Sankt Petri Kirke Og Gravkapeller, Copenhagen

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Sankt Petri Schule is a German international private school in Copenhagen. The school, one of the oldest in Denmark dating its origins back to 1585, is located opposite St. Peter's Church, the Lutheran parish church of the German-speaking community in Copenhagen. Sankt Petri Schule is a member of the German Schools Abroad Network DAS.HistoryThe school was founded by Theophilus Neovinus in 1585. For the first two centuries of its existence, the school was a charity school. A Sankt Petri Girls' School was founded by Balthasar Münter (father of the solonist Friederike Bruun) in the second half of the 18th century.A new building for the school was inaugurated at Larslejsstræde 5 in 1899. The complex also comprised a new home for Skt. Petri kirkes, Thymes og P.s plejestiftelse, a home for elderly indigent, Herman expatriates. It had been established in the beginning of the 19th century through a merger of three independent institutions: Thymes Stiftelse founded by Winand Thyme in 1775. Pelts Stiftelse founded by Abraham Pelt in 1779 and a third one operated by the church. Most of the residents were German expatriate women. In 1997, the building was sold to the school which needed more space for its increasing number of students.In 2010 a gymnasialer superstructure was established. In the school year 2015/2016 17 students attended the 10, 8 students, the 11 and 1 students 12th grade.ProgrammesThe school serves levels kl. 0 to 12. Senior high school (gymnasium) has been offered since 2010 culminating with the Danish upper secondary school exit examination, the studentereksamen. The total number of pupils on school roll is above 500.
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  • Unfortunately for me, the church was not open so I was only able to enjoy the outside. It's the old German merchant community's church and the services are still in German.  more »
  • It is believed that the first St Peter's Church was founded in the 12th century but burnt down in the second half of the 14th century. The second St Peter's Church was built as a single nave church...  more »
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  • Peaceful. The 'garden' behind allows you to relax in a calm atmosphere (unless there are kids playing in the playground). I sat there for a while with a sunny weather and a little breeze.
  • Beautiful quite oasis in the middle of the City. Next to University.

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