Autumn term in schools ends on 23 December

22.12.2021 9.05
Four children playing in the snow.
Photo: Taru Turpeinen

In Espoo general upper secondary schools and comprehensive schools end autumn term on Thursday 23 December. Spring term begins on Monday 10 January 2022.

Espoo offers various activities for the whole family during school holidays. Read more about the holiday activities on this page.

The services at Finnish Basic Education Unit are mostly closed from 23 December 2021 until 7 January 2022.

Pupils moving to Espoo

If a child moves to Espoo and needs support in the Finnish language, the family can contact the Multicultural Education Services. Counseling by phone is available from 3 January 2022 on +358 46 877 3293. Counseling is not available between Christmas and New Year.

Information on applying to a comprehensive school when a pupil moves to Espoo can be found on page When a pupil moves.

Enrolling in the 1st and 7th grade of comprehensive school begins on 10 January

Children born in 2015 shall be enrolled in the first grade of comprehensive school by their guardians through the electronic Wilma-service between 10 and 21 January 2022. More information about enrolling in the 1st grade on page School Admissions.

Additional information on enrolling in the 1st grade: +358 40 507 0817 (from 7 January).

Enrolling in the 7th grade takes place through the electronic Wilma service between 10 and 18 January. More information on page School Admissions.

Additional information on enrolling in the 7th grade: +358 40 636 9154 (from 7 January).

Happy holidays!

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