Admissions

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 and there is no queue or waiting list. All subjects are taught in English.

Academic school year 2019/2020

Grades 1 to 9 classes are full.

Academic school year 2020/2021

The ordinary application period

The ordinary application period is January 15th - February 15th for the following academic year which begins in August.

How to apply outside the ordinary application period

Information will be published here in April 2020.

If there are any class vacancies at other times of the year we will publish that information here.

Please read this before you apply!

Admission Requirements and Criteria

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 be able to answer YES to the following questions:

  • You have a short term employment contract or limited employment contract stating your starting date and ending date in Sweden.
  • You have proof of a Swedish address and a contract.
  • You can through documents or school reports prove that your child has sufficient knowledge of the English language to follow and participate in the teaching and learning.

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 of time
  2. Children who have attended an English-speaking international school and are staying for a limited period of time.

 

If you want to apply for a grade where your child is underage by one year according to the Swedish system, you cannot apply online.

You can apply, however, by requesting the English Application form from Kontaktcenter Skola (see below and step 2).

You then send it back to them (not Rödabergsskolan).

 

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

 

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

 

Admission Related Information for the English Section

  • 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 curriculm.
  • 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.

Application - Step 1

Make sure you have all required documents:

  1. Employment contract or a letter from your employer stating your starting date and ending date in Sweden.
  2. Document stating your Swedish address and a contract.
  3. Your child's arrival date – document from Skattemyndigheten.
  4. School reports showing the child's knowledge of English.
  5. Diplomats/employees in foreign positions must attach a digital copy of their ID card from the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs (UD).

If you cannot send these documents digitally (one Zip file preferred), please post the paper copies to the school.

Please note! You need to provide the school with the required documents, together with the application and the Enclosure Form to the application, before the 15th of February. If not, your application will be rejected.

Please note! Save your email – you will not receive a special confirmation from the school.

Application - Step 2

  • Make an application through the online service using E-Identification / Bank ID.
  • If you have no E-Identification / Bank ID / Swedish personnummer (social security number) use the application form "Sök skola".

If you want to apply for a grade where your child is underage by one year according to the Swedish system, you cannot apply online.

You can apply, however, by requesting the English Application form from Kontaktcenter Skola

Kontaktcenter Skola will answer questions and help you with the application procedure and provide the English version (ask for it) of the application form "Söka skola".

Telephone number: 08-508 00 508, open Monday to Thursday 08.00–16.30, Friday 08.00–16.00

email: kcskola@stockholm.se

The link (active until 15th February) for the online service can be found at stockholm.se/sokaskola

  1. Click on the box "Söka skola"
  2. Make sure you apply for the right grade
  3. Choose “Rödabergsskolan – Engelskspråkig undervisning”
  4. You will receive an Enclosure Form. Send it together with the required documents to: application.eng.rodabergsskolan@edu.stockholm.se

After you submit your application it will be reviewed but no confirmation will be issued. Please wait for the Notification period.

Do not email to ask if it has been received.

 

Admission Letter - 25th March

On the 25th of March you will receive an Admission letter. We will not be able to give an update prior to that date.

 

Acceptance of offer - 7th April

If your appliction is accepted we need your confirmation no later than the 7th April.

 

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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