elementary school

Primary school is the common basic level of education for all children. Primary school is the common basic level of education for all children. It introduces pupils to school learning. It enables them to learn and act independently and together. It leads to the adoption of values, attitudes and attitudes. It offers students help and guidance and promotes their individual development. In its educational work, the primary school is based on the respective level of development of the pupils. Students should learn to meet the requirements of their own self-employed, to set their own tasks, to perform their own services and to assume duties within the scope of their possibilities. They should be able to express their opinion freely but with respect for the convictions and rights of others and to contribute to peaceful coexistence.

When registering, the primary school collects the following data of your child: First and last name Date and place of birth sex address Telecommunications connection Religion nationality Date of entry of children born in Germany, predominant family language, impairments and diseases, to the extent that they are important for the school, Number of siblings, Information about attending a kindergarten. In addition, the surname, first name, address and telecommunications links of the parents and the education and care officers are collected. In addition, the data necessary to establish contact in emergencies and, where appropriate, information on parental custody.

In addition, most primary schools offer childcare services that children can attend before and after class.
The primary school provides for reliable teaching times with the most even distribution of lessons between school mornings. The daily school time should be at least four hours in the morning, then five hours, up to and including grade 2. The daily school time is divided into lessons, relaxation phases as well as playing and movement times. In primary school, pupils in grades 1 to 4 are taught. At the end of the grades, they generally advance to the next grade without being transferred. No numerical marks are given in grades 1 and 2; Parents receive information on their child's development through verbal testimonies at the end of the school year and a logged parent-teacher-child conversation in the middle of the second school year. At the end of the half-year of grades three and four, the children receive pure grade certificates, each of which is explained by a logged parent-teacher-child conversation. At the end of the school year in grades three and four, students receive a certificate combining numerical marks and verbal explanations. By decision of the general conference and in consultation with the School Parents' Advisory Board, the assessment can continue to be made exclusively verbally in grade 3 for the first half of the year or for the whole school year. The following areas of learning and subjects are taught: religion/ethics, German, mathematics, physical education, music, sports, visual arts/textile design/works and integrated foreign language work in English or French. Grades are not given for foreign language teaching, but a portfolio is maintained.

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