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In Finnish-speaking schools, pupils moving onto the third grade can, if they wish, enrol in the optional A2 language teaching of their own school. You can find out more about A2 language studies, the available language options and enrolment from the child’s school and on the Curriculum, school subjects and assessment website.
All pupils in Swedish-speaking schools will begin studying an A2 language in grade three.
Weighted-curriculum education starting from the 3rd grade
A pupil may apply for weighted-curriculum education starting from the third grade. Explore the options for weighted-curriculum education .
Applying on Wilma
To apply for a place for weighted-curriculum education starting in the third grade, submit an application during the application period, using the form on Wilma. Your school will have more detailed instructions on how to fill in the Wilma form. Applications submitted late will not be processed.
Applications for the weighted-curriculum in music at the Swedish-language school Åshöjdens Grundskolan follow the school's own guidelines. For more detailed instructions, see Åshöjdens Grundskolan website under 'Intensifierad musikundervisning från årskurs 3'.
If you apply for a place in weighted-curriculum education for your child, you commit to accepting the place, if offered. If the pupil is selected for weighted-curriculum education, you must inform the principal of the pupil's current school of this. If the pupil is not selected, they may continue in their current school without a separate notification.
Applying by a method other than Wilma
Applicants who live in other municipalities, applicants in Swedish-speaking schools and applicants in private schools who do not have access to the Wilma form should apply according to the instructions on this page. The instructions will be updated on this page by October 2023 at the latest.
Weighted-curriculum education options starting in Grade 3
Pupils can apply for five different options, i.e. schools or subjects . The options should be listed in the order of preference. Schools with the same weighted-curriculum education subjects will use the same aptitude test, and pupil will take the aptitude test at the school listed as the first choice on the application.
Schedules for the 2024–2025 school year
Schools may hold information events. The dates and times of these events can be found on the schools’ websites.
Application period for weighted-curriculum education.
The admission decisions will be sent to the guardians.