School Concept

Our school offers education for physically handicapped children whose special needs cannot be met in the general education system. The school aims at:

•  the development of many different competences
•  the utmost utilization of the pupils capabilities
•  the development and preservation of the ability to move
•  the development of senses
•  the preparation for life and a professional career

The instruction is guided by the curricula for primary and secondary schools, as well as by the curriculum for the learning development department. All school leaving certificates are possible. A reintegration in other schools is also possible, if the special needs of the pupils can be met.

Special resources at our school

•  small class sizes (about 6 to 10 pupils per class)
•  class-internal differentiation
•  interdisciplinary instruction
•  method complexity
•  team teaching (each class is looked after by a class teacher and an educational assistant, so that individual help can be offered)
•  additional support is given by young people doing their civil services or voluntary work in the social sector
•  special appliances to meet the special needs of the pupils
•  provision of therapies integrated in the school day
•  remedial lessons concentrating on aspects of motor function, senses, cognition, language and communication, as well as emotion
•  therapies: elements of conductive education, psychomotor therapy, swimming therapy, snoezelen etc.
•  provision of special sports training programs in cooperation with the local organization of sport for the disabled
“Handicap Sportclub Erfurt”
•  the organization of work experiences for year 8 and 9

School facilities:

The School building is well equipped. It was completely renovated from 1992 until 1998. It now has:

•  well equipped science labs,
•  four computer rooms,
•  a small pool for therapeutic purposes,
•  a gym,
•  several rooms for therapeutic purposes and
•  a canteen at its disposal.

 

   
The water in our pool is nice and warm.
 
This is our brand new gym.
 
Our pool is small, but loved by everyone.
   
Computer lessons are great.
Most of the time all the computer rooms are taken.
 
You can find all the Harry Potter books and much more in our school library.
 
Our canteen is always trying to offer good and healthy food.

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