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
International Baccalaureate No
First year fees: kr46,850

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Average number of students per class

We have around 24 pupils in each class.

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)


Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

Special Intensive English Program

Additional language classes offered by the school

Danish, French, German

Uniform required


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

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.

Summary of prices and fees

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in DKK

Yearly fees: kr33,350
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: kr13,500
Total first year fees: kr46,850
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Where exactly is this school?

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School's webpage:
Address: Bernstorffsvej 54, DK-2900 Hellerup, Denmark