Autumn term in schools ends on 22 December

21.12.2022 9.18
Two pupils sledding down hill.
Photo: Taru Turpeinen

In Espoo general upper secondary schools and comprehensive schools end autumn term on Thursday 22 December. Spring term begins on Monday 9 January 2023.

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 8 January 2023. 

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. The contact information can be found on page Preparatory education. 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 2016 shall be enrolled in the first grade of comprehensive school by their guardians through the electronic Wilma-service between 10 and 20 January 2023. More information about enrolling in the 1st grade on page School Admissions

Enrolling in the 7th grade takes place through the electronic Wilma service between 10 and 17 January. More information on this news article and page School Admissions

Happy holidays!

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