About the school
Welcome to The Polish School of Sydney website!
We are a dynamic and progressive Polish community school located in Randwick, Sydney, operating since 2004. We offer Polish language education at all levels and for all ages.
Our school is one of the biggest Polish schools in Australia. Currently, there are over 130 students enrolled in our language programs.
Students are out priority. The school’s management makes every effort to ensure our classes are delivered to the highest standard and with a use of the latest teaching strategies and aids.
We are proud to employ a professional, highly qualified team of experienced teachers. Through their devotion and continuous professional development, our teachers greatly contribute to maintaining the highest educational standards at our school.
Our mission is to teach Polish language, promote national values, Polish culture, traditions and history. We wish to demonstrate to our students that bilingualism and biculturalism are fascinating, most useful and of course possible!
Classes at the Polish School of Sydney are a fusion of substantive and methodical preparation with a truly Polish, warm, family atmosphere.
If you’re interested in learning Polish, please explore our offer and the available programs.
All classes are run on Saturday between 9-12pm, during the school year.
“The primary aim of The Polish School in Randwick, Sydney is to teach the Polish language effectively, so that our graduates can freely communicate in Polish both verbally and in writing.
It’s equally as important to us to promulgate broadly defined Polish culture. Our efforts focus on developing and maintaining Polish identity, strengthening the sense of connection with Poland and instilling pride in the Polish ancestry in our students. ”
The Polish School of Sydney Management
The Polish School of Sydney in Randwick aims to:
Support development and prepare competency in Polish as second language,
Support development of all four language skills in Polish: reading, writing, speaking and listening/understanding,
Allow students to gain knowledge and competency necessary to freely communicate in Polish at the highest level possible,
Strengthen students’ Polish national identity and pride in Polish ancestry through promotion of our patriotic values, and
Pass the Polish language knowledge, culture and history as well as develop awareness about everyday life in Poland and the opportunities resulting from being part of the Polish community in Australia.
Our main objectives
- Establish and maintain connections with other Polish people, as well as freely converse with them about a broad range of interesting topics,
- Source, process and share information in Polish, and
- Establish and nurture connections at school and within the Polish community.
Student gain language knowledge and awareness
- Students gain language awareness about the role/function and structure/construct of Polish,
- Students learn the Polish vocabulary, phraseology and grammar, and
- Students gain and broaden knowledge on relationship between the Polish language, our community and the Polish culture.
Our students gain awareness of the opportunities related to establishing closer connections with the members of the Polish community. They learn about the benefits of the coexistence of the Polish and Australian environments.
Moreover, our students gain knowledge on:
Specific aspects of everyday life and interest of the Polish people and the community,
Rich Polish tradition and culture,
Polish history, and the history of the Polish community abroad, and
Polish historical figures, Polish literature and classical poetry, as well as a rich Polish folklore, tales and legends.
Our constitution is a document that details the rules, regulations and guidelines governing the School and its everyday life. The School Constitution is a legal document and it’s only available in English.