Fenskær Efterskole is one of Denmark’s 18 boarding schools for kids with special needs. Some of their students come from ordinary state schools, while others have attended special-needs classes. But no matter where they come from, they have something in common: they are not happy in school. Fortunately, a customised year at Fenskær is sure to change that. Fenskær Efterskole believes that there is something much more beneficial to their students than sheer academics. “We are a musical and practical boarding school without the regular ninth grade exam.