Applying to Oulu International School
Welcome to apply to Oulu International School!
Please follow these simple guidelines:
1. On Wednesday 29.1.2020 at 18, you and your parents are welcome to the info evening to learn about our school and the IB programmes.
3. Come to the entrance test on Monday 10.2.2020 (applicants to gr 1) at 13:15 or Tuesday 11.2.2020 (applicants to gr 2-9) at 9:00.
You will not be sent a separate invitation to the entrance test. You do not need to practice for the entrance test. Wait in the downstairs lobby for guidance. The entrance test will take about 2 hours. Make sure you eat a good lunch before the test. You can bring a small snack with you if you like. While you are doing the test, your guardians are asked to fill in a questionnaire about your application to OIS.
The entrance test includes:
G1:interview & activities to help see the level of pre-reading skills.
G2: interview & simple reading and spelling tasks.
G3 and 4: interview & reading & writing tasks.
G5-9: Reading, writing, listening & speaking tasks.
Finnish skills will also be tested or evaluated in all grade levels.
4. By 23.3.2020 you will receive information as to whether you passed the entrance test.
5. Entrance tests are held twice a year only, in February (10.-11.2.2020) and in August (7.8.2020 starting at 12 o'clock), with no exceptions.