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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 16 to 18
Boarding available
Yearly fees: Not public
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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 30 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:

This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2024/2025.

Address: N.P. Josiassensvej 21 DK – 8500 Grenaa Denmark

All the details about this school in their own words

We have organised the information available for this school into 11 sections and 42 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

Some teachers are, but most are Danish

Language support for students not fluent in English

Pre-IB and IB students must be able to take instructions in English when they start at Grenaa Gymnasium. All subjects in Pre-IB and IB are taught in English.

Additional language classes offered by the school

German, French, Spanish, Danish

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

All classrooms have projectors and docking stations for teachers' laptops. All over the school the students have access to wifi. The school operates a "Bring your own device policy".

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)

During covid the classes were offered as virtual lessons. This possibility is still available, and the students can follow virtual lessons both from the classroom as well as from home.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Results in these examinations


Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

App. 2 hours per day.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered

Learning support teachers, mentors and student counsellors.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

The Academy for Gifted Students.
Various international competitions such as Math Olympics.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes. To a limited extent.

Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

When applying for Grenaa Gymnasium the following documents are required:
Personal statement
Latest grades report from present school
A reference from present school.
If the Board of Admission is in doubt, a personal (online) interview will be set up with a student counsellor and the student.

Waiting list


Deadline for registration (new academic year)

March 15th. If we have vacancies, we might consider late applications.

Students can join after academic year begins

If Grenaa Gymnasium has vacant seats in IB or vacant rooms at the boarding school it might be a possibility, but only within the first month of the academic year.

School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school


School bus service available

No, only public busses.

School provided lunches

Yes. Lunch for boarding students are free, but the school has a canteen, where non-boarders can buy lunch.

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

The kitchen at the boarding school offers a buffet every day, where it is possible to get healthy food both vegetarian and non-vegetarian. Special diets cannot be met.

Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

This varies from year to year depending on student interests and student involment. This could be chess, debating clubs, arts or sports.

Sports activities included

In Pre-IB Physical Education is mandatory.
In IB no sports are included.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

No regular sports teams.

Facilities at the school

Boarding facilities.
Library, science labs, music rooms, music production, visual arts rooms, auditorium.

Sports facilities at the school

Connected to the school are the gym and a football field.
Next to the school you find the local sports facilities with stadium, swimming facilities, indoor arenas, fitness etc. These facilities are available for set times to boarders, but are not free to day students.

Grades/ages available for boarding

Pre-IB and IB Diploma and students in upper secondary Danish programmes aged approximately 15 to 19 years.

Boarding facilities at the school

Please find information on the website www.grenaa-gym.dk.

Teaching approach of the school

The school teaches according to the values and teaching approaches laid out by the Danish Ministry of Education and the International Baccalaureate.
Please find information on the website www.grenaa-gym.dk.

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