“The ABCs of education in Germany" (High School in Germany …
“The ABCs of education in Germany"
High School in Germany
Realschul prepare them for a mid-level job in business.
take their final exam
normally aged between 16 and 19
range of work-directed studies such as economics and specific business studies.
five-year programme teaches basic skills
including one foreign language
prepares its pupils for apprenticeship
German School Hours
School Holidays in Germany
starts at 8am and is generally over by 1pm
six weeks of summer vacation,
one week of autumn vacation,
two weeks of Christmas/winter vacation
two weeks of Easter/spring vacation.
‘Gymnasium’ lasts from about age 12 to 18 or 19 and is required for anyone planning on tertiary education.