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Enrollment in Pre-primary Education

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The children are offered free of charge pre-primary education during the year before primary education. Children will receive education every weekday for four hours. Lunch is also served during pre-primary education days.

In Sipoo pre-primary education groups can be found in kindergartens, in primary schools and in separate pre-primary education units. All children in pre-primary age have also the right to receive supplementary day care. Fees carried out for supplementary day care amount to 60 % of the fee the family would pay for full-time day care.

Do the following

Enrolment in Pre-primary education / Families registered in Sipoo

All children registered as living in Sipoo are allocated a place in a pre-primary education group in the child’s local school. The guardians will be sent a letter to the child’s home address at the beginning of the year. The letter contains information of the primary pre-primary educational unit allocated for the child according to the home address.

The guardians are to confirm their child’s place in pre-primary education in the Wilma-program, according to the instructions given in the letter.

Enrolment in Pre-primary education / New Sipoo residents and families moving to Sipoo

If your child has not been registered in Sipoo at the beginning of the year, but wishes to begin preschool in Sipoo, you as a guardian can enrol the child in to preschool through the eDaisy-program.

To whom and on what terms

The service is free of charge.

Pre-primary education for four hours per day is free of charge. Supplementary day care in the mornings and afternoons is due to a charge.

Background information

Children in the pre-primary education age, or 6 years, participate in pre-primary education organised by the municipality. Those 7-year-olds whose school attendance has been postponed also participate in pre-primary education. It can additionally be attended by 5-year-olds to whom a decision on extended compulsory education has been issued.

The children receive pre-primary education for four hours every morning. During this time, a lunch is served to the children.

Under the Basic Education Act, participation in pre-primary education is mandatory. A child’s guardian is responsible for ensuring that the child participates in pre-primary education or activities that meet its objectives during the school year that precedes the start of compulsory education.

Basic information

The service is provided byThe Municipality of Sipoo
Responsible for the serviceThe Municipality of Sipoo
Area Sipoo
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish, English
Text edited by: The Municipality of Sipoo
Updated: 11/16/2021