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British and Danish curriculums
Bilingual
Ages 5 to 15

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CurriculumsBritish and Danish
Languages of instructionEnglish and Danish
Age RangeAges 5 to 15
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and Danish
Native English and Danish teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Danish)
Class sizes Average 14 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Address: Skimminge 21 4930 Maribo Denmark

Lolland International School is a free public school.

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Number of students

The school opened last August with 55 students. The school has place for 100 students.

Number of nationalities represented in the school

There are many nationalities with 19 different langauges spoken as first and additional languages.

Most common nationality

40% of families are new to Denmark coming from all continents. 60% of families are Danish or have permanent residency in Denmark.

Ratio of local students to international students

Under the law we operate under, the majority of students should be expats new to Denmark. Currently the balance is 40/60, therefor we are not accepting enrolments from local families for thr remainder of the school year.

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

14

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes, we have two part-time teaching assistants (pedogogues)

Native English and Danish speaking teachers

We are a bilingual school. Teachers that teach the English language subjects (English, Mathematics, Science) are native English speakers. Teachers of Danish language subjects (Danish, PE; Home economics, etc) have native level proficiency.

Language support for students not fluent in English and Danish

Additional extra Danish is offered to students in the older classes. In additon, free Danish courses are available for adults.

Additional language classes offered by the school

The third langauge is German as a an additional language.

Use of technology in the classroom

Younger classes have access to iPads, while in the olders classes each student is issues with a school laptop. All classroom sare equipted with smartboards.

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)

The school uses Teams as a learning and communication platform at times of remote learning due to covid-19.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Minimal homework is assigned in the younger classes outside reading and number skills. As the students get older the level of homework increases.

Uniform required

No

Students can join after academic year begins

Students may enrol and start mid term, although we recommend starting after a school holiday period, such as winter break, or easter.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

We are a new school and have not had a graduating class yet. However, we anticipate 100% of students will go on to high school level of study. Two-thirds to local 'gymnasium' and one-third to IB.

External examinations or assessments available

Students prepare for Danish school leaving exams and sit some Cambridge Internaitonal Curriculum exams.

Results in these examinations

No data yet.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No.

School bus service available

We do not have a school bus, but student living within the municipality can receive a free bus/train card.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

No. If we accept students with special needs, or later identify a student that reguires special educational support, we will coordinate with the municipality to get the assessment or support required.

Learning support offered

As a public international school, we have access to all the resources that public school receive. For example, guidance counselors, psychologists, health nurse, family advisors, speech therapy etc.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We do not have a specific talent program at this time. However, most students joining us are challenged by learning Danish/English/both, which ever is new to them.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes.

School start time

8:10 am

School finish time

School finishes at various times depending on the age. The youngest class finishes at 13:30 while the oldest class finishes at 14:30 or 15:10

Supervised care before/after school

We provide before school care at the school for children in the 0-3rd grades. Afternoon care is in cooperation with a local public school available until 17:00.
There is a local after school program for older students.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

We cooperate with other public organisations such as the music school, junior club, public library and youth programs.

School provided lunches

Students are able to order lunch.

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

All meals have a vegitarian option and most meals are halal.

Sports activities included

The school is a member of the Danish International Schools' Network. We hope to join in with their athletic conference as we grow.

Sports facilities at the school

We have access to a large indoor sports facility which includes an indoor swimming pool.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

The school is a member of the Danish International Schools' Network. We hope to join in with their athletic conference as we grow.

Other facilities at the school

We cooperate with the other wo school on our campus to access science labs, kitchens, wood work rooms, etc.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Lolland Internaitonal School is a free, public, international school offering a bilingual education in English and Danish.

Teaching approach of the school

As a school community, we embrace a partnership of lifelong learning to be able to contribute as a global citizen in the community and in the future complex and changing world. We embrace 21st century skills and incorperate the sustainable development goals.

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