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.


Spanish Project Day: Our 8th Graders dance Salsa!

Our Spanish teacher Ms. Gianatelli from Argentina had a great idea for her project day - focus on Spanish with the 8th grade. She gathered the whole class in the dance school "Caramba" in … "Spanish Project Day: Our 8th Graders dance Salsa!"

Lantern Festival in the Kindergarten!

In our Platanus Kindergarten in Benjamin-Vogelsdorff-Straße we celebrated a wonderful lantern festival on Friday. In the afternoon we came together in our garden. The parents of our kindergarten … "Lantern Festival in the Kindergarten!"
Kita mit Biss

Our little ones have the right and healthy bite!

We are pleased that our Platanus Kindergarten has now been officially certified as a "Kita mit Biss" by the Dental Service Berlin. The prerequisites for this certification are that the … "Our little ones have the right and healthy bite!"

Social Commitment for the Needy in Berlin!

Once a month people of all ages and from all over the world cook meals for the needy in Berlin-Kreuzberg at the “Homeless Veggie Dinner”. In March 2010 the project was founded by Dario Adamic … "Social Commitment for the Needy in Berlin!"

Our new courses: Robotics and Coding!

From this school year we offer two new elective courses in grades 5 and 6. In addition to our classics IT and Media Studies and STEAM, students can now also choose Robotics and Coding. We now offer four … "Our new courses: Robotics and Coding!"

Well Done! Happy Summer Holidays!

The last days before the summer holidays are always a very special time for us. Therefore we'd like to share it. On Tuesday, the unforgettable and wonderful farewell party of the 6th grade took place, and… "Well Done! Happy Summer Holidays!"


We love books, literature, stories and language so much that nothing in the world can stop us from reading. That's why our classroom and German teacher Mrs. Bachorz with her class 5b came up with a great idea and … "EXTREME READING COMPETITION"

The “Radical Readers” write reviews!

In July, the prestigious English Children's Book Prize, the Kate Greenaway Medal, is awarded again. This is a British award for outstanding illustrations of children's and young people's … "The “Radical Readers” write reviews!"
Der Sache wegen

Purchasing decisions change the world!

Yesterday our project day took place in class 5b on the topic "Our purchasing decisions change the world". We visited the grocery store "Der Sache wegen" in Prenzlauer Berg and got many interesting … "Purchasing decisions change the world!"

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 … "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 … "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, … "Our wonderful Christmas Concert 2018"