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Fritids Program for IES Umeå

Fritids Program for IES Umeå

IES Umeå has a Fritids program this year! You are welcome to join!


If you are interested in your child being in the Fritids program of IES Umeå, you first need to call Maria Forsberg, Placeringsassistent of Umeå Kommun After you have made that contact, she will confirm the enrollment with our Fritids staff.

Maria Forsberg


Mariehems Skolan

Gökropsvägen 12

906 51  Umeå



Peder Bodén

From the Principal

Important Times for Friday 18th August 2017

Dear All,
Due to the fact there will be over 100 new students in Years 3 & 4, starting on Friday 18th August 2017, we have decided to stagger the start & end times on the first day. Please meet your new mentor in the playground at the following times:
Friday 18th August - Start & End Times
Year 3: 08:25-13:30
Year 4: 08:25-13:30
Year 5, Year 6 & Year 7:  09:25-13:10
Year 8 & Year 9: 10:25-12:30
From Monday 21st August onwards, school will begin everyday at 08:25.
Best Regards / Med vänliga hälsningar
Robb Cayford
From the Principal

Important Dates for 2017-2018 School Year

Important Dates for 2017-2018 School Year

We hope everyone is enjoying their summer break. Here are the dates for the 2017-18 School Year: 

Höstterminen 2017

2017-08-18 - 2017-12-20


Höstlov: vecka 44, 2017-10-30-2017-11-03

Jullov: 2017-12-21-2017-12-30 (inklusive helgdagar)

2017-09-15- PRAO day- whole school (No school this day)

2017-11-10 No school, regional conference


Vårterminen 2018

2018-01-10 - 2018-06-12  (12 June 17.00-19-00 graduation)


Jullov: 2018-01-01-2018-01-09( inklusive heldagar och två studiedagar)

Sportlov: vecka 10, 2018-03-05-2018-03-09

Påsklov: vecka 14, 2018-04-03-2018-04-06 (inklusive helgdagar)

Lov: 2018-04-30

Första Maj: 2018-05-01

Kristi himmelsfärdsdag: 2018-05-10

Lov: 2018-05-11 (efter Kristi himmelsfärdsdag)

Nationaldagen: 2018-06-06


We try and keep our dates very similar to Umeå Kommun; However, it is worth noting that we have one or two different dates, so please check very carefully. Remember, the most up to date school calendar can always be found at: