What types of schools do most expats in your city choose for their children?

Most expats in Stockholm choose to send their children to the international schools.


What are some examples of these schools?

You will find two international schools in Stockholm, the British International Primary School and the International School of Stockholm.


Is there a lot of competition for spots in local schools?

Expats might experience a queue for a spot in an international school. Try to apply as early as possible.


Are pre-schools also widely available (for children approx. 2 to 5 years old)?

Pre-schools are widely available. However, there is often a queue to get a place. There are a few English-speaking pre-schools, such as the Humpty Dumpty Nursery School and Planet Kid Nursery Schools. There are also a few bilingual pre-schools.


How are most kids transported to and from school?

Most of the parents will transport them by car or by public transport.


When does the typical school year start and end?

The school year at the international schools usually starts in August and lasts until June.


Is there anything else I should know about local schools?

Parents are very welcome to send their children to local schools.


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