ABC's of Education in Germany (School holidays in germany (two weeks…
ABC's of Education in Germany
School holidays in germany
one week of autumn vacation,
two weeks of
two weeks of Easter/spring vacation.
have six weeks of summer vacation,
The exception to the rule in this whole system is the private schools.
About one quarter of the children attend Realschule where they learn the basic subjects
Send children to a Gesamtschule
they have another school they can send childern to
High school in germany
In the last year of Grundschule (usually the fourth year),
includes vocational schools called Berufsschule or Berufskolleg,
About a quarter of the children go to ‘Gymnasium’.
The final half of the elementary school children are sent to the Hauptschule.
German school hours
The school day starts at 8am and is generally over by 1pm