Big Ben Bilingual British-Polish Preschool
Where Children Come First
Welcome to Big Ben Founder's Message
Welcome to Big Ben Bilingual British-Polish Preschool. My name is James Wafer and I along with my wife and colleagues opened Big Ben in September 2021 at:
ul. Kuklińskiego 7, Płaszów, Krakow.
At Big Ben, we aim to offer a high-quality premium service. As a family-run business we feel that we are able to not only educate and enrich a child's preschool life but also provide an individual approach to each family who attends the school. We strive to know every child and parent by name and give them frequent formal and informal updates about their child's progress. I warmly welcome you to explore this website and to contact us if you have any additional questions. Meet the team, study our curriculum, join our day-long Saturday club or enroll now.
Big Ben British-Polish Bilingual Preschool
Natural Native Led Bilingualism
We use the dual language immersion technique. Where our students get daily contact from both Polish and British-English teachers. We do this to simulate a dual language family environment, which utilizes contemporary techniques to educate and enrich your child. Drawing from both the British and Polish national curriculums we apply a range of techniques to ensure language fluency by school age.
Emotional and Creativity Development
Creativity is the freest form of self-expression. There is nothing more satisfying and fulfilling for children than to be able to express themselves openly and without judgment. The ability to be creative, to create something from personal feelings and experiences can reflect and nurture children's emotional health. The experiences children have during their first years of life can significantly enhance the development of their creativity. At our preschool, we use a range of methods to ensure this happens.
Education for a Changing World
We focus on developing skills, which empower children to navigate higher education and the adult world. By preparing them for an ever-changing world we ensure they have the confidence and ability to tackle new challenges that they will inevitably face in life. At our preschool, we achieve this through a range of methodologies and the use of technology in the classroom.
Daily meals are balanced and prepared to suit children's needs, providing them with energy for the whole day and revitalizing their physical and mental well-being. Most importantly at our preschool children are taught to develop healthy eating habits and curiosity about food and nutrition.