Snellman Primary School

Located in Punavuori, our school is a primary school that includes grades 1-6. The teaching language is Finnish.
Snellmanin ala-aste
Photo: Karo Pirkkalainen

Contact information

Punavuorenkatu 8, 00120 Helsinki Show accessibility information View location on service map
Finnish Swedish
P.O. Box 12302, 00099 City of Helsinki

Deputy principal
Anu Vainio
+358 9 310 86653

Deputy principal
Marjo Latvala
+358 9 310 86653

School secretary
Pia Nyberg
+358 9 310 86651

Perttu Härkönen
+358 9 310 22406

School year 2024-2025

Language studies
English, French
English, French, Swedish

Available: hall


Punavuorenkatu 8, 00120 Helsinki
Location on map - Open larger map(Link leads to external service)

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 smooth and sufficiently wide and illuminated.
  • The route has a ramp under 6 m long, with handrails on both sides.

The main entrance

  • The entrance stands out clearly and is illuminated.
  • The doors connected to the entrance stand out clearly. Outside the door there is sufficient room for moving e.g. with a wheelchair. The door is heavy or otherwise hard to open.
  • The entrance has thresholds over 2 cm high.

In the facility

  • The customer service point has 5 floors.
  • For moving around, there is a lift cramped for wheelchair users; the door is heavy. The floor numbers in the lift cannot be felt with fingers. (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 a steep ramp under 6 m long.
  • The doors in the facility are hard to perceive.
  • The facility has a toilet marked as accessible on floor 1. One or both sides of the toilet seat lack a support rail.
  • The service point has a fixed induction loop in the meeting room, auditorium, assembly hall, gym.