The Primary education cycle consists of grades P1-5 and the age of the pupils spans from about 6-11 years. The European School Copenhagen offers all grades of the primary cycle P1-5 in an English and Danish language section and in August 2019 opened a P1 class in a French language section. Please click here for an overview of the classes currently offered.


The European School Copenhagen follows the curriculum set by the European Schools. A general introduction to the three educational cycles, including the primary education cycle, can be found on the European Schools website.


In the primary school, the focus is on mother tongue (L1), mathematics and the first foreign language (L2). Other subjects are art, music, physical education, discovery of the world, religion/ethics and the “European Hours”, where students from the different language sections meet for a variety of learning activities.


The European School Copenhagen currently offers the following language subjects – click link.


An in depth description of the curriculum in the different subjects in the primary education cycle can be found on the European Schools website at this link.