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Futuraskolan International Publishes Grade Statistics

Futuraskolan International today formally publishes the reported grade statistics for our compulsory schools year 9 students for 2019/2020.

It is our belief that transparent and reliable information is important in order for families in our communities to make an accurate school choice for their children. The freedom to choose the school or program that best suits a child’s ambitions is a family’s right that we are proud to support. In order for this freedom to be best utilized, updated and clear information about every school’s performance should be available and easy to find.

Futuraskolan publishes these results independently because the National Agency for Education (Skolverket) has come to the conclusion that they no longer can publish these results based on a ruling from the Administrative Court. Futuraskolan supports the initiatives to change the current legislation so that the statistics can be published by the authorities once again.

School Number of students grade point average % who passed all subjects % who qualified for a University preparatory program % who qualified for a vocational program
Futuraskolan International Stockholm 24 306.58 100 100 100
Futuraskolan International Kottla 109 285.68 98.16 100 100
Futuraskolan International Bergtorp 166 266.2 95.18 97.59 97.59
Futuraskolan International Hertig Karl 25 274.84 92 96 96
Futuraskolan International Rådan 24 292.92 95.83 95.83 95.83

 

We are proud of the results our teachers and students achieve each year. By employing a comprehensive and systematic approach to student academic achievement and personal growth, our teachers are able to facilitate the learning of the national goals with consistent proficiency. This approach draws on Digital Learning Strategies and connects to the UN Sustainable Goals in every one of our schools and preschools learning units.

 

Letter from the CEO – Futuraskolan’s students set an impressive new standard

Good morning members of the Futuraskolan International community,

I write to you this morning to express my appreciation and gratitude for all of your tremendous efforts over the past academic year. Late last week we had our final grades for the term reported and confirmed with Skolverket and the results reflect the high expectations and ambitious standards of all of us who are a part of the Futuraskolan movement.

In 2018-2019 the following free school organizations grade 9 graduating class achieved the following grade point averages:

Futuraskolan 277.18
Internationella Engelska Skolan 271.0
Kunskapsskolan 260.6
Vittra 239.7
Academedia 231.0
Thoren 224.5
Europaskolan 241.4

This year as a result of the inspired work of our amazing teachers and support staff our grade 9 average was 277.58.

Your efforts and dedication have once again placed us in the position to be recognized as the most successful free school organization in Sweden.

With structured and engaging leadership, a top flight staff of personnel and an ambitious academic program in place, it’s no surprise that your work has resulted in this recognition.

These results speak loudly of the impressive efforts of the entire organizational community.

Every morning the teams at our production kitchens prepare a green salad, a carbohydrate salad, a mixed salad, a vegetarian main course and a general main course. The lunch is then delivered to our various schools and preschools. After being put on display the kitchen staff help make sure our kids are fed, while moving through their lunch schedule, all with an encouraging voice and a smile on their face. That’s an impressive feat! One that deserves recognition and attention.

Our cleaning crews make sure we have warm and welcoming learning environments to enter every morning. Our maintenance team is top notch, and our IT Development team keep the entire organization moving forward and running smoothly. They and our amazing collection of international pedagogues and care givers deserve our thanks for consistently delivering our ambitious programs and policies in a compassionate, vibrant and progressive way.

Probably the most unsung heroes of this accolade are the parents and families in our community. Parents are often the forgotten resource in schools these days. You’re the ones who sit and do homework with your kids at night. You’re the ones who check their planners. You make sure they exercise and eat right. Your engagement on the organizational surveys is always on a high percentage. You’re all taking turns as class representatives. We never have parents skip student development talks. You’re vocal, and engaged and your feedback over the year has helped us to more effectively adjust to the needs of the various members of the community.

Please take the time this time to reflect on the impressive standard you all have set for our students’ academic and social development. In working towards our aim of being an innovator in global education our efforts always begin at home. Fortunately, your work over the past year have placed us in a position to excel beyond our current grasp.

Thank you for all of your tremendous efforts and dedication everyone. I’m honoured to be working alongside of you and am confident that Futuraskolan will continue to be the industry standard through the 2020-2021 academic year and far beyond.

