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[30.3.2020] Thursday 9 of April is free in our school. Have a nice holidays (9.4-13.4.).

[30.3.2020] Applying to Ressu Comprehensive School August 2020

We have gathered here needed information about the application process and aptitude test content. You are advised to read through the information carefully.

General information about the aptitude test:

The test day is August 6th, 2020. We test only English language skills to ensure that accepted students are able to study fully in English as a language of instruction. Applicants don’t need to, nor should they prepare for the test.

Grade 1

Grade 1 will have a group test that doesn’t require reading or writing skills. After the group test, applicants will have an interview. The interview time can be any time until 4pm. So applicants applying to the first grade are advised to reserve the whole day for the test. Schedules will be released later.

Grades 2-7

Grades 2-7 will have only a written test. Reserve time for that between 7.30am - 12.00pm. The test itself will take approximately 90 minutes. The schedules will be released later.

Grades 8-9

Grades 8-9 will have a written test (in English) and an interview (in Finnish). Reserve the whole day for the test. The interview time can be any time during the day. Schedules will be released later.

Spoken Finnish skills are tested from applicants of 8th and 9th grade. Only a beginner level of Finnish is required. (European frame of Languages level A1.2.)


The application period: April 1st – June 12th, 2020.

Deadline for returning the application is Friday, June 12th, 2020. Applications returned late are not considered.

The aptitude test is held on Thursday, August 6th, 2020. All applicants will receive an invitation with further details of the test arrangements.

More information and application forms in Forms.


Enrollment for the application form for afternoon activities for school children and the registration form for playgrounds begins  on 23.3.2020. Due to the corona epidemic, the application form for afternoon activities for school children and the registration form for playgrounds cannot be returned directly to the schools.

More information: Our school - After school activities.

[17.3.2020] School is closed

[11.3.2010] School day for students on Saturday 21.3.2020 is cancelled.

27.2.2010 information about coronavirus by city

[7.1.2020] School starts according to the schedule

[20.12.2019]  N.B! Read more info about February aptitude tests on sub-page “Our School” -> Enrolment

[19.12.2019] Last school day; grades 1-3 report cards, grades 4-9 Christmas gala and report cards

[18.12.2019] Application forms for enrolment to the English stream can be found under Forms on our website.


Welcome to begin the 2019-2020 school year!

School begins in the yard at 9:00 in the morning. The first school day ends around 12:00 o'clock.

During the first school day all new students will receive Wilma passwords to bring home.

Afterschool care begins on the first school day.

The first grade students begin the school year with a soft schedule and until 16.8 will finish school by 12:00.

For all other students, the school year schedule begins already on 9.8. For grades 1-4, the class teacher will give the schedule to the students and for grades 5-9, their schedule is visible in Wilma.

[1.6.2019] 4-6, 7-9 grades, Spring Gala; and Yearly Report Card distribution for all students.

[15.5.2019] Next year first grades at school 8-9. Parents info 17.30.

[28.2.2019] Saturday on 16 of March is a school day from 9-12. Personal Projects...

[28.2.2019] Enrolment period for grades 1-9 language test on August 1st is between April 1st – June 14th. Applications that are sent outside the enrolment period are not taken into consideration. Application form can be found under “Forms” during the enrolment period.

[5.2.2019] Winter sports day

[23.1.2019] Grades 7-9 parents evening: 9. grades parents

1.luokan tiedote englanniksi

Aptitude test for English-speaking 1st grade is arranged on Tuesday January 29th. Applicants need to enroll for the test by an application form. The enrollment period is January 7th – 23rd. The application can be found on this website under the title “Forms”.
More information about English-speaking and bilingual education can be found on the Education Division’s website:

Information evening for all 1st grade applicants’ parents is arranged at Ressu Comprehensive School on Wednesday, January 16th at 6.00 pm (address Lapinlahdenkatu 10). It is of the utmost importance for all the 1st grade applicants’ parents to attend the info. Warmly welcome to the information evening!

7. luokan tiedote englanniksi
Enrollment for English-speaking 7th grade

Aptitude test for English-speaking 7th grade is arranged on Thursday, August 1st. The enrollment period is January 7th – 16th. The application can be found on this website under the title “Forms”.

There isn’t an information evening arranged for 7th graders.

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