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After school activities in basic education

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Before- and after-school activities are meant for students in grades 1 and 2, as well as for older children who have a decision on special support. The city coordinates the activities, while the clubs are maintained by private actors, the congregation, as well as organizations and associations. After-school clubs mainly operate on schools’ and congregations’ premises.

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To whom and on what terms

Morning and afternoon activities are intended for grade 1 and 2 pupils and pupils receiving special-needs support in all grades.

Before- and after-school activities are meant for students in grades 1 and 2, as well as for older children who have a decision on special support.

Background information

Grade 1 and 2 pupils as well as pupils receiving special-needs support in all grades may apply for morning and afternoon activities in basic education. Morning and afternoon activities can be provided on working days mainly between 7.00 and 17.00.

The objective of the activities is to support children’s growth and development, promote their well-being and equality, prevent exclusion and reinforce inclusion.

The municipality is responsible for the morning and afternoon activities as a whole. It may organise the activities itself or together with other municipalities, or outsource the services to NGOs, communities and companies. The monthly fees collected for morning and afternoon activities are at the discretion of the municipality. However, the municipality has no obligation to organise these activities.

The school’s club activities or basic education in the arts may also be a child’s morning or afternoon activities.

The municipality and the wellbeing services county organise morning and afternoon activities for children with disabilities as interface cooperation.

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Text edited by: Vantaa city
Updated: 28/2/2024