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!
With Art Exhibitions, Open Houses, third year theatre productions, successful language competitions, school trips and exchanges, Nordic debate, model UN, IHC dance, chess, ensemble, basketball and not to forget World Book Day and introductions to research on the EU BigO project complete, what is there left to do at IEGS this spring term!
Well, the month of May has brought warmer weather, colourful flowers and chirping birds - all signs of a fabulous spring! At IEGS, the month of May has also contributed to our students increased excitement and nerves as the end of term is drawing near
This year the Modern Languages Department here at IEGS has had the privilege of participating in two language competitions; the annual Språkolympiaden (the Olympic Games of Languages) as well as the Chinese Bridge, a Chinese language proficiency competition. Both of these competitions look, not only at the students competency in each language, but also at the cultural norms and practices of these countries.
After competing in the first round of the Språkolympiaden in January, our students qualified for the Regional Final in Spanish, French and German. In March the students in Spanish, Parnian