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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Class sizes||Average||24 students / class|
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|Number of students||
|Number of nationalities represented in the school||
|Average number of students per class||
Rygaards has around 24 pupils in each class.
|Native English speaking teachers||
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
Special Intensive English Program
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
Danish, French, German
|Entry evaluation for students||
|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||
|Sports activities included||
|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 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.