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 … "We celebrate Lucia, the Swedish Feast of Lights!"
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 … "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… "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 … "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 … "Project Day: Women in Science"
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 … "Our 8th Grade’s Experiences on the Farm"
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“ … "Work & Travel: Canoe adventure!"
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 … "Platanus Carnival 2018"
“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 … "”Education for all!”"
Merry Christmas 2017!
We wish our students and their parents a merry Christmas with lots of presents, great food, relaxing days in good company and a happy New Year 2018.
The year is slowly coming to an end and we are officially in the “dark season”. Although we are already starting to think about the quiet and tranquil winter and Christmas time, they have already started celebrating in… "Thanksgiving Lunch"
„Haus der kleinen Forscher“ – Preschool
Since 2012, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research has been awarding the „Haus der kleinen Forscher“ (home of the little explorers) certficate to kindergartens and primary … "„Haus der kleinen Forscher“ – Preschool"