A pupil can be assigned a special diet on the basis of food allergy or hypersensitivity and for religious or other ethical reasons. The need for a special diet is assessed in school health care. The special diet should be followed on a regular basis.
If the pupil needs a special diet for health reasons, the guardians should contact the school nurse annually.
åppi is a new learning app of augmented reality. Developed in Turku, it encourages pupils and students to walk along the side of the River Aura and introduces unheard stories from Turku. The app can be downloaded free of charge in Google Play store and App store and it is useful for teaching history, biology, visual arts and languages, for instance.
City of Turku and Bayer. For the part of the City of Turku, STEAM Turku is responsible for implementation.
In collaboration with
Cadmatic, Genelec, PerkinElmer and Turku Energia
Beyond 2030 Challenge – combine science and technology, save the planet and humanity
Registration for the competition will open on August 11, 2021 and end on October 15, 2021. All Finnish high school and vocational education students in teams of 1-4 persons can jointhe competition.
To enter the competition, the teams will prepare a one-page description of their science project by October 15, 2021. The description will be submitted electronically via the link on this page. The link will be published during the summer of 2021.
Beyond 2030 Challenge is a science competition organised by the City of Turku and Bayer. The competition is supported by academics and industry. In the competition, upper secondary education students in groups of one to four people develop new ideas, innovations and applications that
a) help save the environment (solutions related to climate change, sustainable development, circular economy etc.) and/or
b) help save humanity (solutions related to social environment, wellbeing technology, reducing poverty and illnesses etc.)
1. Registration phase
The teams of one to four members create a short description of their science project by the 15th of October. The description must include:
1) Short description of the idea
The proposed solution may be related to, for instance, climate change prevention, sustainable solutions, wellbeing technology, health technology, reducing poverty or illnesses, reducing littering of seas or other prevention of threats to the future of humanity and/or the planet. Creativity, innovation and STEAM spirit are considered a plus!
The magnificent prizes of the competition will be announced at the launch ceremony on 11th of August 2021.
In an emergency, always call the general emergency number 112 and act according to the instructions received on the telephone.
Guidelines for accidents at school
Finnish for Foreigners are courses in the Finnish language. They are especially planned for immigrants who have residence permit and who do not get any other education in the Finnish language. We offer ten courses in Finnish as a second or foreign language.
Café Navigare is an inviting summer café on the back deck of the ship, with a view to the riverside landscape of the Aura River.
The café serves fresh pastries, savoury snacks and refreshing beverages.
Navigare’s deck areas on both sides of the ship are used as a café terrace. They are also licenced areas for serving alcoholic drinks.
S/S Bore’s summer cafe Café Navigare is open again in summer 2021. Opening hours are Tue – Sat from 2pm to 8pm. Summer café Navigare will be closed during the winter.
We look forward to seeing you!
Spend an unforgettable hostel night at a museum ship! Charm and atmosphere of an old cruise ship.
S/S Bore, or ‘Zero Bore’ as Turku residents know it, was completed in 1960 in Oskarshamn, Sweden. The location of Bore, now a museum ship, and the hostel operating onboard the ship is ideal – on the Aura River, in front of Forum Marinum. The guests can even walk from the harbour to the hostel. Read more on how to find Bore here.
A youth card is personal and free of charge, and it can be granted to young people between the ages of 9 and 18. The card can be used to participate in the operations of youth centres and to receive discounts in events organised by the regional youth work as well as benefits offered by companies.
The card is valid for one school year at a time. The cardholder’s information is checked and the card updated with a school year sticker every year.
Children and Adolescents' Outpatient Clinic provides specialist level examinations and care for patients who are under 20 years old and reside in Turku.
When your child becomes ill, primarily contact your local health station or a private clinic where a doctor assesses the situation and, if needed, writes a referral to follow-up treatment, for example, to Children and Adolescents’ Outpatient Clinic.
Itäinen Pitkäkatu 30, 20700 Turku
Booking an appointment:
Tel. +358 (0)2 266 1155, Mon-Thu 8.00–16.00 and Fri 8.00–14.00
Studying in the ICT track
Kerttuli Upper Secondary School ICT track is a national special upper secondary school accepted by the Ministry of Education. It is a continuation of the ‘future’s professionals of information technology and media’ track that began in autumn 2000, and it functions in close interaction with higher education institutions and business life.
Over 30 sports are represented in Kerttuli Upper Secondary School. Sport-specific morning coaching is given in 14 sports with 23 sports coaches. The athletes of other sports participate in attribute training or train in ways that have been agreed on separately and according to programmes designed by their own coaches.
Furniture: Tables, chairs and sofas. One wall of the hall is covered with mirrors.
Equipment: TV, video projector, DVD player, small sound reproduction
Type of facility: meeting room, club room, banqueting space
Other things to consider: The facilities are accessible
The rentable facilities comprise an arts and crafts room, group room, club cafeteria, kitchen, and the banqueting hall. The banqueting hall is ideal for larger events because of its portable furnishings, and also for dance practice because of the mirrors that cover one entire wall. The facilities of Teräsrautela Youth Space are suitable for meetings and parties.
Runosmäki Youth Space is located in the middle of Runosmäki, along the Piiparinpolku walkway. Due to its central location it is easy and safe for also the smaller ones to come visit the youth space. The banqueting hall has a stage for e.g. performances.
Type of facility: meeting room, club room
Pansio Youth Space is located next to Pansio sports field. It is along the routes of buses number 42 and 99.
Paattinen Youth Space is located in the Paattinen Community Centre. The facilities are rented for parties and meetings, among other things.
Type of facility: meeting room, club room