News

Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!

We hope our entire community had a relaxing break with family and friends – we look forward to kicking of Semester 2 with you on February 26th and enjoying our community life on the BMS Campus!

Capoeira Club in Action

Capoeira Club in Action

Our Primary School students are currently enjoying developing their skills in their afterschool Capoeira Club, dedicated to teaching students how to move their body with complex movements and acrobatics.

BMS Secondary Students visit Animal Sanctuary

BMS Secondary Students visit Animal Sanctuary

A group of committed Secondary students recently joined Ms. Rush and Mr. Huet for a weekend of volunteering at Lass die Tiere Leben. Our students helped with clearing out and cleaning the living and feeding environment in the sanctuary located in Brandenburg. Well done to our students and thank you for your engagement and compassion!

AGIS Higher Ed Fair on the BMS Campus: March 11th

AGIS Higher Ed Fair on the BMS Campus: March 11th

BMS will soon host the AGIS higher education fair in our school auditorium, welcoming national and international universities to our campus. Featured universities will have information stands for parents, students, and other guests to ask questions on the admissions process, academic programs as well as hear directly about campus life. Join us on March 11th!

Bronze Metal for BMS Chess Team!

Bronze Metal for BMS Chess Team!

We would like to congratulate the amazing success of our Chess Team after competing in the Berlin Rapid Chess team Championship. BMS achieved major success in the category of 5th & 6th Graders: among the 21 teams Onno, Milan, Valentine, David & Avir finished 3rd, placing behind the two top-ranked schools. A special congrats to Avir, the youngest player on the team from Grade 3 who won all 4 of his games. Hats off  to the team and Chess Coach Harald!

Anti Bullying Workshop at BMS: Grades 5-10

Anti Bullying Workshop at BMS: Grades 5-10

BMS students recently welcomed Mr. Rob Higgs for an interactive presentation on anti-bullying as part of our commitment to ensuring a safe, fair, respectful, and inclusive environment at BMS. We would like to thank Mr. Higgs for these informative and highly insightful workshops on what actions students, parents, and staff can take to build a safe and respectful culture at BMS.

Find out more about Rob Higgs

BMS Secondary School Concert: Nostalgia — A journey through music!

BMS Secondary School Concert: Nostalgia — A journey through music!

Our 6th annual Secondary School Concert is set to take place on March 1, 2024, at City Kino Wedding, featuring the amazing talents of our students from Grade 7-12. Students will perform original songs and covers of some of their favorite tunes. A portion of the proceeds will go to our longstanding partnership with the Bahnhofsmission.
Ticket sales go live on February 6th!

Parent Talk Series: February Schedule

Parent Talk Series: February Schedule

Our dedicated support team will host 2 sessions in our BMS Parent Talk Series, one dedicated to how parents can nurture a growth mindset at home and a second talk on how diversity can be embraced in the school community. Join us online for these informative talks!

February 13th at 3:30pm: Nurturing a Growth Mindset (Ms. Caravaca)
February 29th at 3:30pm: Embracing Diversity (Mr. O´Sullivan)

Grade 9 Parent-Teacher Conferences

Grade 9 Parent-Teacher Conferences

A reminder to our parent community that parent-teacher conferences for Gr. 9 will take place on February 7th. Please be sure to follow the instructions from our Secondary Leadership Team on how to select appointments with our Secondary Faculty.

CCEP Talent Show

CCEP Talent Show

We look forward to celebrating the amazing talents of our young performers in the annual CCEP talent show on February 2nd. The program will feature our Primary School students performing dance routines, musical compositions on the piano, magic tricks, and much more. Save the date and watch this space for a few photos from the evening!

Digital Citizenship: Common Sense Education at BMS

Digital Citizenship: Common Sense Education at BMS

We are happy to report that our Digital Citizenship Day was a resounding success! As part of a network of schools offering the Common Sense Education for Digital Citizenship, we are happy to celebrate the curriculum´s approach to creating a safe and meaningful digital learning environment and seeing those important attributes embedded in our school program.

Grade 1 Art Club: Ceramic Works of Art

Grade 1 Art Club: Ceramic Works of Art

Our resident artist in Grade 1 have been busy creating beautiful ceramic art creations, using their own inspiration and impressions from nature. Well done to our students!

Winter Vacation Program

Winter Vacation Program

A brief reminder to our school community that our winter break will take place from February 19th - February 23rd. A dynamic vacation program awaits those students joining us during the week! Stay tuned for all the activity details and registration information. 

Grade 9 Internships

Grade 9 Internships

The entire Grade 9 cohort is currently completing 2-week internships at institutions in Berlin, gaining practical work experience at political foundations, research labs, graphic design and architectural firms, and many more professional workplaces. We look forward to hearing about their experiences when they return to campus and would like to thank our community for their support in finding many interesting internship assignments!

Primary School: Home Languages Day

Primary School: Home Languages Day

We will be celebrating the many dynamic cultures and languages that call BMS home this week, with our BMS Home Languages Day ready to start on Wednesday, January 24th. Planned activities in our Primary School lessons will be a part of the day's program and students are invited to bring their favorite book in their home language to school. The day is dedicated to providing students with the opportunity to celebrate their own language and culture in our dynamic international community. 

