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CurriculumsBritish, Catholic, and International
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 16
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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 23 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: kr40,775
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Address: Bernstorffsvej 54, DK-2900 Hellerup, Denmark
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All the details about this school in their own words

We have organised the information available for this school into 10 sections and 37 questions. Click or tap on the name of each section to read more.
Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

French, German, Spanish

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

Smartboards in the class rooms, and students' own laptops. There is also a Robotics club, run by one of the teachers.

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)

Yes. During lockdown we used Teams primarily for online lessons.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

They have religion as a subject, where they are introduced to the major religions, and some of the minor ones. The school itself is a Catholic school.

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

Students of all religions are welcome at Rygaards International School.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Some do.

Approximate hours of homework given

It varies dramatically.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

We don't have any records of this.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered

There are support teachers for those students who need it.

Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

It depends on the age and class level of the prospective student.

Waiting list


Deadline for registration (new academic year)

For year 10 the deadline is before week 42. Otherwise we accept students all year.

Students can join after academic year begins


School start time

The Danish department starts at 8:00 and the International department starts at 9:00. This can vary for different classes.

School finish time

The latest classes finish at 15:30

Supervised care before/after school

We have an after school club for students in the Danish kindergarten class to 3rd grade and the International Year 1 to Year 4.

School bus service available


School provided lunches


Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

There are several after school clubs that are teacher led. We also work with an after school club, that have various activities around the school campus.

Sports activities included

Physical education covers a variety of different sports, and then some classes have swiming.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

The Primary school participates in the DISN Cross Country Race, and students from both departments participates in the school football tournement.

Facilities at the school

Rygaards International School has a learning resources center that caters to all the students in the school. There is also a physics lab and a biology lab, the school kitchen, and other specialized workshop rooms.

Sports facilities at the school

We have two gymnasiums on campus.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

From the moment students join us to the moment they leave the school, we aim to equip them, not just with excellent academic achievements, but with the personal characteristics of self-confidence, ethical awareness and resilience. We want to encourage students to be courageous and not to be afraid of making mistakes on the way to success. We are preparing them for a world that requires courage and flexibility.

Teaching approach of the school

Our passion is education: preparing young people to embrace the challenges ahead of them and to prepare them for life in the global society in which their futures lie. The key to success in our school is a highly qualified, experienced and inspirational team of teachers committed to helping the students in our care to be the best they can be. We are committed to academic excellence, achieved through nurturing the personal development of every student in all aspects of their learning, in a caring and supportive atmosphere.

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