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Small Institute of Polish Language POLONIUSZ operates at the Polish Cultural and Educational Association Adam Mickiewicz in Edinburgh. The school was established in May 2016.

From September 2016, we have used the rooms of the beautiful Craigentinny Community Centre in Edinburgh.

Classes in our school take place in three age groups: basic level (6-8 years), intermediate (8-10 years), advanced (10+).

Age is not the only criterion - teachers assess the level of students and direct them to the appropriate group for them.

In addition to classes in Polish, we also have history lessons, with an emphasis on Polish history and Catechetical and chess classes.

In our school, we focus not only on acquiring knowledge, but also on cultural and moral education, hence we celebrate Polish traditions by organizing, among others, Jasełka, POLONIADA, or Olympics of Knowledge about Poland for students learn in Polish schools throughout Scotland, Appeal on November 11, Family Picnic in May and many other events.

We want our students to come to Poland with joy, which is why we motivate them with various kinds of trips and organise the Children's Day every year.

In order to obtain detailed information about our school, please contact us by email: or by phone: 07927 294 352.

Lessons are held at Craigentinny Community Centre and children learn in three groups:

Basic Group
Day: Fridays
Time: 1:15pm - 4:15pm
Age: 6 - 8

Intermediate group
Day: Saturday
Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Age: 8 - 10

Advanced Group
Day: Saturday
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Age: 10+ years

The Advanced Group have a Polish History lesson form 1:00pm - 2:00pm.

The monthly fee per child is £30.00 for Basic and Intermediate Groups and £35.00 for the Advanced Group.

The teaching programme is based on the teaching programme of Polish language abroad, so children will be using Polish handbooks.


Book your place

If you would like more information about the school or how to enrol your child please contact Magdalena Bialecka.

4 - 12, 13 - 16
Days and Times
Friday 1:15pm - 4:15pm
Saturday 10:00am - 2:00pm
9 Loaning Road, Craigentinny

North East 
Contact Details
Contact Person: Magdalena Bialecka
Contact Telephone: 07927 294 352
Contact Email:

This record was last modified on: 18 July 2019