Ymmerstan koulu is a primary school with approximately 330 students between the ages of 7 and 12, grades 1-6. As a local neighbourhood school our pupils come from Ymmersta, Tuomarila and Kuurinniitty. We have about 24 teachers and 4 school assistants.
We have a strong emphasis on teaching literature and library skills. Ymmersta school has its own curriculum in literature education. The methods are based on cooperative learning. We also function as a Learning Centre for Literature and Library studies.
The language of instruction is Finnish, but starting In the third grade English is the foreign language which is taught to everyone and in year four there is an additional option to study French.
Our school motto is : Everybody's story is important!
02070 ESPOON KAUPUNKI
09 816 56031
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