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Posted 03/22/2017 09:47PM

Labour disruption at Skagerak International School

The Norwegian teachers union, Utdanningsforbundet, has taken out from Thursday 23 March, 36 of their members on strike at Skagerak International School. We regret the inconvenience this causes for our students and their parents.

The school will be closed to students both Thursday 23 March and Friday 24 March, but will open on Monday 27 March. More information will be coming.

Please see the press release in Norwegian or English or listen to the debate on NRK1 Vestfold with director Hans Jørgen Firing.

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Posted 03/15/2017 03:52PM

Calling all carpenters...

The school library is interested in acquiring new wooden bins to hold the picture book collection in the Primary School section of the library. Do we have any parents or grandparents in the school community with carpentry skills? Please contact the school librarians, Sue Budd (sue.budd@skagerak.org) or Maura Brattested (maura.brattested@skagerak.org), if you are interested and able!


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Posted 03/13/2017 11:39AM

Skagerak Playmakers present Oliver Twist, 31 March and 1 April

Everyone is invited toVerdensteateret on Kongensgate on 31 March and 1 April for this year's production, Oliver Twist.

Oliver Twist is a dramatic story, told in English, about a young orphan boy who finds himself alone on the streets of London in 1831. His is befriended by thieves and pickpockets, later rescued by a wealthy family and finally finds out about his true identity.

25 actors, ages 9-19 years have been skillfully directed by John Goodnow in recreating pre-Victorian London. Tickets available at the door. Adults: kr 150; children/students kr 50; Family ticket Kr 350

Come and enjoy yet another fantastic production from our very own theatre group!



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Posted 03/07/2017 02:35PM

IB Diploma Visual Arts Exhibition 2017


On Monday 13 March 6-8 pm, 4 students from our IB Diploma programme will be exhibiting their works created during their 2 year study of visual arts. The Visual Arts department is proud to present their creative works and all members of the Skagerak community are invited to participate in the opening of the exhibition.

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Posted 02/10/2017 03:04PM

NIBS conference held at Skagerak

Skagerak hosted the annual NIBS conference (Norwegian International Baccalaureate Schools) on Thursday 9 February. Over 60 heads and coordinators from all areas of Norway were gathered to discuss and collaborate about IB education in Norway. It was a successful day and a perfect opportunity to showcase the great things that are happening at our school.

After being greeted by our young hosts from PY5, the participants were entertained with the PY2 class in the opening ceremony, before starting the scheduled individual sessions.

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Posted 02/07/2017 01:20PM

Art classes for Middle and High school students

On Wednesday the 8th of February the very talented artist Lizz Daniels will start working with Skagerak students to help give the cafeteria a facelift and teach practical art techniques.

She has agreed to teach students after school for 6 sessions starting on the 8th at 16.00 ...meet up in the cafeteria.

The art course costs 50kr per session ... a total of 300kr for 6 classes. This can be invoiced home or paid in cash or by VIPPS 41069691 Code word ART CLASS

Please email Yvonne Folan yvonne.folan@skagerak.org ASAP to book your spot ..there are limited spaces so places will be offered to those who sign up first.

This counts as both a SERVICE and CAS activity. (Service and Creativity)

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Posted 02/03/2017 04:00PM

Digital January 2017 reports now issued


A note to all parents that the digital copy of their child's January 2017 progress report is now available online. For Primary parents click on the Portfolio tab for the student reflection, and Report tab for the report. For Middle and High school students, the student reflection is included within the report. Please log on to your ManageBac account to access your child's report. Contact the school office if you require assistance.

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Posted 01/31/2017 05:41PM

Information meeting for high school students

Welcome to our information meeting on Monday, 13 February at 6 pm.

Come and find out what makes Skagerak International School different and how we can help your son or daughter fulfil their academic and personal potential.

The school's educational program will be presented by the High school principal, Kjeld Jørgen Glittenberg.

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Posted 01/26/2017 04:17PM

Thank you!

