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Private and non-public primary schools in Poland

There are many great private and non-public primary schools in Poland



Private or non-public primary schools in Poland offer your child many advantages not provided by public primary schools. Luckily, there are many great private primary or elementary schools across Poland. This includes non-public primary schools in Warsaw, Kraków, Poznán, Wrocław, Łódź, Gdańsk, Szczecin, Bydgoszcz, Lublin, and Rzeszów.  continue reading...


List of schools



School Location Grades Type Languages
The Canadian School of Warsaw
53 Ignacego Krasickiego Street
Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (2.5 years) to Grade 8 International Baccalaureate English
French
Polish
The Canadian School of Warsaw
11 Olimpijska Street
Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (2.5 years) to Grade 8 International Baccalaureate English
French
Polish
Gaudeamus
Ogrodowa 20 B
Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Cambridge IGCSE English
Polish
Gaudeamus Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Cambridge IGCSE English
Polish
International Trilingual School of Warsaw Warszawa, Poland Nursery (12 months) to Grade 6 American Curriculum
British National Curriculum
English
French
Polish
Zespoł Szkół Lauder Morasha Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (2.5 years) to Grade 8 English
French
Polish
Spanish
Academy International Warszawa, Poland Nursery (12 months) to Grade 8 English
Polish
Spanish
Warsaw Montessori School
Casa dei Bambini, Warsaw Montessori School
Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (18 months) to Grade 6 Montessori English
Polish
Casa dei Bambini, Warsaw Montessori School Warszawa, Poland Nursery (18 months) to Grade 6 Montessori English
Polish
Centrum Edukacji DANIEL Warszawa, Poland Nursery (18 months) to Grade 8 Montessori
Roman Catholic
Polish
Chrześcijańska Szkoła Samuel Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (2.5 years) to Grade 8 Roman Catholic English
Polish
Dwujęzyczna Szkoła Podstawowa Nr 1 Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 English
Polish
Montessori Elipsoida Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (2.5 years) to Grade 4 Montessori
Special needs and learning disorders focus
Polish
Centrum Edukacji Montessori (CEM) Warszawa, Poland Nursery (18 months) to Grade 8 Montessori
Special needs and learning disorders focus
English
Polish
Katolicki Zespół Edukacyjny im. Ks. Piotra Skargi Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (3 years) to Grade 8 Roman Catholic English
German
Polish
Spanish
Katolicka Szkoła Podstawowa Fundacji Na Rzecz Rodziny Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten to Grade 7 Roman Catholic English
Polish
Katolicka Szkoła Podstawowa Nr 109 Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 7 Roman Catholic English
Polish
Spanish
Katolicki Zespół Edukacyjny "Ogrodowa" Warszawa, Poland Grade 0 to Grade 8 Roman Catholic English
Polish
Korczakowska Szkoła Marzeń Warszawa, Poland Grade 0 to Grade 8 Polish
International Montessori School of Warsaw Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (3 years) to Grade 8 Montessori English
Polish
Spanish
Argonaut Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (24 months) to Grade 8 English
Polish
Towarzystwo Edukacyjne Vizja Gdańsk, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Cambridge IGCSE Polish
Multischool Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (24 months) to Grade 8 English
German
Polish
Nasza Szkoła Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (2.5 years) to Grade 6 Special needs and learning disorders focus Polish
Mała Szkoła Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 3 English
Polish
Spanish
The English Primary
Płyćwiańska 14
Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 English
Polish
The English Primary
Cisowa 13
Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 English
Polish
The English Primary
Obserwatorów 8
Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 English
Polish
The English Primary Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 English
Polish
Niepubliczna Integracyjna Szkoła Podstawowa im. Achillesa Ratti Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Special needs and learning disorders focus Polish
Vancouver schools Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Canadian Curriculum English
Polish
Krok po Kroku Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Special needs and learning disorders focus Polish
