Class 5 is a cross-category orientation stage and forms the transition between our primary school and the secondary school The focus is on learning together and encouraging students according to their abilities. At the end of the orientation stage, parents receive a recommendation for their children’s further school career. This recommendation is made according to clearly defined criteria, including the grades achieved in the main subjects, but also the assessment of the learning and working behavior.
A great advantage of learning together is that the students with their different talents, interests and inclinations learn from and with each other and thus acquire the ability to live together and to show mutual consideration. Open forms of teaching make it possible to vary the demands on the students in the classroom:
At the DBSAA, students are prepared for working life after school. The two-week internship in class 9 includes
We offer the examination for the German Language Diploma (DSD I) in the 8th grade. In grade 10 our students take the DSD II exam. The DSD II certificate is regarded as proof of German language skills at level B2 or C1.
The DBSAA is entitled to issue the following German secondary school certificates:
|Subject||Class 5||Class 6||Class 7||Class 8||Class 9||Class 10|
|1. Foreign Language (English)||5||5||4||4||4||4|
|2. Foreign Language (French)||0||4||4||4||3||3|
|Economics & Law||0||0||0||0||2||1|
|Religion / Ethics||1||1||1||1||1||1|
|College Prep. Seminar||0||0||0||0||0||1|
|Methodological and social skills||1||1||1||1||0||0|
Lunch break as before for students with afternoon classes in the 6th or 7th hour
Double lesson blocks are possible 1st/2nd or 2nd/3rd hour, as well as 4th/5th or 5th/6th hour.
Afternoon lessons: usually as double lesson blocks
Bell intervals : start of lessons, start and end of the big break, end of the lunch break
The ringing at the beginning of the lessons and the end of the breaks is done by “pre-ringing” for 2 minutes.
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