Category Archives: aesthetics

EK3 students use art as inspiration for their UF companies

At VRG, we believe, “Art and Science go Hand-in-Hand.”  Yet, what does that really mean for students who study business?   To kick-off their senior year, students in VRG Djursholm Economy program visited the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) Art … Continue reading

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Remembering Culture Café 2017 / Kulturkafé 2017

Thanks to all of our Music and Art profile students who “stole the show” during our Culture Café 2017 … Watching the concert: and listening . . . Then, we were able to walk through the exciting art show: The whole … Continue reading

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In “Shakespeare – more than words”, VRG teacher exemplifies “art and science go hand-in-hand”

  Last week, VRG English and Religion teacher, Keren Bruce-Westerlund had to miss class. She is a professional musician who participated in the SVT production, Shakespeare – mer än ord! The production focuses on music and dance from Shakespeare’s plays … Continue reading

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Spanish students create music videos to show their knowledge … GUAY!

All three VR schools have finalists in the Spanish Caminandotävlingen 2015! Students have worked in groups to develop ways to “share” their knowledge in Spanish.  Some have created music videos; others have created blogs.  Their work is a great mix … Continue reading

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Performing in a concert can teach students so much more than just music . . .

Students in the VRG Choir performed in the Stockholm wide concert – Star for Life on March 25. What is Star for Life? Star for Life is an educational/ motivational programme, the aim of which is to strengthen the self … Continue reading

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Process and Product – learning outside the classroom teaches the value of both

Hands on experiences in Media and Communication help students gain valuable skills and develop creative abilities … Students in the Aesthetics program at VRG in year 2 study Graphic Communication and Media, Society and Communication. In a joint course assignment, students … Continue reading

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VR teachers are proof that “art and science do go hand-in-hand”

Congratulations to our teachers –  Keren Bruce-Westerlund and Martin Monet who are managing to balance professional artist careers with the demanding role of teacher at VRG. Keren Bruce-Westerlund is currently performing in the Royal Opera’s production of “Written on Skin”. She is a professional … Continue reading

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Connecting ideas through images … creative approach to learning source criticism

  Ever heard the expression, “a picture is worth a thousand words”? In the year 2 History project, students put this quote to the test.  There assignment was to find an image from the Middles Ages to describe certain aspects … Continue reading

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A Christmas Market filled with entrepreneurs …

The Christmas Market at VRG was not your typical Swedish Christmas market.  It was a showcase of student ideas, student work, and student enthusiasm.  On December 16, we welcomed guests into our school to learn more about how we work. … Continue reading

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Big Wheel makes a Big Impact – Interactive Shakespeare

Big Wheel Theatre visits VRG every year.  Their interactive theatre workshop is one way we encourage students to “think outside the box”. During this language and literature workshop students experience a “real” Shakespearian story.  The actors from Big Wheel connected with our … Continue reading

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