhere? (Please give details)


Q28: How many adults who have undertaken adolescent orientation also have Montessori qualifications at other levels? (Please give numbers and the level of training)

Respondent skipped this question

Q29: How many adults working in the adolescent programme have Montessori qualifications at other levels but have not had adolescent orientation?

0-3 1

3-6 1

6-12 1

Q30: How many adults working in the adolescent programme have only traditional teaching qualifications?


Q31: How many adults are directly involved in the adolescent programme? (Please list their roles, e.g. House Parent, Farm Manager, Kitchen Manager)

1 – science specialist

Q32: Are additional external specialists contracted and for what specialties?

Foreign Languages

Q33: Of these, how many have been exposed to Montessori methods?