Learning About Sweden Schooling
How Does Sweden Grade You?
How the School Year Goes.
Sweden schools start in late August and end in late June. "According to the Compulsory School Ordinance and the Upper secondary School Ordinance a school year consists of at least 178 school days and at least 17 holidays – the exact dates vary on regional and municipality level" (School holidays Sweden). Some of the holidays celebrated are Autumn holidays, Christmas and New Year, Winter/Carnival, Spring and Easter, and summer. Their Autumn holidays go from October 31st – November 4th. The Christmas/New Year break starts between December 19th-22nd and ends between 2nd– 13th of January. Winter/Carnival is usually one week between February 13th – March 9th. Spring/Easter break is 1 week between April 2nd–13th. Their summer is about 10 weeks long.