Admission to Grades 1-9
Application into any grade may be submitted at any time, but please observe the deadlines particularly to Grade 1 applications. Registration fee is 20€.
Applications will be processed immediately. If there are openings on the grade applied for, you will be contacted by the school administration. The applicant will be given an interview and an entrance test comprising of English, Mathematics and Finnish. If there is more than one applicant, all the applicants will be invited for the entrance test. Waiting list for each grade will be formed according to the results of the tests. The waiting list will only be valid for that particular grade. If the school cannot offer the applicant a student place that particular year parents may request to stay on the applicant register for another academic year.
Please note that knowledge of Finnish language is expected from children applying for Grade 3 and upwards but each case will be evaluated individually.
Applications for academic year 2019-2020 should be submitted according to the following principle:
|Grade||Year of Birth|
*Application period has ended
The pupils of Grade 1 are selected mainly from The English School’s Preschool. Few openings usually remain unfilled. If there are openings, a testing event will be organized in early 2019 for children who are on the applicant register. The applicant’s English language skills must be such that they are able to study the Elementary School Curriculum in English.
Application period for Grade 1 for academic year 2019-2020 ended on 18.1.2019. New applications are not accepted to this grade. However, you may submit application forms for Grade 2 for academic year 2020-2021.
Confirming the registration
If there are no openings and you wish your child’s name to remain in the applicant register, you must confirm your registration annually in writing to The English School with the following information:
Date of Birth
Message: Confirmation of registration
Failure to confirm registration annually will result in the automatic withdrawal of your child’s name from the applicant register.
How to apply?
- Complete payment of registration fee (20€)
The English School bank details
- IBAN FI67 2262 1800 0634 37
- Swift code NDEAFIHH
- Message: "ES/MS registration + child's name"
- Fill in the online or paper registration form
- Send the online registration form accompanied with a receipt of the registration fee OR send the paper form by post to The English School, Valimotie 17-19, 00380 Helsinki, FINLAND