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General Information

Rödaberg is a municipal school with a special assignment to provide education in English for children living in Sweden for a limited period of time. The education follows the Swedish curriculum. There are no fees.

All subjects are taught in English. We have one class for Grades 1 to 9. To be eligible, the students must have mastered English well enough to follow the lessons and assignments.

Swedish is taught from Grade 1. In Grades 7 to 9, it is taught for the same amount of time as in the Swedish section.

You can be one year younger than your peers in your class.

We have no preschool or preschool class (F-class) at Rödabergsskolan in the English section.

School starts in August and ends in June the following year.

Ordinary application process academic year 2020/2021

January 15th to February 15th

The ordinary application period is now closed. All applicants have been informed.

Application process, second round, academic year 2020/2021

April 20th to April 27th

This application period is now closed. Further information regarding a third application period for the academic year 20/21 will be announced here shortly.

During the week 11th May to 17th May, we will send out new notifications of admission to applications from the April submissions.

Note, the English section has no preschool class

Please read this before you apply.

The criteria for admission are set by the Swedish School Regulation, chapter 9 §14-15. 

If you do not meet these criteria, your application will be rejected with no further notice. 

To meet our requirements and criteria, you need to fulfill and show proof of the following:

  • You have a short-term employment contract or limited employment contract stating your starting date and ending date in Sweden. Employment contract or a letter from your employer stating your starting date and ending date in Sweden is required.
  • You have proof of a Swedish address and a contract. Document required.
  • You can through documents or school reports prove that your child has sufficient knowledge of the English language, in order to follow and participate in the teaching and learning. Document required.
  • Proof of your child’s arrival date in Sweden, document from the Swedish tax authorities (Skattemyndigheten) required.
  • Diplomats/employees in foreign positions need to attach a digital copy of their ID-card from the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (UD).

Students are prioritized in the following order and you need to meet at least one of these criteria:

  1. Children of foreign researchers/experts staying in Sweden for a limited period.
  2. Children who have attended an English-speaking international school and are staying for a limited period.

This is how Date of Birth and grade correlate during the academic session 2020/2021 which can differ from your current country:

Grade

Underage for the grade

 (according to the Swedish system)

Accepted DoB for the grade

(according to the Swedish system)

1

2014

2013

2

2013

2012

3

2012

2011

4

2011

2010

5

2010

2009

6

2009

2008

7

2008

2007

8

2007

2006

9

2006

2005

 

Please send your application with the required documents to: application.eng.rodabergsskolan@edu.stockholm.se

School start and Information Meeting

We will invite you to an information meeting for new parents in August 2020. The new term for all students starts on the 19th August.

 

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