Breathtaking views during the Karkonosze hiking trip
A group of our Year 12 and Year 13 students and three teachers spent a fantastic October weekend enjoying a challenging hiking trip. Accompanied by the professional mountain guide, our students hiked the main Karkonosze Ridge (Grzbiet Karkonoski), covering 36 km of a distance with a total ascent of 1,500 m.
Students taking A levels in Fine Art, 3D Design, Photography and History of Art recently had the opportunity to see and discuss the current temporary exhibition of Ursula von Rydingsvard’s monumental organic sculptures at the Orońsko Sculpture Centre.
100% of early round applications to Bocconi University accepted!
The Early Bird catches the worm, or in this case, wins places at one of Europe's top Universities.
100% of our Year 13 students who submitted early round applications to Bocconi University, Milan, Italy, were offered places on their chosen courses last week.
Faculty Lecture: Why Artistic License Matters in Historical Fiction and Film
On September 28, Dr Adam Anders delivered a lecture on a thought-provoking topic: ‘The First Lie Wins: Why Artistic License Matters in Historical Fiction and Film.’ Dr Anders, with his interdisciplinary approach, investigated what made an interesting story, exploring examples from historical fiction and film.
On September 28th, our Year 11 students, together with their teachers from the Polish department, went on a trip to Łódź to learn more about the realm of "Promissed Land" by Władysław Reymont and its film adaptation by Andrzej Wajda.
Congratulations to our two finalists in the 2021 Global Essay Competition
Congratulations to two of our students: Jakub R (Year 9) and Tomasz K (Year 13) on being shortlisted as the 2021 Global Essay Competition Finalists. The John Locke Institute’s annual competition is internationally recognized as a way to build students’ knowledge and refine their argumentation and research skills.
All interested AHS students, parents, and faculty members are invited to join us for the Akademeia Seminar with Ms Anna Alboth, a Polish activist, journalist, blogger and media officer at Minority Rights Group on September 30 at 5:30pm.
Over 50 clubs and co-curricular activities on offer this term!
The list of our after school clubs is growing year on year, reflecting the diverse interests of our students and the expertise of our faculty. More and more clubs are being offered as student-initiated and student-run projects. From September 6-11, during the Trial Week, our students had a chance to try out from a variety of over 50 programmes!
It is our pleasure to launch this September the new series of Akademeia Seminars. The idea behind this initiative is to create a space where the most important social issues can be discussed with experts in the field. The leading topic for the Term 1 seminars is: 'Understanding Human Rights'.
Akademeia High School is celebrating outstanding 2021 A Level results with 91% of A*- A grades and exceptional 63% of A* grades. Our graduates have been successful in obtaining offers from the renowned universities around the world.
Science Talks Seminar: The Forgotten Stories of Radiation Protection
Another great lecture from one of the Science Talks guests! This time in her talk “The Forgotten Stories of Radiation Protection” Dr Reszczyńska inspired our students to think in an interdisciplinary way!
On Friday 16th April ARTLAB hosted a lecture with Greg Jonkajtys - director, animator and visual effects artist who graduated from Warsaw's Academy of Fine Arts, and has worked in the TV and feature film industry for the last 20 years.
AHS Team in the national finals of European Space Agency’s CanSat competition!
Have you ever wondered just how difficult it would be to design, build and launch your own satellite? Our intrepid team of five Akademeia High School students decided to give it a go (with a little support from the European Space Agency)!
Science Talks Seminar: Develop a superpower – physics of scuba diving
On Feb 10th, our guest at the Science Talks seminar was Mr Sebastian Dobrowolski, who presented about the physics of scuba diving. Mr Dobrowolski is a co-founder of the International Diving Federation and an instructor for recreation, technical, and cave diving.
Led by our own highly experienced team of teachers, our evening courses are adapted to an online mode of learning and are the perfect preparatory courses for students considering applying to Akademeia full-time.
Online workshop in the Educational Department of the Jewish Historical Institute
Our Year 12 History students had an opportunity to meet Ms Agnieszka Witkowska-Krych from the Educational Department of the Jewish Historical Institute for a workshop devoted to historical sources from the Ringelblum's Archive.
How to plan your academic future? How to choose the right university and the best degree for you?
Where do you start your research and what factors should you consider in your decision-making process? What will be the impact of Covid-19 and Brexit on higher education globally?
Four of our students met the plank challenge and held a plank for 2 minutes – Kalina, Natalia, Nathalie and Aleksy. What a great achievement! What’s more two of our teachers also took up the challenge – Mark Kelly and Ryan Bromley – with Mark achieving a record of 4 minutes! All of the participants will receive Akademeia’s t-shirts.
Just before Easter, we announced a film competition to create a short film about an object you find at home. The winner of the contest is Mirka, Year 12 student, with her film "Outside the box". The second prize goes to Franek, Year 10 student, who recorded a film called "Cap". Congratulations!
Akademeia recommendations for Easter break activities
We would like to share with you a variety of recommendations for the Easter break, which were inspired by both our teachers and students. They include reading lists, online opportunities and off-screen activities.
Message from the Akademeia Management Team to Parents and Guardians
Thank you all very much indeed for your support and your patience in these uncertain times. There is so much that we cannot yet know about the social and economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic that it is difficult for everyone, from governments to individuals, to plan ahead. However our strategy has been and remains to keep the school running as close to normal as possible via online teaching and learning.
St. Patrick’s Day – Akademeia students’ presentation
This presentation on St. Patrick's Day was supposed to be delivered by our Pre-A students during today's usual Assembly. Instead, our students have moved online and prepared a short video presentation, which they have agreed to share with everyone!
Our students organised the Children’s Rights Conference with the honorary patronage of UNICEF Poland to honour the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by the UN General Assembly in November 1989.
Theoretical & Statistical Modelling of North Atlantic Sea Surface
We kindly invite you to our Open Faculty Lecture "Theoretical & Statistical Modelling of North Atlantic Sea Surface" by Dr Peter Kowalski, Mathematics teacher at Akademeia High School. The lecture will be given on Thursday, 30th January, at 6:30 pm, in our Auditorium.
Join us for the meeting with the representatives from University College London (UCL), London School of Economics (LSE) and King’s College London. This year, we will also host the representatives of Imperial College London.
Pearson training in Mathematics – 21st & 22nd November
On 21st and 22nd of November Akademeia High School hosts a two-day face to face training especially designed for teachers currently delivering/looking to deliver the Pearson Edexcel International A Level Mathematics specifications.
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