Explore how the school developed during the 1960s, and add your memories, photographs and stories from that decade.

1960: The school moved again to a building in Kristineberg’s Park

1961: The school celebrated its 10th birthday with a visit from the then British Ambassador, Sir John Coulson. At this point, the school had grown to 150 pupils with seven full time and two part time teachers. 

1963: Over 50% of the students were American, and the British Ambassador asked the American Ambassador to become the Patron of the school.

1964: Renamed Anglo-American School of Stockholm

1967: School moved to its current Johannesgatan 18 location with a student body of 288

1967: John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, visited SIS

Read Einar Olsen’s memory of the school moving to Johannesgatan 18 from his time as an SIS student (1965-1969)

Main School Building

1967: Sweden became the last country in continental Europe to introduce right-hand traffic.

We’d love to hear from you if you can add to the School timeline or would like to share a memory, photographs or videos from your time at SIS. Contact the Advancement team to share your story.