News

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.

Weihnachtlich beleuchtetes Schulhaus

Christmas Greetings from our Managing Directors

Dear Parents, How wonderful it was to finally celebrate such an enjoyable Christmas concert again yesterday in our whole school community after a break of 2 years. We hope you were able to … "Christmas Greetings from our Managing Directors"
Unser Besuch bei der Klimazukunftskonferenz

Our visit to the Climate Future Conference 2022

This event of the Berlin Senate Department for Education, Youth and Family in cooperation with the Foundation Planetarium Berlin and the Contact Point for Environment and Development took place… "Our visit to the Climate Future Conference 2022"
Unser Förderverein Platanus & Friends

MAGIC MOVIE NIGHT – great movies and disco dancing!

Our support association Platanus & Friends invited us. After a 3-year break due to Corona, our favourite party finally took place again, just in time for the first snowfall. "MAGIC MOVIE NIGHT – great movies and disco dancing!"

Our first Afro Cultural Exhibition – Out of Africa!

Dr. Okine and the students of his Oware & Afro Club organised the first exhibition in our school. Our school community enjoyed a colourful celebration in the Mensa. Accompanied … "Our first Afro Cultural Exhibition – Out of Africa!"
Schülerinnen beim Mädchen-Technik-Kongress

Platanus represents at the Girls’ Technology Congress in Berlin!

On 29.09.2022, students from Years 7 to 10, together with Ms. Barry, our science, physics, biology and chemistry teacher, made their way to Berlin-Adlershof to slip into … "Platanus represents at the Girls’ Technology Congress in Berlin!"
Einladung zu einem Alumni-Grillfest

We are looking forward to seeing our former students again!

We are happy to announce that on Friday, 30.09.2022 from 16:30 to 20:00 we will host an alumni BBQ at the school for our former students who have graduated 10th grade at Platanus … "We are looking forward to seeing our former students again!"
Logo Deutsche Schachschule

We are now officially a “German Chess School”!

We are happy and proud that we can now call ourselves a "German Chess School". We have been approved as an official Chess School by the Deutsche Schachjugend e.V. and the … "We are now officially a “German Chess School”!"
Sommerfest in der Turnhalle

Finally a summer party again – with rain showers!

After a break of 2 years, we were more than happy to finally be able to celebrate our summer festival again and unerringly chose the only day that had been rainy for weeks. … "Finally a summer party again – with rain showers!"
Kinder spielen Rollstuhlbasketball.

Change of perspective – wheelchair basketball with Alba Berlin!

Our Sports Department has organised a mega-cool sports project day and invited Santi, the coach of the Alba Berlin wheelchair basketball teams, to our Platanus School.… "Change of perspective – wheelchair basketball with Alba Berlin!"
Schüler:innen spielen Schach

We’ve got the fever for chess and are looking forward to our Chess Festival!

All next week our school community will be thinking black and white as we celebrate a Chess Festival! Chess has deep cultural significance and is … "We’ve got the fever for chess and are looking forward to our Chess Festival!"
World Robotic Olympiad

Platanus teams successful at the World Robot Olympiad!

Our school participated in the World Robot Olympiad for the first time. The most talented students from our Year 5 and 6 Robotics elective course came together and competed under the … "Platanus teams successful at the World Robot Olympiad!"
Spendenlauf

Finally, another Platanus charity run in the Schlosspark!

After more than 2 years, our Platanus charity run finally took place again. Our students were very happy and excited, especially the students of our first, second and third grades … "Finally, another Platanus charity run in the Schlosspark!"