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Children’s education

Children’s education is an important part in the life of every parent. When we move to a brand new city, we want to find the best possible place for our child. We are very much aware of that ourselves, so we have prepared a summary of all there is to know about educational opportunities in the Tri-City for you.

Check if you can apply to a chosen nursery school online

or if you have to do it in person. Applying for nursery schools in Gdańsk is available through
https://rejestracja.zlobki.gda.pl/

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If you are applying online:
  1. prepare your child’s PESEL number, an ID of either the child, their parent or legal guardian with the place of residence
  2. choose an e-mail address to submit the application form
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When you log into the system:
  1. fill in your child’s personal details, as well as the details of the child’s guardian in keeping with the documents you have prepared
  2. pick three nursery schools with the most convenient locations
  3. type in the earliest possible date of admittance to the nursery school
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You have three days

to confirm your application by clicking on a link sent to you via e-mail.

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Do not forget to update

the application form monthly, which is necessary for the application to remain in the database.

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You can constantly monitor

your child’s position on the list or update your selection of nursery schools if necessary.

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For more information

about nursery schools go to:
http://zlobki.gda.pl/

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If you don't live in Gdańsk or your child doesn't have PESEL number it is much easier to sign up to non-public nursery school. The list with all nursery schools in Pomerania you can find here:

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Check if you can apply to a chosen preschool online,

online or if you have to do it in person. Applying for preschools in Gdańsk is available through: http://www.portal.edu.gdansk.pl/jst/gdansk as well as in person.

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If you are applying online:

  1. fill out your child’s application form to a chosen preschool
  2. print out the form
  3. hand in the form at the preschool of your first choice and get the application confirmed by the preschool’s principal during that same visit.
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If you do not have access to a computer:

    1. go to any preschool
    2. fill out the application form
    3. hand in the form at the preschool of your first choice and the preschool’s principal will type your application into the system.

 

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After about 2 weeks

(ask your preschool about the specific date), all preschools publish their admission lists. You can check the results online by logging into your account or by going to the preschool of your first choice.

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Once your child gets admitted

to a particular preschool, you have to confirm your admission by signing a contract. Only then will your child be officially admitted to preschool.

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The final list

of children officially admitted to each preschool will be published after the deadline for handing-in signed contracts (ask your preschool about the specific date).

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You will find a list of all preschools in the Pomeranian Voivodeship with their addresses here:

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You can apply online.

Go to: http://www.portal.edu.gdansk.pl/jst/gdansk (website is active in March),
type in your child’s PESEL number and address of residence. That way, you will learn which school is in your catchment area. Remember that you child has a guaranteed place at the school in your catchment area.

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It is up to you whether you want your child to attend the school in your catchment area or a different school.

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Before a fixed deadline, confirm your willingness to attend the school

in your catchment area or establish a ranking of schools (you can pick a maximum of 3 schools from outside your catchment area), starting with the school that you wish to attend the most.

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Fill out and print your child’s school application form.

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Return the completed form to the school of your first choice

together with documents confirming that the candidate meets the criteria for eligibility for enrollment.

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The list of students qualified

and not qualified for a given school will be announced by a fixed deadline.

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If you were looking to be admitted to a school

from outside your catchment area, you have to hand in a declaration of intent that you are planning to attend the school to which your child has been accepted. It is a necessary step to complete the enrollment process.

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A list of students admitted

and not admitted to the school will be announced by a fixed deadline, and later a list will follow of students admitted during a supplementary admission process, as long as the school still has some places available.

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All the enrollment dates

and the criteria of admission are laid down by the Mayor of the City of Gdańsk and are announced on the website: www.gdansk.pl/edukacja.

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You will find a list of all primary schools in the Pomeranian Voivodeship with their addresses here:

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In Sopot,

there is one communal nursery school – Puchatek. You can apply to the nursery school only if Sopot is your child’s permanent place of residence.

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You can apply

by filling out an application form downloaded from the nursery school’s website: http://zlobekpuchatek.idsl.pl/. You have to complete the form and send it via email to: zlobekpuchatek@wp.pl or hand it in at the nursery school in person.

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After you have completed the form,

your child will be put on a waiting list.
It is possible to apply all year round, but the intake into the nursery school takes place once a year, at the end of June. Children who have been waiting the longest or who are facing a difficult family situation take priority.
If your child is admitted, you will be contacted by the nursery school and asked to fill out the rest of the required documents, namely:

  1. personal information sheet
  2. your child’s patient summary form
  3. The provision of education and childcare services agreement
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You will find a list of all nursery schools in the Pomeranian Voivodeship with their addresses here:

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Every child who lives

in Sopot has a guaranteed place in a preschool.

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Before a fixed deadline,

return the completed application form to the preschool of your choice together with documents confirming that the candidate meets the criteria making him eligible for enrollment.

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A list of students qualified

and not qualified to their chosen preschool will be announced by a fixed deadline, and later, a list will follow of students admitted during a supplementary admission process, as long as the school still has some places available.

