Basic education pupils are admitted based on their school admission area from southern Helsinki, except for the Latin class for which pupils are admitted based on a separate aptitude test. School admission areas are displayed in Helsinki's map services: Palvelukartta (in Finnish).
School info for 6th graders and their guardians was held online on Wednesday November 3rd 2021 at 18.00.
A1 English French Swedish
A2 English French Swedish
B2 Latin from grade 7
B2 French, German, Russian from grade 8 (group will be formed if there are enough participants)
The school admission area for grades 7–9 comprises the school admission areas of the Snellman and Tehtaankatu primary schools. If a pupil lives and is registered at an address in the aforementioned area all through secondary school, their local school is the Helsinki Normal Lyceum.
Pupils for the Latin class are admitted based on an aptitude test. The test is an examination in the pupil’s native language. Pupils in city of Helsinki's schools enroll via Wilma, pupils of other cities or schools enroll via en electronic form (Lomakkeet >Perusopetus > Kuudesluokkalaiset > Ulkopaikkakuntalaisten ilmoittautumislomake soveltuvuuskokeeseen, in Finnish), which must be submitted to the office of the Helsinki Normal Lyceum’s comprehensive school by email (lotta.sjoblom(at)helsinki.fi) or by mail (Helsingin normaalilyseo, Sihteerit, PL 38, 00014 Helsingin yliopisto) by Tuesday, 1 January 2022.
The test tooke place in the assembly hall of the Helsinki Normal Lyceum (Ratakatu 6 B, 00120 Helsinki, assembly hall B318) on Thursday, 20 January 2022 from 12.00 to 15.00. No separate invitation for the test was sent. Only the score from the aptitude test will play a role in the admission to the Latin class.
All admission decisions will be mailed to pupils' homes by the end of March.