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School Calendar 2016 - 2017

Click the link for the school calendar for 2016 - 2017.

Important dates:

23 August: School Starts at 08:45 (Separate Schedule to be presented)

12 - 13 September: SPT (Development conversation) - No School first day, morning school second day, Junior Club Open.

23 September: Study Day (School Closed)

Week 44 Autumn Break

21 December: Last Day of School

10 January: School Starts

18 - 19 January: SPT (Development conversation) - No School first day, morning school second day, Junior Club Open.

Week 8 Sports Break

March 6 Inservice Day - School Closed

Week 15 Easter Break

26 May: Study Day

16 June: Last Day of School


From the Principal

Open House Evening - Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Prospective parents will have the chance to meet the new Principal of Internationella Engelska Skolan Hässleholm during an Open House evening on February 1.

Mr Max Gossell has been appointed to provide leadership to IES Hässleholm as the school continues to develop. He is an experienced educator and school manager who has worked in education for fourteen years. After working as a teacher, he became a Vice-Principal ten years ago and Principal in 2011. He has been the founding Principal of two new upper secondary schools in Malmö, and has completed the national school leadership training programme (Rektorsutbildning).

Speaking about his appointment he said: "I’m so proud and happy to have been appointed Principal of Internationella Engelska Skolan Hässleholm. In IES, I have finally found a school organization that not only optimally prepares each student for further studies, but also for their future in an increasingly globalized world. My intention is to honor and respect the school's core values as the foundation from which we can all help each other to remain a school where teachers can teach and students learn."

Ralph Riber, CEO of Internationella Engelska Skolan, added: “I am pleased to have recruited a Principal with the experience of Mr Gossell to help drive our school in Hässleholm from strength to strength.

“It has been a pleasure to get to know him during the recruitment process and to hear his views on education, which so closely mirror our own.  He shares our strong belief in helping students to realize their full academic potential, and understands the importance of a safe and calm school environment.”

Mr Gossell has agreed to take up the position as Principal of IES Hässleholm as Mr Chris Nilsson, will be the founding Principal of our new school in Landskrona. The two educators are coordinating closely to ensure a smooth handover and Mr Gossell will officially take up his role from January 1.

Internationella Engelska Skolan Hässleholm will hold an Open House evening on Wednesday, 1 February 2017 from 17:00 until 19:30.  During the evening parents will have the chance to meet Mr Gossell, see the school and ask questions.

Open House and Admission 2017

The school year of 2017 – 2018 IES Hässleholm plan to accept 60 new students in year four, and four new students in year six.  Some places could still be available so don’t hesitate to apply on

We will have an Open House for everyone interested in the school on February 1 2017 between 5 pm to 7:30 pm. More information will be available closer to the event.