Attending school, changing schools
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Change in the current school year to primary level / lower secondary level (during the year):

  • The change is requested in the home school with the AS 80 form.
  • The schools involved (home school and desired schools) can mutually clarify a change without involving the authorities.
  • If a change from the home school to the school of your choice is not considered sensible or impossible, the home school will reject the application.
  • If a change between schools cannot be clarified, the authority decides.

Change at the end / start of the school year:
-> Change in grades 1-6 or 8-10

  • The change is requested in the home school with the AS 80 form.
  • The schools involved (home school and desired schools) can mutually clarify a change without involving the authorities.
  • If a change from the home school to the school of your choice is not considered sensible or impossible, the home school will reject the application.
  • If a change between schools cannot be clarified, the authority decides.

-> Change to grade 7

  • The change is requested in the home school using form AS 80a.
  • A central distribution procedure is carried out for year 7. The authorities decide on the distribution of the children shortly before the holidays.
  • All applicants receive notifications at the beginning of the vacation, with which the decisions are communicated.

Change in the upper level:
The participating schools clarify the change among each other or the pupils or their custodians contact the school of their choice directly. A participation of the authority is not planned.

  • Application forms AS 80 (general change of school) or AS 80a (change from grammar school to district school in year 7). The forms are provided by the school you are currently attending.
  • Last testimonials
  • If necessary, proof of residence (if relevant -> move, move, etc.)
  • If necessary, medical or other professional statements
  • Specification of the schools of your choice

Preconditions

  • Important reason

Hints

If the children do not have sufficient knowledge of the German language, they will first attend an international preparatory class or basic class. The contact person for this is the School Information Center (SIZ).
  • Guideline for the admission of pupils to state general education schools in Hamburg
  • § 13 Training and examination regulations for the elementary school and grades 5 to 10 of the district school and the grammar school
  • Section 28 of the Hamburg Schools Act
  1. Consultation with department head / school management
  2. Application in school
  3. School management examines application
  4. Clarification at school level (all years except 7)
  5. Forwarding to the authorities if clarification at school level is not possible or if year 7 is affected
  6. Notification

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