SZKOŁA W KONTAKCIE Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Special needs and learning disorders focus Polish
AURUS Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten to Grade 8 English
German
Polish
Nasza Szkoła im. J. Korczaka Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Cambridge IGCSE Polish
PRZEDSZKOLE MIASTO DZIECI
Szkoła Przyszłości
Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (24 months) to Grade 1 English
Polish
Szkoła Przyszłości Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (24 months) to Grade 8 English
Polish
Niepubliczna Szkoła Podstawowa im. Juliusza Verne'a
Marymoncka 34
Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 English
French
German
Polish
Spanish
Niepubliczna Szkoła Podstawowa im. Juliusza Verne'a Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 English
French
German
Polish
Spanish
Inspiracja Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (3 years) to Grade 8 English
German
Polish
Montessori Wesoła Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (2.5 years) to Preschool/Kindergarten Montessori English
Polish
Fundacji Primus Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten to Grade 7 English
French
German
Polish
Spanish
Niepubliczna Szkoła Podstawowa Nr 97 Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 6 International Baccalaureate English
Polish
Szkoła Promitis Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten to Grade 3 Montessori
Special needs and learning disorders focus
English
Polish
Trampoline Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (24 months) to Grade 8 French National Curriculum French
Polish
Uniwersytet Młodego Człowieka Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 English
Polish
Spanish
Waldorfska Szkoła Podstawowa im. Augusta Cieszkowskiego Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 7 Waldorf English
Polish
Nowatorska Szkoła Podstawowa Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Polish
Polski Ośrodek Edukacji Montessori Warszawa, Poland Nursery (12 months) to Grade 8 Montessori English
Polish
Mentis Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Canadian Curriculum English
Polish
Edison Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten to Grade 8 British National Curriculum English
Polish
La Fontaine
Rolna 177
Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (2.5 years) to Grade 8 French National Curriculum French
Polish
La Fontaine
Dygasińskiego 1
Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (2.5 years) to Grade 8 French National Curriculum French
Polish
La Fontaine Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (2.5 years) to Grade 8 French National Curriculum French
Polish
Pro Beanus Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten to Grade 8 English
German
Polish
Pro Futuro Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 British National Curriculum English
Polish
Prywatne Szkoły im. Cecylii Plater-Zyberkówny Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 English
Polish
Kolumbus Błonie, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 English
Polish
Spanish
Prywatna Szkoła Podstawowa Nr 105 Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten to Grade 8 English
German
Polish
Spanish
Prywatna Szkoła Podstawowa Nr 108 im. Matki Boskiej Nieustającej Pomocy Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten to Grade 8 Roman Catholic Polish
Prywatna Szkoła Podstawowa Nr 114 Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 7 English
French
Polish
Prywatna Szkoła Podstawowa Nr 41 Warszawa, Poland Nursery to Grade 8 Roman Catholic
Szkoła Niepokalanek Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Roman Catholic Polish
Prywatna Szkoła Podstawowa Nr 62 im. Joanny Kolasińskiej Warszawa, Poland Grade 0 to Grade 8 English
French
German
Polish
Prywatna Szkoła Podstawowa Nr 63 Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten to Grade 8 English
Polish
Niepubliczna Szkoła Podstawowa Nr 69 im. Zofii i Jędrzeja Moraczewskich Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten to Grade 3 English
French
Polish
Spanish
Szkoła Podstawowa Niepubliczna Nr 81 Fundacji "Rodzice Dzieciom" Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Polish
Prywatna Szkoła Podstawowa Nr 83 Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 3 English
German
Polish
Spanish
Prywatna Szkoła Podstawowa Nr 92 Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 6 English
French
German
Polish
Spanish
Didasko Warszawa, Poland Nursery to Grade 8 Polish
