Educational offer

Characteristics:
Elements of the Finnish educational model
Robotics and programming in the timetable starting from grade one
Extended English (5 hours a week, including 1 with a native speaker) 

Second foreign language (Spanish, French or German)
A wide range of individual classes, including speech therapy, psychological therapy, sensory integration therapy, activities developing students’ interests


Our own sensory integration workshop, pedagogical, psychological and speech therapy office

Classroom for experiencing the world (Snoezelen), stellar chamber of silence
A pitch, an indoor playground and a sports hall, a kitchen, a canteen, a library, a cinema room
Classes with elements of Children’s Mathematics and Mathematics in the Colors of Lego at grades I-III
Grades I-IV – 1h/week chess, grades V-VIII – “Logical thinking” classes
Within nature education Grades I-III implement “Science” laboratory path, continued at grades IV-VIII as “Science Lab”
Artistic development: within education through art grades I-III implement classes based on the original program with elements of the history of art and open air classes and music classes conducted by a specialist. The program is continued at grades IV-VIII within classes according to the curriculum.
Qualified, experienced and constantly developing pedagogical staff that works closely together
Intimate classes conducive to the development of children
A wide range of individual classes, including pedagogical therapy, speech therapy, psychological therapy, sensory integration therapy, classes developing students’ interests;
A wide range of integrative activities, including Social Skills Training, art therapy, and music therapy;
Versatile creative activation of students through, inter alia, artistic and music classes
The School cooperates with the Non-public Psychological and Pedagogical Outpatient Clinic of Towarzystwo Edukacyjne „VIZJA”, providing students with support and the possibility of constant observation and specialist care
Offer
  • The school provides students with the opportunity to develop their talents and interests through constant observation of children and Individual Educational and Therapeutic Programs (IPET) developed individually by psychologists, educators and speech therapists aiming at the overall development of students using various methods of work;
  • The facility performs a quarterly analysis of children’s needs;
  • Our school is friendly and safe. There is no violence and aggression in it, and the potential of children is used at every opportunity;
  • The following therapeutic classes are conducted:
    • Psychological therapy supporting students’ functioning in everyday life, increasing the effectiveness of their activities, supporting them in their personal development.
    • Pedagogical Therapy focused on helping children eliminate difficulties, causes and symptoms of school failures;
    • Speech therapy the main goal of which is to optimally improve the communication process by inter alia:
      • stimulation of speech development,
      • work on correctness of the grammatical, semantic and lexical side of speech,
      • development of communication skills,
      • stimulation of narrative and story speech development,
      • voice emission exercises,
      • introduction of alternative and supporting communication systems.
    • Neurological speech therapy,
    • Physiotherapy,
    • Sensory Integration Therapy, providing sensory stimuli in the following systems: vestibular, proprioceptive and tactile and visual, auditory, olfactory and gustatory, as well as improving the functioning of eye balls, shaping the central stabilization, shaping the body schema, improving graphomotoricity,
    • Psychomotorics, or improvement classes, dedicated to younger children whose motor development, speech, emotions and body schema develop inharmoniously.
    • Music therapy, a method that uses multi-faceted influence of music on children’s psychosomatic system through:
      • arousing the desired emotions (feelings, affective states, moods),
      • arousing readiness to contact,
      • beneficial influence on students’ well-being,
    • Horticultural therapy, i.e. a form of rehabilitation supporting treatment through gardening,
    • Canine therapy,
    • Hippotherapy,
    • Rehabilitation, carried out under the supervision of a physiotherapist. Students perform physical exercises in accordance with medical recommendations resulting from the specificity of the disease and their current condition.
    • Therapeutic massage,
    • Therapeutic pool,
    • Manual classes with elements of art therapy, supporting students in their individual interests and innate creative abilities.
    • Socializing classes conducted by a psychologist and/or educator, taking place with entire classes. Classes are tailored to groups’ capabilities and needs.
      Classes aim at:

