With regards to the coronavirus (covid -19)
The Bladins School Foundation follows the directives from the responsible national authorities and will act quickly on any new information.
The following guidelines apply to all preschool children, all students in compulsory and upper secondary school, as well as all employees at Bladins School.
- If you have symptoms of respiratory infection, even mild cold and/or flu symptoms, you should stay at home and report yourself/your child sick. If symptoms occur during the school or work day, you should go home without delay. Employees must contact their line manager.
- You should remain at home until you have been completely free of symptoms for 48 hours.
Bladins preschools, Swedish compulsory school and BISM
The foundations preschools, compulsory school and BISM remain open as usual and follow closely the recommendations from the responsible authorities. At the same time all schools are preparing for different scenarios for the preschools and schools, for example in the event of high numbers of absence of staff or children, or if the government decides that schools should go over to distance teaching.
Bladins Gymnasium, including IB Diploma Programme
As per the decision from the Swedish government on March 18th, all education at Bladins Gymnasium and IB DP is carried out through distance learning. There may be times when it is decided that students in their final year should come into school for exams or practicals. On these occasions the risk of infection will be taken into account and no large number of students will be in the same room.
To guardians at BISM and Bladins Grundskola, April 16th 2020
Dear Guardians, Welcome back after the spring break. We are pleased to note that we have a slightly higher student attendance at school since we returned after the break, but the student absence rate remains high. There are, of course, natural reasons that there are more students absent now than usually due to the strict ...
Update April 5th, 16.00
Information regarding childcare in the event of a possible closure The Bladins School Foundation follow the directives from the Swedish government and responsible public agencies. At present, Bladins pre schools and compulsory schools remain open, but the foundation is preparing our schools for possible changes, including that parts or all of our pre schools and/or ...
Update 20 March 17.00
Dear coworkers, students and guardians, A very eventful week is coming to an end. I would like to take this opportunity to summarise the week and the actions taken across our schools as well as direct a thank you to all children, students, guardians, teachers and other employees at Bladins for the hard work, flexibility ...
Update 17 March 11.30
Distance education for Bladins Gymnasium and IB Diploma Programme as of tomorrow Wednesday March 18th After recommendations from the Swedish Government, the Public Health Agency of Sweden and the Swedish National Agency for Education today (2020-03-17) all teaching at Bladins Gymnasium will be done through distance teaching. This includes students in IB Diploma Programme (Pre ...
Update 16 March 13.00
With regards to updated guidelines for schools and preschools Yesterday, (March 15 2020) the Public Health Agency of Sweden updated the guidelines for schools and preschools. This included extended advice on what actions schools are recommended to take to prevent the spreading of disease. All schools at Bladins are reviewing the advice, a majority of ...
Update 13 March 17.00
The Bladins School Foundation is planning to continue to keep its schools open next week. This is based on the recently updated information presented at a press conference hosted by, amongst others, the Public Health Authority and the National Agency for Education today (2020-03-13). According to the Public Health Authority’s assessment there are currently no ...
Update 13 March 09.00
Update 13 March 09.00 All schools at the Bladins School Foundation are open and operating as usual. We are monitoring the situation on a daily basis. Bladins is prepared and have ready action plans for homeschooling in case of a decision to close our schools, Bladins Grundskola, BISM and Bladins Gymnasium. All teachers at the ...