The Norwegian school-fugitives.
Lately a growing number of Norwegian parents seek an international education for their children.
– If you want your kids to get into good English Universities, you have to start early.
Kathrin Tynes Trelles sent two of her boys to British boarding-schools when they where 10.
Her youngest “boarder”, Markus, have now turned 12.
As Markus puts on his school-uniform by the window in the dorms, he explains that it is necessary for children to learn spending time away from their parents.
His older brother Lucas experienced the first period away as hard, but have with time come to call the school his second home.
Yinni Hu (18) waited until she was seventeen to leave, inspired by the world of Harry Potter.
Her parents always told her that if she wanted to do something, she might as well be really good at it.
Now, her pianist-skills have brought her to King´s Ely just north of London.
Words by Linn Karen Ravn.