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British International School of Stockholm

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CurriculumsIB and British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
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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
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: 100,000 kr
to: 140,000 kr
This school has more than one campus in Stockholm:
Ekeby Site: Ages 9 to 18

Address: Rinkebyvägen 4 182 36 Danderyd, Sweden

Altorp Site: Ages 3 to 9

Address: Östra Valhallavägen 17 182 68 Djursholm, Sweden

Please note that fees for children who are not registered with their local kommun (i.e who do not have a Swedish personal number) are substantially higher than those listed above. Please contact the school for further information.
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Number of students

550

Number of nationalities represented in the school

45

Most common nationality

Approximately 24 % of the student population are British citizens and have at least one parent who holds a British passport. Approximately 22 % of students are Swedish passport holders with a similar number holding US passports.

Ratio of local students to international students

22% local : 78% international

Max. number of students per class

24

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Swedish, French, Spanish

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

All children receive homework. It is less formal in the infants before gradually increasing as the children move through the school.

Uniform required

No

Entry evaluation for students

BISS is a non-selective school and therefore does not require children to take an entrance test. In order to ensure that the school’s educational programme is appropriate for individual children, BISS therefore relies on parents providing full and detailed information with their application, particularly if their child currently receives support in school or is new to English language.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, IB Diploma

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

BISS has an Individual Needs department staffed by qualified teachers who work with children requiring support with specific aspects of learning. Support may be given individually, in small groups or within the main classroom environment.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

There is a Gifted and Talented programme which includes class based and withdrawal group extension as well as ability groups in certain subjects for a range of age groups.

School start time

Altorp Site: 8:35
Ekeby Site: 8:20

School finish time

Altorp Site: 15:05
Ekeby Site: 15:20

Supervised care before/after school

After School Care currently runs from Monday - Thursday at Altorp site.
The programme runs from the end of the school day and children can be collected at any time until 17:10.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

There are a wide range of activities available each term, covering sports, arts, academic, languages and other interest areas.

School provided lunches

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The British International School of Stockholm is situated on two sites in the leafy residential suburb of Djursholm, just 15 minutes from central Stockholm. It provides a high-quality, broad education for children, from 3 to 18 years of age.

Teaching approach of the school

Through outstanding teaching, BISS will nurture a responsible, reflective, respectful and globally-minded community of lifelong learners who demonstrate high levels of achievement whilst maximising personal, social, physical and academic development in an environment of positive challenge.

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