Freiherr-vom Stein School offers teaching from pre-school level right through to A-Level standard. In the primary school we have approximately 260 students. English is taught from class 1 for many years. Since 1992 we belong to the so called "Europe schools" in the state of Hesse. In these schools emphasis is placed on intercultural learning and multilingualism. For many years we have participated in Comenius projects. From class 3 onwards correspondences with students from other countries is part of our early foreign langauage learning. The Freiherr-vom-Stein School is in the small country town of Gladenbach, 100 km north of Frankfurt.The medievial university town of Marburg is nearby.