Responsibility Grows Here
Years 7-10 (Middle School)

During the Years 7 to 10 - in addition to imparting subject content - the foundation for independent learning is established. The parallel paths of the German and international classes also open up a new set of opportunities.

 
  • Instruction in small classes and study groups, embedded in learning Centers
  • Supervised study times after School
  • Support and encouragement based on previous level of skills knowledge, e.g., through additional learning Groups
  • Guidance and learning support program
  • Encouragement of special talents through participation in competitions, student academies and campus-based activities
  • Support and monitoring by year-based teams of subject specialists and boarding staff for each year Group
  • Educational therapy for students with learning disabilities
  • Intensive German courses for non-native learners in an integrated language school
  • Supplemental German and English courses for non-native speakers and the opportunity to earn language certificates
  • In Year 8 and onwards: academic specialization by course profile (natural sciences or languages)
  • Holistic, project-based and interdisciplinary learning in mixed classes for topics such as agriculture, health, Stone Age, Middle Ages, Newspapers & Media, and National Socialism
  • Supplemental, theme-related educational activities, such as study trips, excursions, extracurricular clubs (Model United Nations, political forums, etc.)
  • Civic education through evening programs and student self-governance (student council, academic council, study groups)
  • International exchange program with partner schools throughout the world
  • Preparation for the Abitur and IB tracks in the Upper School
  • Outdoor activity days, Outward Bound expeditions, ecology field trip,  athletic events
 
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