Premature enrollment permission
Compulsory education in Brandenburg begins for all children in the year in which they finish the sixth year of life by 30 September. If your child reaches the age of six between 1 October and 31 December and you wish your child to be enrolled this year, please submit an application to the relevant school as part of the enrolment at the school. As a rule, registration must be made by the end of February in the relevant primary school, the specific day is announced annually. The responsible primary school is regulated by the Schubezirksstatute of the respective school sponsor. If the same school districts have been designated for a residence, their child will be registered at the school of choice. To register, the child must be presented in person at school. Proof of participation in the language level assessment (in the daycare) and proof of adequate vaccination protection or immunity against measles or a medical contraindication against measles vaccination shall be presented at the time of registration at school. In justified exceptional cases, children who complete the age of six in the period after 31 December but before 1 August of the following year may also be admitted to school on 1 August.
Confirmation of participation for the determination of language status, proof of adequate vaccination protection or immunity against measles or a medical contraindication against measles vaccination Evidence of the child's level of development (this applies to children who, in the period after 31 December, are six years of age before 1 August of the following year) application, if any, to visit a school other than the relevant school
In the context of the admission procedure, it must be established that the child can meet the requirements of attending school in the first year of primary school.
The procedure for admission to primary school takes place in the year before enrolment: Sept./Oct. - Language level assessment in the daycare center Oct./April - school medical examination Dec./Feb. Registration in primary school/application for deferral from school attendance, application to attend a school other than the relevant school until 30 Apr. - Notification by parents to the relevant primary school for admission to a free-to-air school End of May - Admission or provision notice by primary school
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