From nursery to graduation
New teachers, new classmates, new friends – when the parents move, their children must change schools. This is the perfect time to come to Berlin: The school system is changing. In February 2004, the city’s new Schulgesetz (school law) was passed. The most important changes are: Children must start school six months earlier. All children who turn six by December 31st must go to school. In addittion, examinations at the age of 16 are now mandatory at all kinds of schools.