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  • Education in Poland

    In poland, schooling is compulsory for children aged 7 to 18. Parents are requires to make sure their children go to school. this includes enrolling children for school, making it possible for children to regularly attend classes, and creating appropriate learning conditions at home. from the age of 7 – primary school Every child is guaranteed a place at their district school, as per their place of residence, based on enrolment application made by their parent to the school's head...

  • Care over children aged 0-3

    As part of the programme called #WarszawaDlaNajmłodszych (Warsaw for the youngest), as of September 2019, all places in municipal crèches are free-of-charge - and it currently includes places for over 14,500 children. Within the last two years, the number of places in crèche care has increased by over 95 percent. This was possible due to building 6 new crèches, upgrading 1 facility, and financing places in private institutions. In 2021, we are planning to open further 5 crèches in...

  • Children aged 3 to 6 – preschool education

    Children aged 3 to 6, and in special cases children aged 2.5, go to preschools. 6-year-old children are subject to compulsory preschool preparation (zerówka). Enrolment to preschools, preschool departments, and first classes in primary schools starts every year in late February/early March and is conducted using an electronic system. The head teacher makes the decision whether to admit the child into the school during the school year. Some schools in Warsaw have opened their first...

  • Eight-year primary school and post-primary schools

    The first stage, in classes 1-3 for children aged 7-9, involves early school education. Currently, at the request of parents (or guardians), children at the age of 6 can also commence education in a primary school, provided that in the year preceding their first school year in primary school they have completed preschool education or have an educational psychology assessment confirming they can start their primary school education. At the first stage of education, classes are...

  • Preparation departments for international students

    For international students who are subject to compulsory schooling and do not speak Polish or their knowledge of the Polish language is insufficient for them to be schooled, and who need to have their education adjusted to their educational needs, and also require special arrangements to support their education, school administrators can create preparation departments. Students who experience adaptation difficulties associated with cultural differences or change of the educational...