Start of school at one of Lund upper secondary schools

We would like to welcome all our new students who will soon start studying at one of Lund upper secondary schools. We also want to welcome the parents and guardians of all our new students. Here, you will find all the information that you need prior to starting high school.

This page is for all new students at the following upper secondary schools in Lund Municipality:

  • Hedda Anderssongymnasiet
  • Katedralskolan
  • Polhemskolan
  • Gymnasieskolan Spyken
  • Gymnasieskolan Vipan

Here is where we have compiled the information that you need prior to the start of school

All of the online services and forms here must be set up and filled in prior to the start of school. All of it must be completed prior to the first day of school. You must take the forms with you to school and give them to your mentor.

You will need a BankID in order to use the online services. You must print all of the forms.
If you do not already have a BankID, you can visit Medborgarcenter and collect the paper forms from them.

If you don’t have access to a printer, you can just visit your local library. Or, you can collect the forms at Medborgarcenter, located at Kristallen in Lund. Note that, Medborgarcenter has not the ability to post forms. You are not supposed to hand in the completed forms to Medborgarcenter. You are supposed to take them with you to school.

Find your way to Medborgarcenter

Mandatory information/forms

Contact information for students and parents/guardians (to be filled in by parents/guardians)

The Swedish Education Act stipulates that we must have current and correct contact information for all students and their parents/guardians so that we can contact you if we need to. The information is collected via an online service so that we can easily and quickly communicate with the lowest possible environmental impact.

Here is where you can enter the contact information for both the student and parents/guardians.
Application for online service requires swedish BankID otherwise you can use the form in english.

Anhöriginformation: Online service - swedish

Enter contact information - english

Approval for appearing in photos and videos (to be filled in by the student)

It is necessary to receive written approval from the student in order for us to use any photos, videos or audio recordings where the student appears and publish them on websites, in social media or similar.
It is voluntary to give your consent, if you do not want to give consent, you do not need to submit this form.

Here is where you can give your approval for the school to use and publish photos and/or videos that you appear in.

Consent for use of photos and videos at Lund upper secondary schools

Withdrawal of consent for use of photos and videos at Lund upper secondary schools

Here is where you can read more about how we take photos, videos or audio recordings of your child at school.

Access to school health records (to be filled in by parents/guardians)

In order for us to obtain your child’s school health records from the prior school, we ask that you fill in the form below. These records contain information about the vaccinations your child has received, results from vision/hearing tests and other information that has been collected by the school health services. This information is confidential, which means that no one other than the school nurse or school doctor has access to the records.

Each school has a specific form that you choose below:

Gymnasieskolan Spyken
Gymnasieskolan Vipan
Hedda Anderssongymnasiet
Katedralskolan
Polhemskolan

As needed

Loan of digital devices (to be filled in by the student)

All students need to have some sort of digital device (such as a laptop, tablet or Chromebook) in order to follow their lessons. You can use your own device or borrow one from the school. However, before the school can loan you a digital device, you must first approve the agreement via the online service below, prior to the start of school. If you choose not to borrow a device in connection with the start of school, you can anyway change your mind and borrow one later on.

Application for online service requires swedish BankID otherwise you can use the form in english.

Loan a digital device Online - swedish

Applicationform: Loan of digital device

Special diet (to be filled in by the student)

Do you have any allergies or hypersensitivity to certain foods? Fill in the form below and bring it with you on the first day of school.

Application Special Diet

Mother tongue (to be filled in by the student and parents/guardians)

Students whose mother tongue is a language other than Swedish may study their mother tongue as one of their subjects at school.

Application: Mother tongue instruction - upper secondary school

Application: Mother tongue instruction - upper secondary school Gymnasiesärskola

Here where you can read more about Mother tongue instruction.

Application for travel subsidy (to be filled in by parents/guardians)

A travel subsidy will be given to students living in Lund Municipality who need to travel more than 6 km each way to school. However, the student must first apply for the subsidy before it is awarded. Students who will be starting year 1 of high school may apply for the travel subsidy as of 1 August. You may travel to school without a school bus/train pass for the first five days of the new school year. Students living in other municipalities, who will attend school in Lund, need to apply to their home municipality for the travel subsidy. The application is made by an adult student or guardian to a minor student.

Application: Travel subsidy online - swedish

Here is where you can read more about the travel subsidy application

Travel subsidy, students who live part-time with each parent (to be filled in by parents/guardians)

Students who live part-time with each parent may apply for the travel subsidy if they need to travel at least 6 km to school, each way, from the home of one of their parents and if they spend equal time living with each parent. Both parents must, however, live in Lund Municipality.
You need to apply by filling out the form. The application is made by an adult student or guardian to a minor student.

Application: Travel subsidy if you live part-time with each parent - swedish

Here is where you can read more about the travel subsidy application if you live part-time with each parent.

Specific form for Katedral School (to be filled in by the student and parents/guardians)

Safety rules for physical education - information to students and parents/guardians.
According to the curriculum for Physical Education & Health, students must consider their own safety and the safety of others when participating in all of the activities that are part of the curriculum. These safety rules are in place to ensure both your safety and the safety of your fellow students.

Safety rules for physical education - information to students and parents/guardians.

Information from each school about the start of school

Please visit your school’s website for specific information about the day and time when you must arrive at school for the first day, handbooks and other useful information.

Hedda Anderssongymnasiet

Katedralskolan

Polhemskolan

Gymnasieskolan Vipan

Gymnasieskolan Spyken

Other information

Insurance
School food
School calendar
Your personal data will be managed in accordance with the municipality’s rules concerning personal data processing and the Patient Data Act.
GDPR at Lund Municipality
GDPR at school