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


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

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    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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    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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Preparing for the Future

The British School Warsaw recognises the importance of helping our students to prepare for the future. Members of staff are always available to offer support and advice, and a system of mentoring and guidance ensures our students make the right choices.

We aim to not only provide an outstanding teaching and learning environment, but also to support and guide students to make informed decisions about their future. Our careers programme, embedded across the curriculum, inspires students to achieve their full potential. It includes a wide range of events and opportunities to equip them with the knowledge and skills they need to develop their career path.

The careers programme is primarily based on career guidance offered in the new PSHE programme, as well as through access to two comprehensive career portals with personalised profiles:

Careers Events

The school arranges a variety of events and activities where students can meet representatives from business, education, voluntary organisations and former students, offering inspiration and guidance in a wide range of career areas. Regular events involving external participants include:

  • the careers club
  • employer talks 
  • university visits 
  • practice interviews for IB students 

Open days / visits to your company

We are looking for institutions willing to welcome a group of interested students for a tour around their workplace and a meeting with the employees.

Further details are in Career visit form.


Work experience

We are interested in placements for our work experience programme. If your company is able to host selected students for supervised work experience, please email careers@thebritishschool.pl.

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University Guidance

Whilst traditionally the majority of our IB graduates have applied to UK Russell Group universities, we are aware that the higher education landscape is both vast and dynamic, and that plenty of competitive alternatives are available. We aim to provide a high standard of global university guidance, via formal presentations and information events for entire year groups and bespoke one-to-one meetings with individual students.

Students are encouraged to be proactive and independent in their research, but also to make appointments with tutors and guidance counsellors to discuss options and to seek help with completing application forms.

The Resource Room, adjacent to the IB College Learning Centre, is stocked with university prospectuses and guides on a variety of related subjects, for example, additional testing required for university applicants, such as IELTS and SATs. This room also provides a useful space for quiet research and small group discussions with advisers.

Year 12 events:

  • October: Workshop on university options and applications processes; Bridge-U registration. 
  • November: Visit to British Council HE Exhibition in Warsaw; visit of representatives and presentation from the London School of Economics (LSE), University College London (UCL) and Kings College London (KCL).
  • March: University Information Evening for students and parents; visit of Dutch Universities to TBS.
  • May: Visit to Warsaw of Oxford University Representative. 
  • June: Workshop - course choices and personal statement drafts.

Year 13 university application deadlines:

  • September: Completion of personal statements and application forms for UK and USA early decision. 
  • October: Applications sent for Oxford, Cambridge, Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science (by 15th October).
  • November: Remaining university applications for UK, USA and Netherlands.
  • January: Final deadline for UCAS (UK) (15th January) and US applications.
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Get Involved

We are continually enriching our careers programme with input from parents, former students and a variety of organisations. We highly value and appreciate the growing professional network within our community, and we are always delighted to hear from others who would like to play a part in our programme.


The key contacts for our careers programme are:

Christine Lipsey, Head of IBDP
Email: christine.lipsey@thebritishschool.pl