Have a fantastic summer everyone.

Sincerely,

Tom Callahan

CEO – Futuraskolan AB

”Our Future is on Fire” – Art exhibition, Lidingö

Right now Futuraskolan International Kottlas students show their work in the exhibition: ”Our Future is on Fire”. The exhibition is a collaboration between the local UN-association at Lidingö and Futuraskolan International Kottla. The exhibition is open until the 12th June in Lidingö City Hall.

Feeding Program going strong.

Dear all

Congratulations Futuraskolan International Näsby Park, Skarpäng and Danderyd !! You are all amazing!!

Our amazing staff, parents and children have been working really hard to raise money towards our Feeding Program in the Philippines. It’s been a tough journey, especially with the Covid-19 situation.

But, as true Global Citizens, we understand what resilience means! ’We work hard, we are creative and we never give up!

Children have been doing Recycle crafts to sell, they have been painting, sculpting and baking.

Parents have supported us all the way and we have all joined forces in order to contribute and make a difference.

Our Market day became ” Corona Market” and even outside, with 2 meters distance from each other, parents and children participated and contributed!

Thank you for your amazing efforts !

To finalize our efforts, we sold Toilet paper and Paper towels !

YES we are creative!!!

Once again, everybody  joined forces and contributed!! I am happy to announce that we have raised 24.000kr only with the Market day and Toilet paper sales! We had already raised 15.000kr during Lucia and Halloween.

All together we raised 39.000kr!!

This is amazing!

We are now waiting to see the results from our other pre-schools

but I´m sure we have already reached our goal :

To feed 50 children for a whole year at Imalnod Elementary school!

Here is some more information about the project:
Feeding Program – Global Citizenship Project Website

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR JOINING EFFORTS AND FOR YOUR TRUST AND CONTRIBUTIONS!
 
WE ARE MAKING AN IMPACT!

A world of MUSIC awaits…

The average person is estimated to listen to around 3500 songs a year! Or around 1650 hours a year; which would equate to more than 1/10 of your waking lifetime. That’s a lot! 

The students at Kottla have created a website to share in their love of music and with the help of their music teacher Julian this is what they have come up with. Check out a podcast, read some history or browse an opinion piece there is something for everyone.

https://www.futurasteppingstones.com/

Helping communities near and far.

We have a new article published in The Local today. HERE

It demonstrates how Futuraskolan International has stayed active helping in the community, in new and inovative ways.

 

Music @Kottla

New music website coming out of Kottla – May 15th stay tuned…

BBC Newsnight expose including words from Ferdie Sevilla

This week a film crew from the BBC did an expose on the Swedish government’s decision making regarding Covid-19. In the investigative phase of the video they came to discuss our strategies at Futuraskolan with Ferdie Sevilla, Principal of Futuraskolan International Gåshaga.

BBC Newsnight Report

It’s an interesting perspective on this complex situation. Thanks Ferdie and all of our amazing staff at Futuraskolan International Gåshaga for your impressive efforts and thoughtful, strategic approach to student development and care.
Have a nice weekend everyone,

Tom Callahan

CEO – Futuraskolan

Futuraskolan places two schools in the Top 10 in Sweden – Information from the CEO – April 11, 2020

Good morning members of the Futuraskolan community,

I write to you this morning to express my appreciation and gratitude for all of your tremendous efforts over the past academic year. This morning in Dagens Nyheter there was an article that compared the academic results of the various schools and municipalities in Sweden. Once again we see the reflection of the high expectations and ambitious standards of all of us who are a part of the Futuraskolan movement with two of our schools represented in the top 10.

