Copenhagen
International, British, Catholic curriculum
Ages 4 to 18

Rygaards International School

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CurriculumInternational, British, Catholic
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): kr34,450
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 24 students / class
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: kr34,450

All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

450

Number of nationalities represented in the school

60

Average number of students per class

Rygaards has around 24 pupils in each class.

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Special Intensive English Program

Additional language classes offered by the school

Danish, French, German

Uniform required

No

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

All prospective students are required to sit an entrance assessment.

School bus service available

There is currently no official school transport. However, public transport links to and from the school are excellent, safe and reliable. Furthermore, many of the school's students, parents and teachers choose to cycle to and from school, thus taking advantage of Denmark's world-class cycling infrastructure.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

There is a dedicated team of learning support teachers in the Primary School. However, there is limited additional learning support available once the students enter the Secondary phase of their education at Rygaards.

School start time

8:05 or 9:00 depending on the grade level.

School finish time

14:45 or 15:30 depending on the grade level.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

The school offers a wide range of activities such as: sports, dance, drama, languages, music, music theory, cooking, chess, arts and crafts and other.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

2 gyms, outdoor basketball courts

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Rygaards International School is a private, Christian/Catholic, co-educational establishment. It is recognised by and subject to Danish law and receives a subsidy from the Danish State.
The school is situated in Hellerup, an attractive suburb, 15 minutes north of the centre of Copenhagen, and is easily accessible by bus and train.

The aim of the International School is to provide a sound education, in English, in order to enable students to return to their own national system, or continue at another international school.

Teaching approach of the school

The curriculum is based on The British System adapted to International needs. Attention is paid to The National Curriculum. In order to ensure a good standard is maintained, which is universally accepted, standardised tests: NFER. English progress, PIPS, InCAS, SOSCA, CIE check point, GCE O level and IGCSE are taken each year.