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|Language of instruction||English and German|
|Native English and German teachers|
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|Class sizes||Average||12 students / class|
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Quentin Blake Grundschule is a public primary school with the special educational focus of bilingual education. A major objective is integrated bilingual learning groups with bilingual instruction beginning in first grade. The students and teaching staff in each class are half native or mother tongue speakers of either German or English.
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One of the many benefits of QBGS is that the children receive both Mother Tongue and Partner Tongue in small groups of usually twelve students. Mathematics is taught in German while Topic, history, general science, geography, music and art are taught in English. Beginning in 5th grade the children also receive instruction in French.