Here is the key and the published results:

G = Percentage of students who passed all of their subjects

B = Percentage of students who qualify for a national High School program

K = Municipal school

F = Privately owned school

Highest results:

 

1. Lunds Montessorigrundskola (F) 

20 students, grade point average: 305 

G: 100 B: 100

2. Enskilda gymnasiet grundskola, Stockholm (F)

90 students, grade point average: 304,8

G: 100 B: 100

3. Fredrikshovs slotts skola, Stockholm (F)

33 students, grade point average: 303,9

G: 100 B: 100

4. Futuraskolan International Rådan, Sollentuna (F) 

17 students, grade point average: 303,8

G: 94,1 B: 100

5. Campus Manilla, Stockholm (F)

51 students, grade point average: 303,8

G: 88,2 B: 100

6. Bilingual Montessori School of Lund (F)

33 students, grade point average: 303,6

G: 93,9 B: 100

7. Musikskolan Lilla Akademien, Stockholm (F)

30 students, grade point average: 301,2

G: 80,0 B: ~100

8. Pops Academy, Stockholm (F)

55 students, grade point average: 299,8

G: 100 B: 100

9. Futuraskolan International Stockholm (F)

22 students, grade point average: 297,6

G: 100 B: 100

10. Kungliga Svenska Balettskolan, Stockholm (K)

12 students, grade point average: 297,5

G: 100 B: 100

 

If you wish to read the article can do so here: https://www.dn.se/nyheter/sverige/skolorna-med-hogst-och-lagst-resultat/

 

A warm applause is in order for Catharina Tornberg and Veronna Pomeroy (Principal of Futuraskolan International Rådan and former Principal of Futuraskolan International Stockholm) and their amazing teachers and support staff for their inspired work. With structured and engaging leadership, a top flight staff of personnel and an ambitious academic program in place, it’s no surprise that your work has resulted in this impressive set of results.

As well, all of your efforts and dedication have played a large part in the designation of Futuraskolan AB being recognized once again as the most successful free school organization in Sweden.

The following free school organizations grade 9 graduating class achieved the following grade point averages in 2019:

Futuraskolan 277.6

Internationella Engelska Skolan 271.0

Kunskapsskolan 260.6

Vittra 239.7

Academedia 231.0

Thoren 224.5

Europaskolan 241.4

These results speak loudly of the impressive efforts of the entire organizational community.

Every morning the teams at our production kitchens prepare a green salad, a carbohydrate salad, a mixed salad, a vegetarian main course and a general main course. The lunch is then delivered to our various schools and preschools. After being put on display the kitchen staff help make sure our kids are fed, while moving through their lunch schedule, all with an encouraging voice and a smile on their face. That’s an impressive feat! One that deserves recognition and attention.

Our cleaning crews make sure we have warm and welcoming learning environments to enter every morning. Our maintenance team is top notch, and our IT Development team keep the entire organization moving forward and running smoothly. They and our amazing collection of international pedagogues and caregivers deserve our thanks for consistently delivering our ambitious programs and policies in a compassionate, vibrant and progressive way.

Probably the most unsung heroes of this accolade are the parents and families in our community. Parents are often the forgotten resource in schools these days. You’re the ones who sit and do homework with your kids at night. You’re the ones who check their planners. You make sure they exercise and eat right. Your engagement on the organizational surveys is always on a high percentage. You’re all taking turns as class representatives. We never have parents skip student development talks. Please take the time this weekend to reflect on the impressive standard you all have set for our students’ academic and social development and the key role you played in helping us achieve this impressive accomplishment.

In working towards our aim of being an innovator in global education our efforts always begin at home. Fortunately, your work over the past year has placed us in a position to excel beyond our current grasp.

Thank you for all of your tremendous efforts and dedication everyone. I’m honoured to be working alongside of you and am confident that Futuraskolan will continue to be a leading  voice in the national education arena through this academic year and far beyond.

Sincerely,

Tom Callahan

CEO – Futuraskolan

Futuraskolan Masterchef Junior 2020

The Futuraskolan Masterchef competition 2020 was another great success! In its second year students from throughout Futuraskolan gathered at Martin & Servera to participate.
Fun and great cooking skills were on show and the trophy and bragging rights for the coming year goes to Futuraskolan International Stockholm.
Sofia & Maximus made a well balanced fish stew with great skill. Showing of a variation of techniques preparing both an aioli and freshly baked baguette.
All made from scratch in under two hours
.