The school has roughly 340 pupils. The pupils go to grades 7 - 9 and are 13 - 16 years old. There are 29 teachers.
Pupils in Finland have compulsory education. The education in Pellonpuisto Comprehensive School is organized by the town of Huittinen. A part of the costs of education is funded by the Finnish government.
The school year begins in mid-August and ends at the beginning of June. There is a two-week Christmas Holiday and a one- week Autumn Holiday in October and a Winter Holiday in February. 18.2.2010
A Finnish speciality at school is a free school lunch for pupils. It is served for everyone and it includes a hot meal, bread and milk or water.
The ninth graders eating meal on the Independence Day in December 2009.
Health service for school children in Finland is free of charge. Statutory Includes annual medical examinations for each age group. Clinical tests Health education
There are 2 official languages in Finland: Finnish and Swedish. The pupils start their 1st foreign language, English, at the age of 9. The language lab. A Swedish lesson.
A lesson lasts 45 minutes and a break 15 minutes. During the break pupils go out to the school yard. Girls and boys study together, except in Physical Education. Finnish baseball. tekstiä Volleyball.
It is also possible to study in a small group at our school. In a small group the student gets intensified support in his studies. There are three different kinds of small groups in our school. tekstiä