Skip to content

Afternoon activities

Application period for afternoon activities is 22 March–23 April 2021.

Browse the options for afternoon activities at

Basic education afternoon activities is organised for first grades and second graders, and for special needs pupils from 3rd to 9th grade at schools, playgrounds or at other suitable locations near the schools. Activities are organised by the city, associations, parishes and private service providers. Children in afternoon activities get a snack and they are insured.

Service description

Enrolment and application instructions

  1. The enrolment and application period for afternoon activities organised at playgrounds and schools is 22 March–23 April 2021. If you are applying outside the application period, please see section 5. 

  2. You can send the form via secure email, which requires you to verify your identity with online banking, mobile ID, or an official ID card that contains a chip. This identity verification is also your signature on the form.

    As the secure email service is not available fully in English, please follow these steps:
    a) Download and save the application or registration form on your computer. You can find the application form in the bottom of this page. 
    b) Open the saved form and fill it in, then save it under the pupil’s name, e.g. lastname_firstname. Make sure you saved the filled in form successfully by re-opening the saved form file.
    Go to the link :Send the afternoon activity form via secure email. You can also find the link in the blotton of the page.
    c) Type your email address to the Lähettäjä (Sender) field, and proceed to verify your identity.
    d) Continue through the process until you reach Uusi viesti (New message) view. Type IP-hakemus (Afternoon activity registration) in the Aihe field (subject).
     To attach your application form, click on Valitse tiedostot (Choose file) button. Search for the lastname_firstname file you just saved on your computer and attach it by clicking on Liitä (Add attachment).
    To send, click on Lähetä (Send).

    You can also send the form by post to Education Division, Afternoon activities, PO Box 51300, 00099 City of Helsinki or deliver it to the Education Division's letter box at Töysänkatu 2 D in Vallila, Helsinki.

  3. The decisions on afternoon activities will be posted to guardians by 1 July 2021.

  4. Afternoon activities start on the first day of the school year and continue until the end of the school year.

  5. Outside the application period, applications for afternoon activities should be submitted via the secure email system or by mailing or delivering it to the Education Division's letter box at Töysänkatu 2 D in Vallila, Helsinki.

Application form and secure email link

26.01.2021 13:53