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.

Kinder mit Feuerwehrschlauch

Kindergarten Children visit the Fire Brigade

The children of our nursery group, “The Incredibles”  visited the professional fire brigade today on Pasewalker Street in Pankow. As the children have always been amazed by the flashing blue … more "Kindergarten Children visit the Fire Brigade"

Christmas Concert at “Hoffnungskirche”

Our annual Christmas concert took place this year in an imposing building, the "Hoffnungskirche", in Pankow. After the beautiful words of our headmistress, Mrs. Grüning, we had a minute of … more "Christmas Concert at “Hoffnungskirche”"
Kinder spielen im Schnee

Research, Fun and Snow in Bürgerpark

Today, the children from our kindergarten went on an excursion to Bürgerpark. As we have recently been learning about nature, we wanted to do an exciting research task, to see and find out how nature … more "Research, Fun and Snow in Bürgerpark"
Kinder in der Aula der Platanus-Schule tanzen vor einem DJ-Pult

Magic Movie Night – Popcorn! Party! People!

Our Parents' Association Platanus & Friends invited all children, parents and our staff to this year's Magic Movie Night. In the afternoon, two children’s films were shown.‘Die … more "Magic Movie Night – Popcorn! Party! People!"
Kinderschminken zu Halloween

All Hallows’ Eve to Fright and Learn

When one hears the date the 31st October, one immediately thinks of sweets, creepy costumes and cultural and religious customs the whole world over. On this day, the exact origin and meaning of this … more "All Hallows’ Eve to Fright and Learn"

Evaluation of English Skills at Platanus

Dr. Steinlen and her team from the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität in Erlangen-Nürnberg will accompany our teaching this school year to evaluate the English and German skills of our pupils. Since… more "Evaluation of English Skills at Platanus"

Our Platanus Children Take to the Court

Once again, the opportunity arose for our handball crazed pupils to enter the court with the 'Füchse Berlin' before their 2nd home match at the Max-Schmeling-Halle. Our children excitedly met … more "Our Platanus Children Take to the Court"

First Day of School Celebration 2016

A special day – Happy Year Ones and proud parents celebrating the first day of school. On Saturday 9th September, it was that time again. Across all of Berlin, well dressed parents and their excited … more "First Day of School Celebration 2016"
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Year 6 and Year 10 Farewell

The last school before the summer break and the somewhat wistful farewell to the pupils of our Year 6 and Year 10 classes. 20th July 2016: On the last school day before the summer break we celebrated more than … more "Year 6 and Year 10 Farewell"

Class 2a: Declaration of Independence

Autonomy, Independence and Fireworks! We celebrate the american Independence Day as a project day on the 4th July 2016. 4th July 2016: Today our students celebrated a very important birthday. We not … more "Class 2a: Declaration of Independence"

Exchange for a Change of Perspective

For us, learning from each other means that from time to time, we need to have a change of perspective.  For this to happen, we need an outside influence.  On the 9th June, our Erzieher team visited the… more "Exchange for a Change of Perspective"
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Our Success in the Kangaroo Competition

Math is fun! Shortly before Easter our students were involved in the Kangaroo Mathematics Competition.  They did a fantastic job deliberating over, and used their creativity to solve various problems.… more "Our Success in the Kangaroo Competition"