A Community of Vibrant and Global Thinkers

Berlin British School
To arrange a personal visit or request more information, please see our website: berlinbritishschool.openapply.com/ or email: [email protected]

Our Admissions Officer, Helen Page, is available to discuss place availability on +49 (0)30 35109 191.
Dickensweg 17 – 19
14055 Berlin, Germany

Our school is a warm and caring community of local and international families from all over the world. While we prepare our students to strive for academic success, we pride ourselves on our holistic education and have a genuine determination to know and care for everyone.

A central part of a student’s education at the Berlin British School is to nurture the development of character through an engaging curriculum and supportive pastoral care programme.

Founded in 1994, the Berlin British School is an independent private school that has officially been granted the status of an authorised Ersatzschule by the Berlin Senat.

At BBS we are experienced in combining the best of British, international and German education to students aged 2-18 from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds. This diversity in our community of thinkers gives students an opportunity to explore issues from multiple perspectives and prepares them for the challenges they face in a rapidly changing and ever-more competitive world.

We offer:

  • Small class sizes (max. 20 students)
  • Education from preschool to the International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Interactive inquiry-based teaching and learning
  • Highly qualified teaching staff
  • High standards of pastoral care with a focus on fostering students’ self confidence
  • Large extra-curricular programme

The school is based on three sites with facilities appropriate to each age group: 
Early Years KitaPrimary SchoolSecondary School.

BBS Early Years – A blend of the British-based Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum together with the IB PYP and the Berliner Bildungsprogramm in a bilingual Kita with an English teacher and a German Erzieher/in in every group. The Kita is located in the heart of the Grunewald forest providing spacious outdoor play areas in gorgeous woodland surroundings.

BBS Primary School – All-day school with after school care. The curriculum follows the international Primary Years Programme (IB* PYP) including elements of the English National Curriculum and the local curriculum (Berliner Rahmenlehrplan). A focus on inquiry-based learning with differentiated activities tailored to meet individual needs. BBS is an authorised bilingual Ersatzschule but can also offer a monolingual English education to highly-mobile students.

BBS Secondary School – Academic programme designed to suit the needs of international students. BBS offers the German MSA qualification as well as the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, enabling graduates access to the world´s top universities. BBS is also an authorised bilingual Integrierte Sekundarschule located in a beautiful woodland campus setting.

BBS is also an IB* World School (*International Baccalaureate Organization) and a fully accredited CIS-member.

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