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Club activities in basic education

  • Service
  • Vantaa
  • Public service

Club activities are arranged for school students in Vantaa in connection to their school days.

Club activities support the overall well-being of students through, among other things, experiences of success, competence and joy, as well as participation in creative activities. Through club activities, students also have the opportunity to explore a for various hobbies

School clubs are usually held after school days, at the school or in nearby premises. The instructors include teachers, youth service and sports service workers and instructors from various organisations and associations. Clubs are free and voluntary for students

The students can take part in planning and developing the club activities through the schools’ student boards, for example. Further information about school clubs is available through the student’s own school.

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.

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 am and 5 pm.

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. However, the municipality has no obligation to organise these activities. A school’s club activities or basic instruction in the arts may also be organised as morning and afternoon activities for children.

Basic information

The service is provided byVantaa city
Responsible for the serviceVantaa city
Area Vantaa
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish
Text edited by: Vantaa city
Updated: 23/5/2022