Afternoon Activities

Vakka ry morning and afternoon club

Vakka ry, the Parents' Association of the International School of Vantaa organizes a morning and afternoon club for the 1st and 2nd grade students as well as for students in upper grades who have an approved special-support decision. We operate during the school year from Monday to Friday. Morning club from 7.30am until 10.30am. Afternoon club from noon until 5pm.

Afternoon club is to offer a safe, happy and secure place for the children after the school hours. Our spoken language is English, but there is always a member of staff who also speaks Finnish and other languages. During the afternoon club hours we give students a healthy and balanced snack, supervise with the homework and let the children play with their peers in a safe environment. We also have various clubs which children can participate in.

Clubs for 2021-2022 are dance, music, art, drama and various other workshops during the year.

Our daily routine in the club is as follows:

  • 7.30- until your child’s school will start (We’ll send them to school according to their own schedule.)
  • 12.30 inside or outside play until snack
  • 13.15 snack after which it will be homework time (We will wait for all the children to have their snacks as coming to the club different times according to their schedule)
  • 14.00-14.30 clubs starts depending on the weekday
  • 14.30 outside

We have 80 student places and 5 instructors. Vakka ry morning and afternoon club has been operating for the past 18 years.

Applications and fees:

Once your child has received a place in the school you can apply for a place in the morning and afternoon club. This will be done electronically by using Wilma. In case if you do not have Wilma codes yet, you can send the paper version to: Vantaan kaupunki, kasvatus ja oppiminen, iltapäivätoiminta, PL 1500, 01030 Vantaan kaupunki or as attachment to iltapaivatoiminta@vantaa.fi. The city of Vantaa will then notify us and we will send the service agreements to homes to secure your child a place in the morning and afternoon club.

Morning club 75€/month.

Afternoon club until 4pm 100€/month and until 5pm 130€/month

Due to financial reasons, it is possible to apply payment relief from the city of Vantaa which will be 35% from the afternoon club fees. More information and the application can be found from this link.

Contact details:

Tanja Forcythe-Reid, Manager of the afternoon club

vakkaafternoon@gmail.com

040 766 4277 (mon-fri 7.30-17.00) other times: 050 5598 098

Hagelstamintie 1, 01520 Vantaa

International School of Vantaa

School Office 050 304 1068

Principal: Heikki Hirvonen,
050 312 2125

Assistant Principal: Johanna Maskery,
050 312 4531

Street address: Hagelstamintie 1, 01520 Vantaa

Postal address: PL 8402, 01030 Vantaan kaupunki

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