Family has first priority to many. In Kalundborg, family life is as diverse as the many different kinds of people in the town.
In Kalundborg, you may form the type of family life that works best for you.
We hope that you will find answers to your considerations here.
If you want to be married in Denmark, you must apply. You must fill out a form issued by
the municipality where both of you or just the one of you resides.
In Denmark, you can enter a same-sex marriage under same conditions as a heterosexual couple either at the town hall or in the church. Remember to fill out the application.
A good start in life is important to both the child and to the entire family.
Whether you are expecting a child or you have just delivered one, many questions may pop up. You are welcome to contact The Health Service at any time: email@example.com to get help or counselling.
When you get pregnant you pay your doctor a visit. The doctor will refer you to The Midwife Service and if necessary also The Health Service.
Every week the Health Service has an open consultation for children age 0-6.
Furthermore, the health service invites mother and child to mothers' group meetings. The groups are chosen by the health visitor.
In Denmark, children in the age of 6 month to 3 years old are cared for in either a day care or by a childminder, who works at home.
Children aged 3 - 6 years old attend kindergarten. Some day cares and kindergartens are housed at the same location. This ensures that the children stay in familiar surrounding the entire period.
It is not free to have children attending day care or kindergarten.
However, Kalundborg Municipality will pay up to 75 per cent of the costs for children's day care, leaving you to pay 25 per cent of the costs.
Sign up for child care
As soon as you know that you are moving to Kalundborg Municipality, you should register your children on the waiting list for municipality institutions, if you want day care in one of these.
The registration date determines the place on the waiting list.
Children aged 0 to 2 years old are offered either day care in a private home with 4 children and one childminder or an integrated institution which is a day care centre with more children aged 0 - 6 years old.
Children aged 3 to 6 years old are offered day care in either a kindergarten or an integrated institution.
You are guaranteed child care in Kalundborg Municipality. Currently, you will have an offer within a month from the registration date. The child care guarantee is met when you are offered a place. Sign-up your child here: Digital pladsanvisning.
For help you may contact the Settlement Team, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or the office assigning daycare, e-mail email@example.com
When you move to Kalundborg Municipality with children, they have the right to be admitted to the municipal primary and lower secondary school in the school district in which you reside.
All children will start in an ordinary class. The school will evaluate the child's need for a language course afterwards.
You are free to enroll your children in any other municipal state school, if places are available. However, if you sign-up for a school outside your school district, there will be no guarantee that the school has room for your children.
At the municipal state school, you do not pay tuition fees.
Preschoolers with residence in Kalundborg Municipality (children 5- to 6 years old) will be enrolled in nursery class in the autumn with first-day the coming summer.
In Denmark, children can attend private schools. A private school offers the same level of education as public schooling, but they have more leeway. Private schools are financed through public subsidy and parent tuition fees.
In Denmark, the majority of children attend a municipal state school.
After school care - sfo
Almost all schools in DK offer after school care. Depending on the children's age and interests, you will find a variety of different offers to choose from.
In Kalundborg, you can choose SFO (after school care) for children in preschool classes up to 3. grade.
You will have to pay a fee for the after school care.
If you wish to enroll your children at the after school care, you will have to use your NemID and use the digital solution on the internet
The school of music and rhythmic activities of Kalundborg offers a rich variety of classes within music, dancing and theatre.
For further information, have a look at Musisk Skole
From the age of 14, the older children can enroll at the Ungdomsskolen. It is an after school opportunity to spend time with other teen-agers, and at the same time pursue an interest.
In Kalundborg Municipality, the secondary education offers both age-old traditions and newer activities based on diversity and an academic achievement in modern facilities with attractive study environments.
The municipality invests in ensuring that the majority of young people receive a secondary education which eventually will open a door to a course of higher education.
In Kalundborg Municipality, you will find various upper secondary schools in Kalundborg Municipality.
Higher educational courses
Beginning in 2017, Kalundborg Municipality was pleased to welcome University College Absalon and the educational course of Bachelor of Engineering in Biotechnology
If you want to attend other higher educational courses, you may well enrol with University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen Business School, University of Copenhagen or University of Roskilde.
In Kalundborg municipality, you will find a large number of different playgrounds.
Most of the municipal state schools have playgrounds that are free to use after school.
Some of the playgrounds encourage to physical activities. Others are more traditional playgrounds with swings and sandpits.
In Kalundborg City, there is the Munksøparken with skaterpark and playground.
In Spangsbro, 5 kilometres outside the city, you will find Loch Ness.
It is a bird habitat and playgrounds.
In Kalundborg City, situated at the school for the blind, you will find
the playground of the senses and it is free to use.
In Høng, next to the library, you will find the activity park which is playground that encourage
to physical activities.