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Story/Comic Contest Winners

Story/Comic Contest Winners

As part of our IES Älvsjö Book Day celebration the students wrote their own stories and comics during mentor time. There were two winners selected from each year group. Below are all of the winning authors along with their attached stories. Please read and enjoy the hard work of our very talented students!

Winning Authors

Year 4: Molly Dyson 4A and Dylan Astrom Sandell 4D

Year 5: Emelie Larsson 5B and Tomi Posci 5B 

Year 6: Büsra Ayranci 6A and Felix Johans Broddstedt 6A

Year 7:Nandhini Sivamani 7B Tor Hjertzell 7A

Year 8: Anna-Claire Bryson Forsberg 8B and Markus Näsvall 8A


Update from Science department - February 2018

Grade 8 students participated in ‘Teknikåtta’ in week 7. A competition in technology, mathematics and science for grade 8 students in Sweden. Some took up a challenge to programme a robot and solve a ‘Robotic maze’.

For their current unit on ‘Body Systems’ Grade 7s are  learning about how Enzymes act as catalysts to accelerate the chemical reactions in our body.

Our juniors, grade 4 & 6 are learning about Environment, Recycling, reusing, waste management and packaging. Grades 4s and 5s made different things using recycled material from home. These creative figures are kept in our library for display.

Our Grade 4s are participating in ‘Sveriges Viktigaste tävling’- The Battery Hunt by collecting used up batteries and making sure they are recycled properly taking action towards cleaner environment. They have collected 60 kgs used batteries so far!  

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From the Principal

Fantastic start of 2018

Fantastic start of 2018

Dear parents, guardians and students,

The first month of 2018 is soon behind us! We have so much to be thankful for at IES Älvsjö!

Good friends, an inspirational school environment where inquisitive learning is encouraged, great teachers and a wonderful ambiance. Our new students seem to have settled in nicely and we are really feeling “family” here at the school.

Open House visits have started, and we hope that you will all take the opportunity to come in and see the fantastic job that our staff do every single day. Be a part of the learning; be a part of the excitement!

Our 4th and 5th graders go skiing in the coming days and weeks, the English Department has organized an essay writing competition, and National Tests in Swedish are on the horizon.

Our Valentine’s Disco organized by the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is fast approaching, and before we know it, Sports Break will be upon us.

As always, if there are questions, please do not hesitate to ask.

We are here for you!

The Staff of IES Älvsjö