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Private schools in Gdańsk and Gdynia

Find the top private and non-public schools in Gdańsk and Gdynia



There are lots of great private schools in Gdańsk and Gdynia, in Poland. These schools offer preschool, elementary, middle, and high school programs. This includes schools in the areas of Oliwa Przymorze, Matarnia, Witomino, and Chylonia. It also includes schools in the nearby regions of Pruszcz Gdański, Rumia, Kowale, and Starogard Gdański.  continue reading...


List of schools

School  ( = Featured ) Grades Type Languages / Type
0 Prywatna Szkoła Podstawowa Liber
Żeromskiego 26, Gdynia, 81-346
0 American Elementary School In Gdynia
Łowicka 41, Gdynia, 81-504
0 Niepubliczna Szkoła Podstawowa z Przedszkolem Nasza Szkoła
Ciołkowskiego 10, Gdańsk, 80-463
0 Niepubliczna Szkoła Podstawowa Sokrates
Zakopiańska 37a,, Gdańsk, 80-142
0 Gdańska Szkoła Podstawowa „Lingwista” im. Zjednoczonej Europy
Św. Barbary 1, Gdańsk, 80-753
0 British International School, Gdansk
Tysiąclecia 29, Gdańsk, 80-366
0 Towarzystwo Edukacyjne Vizja
Piekarnicza 16B, Gdańsk, 80
0 Akademickie Liceum Ogólnokształcące
Gdyńskich Kosynierów 11/8, Gdańsk, 80-866

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Many of these schools cater to international students from Canada, the US, Britain, and other countries. Many offer English-language instruction, and some offer bilingual, Polish-English instruction. Most Gdańsk and Gdynia schools also admit local residents from across Poland, including the cities of Warsaw, Kraków, Poznań, Wrocław, Łódź, Szczecin, Bydgoszcz, Lublin, and Rzeszów.

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Types of schools in Gdańsk and Gdynia

There are many different types of private and non-public schools in Gdańsk and Gdynia, Poland. This includes both alternative and mainstream schools offering a wide range of programs. Below, we describe some of the main kinds of private schools you’ll find in Gdańsk and Gdynia.

International schools: These schools are geared toward foreign students, from Canada, the US, and across Europe. Normally, though, they admit students from Gdańsk, Gdynia, and throughout Poland. International schools in Gdańsk and Gdynia normally offer English-language instruction in most or all courses. Some also offer bilingual, English-Polish instruction. And many offer the International Baccalaureate (IB), a world-renowned program with a high-level and challenging curriculum.

Social schools: These are normally non-public (and non-profit) schools created by social organizations such as the Social Education Association (STO). Parents are often heavily involved in social schools in Gdańsk and Gdynia, working closely with students, teachers, and staff. These schools also tend to have small classes, use innovative teaching methods, and aim to build the social skills of students.

Montessori schools: There are plenty of Montessori schools and preschools in Gdańsk, Gdynia, and all over Poland. These schools are child-centred and closely follow Maria Montessori’s principles of education. They offer lots of self-directed learning, hands-on learning, child-to-child teaching, and group work. They also focus on the development of social and practical skills, and promote independence and responsibility. Many Montessori schools in Poland, including in Warsaw, are accredited by a certifying institute, such as the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI), and have teachers trained at the Polish Montessori Institute (PMI).

Special needs schools: These schools provide support for students with one or more special need. This includes physical, learning, linguistic, social, behavioural, and psychological needs. Many private and non-public schools in Gdańsk and Gdynia offer small classes, differentiated instruction, and extra attention and resources for special needs students. Some of these schools offer full-time special needs support through a dedicated class or program. Others offer part-time support through a “withdrawal” special education class or through in-class accommodations or modifications.

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