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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?

Upcoming events 2021:

Digital Open House on February 2

ISSR Assessment test date on March 9

Save the date for ISSR Assessment test on March 9 and check your account on Gymnasieantagningen after February 15. An email will be sent out to all students who have applied to Grade10 at ISSR. Make sure to update your account at Gymnasieantagningen with your email address.

What you can expect at ISSR

  • ISSR is an IB continuum school with IBDP results well above world average.
  • The working language is English. 
  • As a student you will be in a very international environment as our students are from around the world and many of them have studied and lived in more than one country before joining ISSR.
  • There is regular homework and assessment by exam with a significant amount of inter-curricular activities (see under CAS
  • 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?

Application process and information 

You find information on how to apply and who can apply to grade10/M10, here 

If you are currently a 9th grader in any Swedish based school you might look for our meritvärde/ intake points. 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.

Life after ISSR, further studies 

Check out some films, find out how well IB students perform at universities around the world, and discover BridgeU - a university guidance tool used by ISSR students, click on Further studies 

 

 

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