      • Improving prosocial skills by shaping correct interpersonal relationships in a group based on the Clock of 12 Values*,
      • Consolidation of rules and standards prevailing in school and in society;
      • Developing a sense of responsibility;
      • Developing communication skills;
      • Conflict resolution skills.
    • Classes supporting education, implemented once a week. The therapy program in classes is constructed individually for each student based on a previously made psychological and pedagogical diagnosis, a detailed analysis of the student’s documents and interviews conducted with parents and teachers.
    • Various methods, with particular emphasis on the Developmental Movement by W. Sherborne, M. Montessori, Education according to the Daltonian Plan,
    • Methods of N.C Kephard, methods of Educational Kinesiology, our teachers and school specialists introduce and adapt forms, methods and didactic means to the psychophysical possibilities of students so that their development is versatile
    • Sensory diets for students,
    • volunteering of children – as socialization, sensitization for the needs of others (House of Culture, Christmas cards, parcels for those in need, etc.).
Teachers and specialists working at school adapt and modify additional classes to the developmental needs and interests of students.
The scool is equipped with:
  • Sensory Integration Room;
  • Classroom for experiencing the world (Snoezelen), providing children with emotional calming, relaxation and, consequently, support for their development;
  • Stellar silence chamber – available not only during therapy, but also during breaks, reducing noise at breaks, increasing students’ awareness of reducing noise in their environment, allowing students to calm down, being alone or with other children in silence.

Our school, apart from standard cooperation with students’ parents based on trust and efficient communication, also offers:

 

  • Day Center – mutual support for parents. Group meetings held cyclically (at least once a month), during which parents together with the current specialist/specialists have the opportunity to share their experiences, difficulties, successes, both their own and their children’s while having refreshments.
  • Obligatory individual meetings with specialists, including with a family therapist, or psychologist, held once a month
  • Educational skills workshops – Good Parent Academy, aimed at developing educational competences such as:
    • Better understanding of the child, its needs and possibilities;
    • Good communication with the child;
    • Coping with your own emotions and emotions of the child;
    • Exchange of experiences between parents.

 

Tuition includes:
  • care for children between 8:00 and 16:00,
  • implementation of the core curriculum of the Ministry of National Education and the extended program by teachers of Towarzystwo Edukacyjne „VIZJA”, including:
    • Socializing activities conducted by a psychologist and/or educator;
    • Activities supporting education, implemented once a week;
    • Various methods, with particular emphasis on Developmental Movement by W. Sherborne, M. Montessori, Education according to the Daltonian Plan, Methods of N.C Kepharda, Educational Kinesiology methods
    • Sensory diets for students, introduced by the Sensory Integration therapist
    • Volunteering of children – as socialization, sensitization for the needs of others (House of Culture, Christmas cards, parcels for those in need, etc.)
    • English extended to 5 hours a week and 1 hour with a native speaker
    • Second foreign language – 3 hours a week
    • Physical education – classes conducted by a specialist 3 hours a week, based on consultation with a physiotherapist
    • Music classes conducted by a specialist
    • Art classes conducted by a specialist
    • Grades I – IV: additional subject of “Basics of Robotics” (1x/week)
    • Grades V – VIII: additional subject of “Computer programming” (1x/week)
    • Chess, logical thinking and Science and Science Lab
  • Mandatory additional classes
    • Polish –“Olimpic” or “Extra” classes (grades I-III)
    • Mathematics –“Olimpic” or “Extra” classes (grades I-III)
  • Preparation program for the eighth grade exam (grades IV-VIII)
  • 5 free additional classes to choose from
  • Homework classes – doing homework at school
  • Active common-room classes
  • Diagnosis and support of an educator and psychologist
  • 1 h of social education (grades I-IV) and 1h of Social Project (grades V-VIII)
Tuition includes:
  • Diagnosis of postural defects carried out by a physiotherapist at grades I-III and start diagnosis at the beginning of each year;
  • Diagnosis of school readiness realized by an educator;
  • Speech-therapy diagnosis carried out by the school speech therapist at grades I-III and start diagnosis at the beginning of each year.
Board:
  • Two-course lunch with an afternoon tea or snack;
  • Board takes into account special nutritional needs, including allergies;
Additional fees:
  • School uniform – basic set
  • For loss or additional entrance chip
  • For the use of lockers (grades IV-VIII) in the case of losing the padlock, the School provides one additional padlock
  • Additional classes exceeding the package of five classes, in accordance with the start-up cost
  • Specialist additional activities – according to the price list given in the extranet and the website of the Non-Public Psychological and Pedagogical Outpatient Clinic of TE Vizja
  • Classes at the swimming pool
  • Cambridge exams and other foreign language exams
  • Access to Librus Synergia
  • Cost of tickets to cinemas, theaters, cultural institutions, etc.
  • Cost of travel by public transport or coach to school events
  • Trips, overnight school trips and winter overnight school trips
  • Individual classes with a speech therapist, psychologist, educator, physiotherapist, based on numerous observations and specialist classes
  • Accident insurance – the parents pay the premium cost or present a statement that the student has accident insurance outside the school (statement + a photocopy of the policy)