Moracz Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 6 English
German
Polish
Społeczna Szkoła Nr 10 i Gimnazjum Nr 27 Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Polish
Jaskółka Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Special needs and learning disorders focus Polish
Toruńska Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Polish
Bachmacka Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 English
Polish
Szkoła 16 STO Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 English
French
German
Polish
Społeczna Szkoła Podstawowa Nr 2, Gimnazjum Nr 333 STO Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (6 years) to Grade 8 English
French
German
Polish
Spanish
Społeczna Szkoła Podstawowa Nr 30 STO Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 7 English
German
Polish
Spanish
Społeczna Szkoła Podstawowa Nr 4 STO Warszawa, Poland Grade 0 to Grade 8 English
German
Polish
Spanish
Społeczna Szkoła Podstawowa Nr 5 im. Zawiszy Czarnego Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 7 English
German
Polish
Spanish
Szkoła Dać Szansę Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Special needs and learning disorders focus Polish
Szkoła Aktywności Twórczej Zielonka, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (6 years) to Grade 8 English
Polish
Akademia Dobrej Edukacji Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 English
Polish
Szkoła Podstawowa Chocimska Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 6 English
Polish
Heliantus Szkoła Podstawowa Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 English
Polish
Spanish
Niepubliczna Szkoła Podstawowa im. Samuela Bogumiła Lindego Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Roman Catholic English
French
German
Polish
Mikroszkoła Włochy Warszawa, Poland Grade 0 to Grade 3 Polish
Szkoła Montessori im. św. Urszuli Ledóchowskiej Warszawa, Poland Grade 0 to Grade 7 Cambridge IGCSE
Montessori
English
Polish
Szkoła Podstawowa Niepubliczna Nr 38 z Oddziałami Integracyjnymi im. Ireny Sendlerowej Warszawa, Poland Grade 0 to Grade 7 Special needs and learning disorders focus Polish
Super Szkoły Fundacji Pomocy Ludziom Niepełnosprawnym Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Special needs and learning disorders focus Polish
Szkoła Podstawowa Nr 2 Przymierza Rodzin im. ks. Jana Twardowskiego Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Montessori
Roman Catholic
English
French
German
Polish
Spanish
Szkoła Podstawowa Nr 24 STO Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 6 English
German
Polish
Spanish
Szkoła Podstawowa Nr 9 STO Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 6 English
German
Polish
Spanish
Szkoły Sióstr Felicjanek im. bł. M. Angeli Truszkowskiej Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Roman Catholic English
Polish
SPWR Szkoła Podstawowa Wspierania Rozwoju Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 7 Special needs and learning disorders focus English
Polish
The British Primary School of Wilanów Warszawa, Poland Nursery (24 months) to Grade 8 British National Curriculum English
Polish
Podstawowa Szkoła Międzynarodowa The International School
The International School
Warszawa, Poland Grade 0 to Grade 3 Canadian Curriculum English
Polish
The International School Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (6 years) to Grade 8 Canadian Curriculum English
Polish
Szkoła Waldorfska Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Waldorf English
French
German
Polish
WBS Warsaw Bilingual School Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (2.5 years) to Grade 8 English
Polish
Wonderful Years School Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Cambridge IGCSE
International Baccalaureate
English
Polish
Spanish
Szkoła Podstawowa Nr 3 Przymierza Rodzin Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Montessori English
French
German
Polish
Zespół Szkół Sióstr imienia Jezus Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Roman Catholic English
Polish
MyVinci School & Preschool Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (3 years) to Grade 0 English
German
Polish
Spanish
Gimnazjum Społeczne Nr 20 Zespół Szkół Bednarska Warszawa, Poland Nursery to Grade 8 English
French
German
Polish
Spanish
Społeczne Gimnazjum Startowa Zespół Szkół Bednarska Warszawa, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten to Grade 8 English
Polish
Społeczne Gimnazjum Hispaniola Zespół Szkół Bednarska Warszawa, Poland Nursery to Grade 8 English
Polish
Spanish
