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We opened our after school clubs for everyone!

Co-curricular activities, as we call them, encompass everything students are involved in outside of their academic classes. Academy clubs, sports, and volunteering are all part of co-curricular activities. They are organized during the week and weekends, both on and off-campus. Activities are designed to enhance students’ sense of community, strengths, and passions; as well as…

Join us for the WEEKEND CAMP 2021

Join to experience the WEEKEND Camp from Friday, October 22 until Sunday, October 24, 2021. During the WEEKEND camp, our students, teachers, and external partners will deliver the essence of studying and residential life at LEAF Academy to new potential students. More information

App Haul by LEAF Academy

Friends of LEAF Club was established by Y3 classmates, aiming to provide a more friendly and loving environment for the LEAF community, especially during the online period, by arranging different activities for the whole school to participate. So far we have successfully held the Valentines Speed date, the Grand Book Swap, and we are excited…

How Matej pursued his dream about university studies abroad.

Just like many other high school students, Matej had a dream of studying at a university abroad one day. He wanted to experience a different kind of learning, to live on his own, and to become as good as possible in his field. “I wasn’t sure about what I wanted to study, I just knew…

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What does it take to take a gap year? (real story by Lexi)

Choosing what to do after high school can feel overwhelming. With the help of Michael, our university counselor, Y4s set out to make what seems like the biggest decision in their lives. Most choose the traditional path of tertiary education, usually in the UK, US or The Netherlands. In recent years, however, a less orthodox…

Tips from our students on how to live an eco-friendly lifestyle

Blog by Year 1 students
Over the past few months our students have been diving deep into the topic of eco-friendly and zero waste lifestyles. Their teachers from the Entrepreneurial leadership department joined up with teachers from STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) department to create a complex educational approach toward this subject …

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How to start the studies at high school with an adventure?

The orientation offsite is the Kick-off program for the new Y3 and Y1 students at LEAF Academy. It is the time when they first get to know their classmates and staffulty in a unique and unfamiliar environment. The format of the offsite orientation is expedition based. We have asked 3 newly admitted students about their…

Distance Learning: Interview with Teachers

In spring 2020, because of the Covid-19 pandemic was spread to Slovakia, the education process at LEAF Academy transitioned into distance learning in order to protect our health of the students and staffulty members. After interviewing the students, now it is the right time for a reflection. We have asked our actual and former teachers…

Distance Learning: Interview with Students

Since the middle of March 2020, the whole education process at LEAF Academy transitioned into distance learning in order to protect our health in the first place and respect the restrictions of the Slovak government. Now, almost two months after adapting to distance learning, came the right moment to share the first-hand experience from our…