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Futuraskolan International Rådan

A Full Library

Here are two pictures of what Futuraskolan International Rådan’s library looked like during the summer. Students and staff returned A LOT of books! There wasn’t enough shelf space for all of the books. Two new bookcases were added to the library over the summer. When the old bookcases were moved to make room for the […]

Futuraskolan International Rådan and Déjà Lu

Futuraskolan International Rådan’s library has a selection of books in different languages. This school year, it was decided to focus on building up the French and Spanish sections since these are the two languages offered at the school. One of Rådan’s staff members is spending a year teaching in Portugal. Near her school there is […]

Library Books in Grade 3!

Futuraskolan Rådan’s grade 3s have been learning about the Stone Age through to the Iron Age as part of the International Primary Years Curriculum unit on Scavengers and Settlers. Scavengers and Settlers explores the idea that humans are special. Unlike other animals, we can adapt and learn new skills in order to survive, which is […]

Futuraskolan Rådan’s Library

”I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library.” –  Jorge Luis Borges, poet and writer Tucked away on an upper floor of Futuraskolan Rådan is the library. It is a small, cozy space filled with books. The majority of books are in Swedish and English, but there is a small collection […]

Supporting Mother Tongue

Futuraskolan Rådan has a lot of staff and students whose first language isn’t Swedish. In fact, there are over 21 different mother tongue languages at Rådan! One way that the library supports learning for students whose native language isn’t Swedish is to provide resources in various languages. Click here for a wonderful webpage from Internationella […]

Book Donations – Donaciones de libros!

Futuraskolan Rådan’s staff and students have 21 different mother tongue languages! One way that Futuraskolan Rådan’s library supports these students is to offer books in a wide range of languages. The selection is quite small at the moment compared to the other sections of the library. However, one way that the school community helps out […]

New Books!

Thanks to the grade 3 and the grade 5 students, Futuraskolan Rådan’s library was able to purchase over 4,000:- SEK worth of new books. This year, the focus was on English books, particularly early readers, science series, thrillers, books for dyslexic readers and non-fiction. In total, over 100 books were bought for the library thanks […]

Futuraskolan Rådan’s Bake Sale

What’s a book sale without a warm cup of coffee and a bite to eat? Futuraskolan Rådan’s grade 3 students set up and ran a very successful bake sale during the school’s first used book sale. The book sale and bake sale raised over 4,000:- SEK for Futuraskolan’s library!    

Futuraskolan Rådan’s First Children’s Used Book Sale

Throughout the autumn, a handful of book-loving grade 5 students organized Futuraskolan Rådan’s first children’s used book sale. The students distributed flyers, and sorted donations. On November 30, 2018, their hard work and dedication paid off as parents, friends and neighbours came to school to buy books. Lots and lots of books! The book sale […]