ST English (Vg1)

ST English is a great opportunity to practice English in several academic subjectsUsing English to learn concepts in natural science, geography and social science will develop your vocabulary, and you will be experiencing new approaches to the subjects. ST English offers a natural transition from the international class in lower secondary school to International Baccalaureate (IB) at VG2.

Students participating in this class will have an advantage when applying to our IB program ahead of applicants outside of the school. 

The class consists of motivated students with strong academic background and we recommend that applicants have a minimum grade of 4 in both English and mathematics on their lower secondary school diploma. However, a strong motivation and will to learn will help your application. 

Teachers in this class has either an international experience/background, knowledge of the IB or experience in teaching bilingual classes.

How to apply

You apply for ST English at Bjørnholt videregående skole in the Vigo-system, by applying for our regular "studiespesialiserende" class. In addition, you will have to fill out the application form found on this page and send it to with the subject "Application form ST-English". 


"ST English offers a smoother transition from 10I to the IB. If I were a 10I student now, I would apply for ST English at Bjørnholt." Ramzi, IB3

"ST English offers a chance to get comfortable with using English as an academic language before starting the IB-program. I wish I had this opportunity when I was an ST1 student" Chioma, IB2


*The school reserves the right to not offer ST-English should the number of students not be enough for one class.