A very big thank you to all students and families who have supported our holiday bottle drive. We collected kr 675 worth of empty bottles and have donated the sum to 'Doctors without Borders' - every bit helps!

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Posted 01/26/2017 12:29PM

MY5 Personal Project Exhibition


On Wednesday, 8 February, Skagerak International School will be showcasing this year's MY5 Personal Projects. MY5 students have been working hard for the past five months to plan and create a product for the culmination of their MYP certificate.

We will begin with an opening ceremony in Lars Ask auditorium from 6:16 to 6:30 pm. The projects will then be on display in the Study Room from 6:30 to 7:30 pm.

We look forward to seeing you at the Exhibition!

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Posted 01/03/2017 10:28AM

Bottle drive 4-13 January



Drop off all refundable cans and bottles to the front reception in the Primary/Middle school building, and help us contribute to 'Doctors without Borders'. Last day for delivery is Friday 13 January. Thank you for your support!

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Posted 12/14/2016 05:35PM

Introducing the new high school newspaper, The Fishbowl

Read all about it!

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Posted 11/09/2016 02:30PM

A bite of China - 15 November 4 pm

Marco Polo CAS fundraising function, inviting all parents and students across Skagerak.

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Posted 11/09/2016 08:00AM

Tuesday 15 November 2016 6pm

High school students and their parents/guardians are invited to our information meeting in the Lars Ask Auditorium. We welcome you to come and find out what makes Skagerak International School different and how we can make our students fulfill their academic and personal potential.

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Posted 10/24/2016 05:48PM

Skagerak fundraising day, 28 October


Each year our high school students are excused from classes and instead raise money to support Golobal Awareness projects such as Amnesty, Red Cross, Kenya CAS, SOS barnebyer etc. For more information please contact yvonne.folan@skagerak.org.

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Posted 10/24/2016 04:41PM

Monday 31 October Halloween celebration at the high school

A Halloween celebration with a Mexican twist - special taco for lunch for purchase - can you handle the evil chilli!

Face painting and prizes

10:30 Halloween costume contest

16:30 Halloween movie with popcorn and treats

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Posted 10/24/2016 12:37PM

Cultural Diversity Day 2016

Enjoy this year's video with reflections from both students and staff.


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Posted 10/19/2016 12:46PM

Winter Equipment Sale - Sunday 23 October 10:00-12:30

Winter gear too small? Snow is just round the corner ...come to Skagerak and find a bargain/get a good price for your outgrown skis, skates, goggles and snowgear. All you need to do is reserve a ticket from the Mercy Ships group for a sales pitch (kr 100) - then the rest of the profit is yours to keep.

Email sue.budd@skagerak.org to reserve your pitch. Set up from 9:30, doors open for sales at 10:00.

Any unsold items need to be taken home when you leave please - thank you.

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Posted 09/28/2016 11:56AM


Program for the day


TimeEventWhere




13: - 13:30Opening assemblyLars Ask Auditorium




13:30 - 14:15 Rotation 1:
Nordic Languages Region
Middle Eastern and African Laguages Region
Building bridges

Møterom and Sigma
Infolab and Upsilon
Cantine





14:15 -15:00Rotation 2:
English Region
German, French and Italian Region
Math Language

Study Room
Zeta
Eureka Corridor





15:00 - 15:45Rotation 3:
Indian and Asian Languages Region
European Languages Region
Spanish and Portugues Region

Kappa 1
Kappa 2
Eureka Room





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Posted 09/20/2016 11:35AM

French Cookery Classes

We are pleased to offer French Cookery Classes to our students. In collaboration with Sophia Zidi a professional French Chef www.sodelices.com, students can take part in this after School activity which will be run from the High School kitchen.

For Middle School Students this is an after school club 15.30 to 17.00

For High School Students this is a CAS activity from 16.00 to 17.30

All ingredients are locally sourced and organic, this is included in the price.

Please contact Sophia Zidi directly for more details sophia@sodelices.co

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    • FriMar24 School closed

      due to labour disruption

    • FriMar24 Primary school assembly CANCELLED 2:00 PM

      Hosted by PY2


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