Leppävaara general upper secondary school has ca. 360 students. The school offers effective all-round education and is located within an easy commute, close to the Leppävaara sports centre. We have an open and encouraging atmosphere for studying and utilize modern technology.
Leppävaara general upper secondary school has a sports programme. Altogether 80 of our students participate in professional sports coaching. The programme has separate admissions. We provide high-quality and flexible opportunities for combining professional sports and upper secondary studies. Our school co-operates with the Capital Region Sports Academy URHEA. All students enjoy our versatile selection of sports courses, for example hiking-course in Nuuksio.
In many sucjects, applied courses are offered. In natural sciences, for example, it is possible to complete work courses, in mathematics, one can immerse oneself in symbolic computation. In Finnish, history, religion/ethics and other sciences, one can participate in debating courses. We also offer a course of creative writing in Finnish and English. As regards music, students can participate in making a musical. The combined course of Swedish and history includes a visit to Uppsala in Sweden. One history course visits Berlin and in physics, there has been an opportunity to participate in a CERN-course. We also co-operate with our friendshipschool in Shanghai and we have several Erasmus-projects going on.
Our school also has the preparatory education for upper secondary (LUVA) programme. In addition, one can complete a general upper secondary education diploma in visual arts, dance and sports.
More topical information about our school's activities is found at our own website.