Bednarska Szkoła Podstawowa Zespół Szkół Bednarska Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 6 English
Polish
Spanish
International Montessori Academy Mokronos Górny, Poland Nursery (18 months) to Grade 8 British National Curriculum English
Polish
Pitagoras Niepubliczna Szkoła Podstawowa Nadarzyn, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 English
German
Polish
Prywatna Szkoła Podstawowa ”MIESZKO” Poznań, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 6 English
Polish
Spanish
Polsko-Amerykańskie szkoły Prywatne Szczecin, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 7 English
German
Polish
Prywatna Szkoła Podstawowaim. Marszałka Józefa Piłsudskiego Kraków, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 6 English
Polish
Dwujęzyczna Szkoła Podstawowa ATUT Fundacji Edukacji Międzynarodowe Wrocław, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 International Baccalaureate English
German
Polish
Spanish
IPS Wrocław, Poland Grade 0 to Grade 8 International Baccalaureate English
Polish
Montessori International School Poznań, Poland Montessori
Special needs and learning disorders focus
English
Villa Montessori Poznań, Poland Nursery (2.5 years) to Preschool/Kindergarten English
Polish
XXXIII Liceum Ogólnokształcące Dwujęzyczneim. Mikołaja Kopernika w Warszawie Warszawa, Poland International Baccalaureate English
Polish
American School of Wrocław Wrocław, Poland Nursery to Grade 8 International Baccalaureate English
Polish
Prywatne Liceum Ogólnokształcące im. Melchiora Wańkowicza Katowice, Poland International Baccalaureate English
German
Polish
Spanish
Modern Academy Toruń, Poland Grade 0 to Grade 8 English
French
Polish
Spanish
Szkoła Podstawowa Paderewski w Lublinie Lublin, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 6 English
German
Niepubliczna Szkoła Podstawowa i Gimnazjum 'Otwarte Drzwi' Poznań, Poland Montessori
Special needs and learning disorders focus
English
Polish
American Elementary School In Gdynia Gdynia, Poland Grade 0 to Grade 7 English
German
Polish
British International School, Gdansk Gdańsk, Poland English
French
German
Polish
Spanish
Sokrates Częstochowa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 7 English
German
Polish
Niepubliczna Szkoła Podstawowa z Przedszkolem Nasza Szkoła Gdańsk, Poland English
German
Polish
Spanish
Gdańska Szkoła Podstawowa „Lingwista” im. Zjednoczonej Europy Gdańsk, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 English
Polish
Gdańska Szkoła Podstawowa Gdańsk,, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 English
French
German
Polish
Spanish
Akademicka Szkoła Podstawowa Magellanum Gdańsk – Wrzeszcz, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 English
German
Polish
Eureka Zalesie Górne,, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten to Grade 8 English
Polish
Społeczna Waldorfska Szkoła Podstawowa Poznań, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Waldorf English
German
Polish
Niepubliczna Szkoła Podstawowa im. Alberta Einsteina Lublin, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten to Grade 6 English
Polish
Spanish
Niepubliczna Szkoła Podstawowa im. Marii Montessori Zielona Góra, Poland Grade 0 to Grade 5 Montessori English
Polish
Niepublicznej Szkoły Podstawowej Montesorii w Lublinie Lublin, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 7 Montessori English
Polish
Szkoła Podstawowa Paderewski w Lublinie Lublin, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 6 International Baccalaureate English
German
Polish
Spanish
Montessori Neo School Myślenice, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten to Grade 4 Montessori English
Polish
Spanish
Niepubliczna Szkoła Podstawowa Montessori Lublin, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 7 Montessori English
Polish
Montessori Mountain Schools Koszarawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Montessori English
Polish
Akademia Montessori Pruszcz Gdański, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 3 English
Polish
Szkoła Podstawowa Montessori w Pobiedziskach Pobiedzisk, Poland Grade 0 to Grade 3 English
Polish
Prywatna Lingwistyczna Szkoła Podstawowa Częstochowa, Poland Grade 0 to Grade 8 English
German
Polish
Spanish
Akademia Soward Częstochowa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 7 English
German
Polish
Spanish
Niepubliczna Szkoła Podstawowa „Piątka” Olsztyn, Poland Grade 0 to Grade 4 English
German
Polish
Spanish
Szkoła Podstawowa Filomata Gliwice, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 6 English
French
German
Polish
