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Registration round Hamburg's secondary schools

Every year parents can have their child in the last week of January or first week of February in the school of their choice for grade 5 at one ┬╗District school or one " High school Sign in.

  • Registration period: February 1st to 5th, 2021
  • First day of school: August 9, 2021
    This day can be brought forward in consultation with the neighboring schools.

Parents always receive the registration form at the end of January together with the child's half-year report. Three school wishes can be stated on the registration. If the primary school has enough places, the child will be accepted there. However, if that doesn't work, the child will go to the second-choice school or the third-choice school. If none of the three wishes can be fulfilled, the child is enrolled in a school a reasonable distance from the place of residence. In Hamburg, despite the increasing number of pupils, around 95 percent of all pupils are assigned their primary school each year.

Hamburg's secondary schools offer a variety of schools for children with special educational needs possibilitiesbetween which parents and their children can choose.

Many schools invite children and their parents to open days and other events in advance of the registration round. Please also refer to the schools' homepages for information. The information events held annually in the districts (so-calledMarketplaces) several schools will not take place this year due to the corona pandemic.

Information for secondary schools

Presentation information secondary schools

In order to inform the parents in grade 4 about the types of secondary school, there is an information evening in the elementary schools on which this presentation is shown. The explanatory texts that will be spoken by the headmasters at the information evening can be found in the PDF document under this teaser.
(VND.OPENXMLFORMATS-OFFICEDOCUMENT.PRESENTATIONML.SLIDESHOW, 13.2 MB)

In order to inform the parents in grade 4 about the types of secondary school, there is an information evening in the elementary schools on which this presentation is shown. The explanatory texts that will be spoken by the headmasters at the information evening can be found in the PDF document under this teaser.
(VND.OPENXMLFORMATS-OFFICEDOCUMENT.PRESENTATIONML.SLIDESHOW, 13.2 MB)