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IEGS Awards

By Lydia Barsawme
utmärkelser för utmärkt utbildning

During week 37 all IES principals took part in the annual principals conference, including our principal Dr. Heimeier. The theme for the conference was well being and it was a two day conference where one was to share best practices in different areas. This theme is now brought back to the individual schools where staff focus around it in different ways. 

Also during this time schools were honoured for accomplishments over the year and this year we are proud to have brought home three awards! They were in different categories and we now proudly display them in our staff room. They were

From Dr. Heimeier

By Lydia Barsawme

What an energetic start to the year we have had! 

As an IEGS staff team, it was important for us to come together to reconnect, reset and plan for the year ahead. I am excited about our academic and pastoral focused curriculums that are designed in a way to provide a safe and calm, stimulating learning environment for all our students. Giving them the opportunity to develop skills and experiences, both in classes and in house/club activities, that encourage them to be future proof, caring global citizens. 
 
I hope the 2021/22 school year brings you many opportunities for change and

A Full School

By Lydia Barsawme
fyra elever som sitter i hallen på internationella engelska gymnasiet i Stockholm

 

The hustle and bustle of the first couple weeks has settled and our induction days past us. We are now officially deep into lessons, students have gotten to know their schedules and found their way around. It really is great to see so many faces walking the halls, they are excited and happy too finally be in school learning again.

Even more exciting is our Cross Country IHC happening next week, we like to start the year off with a bang. Giving students an event to get to know each other better, bond and even get in some good exercise! There's nothing better than spending a day outdoors

A New School Year

By Lydia Barsawme

 

It's been a busy two weeks here at Internationella Engelska Gymnasiet, Södermalm. We've been working hard to get the school ready for our students and are very excited to be able to have them back in full time. Teachers and other staff members have been working, collaborating, planning and planning some more. It's also been a bit quiet over the past weeks in the building, but we know come Monday it will be full of life and energy.

We hope you are ready for another year and excited to start a new adventure! Here are some words on wisdom as you start your journey of new school year.. don

Lucas in NV3E made it to the Swedish Young National Research Team!

By Linda Kruusmägi
Lucas Dow

My name is Lucas Dow and I am a third-year natural science student. A while back, I entered a competition called Utställning Unga Forskare. Third-year students from around Sweden compete with their GYAR for prize money, scholarships and to be a part of the Young National Research Team (Unga Forskningslandslaget). I entered the competition, unknowing of what it really was. To my surprise, I advanced to the semi-finals in Södertälje. At the semi-final, students displayed their research on posters and with real-life demonstrations. A jury was responsible for picking the most impressive projects

IES: Celebrating 25 years of excellence in education

By Rachel Heimeier

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

Welcome to IEGS!

By Rachel Heimeier

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

Spring has sprung!

By Rachel Heimeier

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

Modern Language Achievements of 2018

By Megan Rocher

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

A New Year at IEGS

By Rachel Heimeier

It’s 2018, the start of another 12 brand new chapters, 365 new opportunities to learn, improve, try new things, live healthier, be open to change and challenges! January is a time for new year resolutions and forward planning. And forward planning we are at IEGS! 2018 will bring another graduating class in the spring and it will bring in new applications for our autumn intake of first year high school students. The year 2018 also means a celebration of 10 years in our building in Södermalm – one of the hippest, liveable neighbourhoods according to Vogue. Our building has always been a school

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