Międzynarodowa Szkoła Podstawowa w Zabrzu Zabrze, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 6 English
Polish
Prywatna Szkoła Podstawowawraz z Gimnazjum Legnica, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 English
German
Polish
Stowarzyszenie Edukacyjne Gorzów Wlkp., Poland Grade 0 to Grade 8
Nasza Szkoła Koszalin, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 English
French
Polish
Anglojęzyczna Szkoła Podstawowa „Europejczyk” Bielsko-Biała, Poland Grade 0 to Grade 6 English
Polish
Prywatna Szkoła Podstawowa SMYK Bielsko-Biała, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 6 English
Polish
Niepubliczna Anglojęzyczna Szkoła Podstawowa Oxford Bielsko-Biała, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 6 English
German
Polish
Prywatna Anglojęzyczna Szkoła Podstawowa Rybnik, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 6 English
Polish
Akademia Dzieci Ciekawych Świata Suwałki, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten to Grade 6 English
German
Polish
Spanish
Kolegium Szkół Prywatnych Kielce, Poland Grade 0 to Grade 6 English
French
German
Polish
Spanish
JAGIELLOŃCZYK Prywatna Szkoła Podstawowa Kalisz, Poland Grade 0 to Grade 8 English
German
Polish
Spanish
Dwujęzyczna Szkoła Podstawowa Smart School w Zamościu Zamość, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (3 years) to Grade 4 English
Polish
Dwujęzyczna Szkoła PodstawowaSmart School w Łodzi Łódź, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 English
Polish
Szkoła Podstawowa Lokomotywa Sopot, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten to Grade 8 English
Polish
Sopocka szkoła Montessori Sopot, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Montessori English
Polish
Prywatna Szkoła Podstawowa Liber Gdynia, Poland Grade 0 to Grade 8 English
German
Polish
Niepubliczna Szkoła Podstawowa Sokrates Gdańsk, Poland Grade 0 to Grade 6
English Montessori Preschool Katowice, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten to Grade 0 Montessori English
Polish
International Primary School of the Innovative Education Lodz, Poland Preschool/Kindergarten (5 years) to Grade 6 English
French
German
Polish
Szkoła Podstawowa Montessori w Rzeszowie Rzeszów, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 4 Montessori English
Polish
Inspiracja Prywatna Szkoła Podstawowa Nr 4 Kraków, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 English
French
German
Polish
Spanish
Wielicka Szkoła Montessori Wieliczka, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 5 Montessori English
Polish
Szkoła Podstawowa im. Piotra Michałowskiego w Krakowie Kraków, Poland Grade 0 to Grade 6 English
French
German
Polish
Spanish
Cracow International School Kraków, Poland Nursery (2.5 years) to Grade 6 Cambridge IGCSE English
Polish
Logos Niepubliczna Szkoła Podstawowa Kraków, Poland Grade 0 to Grade 3 English
Polish
Jaskółka - Autorska Szkoła Podstawowa Wrocław, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 7 English
French
Polish
Korczak Szkoła Montessori Warszawa, Poland Grade 1 to Grade 8 Montessori English
Polish
Cuda na kiju - Leśne przedszkole językowe Warszawa, Poland Nursery (3 years) to Preschool/Kindergarten English
French
Polish
Rubik Music School - Dwujęzyczne Przedszkole Muzyczne
Usypiskowa 14
Warszawa, Poland Nursery (24 months) to Preschool/Kindergarten English
Polish
Rubik Music School - Dwujęzyczne Przedszkole Muzyczne Warszawa, Poland Nursery (24 months) to Preschool/Kindergarten English
Polish
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4 Wygodna
Warszawa, Poland Nursery to Grade 0 Montessori English
Polish
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32 Nasielska
Warszawa, Poland Nursery to Grade 0 Montessori English
Polish
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5 Altowa
Warszawa, Poland Nursery to Grade 0 Montessori English
Polish
Ala ma kota
181C Aleje Jerozolimskie
Warszawa, Poland Nursery to Grade 0 Montessori English
Polish
Ala ma kota
16 Pistacjowa
Warszawa, Poland Nursery to Grade 0 Montessori English
Polish
Ala ma kota
32 Bronowska
Warszawa, Poland Nursery to Grade 0 Montessori English
Polish
Ala ma kota
95G Bruzdowa
Warszawa, Poland Nursery to Grade 0 Montessori English
Polish
Ala ma kota
4c Inflancka
Warszawa, Poland Nursery to Grade 0 Montessori English
Polish
Ala ma kota
1 Franciszka Klimczaka
Warszawa, Poland Nursery to Grade 0 Montessori English
Polish
Ala ma kota
11 Konstruktorska
Warszawa, Poland Nursery to Grade 0 Montessori English
Polish
Ala ma kota Warszawa, Poland Nursery to Grade 0 Montessori English
Polish



