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Ages 16 to 18

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CurriculumsIB and Danish
Leaving qualificationIB Diploma
Languages of instructionEnglish and Danish
Age RangeAges 16 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Leaving qualifications IB Diploma
Language of instruction English and Danish
Native English and Danish teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Danish)
Class sizes Average 20 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Address: Mørkhøjvej 78, 2700 Brønshøj, Denmark

Nørre Gymnasium has two sections: IB Diploma section with instruction in English (IB World School) and Danish section with national programme (STX).
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Number of students

1100 (sum of both stx and IB)
250 in IB

Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality

Danish (as this is a Danish stx gymnasium as well as an IB World School)

Ratio of local students to international students

Ca. 60/40 (due to the stx section) - within the international section, there are many more internationals than Danes

Native English and Danish speaking teachers

All teachers are fluent (native) or near-native in English

Language support for students not fluent in English and Danish

No: students need to provide very good mastery of the language (i.e. in stx: Danish/ in IB: English) in order to be accepted

Additional language classes offered by the school

Danish and Spanish ab initio (for beginners) in pre-IB

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

According to subject needs and teacher/pedagogical evaluation: all available technology (IT)

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Absolutely: used all school year 2019/20

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


External examinations or assessments available

Stx Danish studentereksamen; IB Diploma

Results in these examinations

Above average

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

10-15 hours/week

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Student Counsellors facilitate contact to external specialists
Dyslexia initial tests (to be followed up by specialists outside the school)

Learning support offered

Via specialists: psychological support; dyslexia support; aids for physical impediments

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Special arrangements, offers and competitions in several subjects/disciplines (e.g. biology, math, languages); Nørre G.= origin of "Academy For Talented Youth" with its programs

Student access to education psychologist

Via the student counsellors

Entry evaluation for students

Not in general; in case of need: entrance test (English and math) and personal interview

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Written test in English and Maths + interview with Coordinator and Counsellor

Waiting list

Often; depending on amount of qualified applications each year

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

1 March

Students can join after academic year begins

Only on individual evaluation of the case/situation.
In IB DP: closure in September.

School start time

08:00 hrs

School finish time

15:35 hrs

Supervised care before/after school

No; but "Study Support" each week after regular classes with subject teachers present (="Lectiecafé")

School bus service available

No; but public transport in front of school and nearby in walking distance (bus, S-train)

School provided lunches

Canteen with selection of offers (prices max. 35 DKK for a warm meal; at students' own cost)

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes (vegan and halal)

Uniform required

No; individuality is appreciated

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Inumerable - huge array of various clubs and initiatives in all areas of interest, often student-instigated; see homepage www.norreg.dk

Sports activities included

Danish stx: wide range of sports disciplines; IB: only as extracurricular activities

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, in various disciplines

Facilities at the school

fully-fledged cinema
state-of-art science labs
music rooms for individual and/or band training

Sports facilities at the school

Indoor and outdoor facilities
fully-fledged workout studio

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

We want to be an upper secondary school characterized by diversity, an international atmosphere and academic enthusiasm in a developing and challenging learning environment.
We strive for offering highly profiled specialised study programmes within the areas of natural sciences, social sciences, languages as well as the area of art.
We want to create interesting social and creative events which in combination with the everyday instruction will strengthen responsibility, independence and critical innovation.
Nørre G is praised for its passionate, highly-skilled and caring teachers and its warm atmosphere where everyone can BE themselves.

Teaching approach of the school

Nørre Gymnasium's core values:
Everyone must contribute to creating an appreciating and accepting culture, creating room for reflection and underpinning positive interaction.
It is essential that everyone has the opportunity for academic, pedagogical and personal development as well as having a say in the daily life at Nørre G. We believe in cooperation and dialogue in and outside the classroom to achieve a mutually rewarding learning experience and personal growth.

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