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Staff Welcome Back Week 2019

From 29th to 2nd of August, BBS staff members will be returning to school in preparation for the forthcoming school year. We have a number of new staff members joining this year and we will also be welcoming back members of staff who have been on leave.

On Monday, we will give new staff members a brief history of BBS. The founders, the concept, its evolution and finally its future of which they will be part of.

On Tuesday, we welcome everybody back and begin the day with some coffee, croissants and catch up on each others summer adventure. Then it is down to business!...

Sommerhort Update

Dear parents

Due to the extraordinary heat we regret to inform you that we will have to adapt the offer of our Hort programme; i.e. the trips for tomorrow are cancelled and we will watch movies with chilled fruit spritzers, smoothies and fans in the cafeteria and play with water in the shady parts of the garden.

Please, provide appropriate clothing for the water and sun protection, such as light hats, UV-protective clothing and sun cream.

We ask for your understanding that the current weather conditions may lead to further changes or reductions in the hoard program...

Schule ohne Rassismus - School without Racism

We are now officially a "School without Racism - School with Courage"

Apart from the fact that as a school we have been living "Diversity" every day for many years, we now officially carry the title "School without Racism".

SoR is a project by and for pupils, which is supported by all democratic parties and by many celebrities from politics, culture, religion and sport. It offers the opportunity to actively participate in shaping the climate at the school and to develop civic commitment. SoR is the largest school network in Germany, which now includes...

Award Schule ohne Rassismus

Great news! On 21st May Berlin Bilingual School - primary and secondary - will be awarded with Schule ohne Rassismus - Schule mit Courage. Our students collected enough signatures to join the EU - wide network.

Herewith the German press release:


Vielfalt feiern – Diversity leben: Berlin Bilingual School (BBS) erhält Titel "Schule ohne Rassismus – Schule mit Courage" Rapper NANA und Schauspielerin Isabell Polak unterstützen das Projekt als Paten.

Am 21. Mai 2019, dem Welttag der kulturellen Vielfalt für Dialog und Entwicklung, feiert die Berlin...


More than 10 years ago, a small group of young enterprising parents embarked on the adventure to found a school for their children, because they wanted them to learn in both German and English, the languages they were speaking at home.

At that time, there was no bilingual school in the East part of Berlin, and so these parents formed an association and in 2007 joined with Pfefferwerk Stadtkultur gGmbH to establish a bilingual primary school. They located a former East German school building, which had been abandoned for five years and went to work on a courtyard knee-deep in weeds...

Secondary school Winter Event

Join us at Rüdigerstr. 76 for an evening of mulled wine cake* and singing on Thursday December 17th from 4.30 – 6.30pm. All staff and families are welcome!

*All proceeds from our sales will be used to support student initiatives in the Secondary school

Secondary School

Rüdigerstraße 76, 10365 Berlin