Polish School

   
   

Objectives

The aim of the Polish School is:

  • Bringing children and families of Polish descent together
  • Providing classes for children of all language abilities
  • Promoting Polish language and culture in New Zealand
  • Encouraging pride in Polish heritage and fostering a positive community spirit

Activities

Classes

We are using fun, modern teaching methods and technologies (including iPads), with materials direct from Poland.

Our Preschool (ages 0-6) classes include (Ministry of Education certified):

  • Songs and actions
  • New words and objects
  • Story time
  • Games and activities

Our Primary/Intermediate (ages 5+) classes include:

  • Reading and writing
  • Games and activities
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Group singing

Polish School holds classes every Saturday 2:30pm-4:00pm during usual school terms at the Polish House, 257 Riddiford St, Newtown, Wellington.

Lower Hutt classes
The Polish School in Lower Hutt is currently closed due to a lack of teachers. If you’re interested in re-establishing the Lower Hutt school (you might be a parent with Polish School-age children), then please contact us (see Contact below). Resources and support will be provided.

Annual Events

  • Fundraising at the Polish Festival
  • Children’s camp (usually Waitangi weekend)
  • 3rd of May Constitution performances (poems, songs)
  • Christmas party with presentation of certificates
  • Easter egg painting (pisanki)

Annual Donations

No. of children Donation per term Full-year donation
(paid during Term 1)
  Parent on Committee Other Parent on Committee Other
1 child $20 $40 $65 $130
2 or more children
(2nd child age 1+)
$40 $80 $120 $240
  • Payments are tax deductible

Shop at Warehouse Stationery and earn us points

Next time you shop at the Warehouse Stationery, please ask for Polish School school to receive Support your School points. It’s an easy way for us to earn credit and buy school supplies with it.

Contact

General donations and requests can be sent to the address below.

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Address: Polish School, c/o The Polish Association in NZ Inc
PO Box 853
Wellington 6140
New Zealand
Email: polishschool@polishcommunity.org.nz