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  • Highest Quality Learning

    Regular investment in our facilities helps improve the learning experience for all.

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  • Nord Anglia Education

    Through Nord Anglia University our teaching staff maintain the highest standards of a rigorous British education.

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  • Student Aspirations

    We aim for all our students to become 'Global Learners, Aspiring Leaders.'

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  • Global Opportunities

    We are a truly international school with students attending from over 70 different countries

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  • Admissions are open

    We operate an open admissions policy because we believe that given the right learning environment every child can grow and thrive to be an outstanding success in life.

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  • Any questions?

    We have a dedicated team waiting to hear from you and support with your transition to the School.

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  • Connect

    Through our Connect section you can find out the latest from our school and from other schools in the Nord Anglia Education global family.

  • Be Ambitious

    The British School Warsaw has been running the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme since 2001. It is the best course to follow for entry to the best universities, worldwide.

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Application Process

The British School Warsaw accepts students aged 2½ -18 years old, throughout the academic year. The school operates an open admissions policy.

We understand that your relocation to Warsaw, or the timing for changing schools for your child, may not coincide with the start of the school year or even the beginning of a term. We accept admissions throughout the year and, subject to the availability of places, we are happy to welcome new students at any time.  Your child will be allocated to a class according to their date of birth.

Enrolment Process

Step 1: Contact Us

We aim to provide a friendly and informative service. We are very happy to offer information by telephone or email so please contact our admissions team using the contacts below. We accept admissions throughout the year.

Online Enquiry form:  Admissions Enquiry Form

Email: admissions@thebritishschool.pl

Tel: (+48) 22 842 32 81

Step 2: Book an Admissions Visit

Nothing can replace a face-to-face visit and tour of our school – but when that isn't possible, a Virtual Discovery Meeting is the next best thing.  Once we’ve learned more about you and your family’s expectations, we’ll arrange a convenient time for your personalised 1:1 meeting with our Admissions team in which you can discover more about our educational offer and get answers to any questions you may have. 

Book a Visit here: Admissions & Visit Enquiry 

Step 3: The Application

Once you have made the decision to join our school, there are a few steps to take before we offer a place. We ask you to submit the following documents:

*Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

We have a dedicated team of learning support specialists who can provide for a range of needs. The provision is limited, however. If your child has social, emotional, academic, physical, developmental or behavioural challenges, you need to discuss this with us fully at this stage. We may not have the capacity to cater to your child and it is better to know this before proceeding.

Step 4: Assessment

The British School Warsaw is a nonselective school.

A place will be offered upon the evaluation of the Application form, previous school reports covering at last the most recent full school year and places available in specific year group.

For Early Years – Year 6: No formal assessment is required.

For Year 7 – 9 applicants:  We ask all students to complete an online cognitive ability test (CAT4) for information purposes only, not influencing the decision on students’ admission to school.

For Year 10 -11 applicants:  All students may be asked to attend an interview with our Head of Secondary/school representative to discuss their IGCSE subject choices. In addition, we ask all students to complete an online cognitive ability test (CAT4) for information purposes only, not influencing the decision on students’ admission to school.

For Year 12-13 applicants: All students will be asked to attend an interview with our Head of Secondary/Vice Principal/Head of IB Diploma Programme to explain the nature of the IBDP and discuss IBDP subject choices. In addition, we ask all students to complete an online cognitive ability test (CAT4) for information purposes only, not influencing the decision on students’ admission to school.

Step 5: Finalising the Enrolment Process

When steps 1 – 4 are complete, we are ready to offer a place and confirm a start date. We will require the completion of the following documents to finalise the enrolment process:

  • Acceptance Agreement
  • Medical Form
  • Language Background Form
  • Emergency Contact Form

Based on these documents, the school will send you an invoice for an additional tuition fee for new joining students (3 000 PLN) and deposit (4 000 PLN). The Admissions team will confirm the official enrolment upon the receipt of the above amounts.

Step 6: Starting School

Starting a new school can be a daunting experience for students as well as parents. Our school of over 70 nationalities makes us a diverse and welcoming community where parents and children enjoy making new friends. We have an active Parent Teacher Association (PTA) which together with our class and country representatives, play a key role in ensuring each family is welcomed.

When the student starts at the beginning of the academic, we will offer an Orientation Welcome Day where you will be able to meet your child’s teacher and ask any outstanding questions to make sure your child settles in quickly and happily. 

Useful information

  • Admissions Policy