Come in – We’re bilingual!

We are a bilingual educational institution (German/English) with a kindergarten at two different locations and a primary and secondary school with a MINT focus (Mathematics, Informatics, Natural Sciences, Technology) in Berlin-Pankow.

In our kindergarten we offer holistic and age-appropriate care, taking into account the individual inclinations and talents of the children. Through a demanding pedagogical concept, immersive bilingualism and personal attention, we ensure optimal early childhood education.

Under the roof of a historical and listed building, as well as in our modern adjacent ‘Second House’, we offer ideal learning conditions in our bilingual school from Year 1 to Year 10, where natural curiosity and individual needs find their place. Here, children and young people can learn in peace, try things out, develop talents, deepen interests, get to know cultural diversity and internalise languages. From the school year 2024/25, we will start the gymnasiale Oberstufe (upper secondary ecucation) with Year 11. Then, in principle, all students will be able to study bilingually for 13 school years and take their Abitur at our school!

The kindergarten and school years are intensive and very special periods in the life of a young person and we would like to invite you and your child to spend this time with us in an international community.


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The Duke of Edinburgh Award in Years 9 and 10

Platanus Schule Berlin focuses on the future of self-efficacy - for students and teachers. Director of the Duke of Edinburgh Award Vanessa Masing: "Our award promotes key competences of the 21st century." How do we best support our students to develop their strengths and … more "The Duke of Edinburgh Award in Years 9 and 10"
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Also in 2023 again: We are “Environmental School in Europe”!

We are delighted beyond measure to have been awarded and certified again as an " Environmental School in Europe" in 2023. The "Environmental School in Europe/ International Sustainability School" award is part of the Eco-School network of the … more "Also in 2023 again: We are “Environmental School in Europe”!"
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Our colorful and diverse summer party “Festival of Cultures”!

Our summer festival this year was themed "Festival of Cultures" to reflect the colorfulness and diversity of our school community. There were over 20 different activities such as Japanese Calligraphy, American Football, Vegemite Tasting, … more "Our colorful and diverse summer party “Festival of Cultures”!"
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Fairplayer Program – Against bullying and exclusion!

This school year, a new project was allowed to move into the 5th and 6th grades for the first time. The Fairplayer.Manual is a preventive anti-bullying program. It was developed by an experienced team of educators, psychologists and social workers in cooperation… more "Fairplayer Program – Against bullying and exclusion!"


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Come around: Get to know our bilingual school!

At our Open Day on Thursday, 12 October 2023, you will have the opportunity to get to know … more "Come around: Get to know our bilingual school!"
Platanus Virtuelle Tour

Take a look around!

We cordially invite you to take a 360° panoramic walk through selected rooms and the grounds of our school. For more … more "Take a look around!"
We are hiring

20 good reasons for your application at Platanus

you can find in our job postings! At the Platanus Schule Berlin, we are proud to have … more "20 good reasons for your application at Platanus"

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Platanus Gemeinschaftsschule

Your child can attend our bilingual Gemeinschaftsschule from Grades 1 to 10. With beautiful, bright rooms, small classes with max. 24 students, modern facilities as well as an engaged, international team, we strive to create a pleasant, creative learning environment at our school. We are located in the heritage listed Post Office building in Berlin-Pankow. Learn more about our school here.

We are always trying to get better, enjoy taking on new challenges and are grateful for this special kind of recognition for our work. But most of all, it is our students who motivate and inspire us, because it is through them that we learn something new every day, gather new ideas and can continue to develop.

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The nonprofit association Platanus & Friends is a group of parents, teachers and Erzieher*innen who work on a voluntary basis in the interests of all Platanus children. Platanus & Friends support teaching projects and clubs, organise events and celebrations and are committed to making both our school and kindergartens look beautiful. Learn more about our Parent’s Association here.
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Platanus Kindergarten

We encourage an early education in German and English in our everyday kindergarten life and make our children aware of nature, the environment und numbers through play. Our kindergarten and primary school work together for the best possible preschool development for our children. Learn more about our kindergarten here. Learn more about our Kindergarten here.