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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



From the Principal

Open House

Open House

Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! It was such a pleasure to meet all parents and students and to feel your energy and excitement for everything that is happening in the building.

Thank you for taking the time to come to our Open House.

Just a bit of practical information:

School will commence on August 18th at 10:00. This day will be approximately 2 hours long (10:00-12:00). On this day, students will be introduced to their classmates and mentors.

The students have a longer day on Friday August 19th, 9:00-14:00.

More information will be sent to you as the time for school-start approaches.

Have a wonderful summer!



From the Principal

Introduction Day a huge success

Thank you to all parents, students and teachers who made our very first Introduction Day a resounding success! It was certainly a pleasure to meet you all and to share our vision for IES Älvsjö.

The building is beginning to look and feel IES, as the contractors work diligently to ensure that our school is ready for August.

Feel free to check out our gallery for visual updates on the building.


Tack till alla föräldrar, elever, och lärare som gjorde vår första Introduktionsdag till en stor succé! Det var ett nöje att träffa er alla och att få möjlighet att dela vår vision av IES Älvsjö med er.

Byggnaden börjar allt mer se ut och kännas som IES och byggarbetarna arbetar för fullt för att se till att skolan är redo inför augusti.

Titta gärna i bildgalleriet för att se updateringar om byggnaden.

From the Principal

Some additional information

Hello parents and students!

IES Älvsjö will open its doors on August 18th, 2016 for 370 students. These students will be divided in the following manner:

Grade 4 - 4 classes (120 students)

Grade 5 - 3 classes (90 students)

Grade 6 - 3 classes (96 students)

Grade 7 - 2 classes (64 students)

Modern language will be taught at our school from Grade 7 and the language choices are going to be French and Spanish.

Lunch will be prepared on site, and the school will be equipped with woodwork and textiles rooms, along with a P.E. hall.

Junior Club (fritids) will be offered (at a cost) to students who attend grades 4 and 5 and will be open until 17:00 every day that the school is in session. Junior club is closed holidays and breaks (at Sport Break, November break etc).

The first round of intake is almost at a close. Please note that we send intake letters via post. When we come to your child's name in the queue we will send you notification via post. We encourage those of you who have been offered a place at the school to submit your responses as soon as possible.

More information will be posted here as the Spring term progresses.

From the Principal

Intake has begun!

So exciting that there are so many families interested in our school!

The intake process has now begun and the first round of acceptance letters have been sent out. What's next? Please respond as soon as possible if you have been offered a place. Further information will be sent out to all students who have been accepted to our school.

We have many qualified professionals who have applied to IES Älvsjö, and the interview process is underway.

There have been requests from parents and students to visit the school. This is not possible presently. The entire structure is a building-zone and a hazard to unauthorized personnel. We kindly ask for your understanding in this matter.

Monica and I are always available to answer any questions you may have, so feel free to contact us via telephone or email.

The countdown is on! In just over five months we will open our doors and welcome 370 students in!

From the Principal

On site

Cold outside, cold inside...that about sums up the temperature update for us at Älvsjö.

In spite of this, the transformation is taking place at a remarkable rate. While the builders meet, plan and work, I have been busy choosing colors, wallpaper and recruiting staff.

Our newest staff member, Monica Nydahl, started with me at the school last Monday, 15th February. Monica is the Administrator at the school, and has been with the company for a considerable number of years, both as a teacher and administrator staff. Together we have begun the planning process, and our first round of intake letters should be sent out within the coming two weeks.