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Source: BUS Sachsen-Anhalt (Linie6PLus)

Apply for compulsory schooling

Description

All children and young people living in Saxony-Anhalt are obliged to attend school. It starts with the following school year for children who finish 6 years of age by 30 June and ends after 12 years. The statutory compulsory schooling of 12 years is fulfilled by attending a vocational school, unless a general school is still attended.

Compulsory education may be suspended under certain conditions.

In general, all children and young people living in Saxony-Anhalt are obliged to attend school. However, there are exceptions that leave compulsory schooling to rest.

The procedure is different.

  • As a school-age mother or a school-aged father, you must submit an application. If you are still a minor, you will need the consent of your legal guardian.
  • If your child is unable to attend school or attend special education due to health reasons, you must apply as your legal guardian.
  • If you are taking part in a pre-vocational training course or in an entry-level qualification under the Third Book of the Social Code, you must notify this.
  • If you participate in voluntary service under federal or state law regulations, you must notify you.
  • If you attend a vocational school for health professionals that are not covered by the Saxony-Anhalt School Act, you must inform you.
  • If you are enrolled at a university, you need to submit an application. If you are still a minor, you will need the consent of your legal guardian.
  • In cases where other training or support appears to be assured, this shall be reported.

Depending on the circumstances, please contact the school management or the Saxony-Anhalt State School Office.

Please contact the school management if you have any

  • mother or father and are prevented from adequately caring for your child by attending school,
  • participate in pre-vocational training or in an entry-level qualification under the Third Social Code,
  • participate in voluntary service under federal or state law regulations,
  • attend a vocational school for health professions to which the Saxony-Anhalt School Act does not apply, or
  • In cases where other appropriate training or care appears to be assured.

Please contact the Saxony-Anhalt State School Office if you have any

  • Your child is unable to attend school or attend special education due to health reasons, or
  • they are enrolled at a university.

Compulsory schooling is suspended if:

  • you are a mother or father and are prevented from taking sufficient care of your child by attending school,
  • your child is unable to attend school or attend special education due to health reasons,
  • you participate in pre-vocational training or in an entry-level qualification under the Third Social Code,
  • you participate in voluntary service under federal or state law regulations,
  • you attend a vocational school for health professions to which the Saxony-Anhalt School Act does not apply,
  • you are enrolled at a university or
  • In cases where other appropriate training or care appears to be assured.

The required documents are different.

The following documents will be provided if required:

  • Proof that you have become a parent
  • Medical records
  • Proof of participation in a pre-vocational training course or in an entry-level qualification
  • Proof of planned participation in a voluntary service
  • Proof of attendance at a vocational school for health professionals
  • Certificate of enrolment
  • Proof of other appropriate training or support

Fees may apply. It depends on the individual case.

4 weeks before compulsory schooling is to be suspended, proof must be provided if:

  • to take part in a pre-vocational training or entry-level qualification;
  • the school-aged person wants to participate in voluntary services,
  • to attend a vocational school for health professionals, or
  • training or support should take place.

up to 4 weeks

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Ministry of Education Saxony-Anhalt

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