Admission to Grades 1-9
Application into any grade may be registered at any time. 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.
The test fee is 60 euros.
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 April 2018 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.
Applications for Grade 1 should be registered by March 16th 2018.
If there are no openings and you wish your child’s name to remain in the applicant register, you must reconfirm your registration annually in writing to The English School with the following information:
Date of Birth
Message: Confirmation of registration
Failure to reconfirm registration annually will result in the automatic withdrawal of your child’s name from the applicant register.
How to apply?
- Fill in the online or paper registration form
- 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"
- Send the online registration form accompanied with a receipt of the registration fee
- OR by post to The English School, Valimotie 17-19, 00380 Helsinki, FINLAND