In English

PSYL in the Nutshell

Porin suomalainen yhteislyseo (PSYL) school is a secondary school situated in the centre of the town of Pori in Finland. It is a free public school which follows the Finnish national curriculum (2014). The school was founded in 1926. There are 360 pupils in grades 7 - 9 (13-16 years of age). The school has a line of classes specializing in music, a line of classes specializing in art, as well as a line of bilingual classes. In the bilingual classes subjects are taught both in English and Finnish.

Our school emphasizes different kinds of skills, activities and arts. We want to help young people develop into active, independent citizens capable of working cooperatively. As a rule there are less than 25 pupils in a class. Core subjects are maths, science, biology, geography, history, religion, health education, Finnish language and literature, English and Swedish. In addition, students can elect to study French, German or Spanish, for example. Students study also physical education, home economics, craft, and textile studies.

English classes