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Children in Poland start their education with 6 in a pre-school, which is desgined as a preparation for school.
Primary school (szkola podstawowa) starts with 7 and last for 6 years. It is the year of birth that determines the age, so your child doesn’t necessarily need to be 7 to start school. The system is very strickt and it's rather uncommon to find children of different age in same grades.
The first school years I-III are taught through so called integrated education system lead by one teacher who adapts the pace and the time to children’s activity. There is no grades during this time.
IV-VI school years are divided into subjects taught by specialized teachers:
Primary school education ends with a final test prepared by the Polish Education Committee same for all schools.
Secondary school (gimnazjum)
This 3-years long school is divided into more detailed curriculum than the primary school. Science is now split into: physics with astronomy, biology, geography and chemistry. Social science is split into history and sociology.
The final exams taken after the 3. year is decisive for the further education.
Both during primary and secondary schools, parents decide about children’s attendance in religion classes or ethics
High school education prepares students either for a specific occupation or through 3 years school liceum to maturity exam (matura) which allows students to take up further education at various universities.
Kindergarden: ul. Górska 7, Warsaw (Mokotow)
Primary School: ul. Chełmska 23, Warsaw
Middle & High School: ul. Abramowskiego 4, Warsaw (Mokotow)
International European School of Warsaw
ul. Wiertnicza 75, Warsaw (Mokotow)
- Pre-school, School, High School
American School of Warsaw
ul. Warszawska 202, 05-520 Konstancin-Jeziorna
- Nursery, Kindergarden, Pre-school, School, High School
International American School of Warsaw
ul. Dembego 18, 02-796 Warsaw (Ursynow-Kabaty)
- IB accreditation
ul. Jagielska 2, 02-886 Warsaw (Pre-school, School)
ul. Działkowa 34, 05-509 Józefosław (Pre-school)
The British School
ul. Limanowskiego 15, 02-943 Warsaw (Mokotow)
Early Years: Ul. Dąbrowskiego 84, 02-571 Warsaw
ul. Cicha 5, Warsaw (Powiśle)
ul. Karowa 14/16 appt 6, 2, LU 6a, Warsaw (Srodmiescie)
Argonaut International School
ul. Radarowa 6, 02-137 Warsaw
German School & Kindergarden (Deutsche Schule und Kindergarten)
Willy-Brandt-Schule/Deutsche Schule Warschau
ul. Chłapowskiego 1, Warsaw (Mokotow)
School Grades 1-5
ul. Wandy Rutkiewicz 2, 02-956 Warsaw (Wilanów)
School Grades 6-12
ul. Kolegiacka 1A, 02-946 Warsaw (Wilanów)
French School & Kindergarde (Lycée français de Varsovie)
Kindergarden & Elementary School
ul. Konstancińska 13, 02-942 Warsaw (Sadyba)
Secondary School & High School
ul. Walecznych 4/6, 03-916 Warsaw (Saska Kepa)