School events, festivities, project days and much more: Platanus is a living and diverse community about which there is always something to tell. And so it is not forgotten, all our news is archived.

Our wonderful Christmas Concert 2018

On the evening of December 20th, our festive Christmas concert took place again in the Hoffnungskirche Pankow. The recitation of the poem "Twas the ... more

We celebrate Lucia, the Swedish Feast of Lights!

Today in Sweden and in Swedish communities around the world Lucia, the Swedish Festival of Lights, is celebrated. This morning our colleagues with ... more

Reading Stories in our School Library

The „Bundesweite Vorlesetag“ (Nationwide Readout Day) is a joint initiative of DIE ZEIT, Stiftung Lesen and Deutsche Bahn Stiftung. Since 2004, this ... more

Evaluation of our bilingual Program

In the following, we cite: Steinlen, A. & Piske, Th. (2018). Final report for the Platanus School in Berlin: Scientific support in the 2016/17 school year.... more

Buenos Dias, Ciao, Nĭ Hăo und Namasté!

Food and the way people eat are an important part of social and cultural identity all over the world. To find out more, since last year we have been ... more

Project Day: Women in Science

For one day at Platanus everything was about Women's role in scientific and technological developments. Every year group learnt about a particular ... more

Our 8th Grade’s Experiences on the Farm

Our Work and Travel program gave us the opportunity to learn more about the Lindhof, an experimental farm belonging to the University of Kiel. We took a ... more

Platanus Carnival 2018

It's a party we always look forward to days before - our Platanus carnival. All our colleagues and children were dressed up very imaginatively and all ... more

“Education for all!”

The Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has left a big impression on our children for her commitment and dedication in children’s rights ... more