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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?

Meet us in a digital form

Digital Open House on February 2

  • Save the date and watch out for more information  on our Digital Open House on February 2, 2021 
  • Check out updates on our website for students in grade 9 wanting to apply to our school, click here 

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.

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