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 almost cost her her life, she became world-renowned and was the youngest person to receive the Nobel Prize. Last year the 4th graders wrote moving letters to Malala, expressing their respect, asking question and telling her about themselves and their lives in Berlin.

Here are some excerpts:
„I am very impressed that you spoke in front of so many people and that with 16 years. That’s why I am writing this letter.” (Tom)
„When I am older I also want to save so many people as you did! I really appreciate your work.” (Emilia)
“I read about you with my class and I appreciate you and your ideas!” (Gerda)
“In school we read a book about you. It was really nice but it must have been terrible when someone shot at you!” (Paula)

Our kids from the 5th grade created illustrations full of fantasy from the world famous motto from this brave and fearless young women „One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world”.

We in the Platanus School Berlin will also this year, with the children, be working with important political social issues, through reading, learning and discussing them. On this note we wish all the children in the whole world a carefree and happy 2018 and follow Malala Yousafzai’s idea „Education for all!”.

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 ... more

Our new ones: 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... more

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.... more

EXTREME READING COMPETITION

We love books, literature, stories and language so much that nothing in the world can stop us from reading. That's ... 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 ... 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... 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 ... more

Our wonderful Christmas Concert 2018

On the evening of December 20th, our festive Christmas concert took place again in the Hoffnungskirche Pankow. ... 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.... more