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Skolval 2018 - A Way To Practice Democracy

Skolval 2018 

IES Linköping began the school year by studying Democracy and Elections in every year and in different subjects. The Social Studies department covered the area in all years - Beslutsfattande och politiska idéer. English department compared the ruling systems in UK, US and South Africa. Science department looked the political parties solutions for sustainability. Mathematic Department looked at the maths behind election procedures.  

Skolval 2018 (https://skolval2018.se/om/) is organised on national level and the project aims to teach students the democratic process and give them the opportunity to practise it. During the last election in 2014, around 500,000 students in years 7-9 and Gymnasiet participated.

Above: A box from Skolval with materials     

Below: Ms Andersson and Mr Jonsson, teachers in charge on Election morning     

IES Linköping gave our student the opportunity to be part of this. Groups of students worked during the day as Election Officials / Voting Clerks, supervised by the teacher in charge. Classes came to the polling station, the auditorium, to do the voting according the instructions made by Skolval 2018. As much as possible the process was the same as the real election.

Above: Khadijah Wali, Melker Kuzminski and Awo Mohamed Abdi are working as Voting Clerks.

Below: Timothy Grey, George Warda, Sreyansh Tiwari, Tilde Axelsson, Vera Hyllengren och Vera Kämpe - Voting Clerks posing for a picture

In the afternoon the Election Officials (students) counted the votes. The counting was public and interested students or staff members could come to auditorium and watch the procedure.

Above: A lot of counting in action     

Below: Mr Ståhl Engström is supervisor. Caisa Thor, Arian Akbari, Saga Soomro, Adam Nählinder and Daria Kuchinskaya did a great job as Election Officials.

The results of Skolval 2018 will be public online for three months. The results are divided into schools, regions and national level.

#skolval2018

 

July 2018 Renovation at IES Linköping

Although it is the summer holiday the school is not closed and it is a productive place as we prepare for the 2018/2019 School Year. There is work being done to improve and freshen-up our building.

**We now have NEW, sparkling, white-tiled toilets throughout the school.  This particular update and renovation to the school is incredibly dramatic.  The school is already feeling like a brand new place. It is exciting to think of what the students' response will be to see such sparkling toilets.

*There are new benches outside for all of us to enjoy and the old benches have been repainted and cleaned up. 

*We now have fresh paint throughout the school.

There are a few other projects still going on, so please stay tunned for more picutres as we update and renovate IES Linköping for the 2018/2019 School Year. 

Enjoy the pictures!

Above: Toilet repairs throughout the school

Above: Finished toilet renovation on the 4th floor

Above: Finished toilet renovation on the 3rd floor in the Common Room

Above: New benches outside of IES Linköping

Above: More of the new benches

Above: Refreshed old benches

Above: Fresh paint in the locker rooms

From the Principal

July Updates From The Principal

Dear Parents and Students,

Although it is the summer holiday the school is not closed and is a hive of activity. There is work being done to improve and freshen-up our building. We now have new, sparkling, white-tiled toilets throughout the school.

We are working hard to prepare for the coming school year and have some vacant places in Year 7, if you are interested in these places please email our School Administrator:

gert.nylund.linkoping@engelska.se

or

info.linkoping@engelska.se

You can also contact me, the Principal,  at mary.dahlin.linkoping@engelska.se  and 013 5603020

Yours sincerely,

Mary Dahlin, Principal IESL

Information inför skolstart 16 augusti 2018 / Information for the start of term 16 August 2018

Information inför skolstart 16 augusti 2018

Torsdag 16:e augusti

Eleverna samlas på framsidan av skolbyggnaden klassvis.

Nya elever kan se vilken klass de ska gå i på informationstavlor  som vi kommer sätta upp på skolans framsida.

 

Skoldagen är som följande :

År 4 och 5           08:15-13:00

År 6 och 7           09:00-13:15

År 8 och 9             09:30-13:15

 

Lunch kommer att serveras i skolmatsalen som vanligt.

För elever i år 4 och 5 som har ansökt om Afternoon club börjar den så snart skoldagen slutar och är öppen till klockan 17.00. Afternoon Club ligger på våning 2.

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Information for the start of term 16 August 2018

Thursday 16 August

Students should gather at the front of the building in their classes.

New students can see which class they belong to on the notice boards which we will set up at the front of the school.

 

The school day is as follows:

Years 4 and 5            08.15 - 13.00

Years 6 and 7            09.00 - 13.15

Years 8 and 9            09.30 - 13.15

 

Lunch will be served in the school restaurant.

For students in years 4 and 5 who have applied for Afternoon Club it starts as soon as the school day is over and is open until 17.00. Afternoon Club is on floor two.

Student Work

The Big Challenge

IES Linköping has once again participated in The Big Challenge - a competition organized in Europe for students who do not have English as their native language.  This year our students in grades 5-9 had outstanding results.

Students participating in The Big Challenge studied grammar, understanding, geography, history and social science.  The students acquired knowledge of all the English-speaking countries.

Congratulations to the winners and all the participants!

IES Linköping Results:

Martina Karlsson 9B - 1st Nationally

Raya Al-Sammarraie 9B - 2nd Nationally

Saga Soomro 8B - 2nd Nationally, 1st Regionally (not picutred) 

Noel Johansson 7C - 1st Regionally, 4th Nationally

Elsa Ekbäck 6A - 1st Regionally, 5th Nationally

Esther Kurhengamuzimu 5A - 1st Regionally, 6th Nationally 

Martina Karlsson 

Raya Al-Sammarraie

Noel Johansson

Elsa Ekbäck 

Esther Kurhengamuzimu

Elsa Ekbäck, Raya Al-Sammarraie, Martina Karlsson, Noel Johansson

Winners from grade 6

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