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CityWarsaw
CurriculumsIB, British, and International
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 20 students / class
Maximum 23 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 41,000 zł
to: 99,415 zł
This school has more than one campus in Warsaw:
Main Campus: Ages 6 to 18

Address: ul. Limanowskiego 15 02-943 Warsaw, Poland

Early Years Centre: Ages 2 to 6

Address: ul. Jarosława Dąbrowskiego 84 02-571 Warsaw, Poland

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Number of students

1180

Number of nationalities represented in the school

74

Most common nationality

Polish

Ratio of local students to international students

11:1

Max. number of students per class

TBSW plans its Nursery classes with a maximum of 16 students with a qualified teacher supported by one or two Assistants. From Reception to Year 6 Class sizes are 23.

Average number of students per class

20

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Polish, German, French, Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

Early Years Centre: Every classroom is fitted with an interactive whiteboard. Technology for learning is a key element in TBSW's provision and this is integrated into its curriculum. To support this, amongst other equipment, TBSW has an iPad trolley and laptop computers to ensure that technology is accessible to young learners at the right place and the right time to meet their needs.

Main Campus: ICT suites and mobile computer facilities, linked to a fully functional wireless (wi-fi) system across the school.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Homework starts in a small way in TBSW's Reception year with word recognition and describing picture books. By the time a student is in Year 6 they are given a balanced amount of homework that incorporates the core subjects, as well as reading and spellings.

As students move up through the school, the time spent on homework will increase to reflect the growing demands of the curriculum and importance of assignments, particularly where study for external examinations are concerned.

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Prior to enrolment, where necessary, the school reserves the right to interview and test the child, checking their English language ability and certain academic standards.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma, IGCSE

Results in these examinations

For the 2020/21 academic school year, The British School Warsaw achieved a pass rate of 91% this year in IBDP. The average score was 35 diploma points, 2 points higher than the IB global average of 33. One of our students achieved an impressive score of 45 points This result also showcases the difference that Nord Anglia Education schools bring to students’ academic results.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

The Learning Support department provides academic support, to those of our students who have identified learning needs, in order to successfully develop to their fullest academic potential. Learning Support is dedicated to creating an engaging learning environment that fosters academic success and addresses barriers to learning. We aim to support students with mild learning difficulties such as dyslexia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia or ASD.

Learning support offered

Learning Support department provides targeted assistance for children that need additional help. TBSW's Learning Support teaching team is made up of specialist teachers with experience in this area.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

Nursery - KG3: 8:30
G1 - G12: 8:00

School finish time

Nursery - G5: 15:00
G6 - G12: 16:00

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Brain training, ceramics, chess, Chinese, fencing, football, gymnastics, leadership in programming, swimming, storytelling and activities, technology, turn into a bookworm, Arabic, ballet, basketball, green club, athletics, string orchestra, tap dancing, yoga, brain fitness, martial arts, choir, running, drama, drawing, Lego club, painting, tag rugby, Zumba, aerospace, arts and crafts, film club, experimental physics, history bee, helping hands club, numeracy, debate, robotics, reading, softball, badminton, Marvel madness, meditation.

School provided lunches

Yes

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes

Sports facilities at the school

Early Years Centre: outside playground
Main Campus: indoor and outdoor play facilities, sports halls

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The British School Warsaw inspires its students to achieve the highest academic standard in all that they do, providing a premium education in Poland within a safe, happy and supportive environment. At our school, your child will receive the very best of British academics, delivered by outstanding teachers in an international environment that promotes respect, discipline and hard work. Your child will leave our school with everything they need for success – whatever they choose to be or do in life. Your family will be part of a vibrant, international community that promotes well-being and social responsibility, whilst developing cultural awareness.

Teaching approach of the school

Our experienced national and international teaching team have a weatlh of experience both in the UK and overseas. All hold UK Qualified Teacher Status, or equivalent. Many hold a Masters Degree and some a PhD. They deliver high quality and personalised lessons to help our students achieve academic success. 

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