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Birralee International School & Kindergarten Trondheim

Welcome!

Welcome to Birralee! Our school and kindergarten provide an English-speaking education for children aged 4-16 living in Trondheim, central Norway.

The Australian founder gave the school the name ‘Birralee’ meaning a ‘safe place for children’ – we do our best to provide a stimulating and secure learning environment in which we value each child as an individual. The school and kindergarten are owned by a non-profit making foundation.

Our curriculum is based on the British National Curriculum, an internationally recognised high quality curriculum used in many international and English speaking schools throughout the world. The curriculum has been modified to suit the needs of international students and also to meet the requirements of the Norwegian National Curriculum.

The curriculum is approved by the Norwegian Department of Education and Research. Our students participate in the Norway’s National tests and have the possibility to take IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) exams.

The school is approved as a University of Cambridge exam centre and is a member of the European Council of International Schools.

If you are thinking of coming to Trondheim and have children within our age range, contact us at admin@birralee.no. We would be pleased to hear from you and to welcome you to our ‘safe place for children’.

Elin Hitchman
Principal

Latest news

16-08-2016 After School Clubs

Homework Club (Y2-Y5), Tuesdays 14:30-15:15
This academic year we are offering an after school Homework Club once a week for students in Year 2 to Year 5. The Homework Club will be held on Tuesday: 14:30-15:15 for all children in Y2 - Y5, those who are signed up for ASP and those who are not signed up for ASP. Students will be supervised in a quiet, orderly environment whilst they complete their homework. The Homework Club will start in week 34.

If you would like your child to attend Homework Club, please complete the form below. Please note that this is not a ‘drop in’ offer and only students whose parents/guardians have confirmed in writing will be accepted. Please fill in this form by Wednesday 17th August: Sign up here!

Homework Club (Y6-Y8), Mondays 14:30-15:15
This academic year we are offering an after school Homework Club once a week for students in Year 6 to Year 8. The Homework Club will be held on Monday: 14:30-15:15 for all children in Y6 - Y8, those who are signed up for ASP and those who are not signed up for ASP. Students will be supervised in a quiet, orderly environment whilst they complete their homework. The Homework Club will start in week 34.

If you would like your child to attend Homework Club, please complete the form below. Please note that this is not a ‘drop in’ offer and only students whose parents/guardians have confirmed in writing will be accepted. Please fill in this form by Wednesday 17th August: Sign up here!

Homework Club (Y9-Y11), Wednesdays 14:45-15:30
This academic year we are offering an after school Homework Club once a week for students in Year 9 to Year 11. The Homework Club will be held on Wednesday: 14:45-15:30 for all children in Y9 - Y11. Students will be supervised in a quiet, orderly environment whilst they complete their homework. The Homework Club will start in week 34.

If you would like your child to attend Homework Club, please complete the form below. Please note that this is not a ‘drop in’ offer and only students whose parents/guardians have confirmed in writing will be accepted. Please fill in this form by Wednesday 17th August: Sign up here!

Primary School Choir (Y4-Y8), Wednesdays 14:30-15:15
Old and new members (Year 4 – Year 8) are welcome to join the Birralee School Choir. Activities include songs and games, drama and movement. The choir performs in school assemblies and gives concerts for parents and others. The choir is also planning a bigger production at the end of the year. Rehearsals take place every Wednesday 14:30-15:15 in the music room. There is a small choir fee of NOK 400 per term. Rehearsals will start in week 34. Please fill in this form by Wednesday 17th August: Sign up here!

Middle School Choir (Y9-Y11), Tuesdays 14:45-15:30
Currently the choir ends in Year 8, however there are many students who have expressed an interest in exploring the potential of their voices in a smaller group situation and with other students from their peer group. The aim is to work with more complicated repertoire, to provide more opportunities for solo singing, to help the students find their voice as they begin and continue their journey through MS. Students will also have the opportunity to produce their own performances by selecting and organising the repertoire providing a great sense of ownership and team spirit. We will delve into group singing, harmonies and solo singing in a variety of exciting and fresh genres. There is a small choir fee of NOK 400 per term. Rehearsals take place every Tuesday 14:45 -15:30. Sign up today! Rehearsals will start in week 34.

GO45! (Y6 - Y8)
To fulfill requirements from the Department of Education for additional physical activity during the school day, we are prolonging the school day for your child on either Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday by 45 minutes (14:30 - 15:15)

The physical activities will be varied throughout the school year and will take place in the gym or outside. The GO45! Club will start in week 34.  Sign up here! GO45! is an obligatory part of the school week for children in Y6-Y8.

ASP (Y2-Y5), Every school day 07:30-08:30 and 14:30-16:30
The Birralee After School Program (ASP) will provide supervision and activities outside the regular school hours for children from Year 2 to Year 5 in a caring environment. All children in ASP will also be given the opportunity to participate in Homework Club. ASP will start in week 33. Sign up for ASP here!

Any questions?
If you have any questions that have not been answered above, please call or email the School office (admin@birralee.no) and we will do our best to help you.

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