Open School days / Shadow a class/ intake & Entrance tests for Grade 10

Are you a grade 9 student interested in applying to ISSR Gymnasium (I.B. 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.

Open School days are Thursday January 25 and Thursday February 8. 
Entrance test session is on Tuesday March 6 between 13:30- 16:30
Open House is on Tuesday March 6 16:30 -19:00

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?


Intake information and Open school days (where you can follow a class):

If you have applied to ISSR through Gymnasieantagningen, you will get an ISSR Entrance tests invitation sent to your registered address. The test session is on Tuesday March 6 between 13:30- 16:30. Our Open House will start at 16:30 and end at 19:00

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.


ISSR Open School days are for students in grade 9 wanting to experience an example of a school day on the Diploma Programme (grade 11). The dates for our Open School days are Thursday January 25 and Thursday February 8.

Time and DP subjects / options
Option 1
08:30 – 09:30 Biology
09:40 – 11:00 Global Politics
11:10 – 12:20 English A
Option 2
08.30 – 09:30  Physics
09:40 – 11.00  Chemistry
11.10 – 12:20  Mathematics Standard Level
Option 3
08:30 – 09:30 Psychology
09:40 – 11.00 Visual Arts
11:10 – 12:20 English B

To register your interest to an open school day, mail with the below information:
Date (25/1 or 8/2):
Full name:
Swedish Personal number:
Current school:
Stating which option (1, 2 or 3) you wish to attend: