What an incredible event, the IHC Song is one that both students and staff at IEGS really look forward to each year. To be able to sing in such harmony, acapella, is just amazing. The amount of practice, work and dedication that goes into this event is just phenomenal. Seeing an entire house, first years to third years, come together, cooperate and sing is always special. This years song choices were as great as usual; Curie singing I Want it That Way by the Backstreet Boys, King singing Riptide by Vance Joy, Pavlov singing It’s Time by Imagine Dragons and Russell singing Valerie by Glee.
I enjoy my walk into school each morning. It is the best time of day for me to collect my thoughts and breathe in the fresh air. As a treat, when I get closer to the school, I set my eyes on the colorful and ever changing window displays of Gunnarsons Specialkonditori and Skrapan boutique in Södermalm. Delicious breads, pastries and cakes of the season are promoted at this timeless konditori, while the other has a very fashion forward window display that subtlety integrates local and global awareness on events or issues.
Two displays have grabbed my attention these weeks; the treats with
On Saturday, Internationella Engelska Skolan celebrated its 25th anniversary of providing quality education to students in Sweden. I was honoured to be amongst the 400 plus guests gathered in the Blue and Gold Halls of City Hall in Stockholm to celebrate IES and the success of our founder Ms Barbara Bergström. What an amazing person and entrepreneur. It was a magical evening of festivities. A superb dinner fit for noble laureates. Outstanding entertainment from IES alumni, staff, student choirs and performers. Not to mention our founding mother herself who bedazzled us with a performance in a
Whether you are a returning student or a new student to our learning community, I wish to extend a warm welcome to Internationella Engelska Gymnasiet (IEGS) for the academic year 2018/2019. At IEGS we are prepared to help our students on their life-long learning journey, both academically and socially. Our goal is to support our students and equip them with the skills needed so that they can be the best version of themselves, reaching the goals that they are setting. Today, August 15th, we welcome our first year students to IEGS!
Please note, formal classes for the academic year begins on
Warm, sunny, long days. Hints of summer smells like coconut oil, pineapple, mints and strawberries. The sound of flip flops and gulls. There is no doubt about it, but summer time is here! And with that, the academic year of 2017/18 is over for us here at IEGS. I wish to thank our students and super hero like staff team of teachers and administrators for making this another memorable academic year. Your commitment, dedication and hard work is what makes all the ideas in school, small or large, come to life and be such a success. Thank you once again for making the year a great one!