Admissions Process

Our application process is treated primarily as an opportunity for us to learn as much as possible about candidates for our school. In accordance with our innovative approach to education, we have also created a recruitment process unlike any other in Poland.

All candidates to our school will receive feedback on their academic skills and proficiencies from our first-class faculty of teachers.

Families may have various motivations for choosing Akademeia High School, but all are united by an uncompromising belief in securing the finest educational provision for their children Poland has to offer.

  • Entry Points
  • We offer a Four-Year Programme, comprising two years of iGCSE taught alongside our own assessed courses, followed by the Two-Year A Level programme, as in the United Kingdom.

    • Year 10 – most students will join us in Year 10 for the Four-Year Programme.

    Students may also join the school in:

    • Year 12 – for the Two-Year Programme, involving only A Levels;
    • Foundation Year (Year 9) – for a preparatory One-Year programme before they start the regular Akademeia High School curriculum.

Grade level comparison: Poland vs other countries

A comparison of the Polish, British, American, Canadian, and IB grade level systems.

Akademeia High School/UK Poland USA & Canada IB
Year 9 (Foundation Year) 8th grade of Primary School Grade 8 Middle years programme
Year 10 (iGCSE) 1st grade of High School Grade 9 Middle years programme
Year 11 (iGCSE) 2nd grade of High School Grade 10 Middle years programme
Year 12 (A Level) 3rd grade of High School Grade 11

Diploma programme

Year 13 (A Level) 4th grade of High School Grade 12

Diploma programme

The Application Process

During the various stages of application, we aim to learn as much as possible about the skills and aptitudes of the student in order to assess their suitability for our school.

On request, parents can meet individually with an admissions tutor to learn more about how the school functions, the requirements of the academic programme, the school’s teaching philosophy and the later stages of the recruitment process.

Taking part in our assessment weekend

Fifth Form Entry

Our Year 9 and 10 Assessment Weekends include:

  1. Two university style lectures followed by a short test. This helps us to better understand the candidate’s abilities to process new content and draw conclusions.
  2. English Language and Mathematics competency tests in order to ascertain the candidate’s current attainment in these critical core areas.
  3. An individual meeting with a subject teacher, in whichwe assess not the candidate’s current knowledge but also, more importantly, their approach to learning.
  4. Two groups tasks, in which we assess students’ teamworking and communication skills, as well as their ability to digest information in a classroom setting.


Sixth Form Entry

Our Year 12 Assessment Weekends include:

  1. An interdisciplinary university style lecture supplemented with a short test, helping us gauge the candidate’s ability to process new information and draw conclusions.
  2. An English Language competency test, in order to ascertain the candidate’s current proficiency (and Mathematics if it is an A Level choice).
  3. Individual meetings with subject teachers. Students will meet with teachers of their subjects of choice to assess their current proficiency as well as their approach to learning.
  4. A meeting with Admissions, University and Careers and Heads of Forms. This helps us determine the candidate’s suitability for their A Level preferences and provides a valuable opportunity for candidate’s to learn about higher education and career pathways.

Rules of recruiment

Contact our Admissions Team

If you have any additional questions about our admissions process or would like to schedule an individual meeting, please contact our Admissions team via our Enquiry Form and we will be delighted to assist you.

Enquiry Form

+ 48 22 299 87 80

+48 538 052 454



Assessment Weekend

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