FAQ


Is Vasa International School of Stockholm a fee-paying school?
No. The school is funded by the local education authority.

Is there an entrance exam?
No.
 
Do I have to pay a fee to register my child on the waiting list?
No, there is no charge/fee for registering your child on the waiting list.
 
When can I register my child for the waiting list?
You can register your child for the waiting list at any time. 
 
What happens once I have applied for a place at the School?
You will be notified by email when you have although this does not guarantee a place at the School. We review our admissions at the end of January every year, a process that is finalised by February 12. It is only at this stage that the School is able to offer places to applicants.
 
How do I know where my child is on the School waiting list?
You will receive a queue reference number, but you will not be able to see your place in the queue.

What factors does the School consider when accepting applications for places?
Children who already have a brother or sister at the School will be automatically placed higher in the waiting list. Other considerations include how close a child lives to the School.

What’s different about Vasa International School of Stockholm?
Vasa International School of Stockholm provides a uniquely international learning experience by being an IB World School. We combine the strengths of the Swedish curriculum with the broader approach of the International Baccalaureate® (IB) in the bilingual programme. We provide the broader approach of the International Baccalaureate® (IB) in the international programme.
 
Where do I login to Schoolsoft?
You can login here: Schoolsoft, (and on the right-hand side of every page on this website).

Who can attend the School?
Vasa International School of Stockholm is open to all. However, given that we cultivate an international environment, we recommend that students have good knowledge of English.
 
What does the School offer in terms of after-school activities?
We provide after school care for our PYP Year 1 to Year 4 students, förskolklassen to årskurs 3 in the Swedish system. Activities here are the equivalent of Sweden’s “fritidshem”.
 
May my child start at the School in the middle of a term?
The School is only able to accept admissions during the autumn term, with the last possible entrance date being the beginning of the spring term in January. After January, your child would have to wait until the following academic year, i.e. starting at the School in the autumn term in August.

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