Who we are and what we do:

Askøy kulturskole teaches children and youth a variety of subjects within visual arts, music, dance, and theatre. Our teachers deliver high quality lessons, and you can choose between many different subjects.


Who can apply to be a pupil at Kulturskolen?

To be admitted to Kulturskolen, the pupil must live in Askøy and be between 5 and 19 years of age.


About our classes and lessons:

We have weekly lessons that range from 20 minutes to 1.5 hours depending on your age and whether you are taught alone or in a group. Classes take place in the afternoon.

Kulturskolen is based in Kleppestø Ungdomsskole (Søre Myrane 2), and this is also the location where many of our lessons take place. Some subjects have classes in other locations on Askøy – you can find an overview of this in the application portal.


What does it cost?


 Subject: Cost:
 Individual lessons 2.075,- per semester (6 months) 
 Groups 1.610,- per semester (6 months) 
 Suzuki violin 2.431,- per semester (6 months) 
 Renting an instrument 911,- per semester (6 months) 

Prices are valid from 1.1.2022.


Reduced price for low-income families:

We encourage families with low income to apply for a reduced price: you can apply for 50% or 100% discount for one subject. You have to fill out a separate form. This arrangement is limited to 25 pupils per school year.


This is how you can apply to kulturskolen:

Use our application portal (Speedadmin). Fill out all the necessary information, and you are good to go. You will be on our waiting list at first. You will receive an email from us when there is an open spot at your desired subject.

Important dates: May 1st – We start enrolling pupils for the upcoming school year. It is wise to send in your application before this date.


The school year:

Askøy kulturskole follows the primary school holidays. Some of our planning days may differ. You can find an overview by logging in as a pupil or guardian on Speedadmin and selecting "Timeplan" in the menu at the top.

Important dates: May 1st – Every pupil must decide if they want to continue lessons in the upcoming school year. You will receive emails with information about when and how to do this.


Sick days:

If your teacher is sick, we will get a substitute teacher for your class. If this is not possible, you will receive an SMS from us saying that your class has been cancelled.

You must notify your teacher if you are sick or cannot attend class. You will find your teacher’s information by logging on to Speedadmin.


Special terms for piano students:

The pupil is responsible for buying sheet music to be used in lessons. Pupils that study the piano must have a piano or electrical piano with weighted keys at home; a keyboard is not sufficient.


Renting instruments:

We have some instruments available for rent, for example violins and cello. Please contact us if you need to rent an instrument. Instruments and materials that are borrowed by pupils must be treated with care.


If you want to resign:

Use Speedadmin to resign as a pupil. Contact us if you need help with resigning.

Important dates: There are two deadlines for resigning: May 1st and December 1st. You will receive an invoice if you resign after these deadlines.

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