BMS Digital Citizenship Day: Well done!

BMS Digital Citizenship Day: Well done!

It was wonderful to see our students in action on campus, learning about how to navigate the online world better and discovering tools and tips on how to use the digital space as a force of positive change and good! We would like to thank our students and staff for their engagement and look forward to continuing our work together in bring our digital learning curriculum to life! 

BMS Mindfulness Club

BMS Mindfulness Club

Our Secondary students can now participate in a 10-week mindfulness training led by our in-house expert, Mr. Kaufhold. The program seeks to empower young students by improving their concentration and focus as well as teaching effective techniques on how to successfully navigate times of stress and anxiety. We are very happy to offer this now to our students after a successful launch with our staff!

BMS Digital Citizenship Day: January 18, 2024

BMS Digital Citizenship Day: January 18, 2024

Our campus will be buzzing this week as students explore the 6 key areas of focus we selected to guide our students in navigated the digital world, developing critical thinking skills to set healthy boundaries, and above all, to learn how the digital space allows us to actively improve the world around us. Stay tuned for a few impressions!

Berlingual: From the Desk of our Student Editors

Berlingual: From the Desk of our Student Editors

The latest publication from the student-led magazine, Berlingual, is hot off the press, featuring written submissions from students, holiday fun suggestions, fashion and much more.

Find the latest edition here for your holiday reading!

Secondary Parent-Teacher Conferences Gr. 11

Secondary Parent-Teacher Conferences Gr. 11

Our Gr. 11 students will soon meet with their teachers and parents to discuss their progress in the Diploma Programme and set goals for the coming semester. These meetings offer important and helpful opportunities for students and parents to hear feedback and ask questions about their DP learning journey.

Happy Holidays from BMS!

Happy Holidays from BMS!

We would like to wish our entire community a wonderful time with friends and family over the holiday break. We look forward to welcoming our community back on January 8th when classes are back in session. For Primary students joining us during the vacation program on January 4th and 5th, please find all the details here!

Holiday Vacation Program: January 2024

Holiday Vacation Program: January 2024

Our CCEP team is finalizing an engaging program of workshops and free play for those students joining us in the new year on January 4th and January 5th. We look forward to welcoming our students!

Find the program here!

BMS Guiding Statements

BMS Guiding Statements

2023 was an important year for publishing our new guiding statements. Our guiding statements represent the essence of our work as a K-12 international school and act as a compass for our engagement and direction

Visit our guiding statements page to learn more about them!

BMS Winter Concert

BMS Winter Concert

Our annual winter concert was filled with joy, fun, music and community! We would like to thank our students for their incredible performances, the MET@BMS for the wonderful reception in our school courtyard, and our dedicated staff who made this event possible.

Enjoy a few impressions here!

BMS Parent Talk Series: Peer Pressure & Bullying Prevention

BMS Parent Talk Series: Peer Pressure & Bullying Prevention

We would like to thank those parents who attended the workshop on bullying and peer pressure this week, led by our dedicated student counselling team. The BMS Parent Talk Series offers our community the opportunity to hear from our specialists directly and receive helpful advice on how best to navigate childhood development. BMS parents can find the entire series on the BMS parent Portal.

Secondary School: IGCSE Mock Orals

Secondary School: IGCSE Mock Orals

Our Grade 10 language students have been busy this week preparing and conducting their mock IGCSE language oral exams, practicing for the real thing in Spring! We wish them the best of luck and know that these preparations will support their academic journey.

IGCSE & MSA Ceremony

IGCSE & MSA Ceremony

64 students received their certificates in a formal IGCSE and MSA ceremony on December 1st, celebrating their accomplishments in completing the IGSCSE and MSA as part of their Gr. 10 studies. Well done to our students and many thanks to our entire community for helping us honor our students. 

STEM week @ BMS

STEM week @ BMS

Our students in Primary School engaged in hands-on workshops and activities to explore STEM, as part of their Units of Inquiry and EdTech activities in the Makerspace classroom.  Robotics, scientific experiments, Lego Technik builds and much more marked the week´s program. Many thanks to our dedicated teachers for making the week extra special!

Book Review Crew (BRC) @ BMS Primary

Book Review Crew (BRC) @ BMS Primary

Our engaged primary BRC students celebrated STEM week at BMS in the school library, enjoying 4 student-led sessions on studying chemical reactions, exploring engineering with Lego Technik, getting creative with Star Wars origami, and building tracks! Well done to our BRC students for celebrating STEM and organizing their own events!  Hats off to Maisie, Lev, Zohar, Alma, Noel, Tara, and Meron.

BMS Winter Concert: December 6th

BMS Winter Concert: December 6th

Our students will soon hit the BMS stage to perform at our annual Winter Concert, celebrating music and the festive season with our community. MET@BMS Parent Group will host a small reception in our courtyard, offering hot Glühwein for our guests. Join us in celebrating music at BMS and the winter season!