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.

EXTREME READING COMPETITION

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 ... more

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 ... more

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 ... more

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 ... more

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 ... more

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 ... more

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 ... more

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.... more

Buenos Dias, 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 ... more