Hertsikka Primary School

Located in Herttoniemi, our school is a primary school that includes grades 1-6. The teaching language is Finnish.
Hertsikan ala-asteen koulu
Photo: Tiina Piri

Contact information

Ahmatie 1, 00800 Helsinki Show accessibility information View location on service map
Finnish Swedish
P.O. Box 80301, 00099 City of Helsinki

Deputy principal
Mari Kuuteri
+358 9 310 71725

School secretary
Annukka Pehkonen
+358 9 310 82621

Saara Kourouma
+358 9 310 32691

School year 2024-2025

Language studies

English, French
English, French

Available: auditorium and hall


Ahmatie 1, 00800 Helsinki
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The route to the main entrance

  • The pick-up and drop-off area is located in the vicinity of the entrance, giving easy access to the pavement.
  • The route to the entrance is guided, smooth and sufficiently wide and illuminated.
  • There is a steep slope on the passage.

The main entrance

  • The entrance stands out clearly and is illuminated. There is a canopy above the entrance.
  • In connection with the entrance, there is 1 step.
  • The entrance has a ramp under 6 m long, with handrails on both sides.
  • The doors connected to the entrance stand out clearly and the glass doors have contrast markings. Outside the door there is sufficient room for moving e.g. with a wheelchair. The door opens with an access control key.
  • The entrance has thresholds over 2 cm high.
  • The foyer is cramped.

In the facility

  • The customer service point has three floors.
  • For moving around, there is a lift, which can hold a wheelchair that is difficult to perceive; the door opens with an access control key. The floor numbers in the lift can be felt with fingers. The button for the exit floor stands out from the other buttons. (The minimum dimensions for an accessible lift are width 1.1 m and depth 1.4 m.)
  • The facility has thresholds over 2 cm high.
  • The indoor walkways have at least 4 steps with handrails on one side.
  • The doors in the facility stand out clearly. The glass doors have contrast markings.
  • The facility has an accessible toilet on floor 2.