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Politicians visit at IES Krokslätt

Today we had a visit from two members of the Swedish Parliament, David Josefsson and Marie-Louise Händel Sanström.

They visited our school to see how we work towards academic and social goals in our school. It is always fun for us to show what we do and enjoy receiving visits from politicians that are interested in our work. They also had a chance to see our Student Council in session!

If you as a politician are interested in visiting our school, do not hesitate to reach out and book a visit!

 

From the Principal

IES Krokslätt awarded the IES "Tough Love" Award

IES Krokslätt awarded the IES "Tough Love" Award

Welcome back, everybody!

We are so excited that the semester is under way and we look forward to working with our students this academic year.

I am very happy and proud to share with you that IES Krokslätt has received  the “Tough Love” award within IES. Every year our Headquarters analyse all schools’ results from the quality survey from staff, students and guardians. Based on the results from the survey a few awards are handed out to the best performing schools. This year Krokslätt was awarded the “Tough Love” award and I am really proud. It was the first time Krokslätt won a prize and we think it was about time!

We are very proud of our school and will always continue to strive to be the best school we can possibly be for our students. We will always actively work towards short term and long term goals to continue to become better and better.

From the Principal

Welcome back in August!

Welcome back in August!

Dear students and guardians,

First of all I want to thank you for this school year. It has been a challenge due to the situation worldwide with Covid-19, and I can't express enough how much I appreciate the support you have given us. It has helped us continue to give our students stability when it has been needed the most.

I hope everyone will enjoy a relaxing and well deserved summer and we all at Krokslätt look forward to seeing you all back in August.

Below you can find the times for the first days of school.

Wednesday, August 19th:
Year 3: 8:00-11:00
Year 4: 8:30-11:30
Year 5: 8:45-11:45
Year 6: 9:00-12:00

Thursday, August 20th:
Year 3: 8:00-13:00
Year 4: 8:10-13:10
Year 5: 8:20-13:20
Year 6: 8:30-13:30

Friday, August 21st:
Regular schedule

I wish you all an amazing summer!

Warm regards, Ms Ekendahl

From the Principal

Academic focus

Academic focus

Hello everyone!

This year we are putting extra focus on developing the  academics at our school. We are critically looking at how we teach and work with our amazing students. We feel it is very important to dare to look at how we do things and what improvements we can do to make our school even better. We are here for our students and we want to continue to grow both socially and academically together with them.

While the students are working hard in their classrooms, we also have a lot of focus on developing our teacher’s skills. Last year we started implementing Reading2Learn in year level 3 in the subjects Swedish and Science. We could see a very positive outcome when it comes to our students literacy not only in Swedish, but also in Science and grasping the content.

This year the implementation continues to grow to grade 4 and the subjects Swedish, Science and Social Science.

We have two amazing teachers, Frida Andersson and Anna Ahlcrona, leading the development at our school. They have several years experience working with R2L and has seen the academic outcomes with their own students.

If you are interested to follow their work you can read their blog:

https://pedagog.goteborg.se/r2l/2019/09/12/vart-amnesovergripande-arbete...

 

From the Principal

Welcome back to school!

Welcome back to school!

We know our students, old and new, come back to school with mixed emotions. Some are really happy and eager to start while some still dream about the relaxing summer sun.

This year at IES Krosklätt we decided to celebrate when all our students came back to school! Not only had all mentors prepared for a warm welcoming first day, but we had also the ice cream truck visiting us so all our students could enjoy an ice cream!

Our students and staff work hard all year and making the first day a little bit extra special is a great way to start off the term.

All of us at IES Krokslätt are looking forward to the academic year 2019-2020 where we will continue to grow together with our students!

From the Principal

September

September

Welcome back!

Almost a month has already passed of this new academic year and we have many new adventures to look forward to!

We have had a very positive start of the year and we are focusing on buidling strong bonds between the students in each class.
Positive relationships and feeling secure in school is something we value and work hard to maintain.
We also value cooperation between guardians and school, never hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.
Our students well being is our priority and good communication between school and home is key.

This year we have ISS  providing our school lunches. They aim at having 30% ecological food and we can already see that the quality of food has improved. We strive to provide a healthy and tasty lunch for all our students here at IES Krokslätt.

We are looking forward to this academic year!

Best regards,
Desirée Ekendahl
Acting Principal

 

 

From the Principal

Week 23

We are getting close to the end of year. Our students and staff are working hard and showing real grit to accomplish the final details before the well desevered Summer hoilday. 

This academic year of 2017-2018 has been our strongest ever. Our academic results have improved as well as our overall quality. I am proud to say that we now consider ourselves to be one of Gothenburg´s best compulary schools. 

Next week our dear students and staff will be of on field trips and other fun activities. This is an appreciated tradition at IES Krokslätt. Next Friday on June 15th we celebrate the End of School ceremony at Lorensbergsteatern. I look forward seeing all our students and guardians at this beautiful venue. 

From the Principal

Week 19

As a principal I am very pleased after going through our survey results in which all stakeholders of the school have offered us their feedback. Students, guardians and staff clearly share the same vision of the school and the understanding of the IES Ethos. As a principal I sleep well at night knowing that our students and guardians feel that there is a safe and orderly working environment in the school and that we all excell with high academic expectations.

Best regards,

I very humble and proud principal 

From the Principal

Week 11

During week 8, 9 and 10 our dear students have once again conquered new victories. Week 8 16 students from year level 6 travelled to IES Jönköping to compete in the reading Olympics. I am very proud to inform you all that we came first, second and third in the competition. What a triumph!

Week 9 we sent three teams with students from year level 4 to Universeums plastic recycling competition. Students from across Västra Götaland send in 50 projects and gladly enough the jury announced that three of our projects were among the four best in total. A big congratulation from me and the rest of the team. What an achievement!

I would also like to thank the Junior club staff for hosting the great International Dinner event. 180 families took part and prepared dishes from all over the world.

I would also like to thank the PE department for organizing the Dance week. Wow!

This week we welcome GEST who will perform interactive theatre with our students.

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