Living and learning in good company
Hohenschwangau began in 1947 as a pure boarding school for boys and is now an open state high school with boarding school for boys and girls. Students choose between two branches:
- the scientific and technological branch and
- the language branch with English as the first, Latin or French as the second foreign language. As another, late-beginning foreign language, Italian can be used from the 9th century onwards. class.
The approximately 30 teachers prepare the children optimally for the internationally recognized foreign language certificates DELF scolaire and the Cambridge CAE – the best prerequisites for a successful future in the global labour market. In addition, the Gymnasium Hohenschwangau has been an accredited preparatory and examination centre for the European Computer Driving Licence ECDL, a high-quality international certificate in the field of user software, since 2001.
In addition, Hohenschwangau is one of 47 grammar schools in Bavaria that offers the Intermediate Level Plus: students are given the opportunity to learn one year longer if necessary.
Since 2018, the boarding school Hohenschwangau is part of “School without Racism – School with Courage“. In doing so, the school community is making a lasting sign against racism, but also against all forms of discrimination and violence.
Promote interests, create opportunities
The Gymnasium is awarded as a STEM-friendly school. The focus here is on science subjects in particular. All classrooms have internet access, a beamer and a document camera with A PC connection, as well as a DVD device. Through the STEM library library, students deepen their interests. Excursions, professional projects and the student community also support the young people.
In the scientific subjects, the Gymnasium Hohenschwangau offers the following focal points:
- Mathematics (compulsory A-level)
- Biology and
- Computer science
“Education is more than teaching for us”
Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, ice hockey – as a partner school for winter sports (PZW), the Gymnasium supports its sports talents. Building on the long experience as a base school of alpine skiing and cross-country skiing as well as through the cooperation model “School and Club” within the framework of ice hockey, it is possible for competitive athletes to perfectly combine school and sport.
Hohenschwangau can do more than teach: school concerts, musicals – as well as theatre productions are real highlights. Student exchanges offer international insights, study trips of the Q11 convey excursion atmosphere. Boarding school and school festivals create community. Work placements, first aid training, accommodation in huts for fifth grades, ski camps and a large number of elective courses make it clear that school is more than just specialist teaching.
Find out more about the offer of the boarding school Hohenschwangau – at the Education Days Munich.
- Pupils: 700, of which approx. 90 at boarding school
- Teachers: 75
- Orientation: scientific,technological and linguistic branch