Enrolling in school

Basic education includes years 1–9. In most cases, children begins primary school in the year in which they turn 7 years. Studying in basic education is free of charge and compulsory for all children living permanently in Finland.

The aim of basic education is to support the growth of children and to provide the knowledge and skills needed in life. Schools in Kerava teach diverse skills in innovative learning environments. We invest in the well-being of schoolchildren and the development of teaching.

This page contains information on how to enrol in basic education in different situations, principles of admission and the transition to lower secondary school.