Kilonpuisto school

Kilonpuisto School is a comprehensive school situated near Leppävaara which can be easily reached by public transport. The school offers a safe learning environment and a joint school path for approximate 700 pupils from the first grade to the ninth.

Our school has bilingual classes from the first grade to the ninth. The objective is that pupils adopt things in both languages reaching the targets in different subjects in spite of the language in which they study. We have also seven special education classes for autistic children.

Kilonpuisto school has an emphasis on drama which is implemented in various subjects. There is also a drama-oriented class in Kilonpuisto school to which students can apply in the 6th grade. The drama class studies diverse drama methods through the whole upper school.

Pupils are encouraged to use good manners and to be courageous in discovering their own strengths and skills through self-expression.

Term dates and holidays for the school year 2016 – 2017

Autumn term: Tuesday, 16.8 – Thursday, 22.12.2016
Autumn break:Thursday, 20.10 – Friday, 21.10.2016
Christmas holiday: Friday, 23.12.2016 – Friday, 6.1.2017
Spring term: Monday, 9.1 – Saturday, 3.6.2017
Winter holiday: Monday, 20.2 – Friday, 24.2.2017
Easter: Friday, 14.4 – Monday, 17.4.2017

Saturday, 24.9.2016 is a school day at Kilonpuisto School. Monday, 5.12.2016 is a holiday.

Periods 2016 – 2017

1st Period 16.8.–14.10.2016 45 days
2nd Period 17.10.–22.12.2016 45 days
3rd Period 9.1.–22.3.2017 48 days
4th Period 23.3.–3.6.2017 49 days
Total: 187 days

Information about English language instruction for the school year 2016 – 2017 is found at the following link:

English-Language Instruction in Espoo 2016-2017


School Year Guide 2016/2017 (pdf, 516 Kt)

Riemukupla afternoon club at Kilonpuisto School (pdf, 1427 Kt)