Newly arrived children and students

In the municipality of Lund, all newly arrived children and pupils who apply for a place in preschool, compulsory school and upper secondary education are welcomed to LundaVälkomsten.

Adult who lack basic knowledge of the Swedish language can also apply for SFI (Swedish for immigrants) at LundaVälkomsten.

Preschool

Guardians who have newly arrived children aged 0-5 years can contact LundaVälkomsten to receive information about the Swedish preschool and get help with the application for preschool.

Compulsory school

Newly arrived children who are 7-15 years old and are about to start elementary school can come to LundaVälkomsten. Here they will stay for 1-3 weeks with other newly arrived students.

At LundaVälkomsten they receive teaching in Swedish as a second language and mathematics. In parallel with the teaching, mapping is done, where more information about the children's knowledge and needs are gained to be able to give them the right support when they start the Swedish school.

Guardians and children also receive information about the Swedish education system and help with choosing a school

The children will also meet a school nurse at LundaVälkomsten for a talk about their health. The guardian is present at the meeting with the school nurse.

Students in upper-secondary education

Newly arrived students at the age for upper-secondary education may come to LundaVälkomsten. Here they can stay for 1-3 weeks with other newly arrived students.

At LundaVälkomsten they will receive teaching in Swedish as a second language and mathematics. In parallel with the teaching, mapping is done, where more information about the students' knowledge and need is gained to be able to give them the right support when they start the Swedish upper-secondary education.

During these weeks, guardians and students also receive information about the Swedish education system. Students will also meet a school nurse at LundaVälkomsten for a talk about their health. The guardian is present at the meeting with the school nurse.

After their time at LundaVälkomsten the students will continue to upper-secondary education, often to the introductory program Language Introduction, which is found at Polhemskolan and Vipan.

Sfi – Swedish for immigrants

To make an application for Sfi you need to book an appointment with us here at LundaVälkomsten, either by e-mail or by telephone.

E-mail: lundavalkomstenvux@lund.se

Phone number: 046 – 359 60 88