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Examinations
Director of University Entrance
Alex Zarganis
MA Teachers College, Columbia University / MBA Columbia Business School
Director of University Entrance
Alex Zarganis
MA Teachers College, Columbia University / MBA Columbia Business School

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Accreditations

Akademeia High School’s Exam Centre is accredited by a number of boards and organisations to administer examinations on their behalf.

These include the following:

  • A Levels and GCSE with Cambridge International Education Assessment (CIE)
  • International A Levels, International GCSE, A Levels, and GCSE with Pearson Edexcel
  • A Levels and GCSE with AQA
  • Pre-university examinations with Cambridge Assessment

Cambridge International Education Assessment (CIE)

Cambridge International Education Assessment is an organisation that is part of the world-leading University of Cambridge.

Cambridge IGCSE is the world’s most popular international qualification for 14 to 16 year olds. It is recognised by leading universities and employers worldwide, and is an international passport to progression and success. Developed over 25 years ago, it is tried, tested and trusted by schools worldwide. Cambridge IGCSE provides broad and balanced study across a wide range of subjects, using learner-centred and enquiry-based approaches to learning.

Thousands of learners worldwide gain places at leading universities worldwide including those in the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, Singapore, Egypt, Jordan, South Africa, the Netherlands, Germany and Spain every year with Cambridge International AS & A Levels. The syllabuses develop a deep understanding of subjects and independent thinking skills.

Cambridge International AS & A Level develops learners’ knowledge, understanding and skills in:

  • In-depth subject content
  • Independent thinking
  • Applying knowledge and understanding to new as well as familiar situations
  • Handling and evaluating different types of information source
  • Thinking logically and presenting ordered and coherent arguments
  • Making judgements, recommendations and decisions
  • Presenting reasoned explanations, understanding implications and communicating them logically and clearly
  • Working and communicating in English

Edexcel

Edexcel is the brand name for academic and general qualifications from Pearson, including GCSEs and A levels, as well as some vocational qualifications.

Designed to advance learners’ skills while developing knowledge, Edexcel’s qualifications help learners either progress to higher education or go directly into employment. They are grounded in the quality and traditions of the British education system made relevant for today’s UK and international learners.

By combining world-class qualification standards with a forward thinking approach and international content, Edexcel qualifications are the ideal pathway to today’s top universities, offering learners access to tomorrow’s global opportunities.


AQA

AQA is an independent education charity and the largest provider of academic qualifications taught in schools and colleges.

They set and mark the papers for around half of all GCSEs and A-levels taken every year.

AQA qualifications are highly valued by employers and universities and enable young people to progress to the next stage of their lives. They suit a range of abilities and include GCSEs, AS and A-levels.  Through their joint venture with Oxford University Press, Oxford International AQA Examinations, AQA offers a range of International GCSEs and A-levels specifically designed for international curriculum schools outside the UK.


Cambridge Assessment Admission Testing

Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing offers a range of tests to support selection and recruitment for higher education, professional organisations and governments around the world.

Underpinned by robust and rigorous research, our assessments include:

  • assessments in thinking skills
  • admissions tests for medicine and healthcare
  • behavioural styles assessment
  • subject-specific admissions tests.

Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing is part of a not-for-profit department of the University of Cambridge.

Our centre (PL009) offers the following examinations:

  • BMAT (BioMedical Admissions Test)
  • CAT (Classics Admissions Test)
  • ELAT (English Literature Admissions Test)
  • HAT (History Aptitude Test)
  • IMAT (Medical Admissions Test)
  • MAT (Mathematics Admissions Test)
  • MLAT (Modern Languages Admissions Test)
  • OLAT (Oriental Languages Aptitude Test)
  • PAT (Physics Aptitude Test)
  • PHIL (Philosophy Test)
  • STEP (Sixth Term Examination Paper)
  • TMUA (Test of Mathematics for University Admission)
  • TSA (Thinking Skills Assessment)

More information about these exams can be found at the Cambridge Assessment.

We can also provide external students with the possibility to sit the exams in our school.


Practical details

Location: Akademeia High School, ul. Ledóchowskiej 2, Warsaw

Test Standard fee Late fee
BMAT TBA TBA
All other tests TBA n/a


How to register

Send an email to examcentre@akademeia.edu.pl requesting to sign up. You’ll be sent an online registration form collecting necessary details and with information on how to make payment for the exam.

Results

BMAT and TSA results will be accessible online on the Cambridge Assessment website; you’ll be provided with a username and password on exam day.

Refunds

Under the appropriate circumstances, Akademeia High School’s Exam Centre may issue a refund. Those circumstances are as follows:

  • If you cancel your registration before the close of registration, you will receive 100% of a refund.
  • If you cancel or are absent during the examination due to illness, death of a close relative, or other emergencies, you may receive 50% of the registration fee under the condition that you provide acceptable evidence to support your request. This request must be made and all relevant evidence must be submitted to Akademeia High School’s Exam Centre no later than 5 working days after the date of the examination.

Examination conduct

Exam candidates are expected to follow the rules and regulations specified in the Cambridge Assessment Admission Testing’s Notice to Candidates as well as the instructions of representatives of the Akademeia High School’s Exam Centre, including examination officers and invigilators.


Information for private candidates (A-levels, GCSE)

Individuals not associated with Akademeia High School or Tutorial College may request to take A Level, GCSE, International A Levels, or IGCSE through the Pearson Edexcel examination board. The fee structure for this service is outlined below.

If interested, please inquire by writing the Exam Centre at examcentre@akademeia.edu.pl.

Basic private candidate fees

Description of fee Price
Annual candidate fee (1 September – 31 August) £ 50,00
Exam board fee per paper varies
Written exam surcharge per paper £ 50,00
Oral exam surcharge per paper £ 70,00
Cash-in fee per subject £ 25,00
Courier fee per paper £ 30,00

Additional fees

Description of fee Price 

Access arrangements administration fee

£ 100,00 per candidate

Separate room and individual invigilator fee

£ 35,00 per hour

Laptop rental

£ 10,00 per hour

Reader/Scribe

£ 15,00 per hour

Contact information

Akademeia High School
Exam Centre
ul. Ledóchowskiej 2
02-972 Warsaw
Poland

tel. +48 22 299 87 90
examcentre@akademeia.edu.pl


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