All first and second graders in City of Helsinki comprehensive schools will have a place in children’s afternoon activities next autumn if they have submitted an application within the application period.
Children’s afternoon activities provided for all applicants
Afternoon activities are organized in Helsinki as part of comprehensive school education and at public playgrounds. These activities, organized in groups, are provided by schools, non-profit organizations, parishes and private service providers at schools and adjacent facilities. Playground activities are free of charge, and snacks are available at playgrounds for a charge. The activities are supervised by professional staff.
Applications for comprehensive school afternoon activities and registration in playground activities are made with separate forms for one school year at a time.
All children who apply/register within the application/registration period are placed in afternoon activities in the autumn. Families moving to Helsinki during the summer can also apply for or register in school and playground afternoon activities outside the application/registration period.
The application form for comprehensive school afternoon activities should be sent to: Perusopetuksen iltapäivätoiminta (Comprehensive school afternoon activities), P.O.B. 3000, 00099 City of Helsinki. Applications received after the application period closes are processed in August. A registration form for playground afternoon activities should be submitted to the playground that the child wishes to attend.
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