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From the Principal

... And we're in!

... And we're in!

It's official--we are "på plats" now in our beautiful school buildings! We celebrated the building crew's last day of work at IES Länna with delicious cakes and we welcomed two new staff members to the team: Ms. Unander-Scharin, our administrator, and Mr. Webb, our vaktmästare. The three of us are diligently working on-site each day to prepare of the school start on Monday, August 20.

Check out some of our latest photos (courtesy of Jonathan Howell at IES HQ), and please contact us at info.lanna@engelska.se if you have any questions before school starts!

Best wishes from IES Länna,

Julie Kelly, Principal

 

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From the Principal

Progress at IES Länna

Progress at IES Länna

The building site continues to change daily as builders work long hours and weekends to ensure construction continues according to plan! Both structures are completely up, and roofing has been nearly completed. Most corridors and rooms inside have been painted, and some supplies for the lunch room have already arrived. We are so thrilled to work with Turako on this project!

After construction on the buildings is complete, the schoolyard will begin to be developed. We will keep an area of trees in the schoolyard as well as add a football field, bandy area, swings, small trampolines and an outdoor gym. We are looking forward to seeing this progress over the next few months!

As always, we are so grateful for this wonderful campus and eagerly await the chance to use it daily!

Thank you, future parents and students, for your continued patience with the building and excitement about IES Länna. We are going to have an amazing adventure together!

Best regards,

Julie Kelly, Principal

From the Principal

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

With IES Länna being brand new, we get many of the same questions from potential parents. Here are some of those questions, accompanied by their answers. Hopefully this helps all of you get to know IES Länna better!

 

How many classes will IES Länna open with?

We will have 3 classes in grades 4-7, and we will have 1 class in grade 8. Eventually, we will have 3 classes in each year group from 4 to 9.

 

How can I get in touch with the school?

You can email us at any time at the address info.lanna@engelska.se. You can also call our administration phone number, 070 946 1419. Mrs. Kelly, the principal, can be reached at 076 852 0401.

 

Will the school's construction be finished soon?

Construction is going exactly according to plan, and we are excited to open our doors in August for our new students and staff.

 

When is the first day of school?

The first day of school is Monday, August 20.

 

We are very excited to see progress with the school, recruitment of staff, and student intake. What an amazing opportunity for all of us!

From the Principal

Representing IES at Stockholm's "Skoljobbsmässan"

Representing IES at Stockholm's

What a fabulous opportunity to meet new potential teachers! Ms. Worrall and I had the opportunity to represent IES at Skoljobbsmässan in central Stockholm, where we met many interested candidates from a variety of backgrounds and varying skills. 

As always, we are looking for excellent, enthusiastic staff members to join IES! If you or someone you know is interested in joining this amazing team, please send an email to me at: julie.kelly.lanna@engelska.se.

 

From the Principal

Vill du jobba hos oss?

Vill du jobba hos oss?

IES Länna söker nu behöriga lärare i Svenska/Svenska som andraspråk, SO, Bild och Idrott och Hälsa. Inom IES arbetar vi med att skapa en trygg och ordnad arbetsmiljö där lärarna kan undervisa och eleverna kan lära och utvecklas. Utifrån det vet vi att varje elev har förmåga att överträffa sina egna förväntningar i sina studieresultat. Vi söker därmed entusiastiska bra lärare som kan hjälpa oss att uppnå detta i vår skola. Om detta låter som du och du är exalterad över att få vara med om att starta upp en ny fantastisk och nybyggd skola i ett underbart område nära Stockholm, skicka in din ansökan till rektor Julie Kelly på julie.kelly.lanna@engelska.se  

From the Principal

Construction Update

Construction Update

Wow! What progress! Just a few short weeks after my first site visit, the main building on campus that will house most of the classrooms, offices and the matsal, is up! Once again, I was amazed by the professional work done by our building firm, Turako. I am anxiously awaiting my next site visit to see the new progress!

From the Principal

Intake in Progress

Intake in Progress

At last...our student intake has begun! Next week, students with guaranteed spots at IES Länna for the 2018-19 school year will receive an acceptance letter in the mail. It is very important that those letters are returned to the school as quickly as possible to:

Julie Kelly
Internationella Engelska Skolan AB
Nytorpsvägen 5A
183 71 Täby

It is imperative we receive acceptance letters back as soon as possible so we can continue the intake process. It is also important for us to know which students will decline their place, as we have hundreds of students in the queue anxious to begin at IES Länna. In early April, after we have determined how many students have declined their places, we will contact the next students in the queue.

Please do not hesitate to email us at info.lanna@engelska.se if you have any questions or concerns. I am very excited to begin enrolling students and officially welcoming them to IES Länna!

Best regards,

Julie Kelly

Principal

 

 

From the Principal

Construction Progress at IES Länna

Construction Progress at IES Länna

What a transformation! I have been watching the progress at Lunnarevägen 1 from a distance for several weeks, and I was shocked when I arrived at the building site yesterday. The second building--which will be our main building with offices, general classrooms, and matsal--is now partially completed. As the building itself is being built off-site and transported to our campus, progress on-site will now be very quick and very obvious. 

As for the other building, which houses our gym and specialized classrooms, interior work has already begun. Some corridors have already been painted, and several rooms have already been equipped with necessities and small details.

Turako, the company building our beautiful school, has done an amazing job both on and off the job site. Progress on the building is very much on schedule and we are excited to see how the building changes over the next few months! I will continue to visit the site periodically to see progress and collaborate with these fabulous professionals.

From the Principal

Looking forward to meeting you!

Looking forward to meeting you!

Hello! Some of you may have seen a presentation about me, but to most of you, I am a still a stranger. Let's change that! 

My name is Julie Kelly, and I am the principal for the International English School in Länna. I am ecstatic to be back in Sweden! When I'm not working on recruitment and planning for the August 2018 school start, I am trying to get acquanited with the area and am enjoying Swedish life with my family. (We are very fond of all the paths for walking and jogging. One does not find those frequently in the U.S.!)

I would also love to meet you--students, parents and teachers--who hope to join our IES Länna family! Since our school building is under construction, I don't have a work space in the Länna area. However, I'd very much like to chat about the school with you. Please call or email me (see details below) if you'd like to connect within the next few weeks. I can't wait to get to know you!

Julie Kelly, Principal of IES Länna

Phone: 076 852 04 01

Email: julie.kelly.lanna@engelska.se

 

From the Principal

Hiring Teachers from Around the Globe

Hiring Teachers from Around the Globe

The school building for IES Länna may not be complete, but we are making great strides in finding amazing teachers to begin in August! I just returned from a trip to Vancouver, Canada in search excellent, qualified teachers for our subjects taught in English. While Vancouver is beautiful (just look at that photo!), many teachers are eager to teach abroad and are very interested in the possibility of moving to Sweden. We found several teachers that we hope to bring to International English Schools all over Sweden, and a few that would like to join us at IES Länna in the fall. We look forward to welcoming them in August! 

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