Introducing the Graduation Class of 2019

With the first tones of festive music, LEAF Academy graduates entered the hall in Primate’s Palace with happy smiles and hearts beating fast. Saturday 22nd of June was the day of celebration when one episode of their lives ended and a new one began. Our 23 graduating students attended a 2-year program that has helped…


Term E is beyond regular…

Warning: Out of box thinking needed to digest this article! 😛 One of our students’ absolute favorite activities at LEAF Academy is definitely Term E. “Term E” is a big term itself for us, but let’s start from the beginning… “Experiential learning is basically “learning by doing”. When you think of a “traditional class” you…


When books and movies bring the whole community together

It is a sacred occasion at LEAF Academy. A few times a year, in a place where both students and staffulty have consistently busy calendars, we pause for Seminal Readings. Regular classes and meetings stop, and the entire community comes together to tackle important issues through challenging literature and thought-provoking films. Often, it’s not easy…


First DofE mock Expedition in Malá Fatra

Blog by Peter Wetzler
The first six brave students have officially kicked off the first Duke of Edinburgh Award mock expedition at LEAF Academy. This training expedition was essential to better prepare before the real expedition.


We’ve been on a winter hike!

Blog by Alexia Benakova
From frozen sandwiches to art workshops, the first week of the new term at Leaf Academy has been as experiential as it gets. To start the semester off on an adventurous note, the whole academy embarked on a winter hike through the trails of Velka Fatra.


Webinar “LIFE AFTER LEAF Academy”

In 20 minutes you will get an overview of what it takes to get to universities abroad.
Along with our University Guidance Counselor, Michael, and Year 4 student, Dominika we will cover these topics. AP courses, LEAF Academy High School Diploma, options after LEAF Academy, examples of our Alumni


Is LEAF Academy the best fit for you?

Yep, the application deadline is closer and closer. In one of our previous articles we tried to help you with filling in the application. Now the game changes. If you can see yourself in the following few points, please DO NOT apply. That way, you will avoid disappointment. PLEASE NOTE, the following article is meant…


Time for us to celebrate: the construction of our campus has begun

After months of preparations, the big day has arrived. Finally we can celebrate the beginning of the construction of our campus in Vištuk, a village located 30 kilometers from Bratislava. We didn’t even notice how quickly the time passed until suddenly we found ourselves standing in a barn, blowing up balloons and putting up decorations.…