School Enrollment 2022/2023

First day of school for the first graders For 24 first graders, September 21 was their big day: school enrollment. Equipped with schoolbags, the little ones marched through the gates of the German School Hurghada for the first time as schoolchildren. DSH Headmistress Siglinde Hailer and Elementary School Principal Gabriele Pointner welcomed the children and their parents to their first day of school at DSH. Siglinde Hailer thanked the parents for their trust in DSH. Gabriele Pointner compared the children's first day of school to the story of the "Little Caterpillar": "From now on, every day you will learn something

Parents letter: Current information about the start of school

School start, voluntary online courses, and autumn holidays Message from the headmistress to the parents I would like to inform you about the planned measures in the next few weeks. As decided by the Ministry, we will start regular classes in the pre-school and school on 18.09.2022. Nevertheless, we would like to offer you voluntary online courses via the HPI school platform and via Zoom from September 4 . These offers are not to be understood as "regular lessons". The aim is to give the students the best possible start from our side and to strengthen their German and math

Beginning of the new school year on September 18, 2022

School year 2022/23 Start of classes from September 18 In accordance with the decision of the Egyptian Ministry of Education, the new school year at DSH will begin on September 18, 2022. This applies to preschool, elementary school and secondary school. Kindergarten will start on Sunday, August 28, 2022 as originally scheduled. Sale of school uniforms and workbooks Uniform and workbook sales will be held on the following days in the CC Hepca Room: Wednesday, 09/14/2022 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Thursday, 09/15/2022 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, 21.09.2022 from 10.00 - 13.00 We kindly ask you

First student exchange with Germany

East Frisian tea ceremony for DSH students A very special honor was bestowed upon our students who are currently on an exchange program in Emden, Germany: The eleven DSH students, together with their German hosts, were invited by the mayor of the city of Emden, Tim Kruithoff. In the "Rummel", an event location for special occasions, the mayor received the students and teachers of the German School Hurghada and the Johannes-Althusius-Gymnasium in Emden. Principal Oliver Damm and some representatives from politics were also present. During an East Frisian tea ceremony, the participants exchanged ideas on the topic of sustainability. During

DSH hosts national reading competition

Best readers of German schools in Egypt chosen. The winners of the national reading competition of German schools in Egypt have been announced. Aly Kassem from DEO Cairo won the German as a Foreign Language category, Henua Tarek from DSB Cairo won the German as a Mother Tongue category. DS Hurghada had the honor of hosting the national reading competition among German schools in Egypt on June 1. Six German schools from Alexandria and Cairo participated. In total, seven German schools with a total of 13 students participated in the reading competition with the DSH. In two categories ("German as

Registration at DSH: Important dates

Admission for school year 2022/2023 Parents who wish to enroll their children at the German School Hurghada (DSH) for the school year 2022/2023 must submit the enrollment documents by e-mail to the school secretary's office by June 8, 2022. Please send the last two report cards and a copy of the child's passport to We will then invite the children to take the entrance exam on June 15 and 16, 2022. On day one, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., the written exams will take place. On day two, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., the oral exams will

Invitation: Open Day on May 19

Open Day at DSH on May 19, 2022 You want an excellent school for your child? Where you have everything from kindergarten to graduation? Visit us! We open our doors: kindergarten, preschool, elementary school and DSH school exams. Program: school presentation with the school management at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., school tour with students, live lessons, experiments and many activities for children of all ages on Thursday, May 19, 2022, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. What happens where: School presentation with the school management at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the music room Open kindergarten from 1:30

Reading with Author Maja Nielsen

Thrilling reading The sinking of the Titanic - described as if you were there live. The students from grades four to seven listen to author Maja Nielsen for an hour and a half. Accompanied by pictures and musical interludes, she reads from her book "Abenteuer Titanic. On the initiative of the DSH, the author came to Egypt to awaken enthusiasm for reading among the children at our school and other German schools. Maja Nielsen was not always an author. She trained as an actress and worked in theater until she was 30. Through the birth of her children, she discovered

Christmas in a box

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Sharing the idea of Christmas Christmas is the celebration of love. Whenever we give joy to others, we also share the idea of Christmas. Giving joy, getting together with others and celebrating Christmas - that's what the "Christmas in a box" project is all about. For the second year in a row, DSH once again organized its charity project. Students and parents together packed "Christmas boxes" for children from other schools in Hurghada. The boxes contained pencils and notebooks, but also sweets and toys. The gift boxes were decorated for Christmas by the children of the DSH preschool. In mid-December,

St. Martin’s procession

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St. Martin at DSH Traditionally, on November 11, we celebrated St. Martin's Day. It is a Christian holiday that reminds us of values such as charity and sharing, because St. Martin is the patron saint of the poor. With self-made colorful lanterns, the children from the preschool and kindergarten paraded across the school grounds, singing together the well-known German songs: "Ich geh' mit meiner Laterne und meine Laterne mit mir." Or, "Laterne, Laterne, Sonne, Mond und Sterne." The story of Saint Martin is about the experiences of a Roman soldier who encounters a freezing beggar. He takes pity on the