Landungsbrücken

Student and school affairs (BV 2)

Attending school, changing schools

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 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.

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Address and contact information

Address

Student and school affairs (BV 2)
Hamburger Straße 31 22083 Hamburg

Room: 1126

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Facility info

Public transport

U3/Busse X22/261 Hamburger Straße, U3/Busse 18/25/172 U Mundsburg

Important notes

Prerequisites

  • Important reason

Documents required

  • Application forms AS 80 (general school change) or AS 80a (change from grammar school to district school in year 7). The forms are provided by the school currently attended.
  • Last testimonials
  • If applicable, proof of residence (if relevant --> relocation, immigration, etc.)
  • If necessary, medical or other professional opinions
  • Indication of desired schools (if capacity at the desired schools is exhausted, another school will be assigned in accordance with § 42 paragraph 7 of the Hamburg Schools Act, provided this is necessary for school organizational reasons and taking age-appropriate school routes into account.)

Please note

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).

Deadlines


  • Applications for a change to the new school year must be submitted by May 31st of the year.

  • If year 7 is affected, the deadline is approx. 4 weeks before the start of the summer holidays (06/22/2022).

  • Applications submitted late will be given priority and may not be processed until after the holidays.

  • There are no deadlines for change requests during the year.

Procedure & Fees

Procedure

  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

Processing time

The processing time depends on the individual case.

Fees

No

Legal notes

Legal basis


  • 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

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