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.

Yeah! 3rd place at the Alba Tournament

Our basketball team made it to the podium! On 11th of May 2019 the final of the Alba Primary School League took place from 13:30 to 19:00 in the Max-Schmeling-Halle. 6 Platanus children from our … mehr "Yeah! 3rd place at the Alba Tournament"

Work & Travel Students Exchange Program

As part of our Work & Travel program, this school year saw the third edition of our international exchange program with our ninth-graders and students of the IES Pedro de Toloso School in San … mehr "Work & Travel Students Exchange Program"

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 Night Before Christmas" by Clement Clarke Moore, … mehr "Our wonderful Christmas Concert 2018"

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 Swedish roots and background brought … mehr "We celebrate Lucia, the Swedish Feast of Lights!"
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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 special day has taken place every year on the … mehr "Reading Stories in our School Library"

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. Introduction The chair for foreign language… mehr "Evaluation of our bilingual Program"

Buenos días, 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 offering traditional meals from different … mehr "Buenos días, Ciao, Nĭ Hăo und Namasté!"

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 scientist and did some age-suitable experiments related to the … mehr "Project Day: Women in Science"
Kinder füttern Hühner

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 train and a taxi and in about four hours we … mehr "Our 8th Grade’s Experiences on the Farm"
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Work & Travel: Canoe adventure!

As part of our Work & Travel program, our 7th graders take an educational and exciting four- to five-day canoe trip every year. With one to two experienced canoe instructors from „Team Pädagogik“ … mehr "Work & Travel: Canoe adventure!"
Platanus Fasching 2018

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 looked extremely wonderful. We had the opportunity to admire … mehr "Platanus Carnival 2018"
Collage mit Malala Yousafzai, der pakististanischen Friedennobelpreisträgerin

“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 for education. For her boundless bravery, which … mehr "”Education for all!”"