Admission to secondary schools Counselling

The change of a child from primary school (at the end of year 6) to a secondary school is an important event, since the right choice of a secondary school is important for the individual development of each child. This decision-making process is often associated with a multitude of questions in order to finally find a school in which the child feels comfortable and at the same time is promoted and challenged according to his individuality. In addition to the wishes of the parents, the identification of skills, achievements and inclinations is decisive for admission to a secondary school, including the primary school report and the half-year certificate of year 6. The transition to 7th grade is called the Ü 7 procedure. In addition, there is the possibility for particularly high-performing children to learn in a performance and talent class already at year 5. These performance and talent classes are set up in 35 schools (gymnasiums and comprehensive schools) in the country. The procedure is called the Ü5 procedure.

Ü5 procedure Certificate of year 4 (half-year) Recommendation of the primary school (drawn up at the request of parents) Application Ü7 procedure Certificate of year 6 (half-year) Primary school assessments with a school course recommendation Application form


The schools provide the respective forms, which can also be downloaded online from the MBJS pages.

Preconditions
Ü5 procedure the amount of grades on the half-yearly certificate of year 4 in the subjects German, mathematics and first foreign language or German, mathematics and physical education may not be exceeded "5" Recommendation of the primary school Proof of suitability in the selection procedure by prognostic test and aptitude interview Ü7 procedure (admission at the gymnasium) the amount of grades on the half-yearly certificate of year 6 in the subjects German, mathematics and first foreign language or German, mathematics and physical education may not be exceeded "7" Primary school assessments with course recommendation for general university entrance qualification Ü7 procedure (admission to upper and comprehensive schools) No special requirements In case of over-demand at a school, selection procedures are carried out
Ü5 procedure Request for the basic school report by parents or guardians Preparation of the report Registration at a comprehensive school or a grammar school Execution of the prognostic test Aptitude talks Competitions Sending of admission notices Ü7 procedure Issue of primary school eights with the course recommendation and the registration forms by the primary school together with the half-yearly certificates of year 6 Submission of registration forms in primary schools (if necessary, execution of the trial lessons when registering for a grammar school, but not existing prerequisites) Admission procedures (first and second request procedures) Compensation conferences and allocation procedures (in case of non-fulfilment of first and second requests) Sending of admission notices

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Last update or date of publication
15.06.2020