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Lukio (Upper Secondary
Mr. Raimo Lammi MA
Telephone (in Finland) 06-8289621
Head teacher of adult education:
Mr. Panu Kela M.Sc
telephone number (in Finland)06-8289620
Secretary: Anita Kauppinen
Telefax: (06) 8223 080
Kokkolan Yhteislyseon Lukio School is a Finnish
speaking Upper Secondary School for boys and girls between
the ages of 16 and 19. The school is situated alongside
one of the many attractive parks in the centre of Kokkola.
The premises are shared by the Yhteislyseon aikuislinja,
(a separate unit for adult education), as well as by
Länsipuisto Comprehensive School.
Founded in 1898, as the first Finnish speaking Grammar
School in the area, the school respects the traditions of
the past, while looking steadfastly towards the future.
Number on roll is about 350 students, and about 30
teachers. The annual intake is around 120 students.
The national curriculum for Upper Secondary Schools is
followed, emphasising the following three areas:
1. Natural Sciences (Mathematics, Physics,
Chemistry, Biology, Geography and Information and
2. Physical Education: besides conventional
Physical Education, there is the possibility of
specialising in, for example, indoor hockey, golf,
track and field sports, orienteering, skiing and
3. Ball games: there is a choice of the following
ball games - ice hockey, football, basket ball, golf.
Professional training can be given and there is the
opportunity to reach national levels.
In common with all other Upper Secondary Schools in
Finland, we offer a wide choice
1. English, Swedish and German to Advanced level
2. German, French, Russian and Latin to a basic level
Studies can be combined, taking courses from Upper
Secondary Vocational Education and Training. By combining,
it is possible to obtain qualifications both in the
Matriculation Examination, and Vocational Upper Secondary
Qualification, within four years.
The school’s most important educational aim is to
provide the possibility of the continuation of study in
higher educational institutions.
At the same time, the personal development of every
student is accorded a high priority.
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