Private schools in Oslo

School grounds in NorwayStudents generally attend public schools for secondary education. Until 2005, Norwegian law held private secondary schools to be illegal unless they offered a 'religious or pedagogic alternative', so the only private schools in existence were religious (Christian), Steiner/Waldorf, Montessori schools and Danielsen. The first "standard" private upper secondary schools opened in the autumn of 2005. 

There are a number of private schools in Oslo, teaching different curricula. Private schools are popular with expats with kids, as the language of instruction is often a mix of English and Norwegian, taught at a more affordable price than international schools. 

Private schools in Oslo


Karlsrud Skole
Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: Norwegian
Ages: 6 to 16

Kristelig Gymnasium
Gender: Co-educational  
Curriculum: Norwegian
Ages: 8 to 19

Tokerud Skole
Gender: Co-educational  
Curriculum: Norwegian
Ages: 12 to 15

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