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2-year diploma program as seen by our student Jakub

A 2-year diploma program at LEAF Academy prepares students for AP® International Diploma or AP® Capstone Diploma. Students can transfer from their high school after their second year to join this program that offers 14 AP classes. Jakub, from the Czech Republic, is one of the students who attends this program and has been telling us how…

How to fit all of you into an application

Are you applying to LEAF Academy? We know it is a big step for you and all of your family. We understand that in order to fill in the best application ever, you might be a little bit (or more) stressed. That´s why we decided to make it much easier for you by giving you…

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How Virag overcame her fear of English

Virag is one of many students who didn’t speak English fluently when she came to LEAF Academy. She refused to be discouraged, however, and made a firm decision to stick with it through all the ups and downs. I wanted to study in English, I knew that it would be more than important for my…

Want to get a sneak peek into our Open Day?

A school building full of visitors interested in meeting our students, learning about what and how we teach, or tasting a bit of our community spirit – that was last Saturday at LEAF Academy. Weren’t there? No worries, you can experience it right here – or at least the little part of it that could…

LEAF Academy campus on the way!

In a small village about 30 km outside of Bratislava, big things are happening!  The new LEAF Academy campus is scheduled to open its doors in September 2020 and will then call Vištuk home. LEAF Academy is a unique international boarding school for students primarily from the Central European region, regardless of their socio-economic background.…

Welcome to LEAF Academy Campus

As part of the last residential weekend we organized for our current students a visit to our future LEAF Academy premises. They had no idea what would follow… 🙂 We have prepared a short photo report of this sunny Saturday afternoon for you to feel the atmosphere of the day as well. Our students’ inaugural…

Meet Laurel, our new Character Department colleague

Laurel Waterhouse, originally from the USA, has always had an enquiring mind about the world and people, is adventurous, and thrives on taking herself out of her comfort zone. She has enriched our LEAF Academy team since September, where she works as the Dean of Character.    In order to help introduce her further, she…

Ďakujem, prosím!

‘Ďakujem’ in Slovak means ‘Thank you’. ‘Prosím’, also in Slovak, means ‘You are welcome’. I have chosen these two words as the title not solely because I am very grateful for my experiences while living in Bratislava and interning at LEAF Academy. I have also chosen them because they are the words I heard the…

EL Day: Pit stop on the way from ideas to leadership

On the 25th of April, the Entrepreneurial Leadership Day was held at LEAF Academy. Instead of the usual schedule filled with various subjects and activities, students spent half the day presenting their projects on which they had been working for the past four months in their entrepreneurial leadership classes. The purpose of EL day is…