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You will find

all the enrollment dates and the criteria for admission on the website: www.sopot.pl.

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You will find a list of all preschools in the Pomeranian Voivodeship with their addresses here:

SEE

It is up to you

whether you want your child to attend the school in your catchment area or a different school. Remember that you child has a guaranteed place at the school in your catchment area.

1

Fill out and print your child’s school application form.

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By the fixed deadline,

return the completed form to the school of your first choice together with documents confirming that the candidate meets the criteria making him eligible for enrollment.

3

The list of students qualified

and not qualified for a given school will be announced by a fixed deadline.

4

If you were looking to be admitted

to a school from outside your catchment area, you have to hand in a declaration of intent that you are planning to attend the school to which your child has been accepted. It is a necessary step to complete the enrollment process.

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A list of students admitted

and not admitted to the school will be announced by a fixed deadline, and later a list will follow of students admitted during a supplementary admission process, as long as the school still has some places available.

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All the enrollment dates

dates and the criteria of admission are laid down by the Mayor of the City of Sopot and are announced on the website:www.sopot.pl

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You will find a list of all primary schools in the Pomeranian Voivodeship with their addresses here:

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In Gdynia, you can apply to a nursery school

online. Applying online to nursery schools in Gdynia is available through https://gdynia.nullo.pl/nullo-parents/main.action

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If you are applying online:

  1. prepare your child’s PESEL number
  2. think of a password which you will use to log into the system
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When you log into the system:

  1. fill in your child’s personal details, as well as the details of the child’s guardian and any additional information required by the system
  2. pick the nursery school you want to apply to. Once you choose the nursery school, the system will automatically match you up with the correct enrollment group compatible with your child’s age
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You do not have to hand in

the completed form in person in any of the chosen nursery schools. The submitted application form will be confirmed directly by the chosen nursery school within 7 days of the submission. If the application form is not confirmed by the chosen nursery school, the candidate’s account will be deleted from the enrollment system after 14 days of its creation.

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The confirmation of the application form

by the nursery school specifies the place the candidate is ranking on the waiting list. The piece of information about your place on the waiting list will be shown on your account’s home page as soon as the nursery school confirms your application.

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According to the rules of enrollment,

every two months, you are obliged to confirm through your account that you are still waiting for a place in a nursery school. The button “confirm waiting for a place in a nursery school” is visible on your account 10 days before the two-month deadline.

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If you don't live in Gdańsk or your child doesn't have PESEL number it is much easier to sign up to non-public nursery school. The list with all nursery schools in Pomerania you can find here:

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Check if you can apply to a chosen preschool

online or if you have to do it in person. Applying online is available through: https://gdynia.formico.pl

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If you are applying online:

  1. fill out the child’s personal details, as well as those of the child’s legal guardian
  2. pick a maximum of three preschools with the most convenient locations
  3. print out your application form and return it to the preschool of your first choice. You will receive a confirmation for filing the application.
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If you do not have access to a computer:

  1. go to any preschool
  2. fill out the application form
  3. hand in the form at the preschool of your first choice and the preschool’s principal will type your application into the system.
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Your child will be put on a waiting list.

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The results of the enrollment process

with be announced after about a month (a specific date will be announced on the website or in the preschool). You can check the results online by logging into your account or by going to the preschool of your first choice.

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If your child has been admitted to one of the chosen preschools,

you will have three days (a specific date will be announced on the website or in the preschool) to confirm that you want your child to attend that preschool.

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The final lists of admitted

and not admitted students will be publicly announced by the deadline specified on the website or announced in preschools.
For more information about preschools in Gdynia, go to: http://gdynia.pl/mieszkaniec/aktualnosci,4018/rekrutacja-dzieci-do-przedszkoli-oddzialow-przedszkolnych-w-szkolach-podstawowych-prowadzonych-przez-gmine-miasta-gdyni-na-rok-szkolny-2017-2018,482599

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You will find a list of all preschools in the Pomeranian Voivodeship with their addresses here:

SEE

It is up to you

whether you want your child to attend the school in your catchment area or a different school. Remember that you child has a guaranteed place at the school in your catchment area.

1

Fill out and print your child’s school application form.

2

By the fixed deadline,

return the completed form to the school of your first choice together with documents confirming that the candidate meets the criteria making him eligible for enrollment.

3

The list of students qualified

and not qualified for a given school will be announced by a fixed deadline.

4

If you were looking to be admitted

to a school outside your catchment area, you have to hand in a declaration of intent that you are planning to attend the school to which your child has been accepted. It is a necessary step to complete the enrollment process.

5

A list of students admitted

and not admitted to the school will be announced by a fixed deadline, and later a list will follow of students admitted during a supplementary admission process, as long as the school still has some places available.

6

All the enrollment dates

and the criteria of admission are laid down by the Mayor of the City of Gdańsk and are announced on the website: www.gdynia.pl.

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You will find a list of all primary schools in the Pomeranian Voivodeship with their addresses here:

SEE