Facts about primary school education in Poland

Primary schools (szkoła podstawowa) in Poland tend to have some common traits. Many private and public primary schools have similar guidelines. Below, we describe some of the main ones.

Age range

Children must attend primary school (private and public) from the age of 7 to 13. They normally attend primary school for six years in total.

Curriculum and skills learned

Different primary schools have different learning objectives. Most schools, though, aim for your child to acquire several key skills.

The school day

In most schools, the day starts between 8am and 9am and ends between 2pm and 3pm. Normally, several lessons are given throughout the day. These are around 45 minutes long with with 5 or 10 minute breaks in between. Lunch is usually around 30 minutes

Grade levels

According to Alberta’s Poland International Education Guide, primary education is often divided into two stages. The first stage (I Etap), Grades 1 to 3, is called integrated education. In this stage, teachers create a schedule, with a flexible timetable and breaks, and monitor educational rogress. This stage often involves the planning of as many as 18 lessons per week, including three hours of physical education.

Activities and subjects for stage 1

(based on Alberta’s Poland International Education Guide)

Activities and subjectsCumulative hours per week in three years
Integrated teaching*54
Religion/ethics6
Hours at the principal's discretion**12
Total72

* Combines elements of language arts, arithmetic, natural sciences, social skills, and the fine and performing arts.
**Since September 2008, six hours are devoted to foreign language.

The second stage (II Etap) covers Grades 4 to 6. At this stage, teaching is arranged by subjects and provided by individual teachers. In addition to subjects, the curriculum recommends “educational paths” (sciezki edukacyjne), such as reading, media, ecology, and health and social education.

Activities and subjects for stage 2

(based on Alberta’s Poland International Education Guide)

SubjectsCumulative hours per week in three years
Language arts16
History and social studies4
The arts (music and/or visual arts)4
Modern foreign language8
Math12
Natural science9
General technical subjects2
Computer science2
Physical education12
Lessons with the homeroom teacher3
Religion/ethics6
Hours at the principal’s discretion9
Total87

Types of private primary schools

There are many different kinds of private or non-public primary schools in Poland. These schools can differ in terms of teaching philosophy, focus, and more. It’s important to choose a school that’s right for your child.

Benefits of private primary schools

There are lots of reasons to send your child to a private primary or elementary school in Poland. As we all know, the early years, including the primary years, from 7 to 13, are critical to a child's development.

Of course, private school is a big commitment. It’s a big investment of time, energy and resources. That said, there are lots of advantages to sending your child to a non-public primary school.

Choosing a private primary school

Narrowing down a list of private schools may seem overwhelming. But choosing the right school doesn’t have to be a stressful process.

Here are some tips:

Also, consider the following questions:



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