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Information for Grade 9 students applying to ISSR & Assessment tests for Grade 10

Are you a grade 9 student interested in applying to ISSR IB Diploma Programme?

What you can expect at ISSR:

We are an IB continuum school with over 60 nationalities. The working language is English. There is regular homework and assessment by exam with a significant amount of inter-curricular activities (see under CAS). This creates a safe, professional, vibrant environment for students and teachers. We offer various opportunities for students to travel both in Sweden and internationally, for example: student camps, sports tournaments, Model United Nations, Global Citizens.

At ISSR you will get a laptop to assist you with your studies and depending on where you live, an SL card.

​Some things to think about and reflect upon when choosing your Gymnasium:

  • Are you looking for a big or a small school?
  • What do you know about the (IB Diploma) Programmes on offer?
  • How many hours do you think you are going to spend on homework?
  • Why are you choosing this school? Is it…to be with friends, parents’ wishes, university ambitions, to be in a safe learning environment?
  • How long are you prepared to travel each day to and from school?

ISSR intake points over the last three years has been between 290 and 312 points. In addition to the required intake points students must pass an English and a Mathematics test, unless they had a grade A in English and Mathematics in the Swedish National curriculum for grade 9 fall term.