Dear Parents,

welcome back.

I trust that you all enjoyed the summer holidays and that you were able to spend quality time with your families and friends.

Wishing all of you a good start on Monday, August 20 and a great new school year. 

It will be a regular school day for all returning families, starting at 8:00 in the morning until 16:00 in the afternoon.

To all new families,

please remember that school starts for your children at 9:00 also on Monday morning, August 20.

There will be a short Welcome ceremony in the Foyer for the new students before the students will go to their new classes.

Looking forward to getting to know you and your children in the coming weeks.


Ina Claussen

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Dear NMS Community,

In preparation for the coming school year, we’re asking for your contributions to the IT & Library funds, as well as for Lernmittelfond (secondary school only) and additional educational materials. For the 2018-2019 school year, requested contributions (also agreed on by the Schulkonferenz) are:
  • Primary (Flex - Grade 6 in 2018/19) - 95 EUR. This is 65 EUR for IT & Library Support + 30 EUR for additional educational materials
  • Secondary (Grade 7 - IB/ABI in 2018/19) - 155 EUR. This is 65 EUR for IT & Library Support + 90EUR for the Lernmittelfond.

NMS is a special school, and our IT and Library departments, 100% supported by parents, play an essential role in this, benefiting all students equally.  NMS was recently recognized as an excellent digital school.

We ask you to transfer 95 EUR (Primary) or 155 EUR (Secondary) by June 30th, 2018 to the following account:

Account Holder:  Friends of the Nelson Mandela School
Account Number:  1020232036
IBAN:  DE88100900001020232036
Bank code/BLZ  100 900 00 (Berliner Volksbank)
Purpose:  Name of the student + current class (for example Maxine Musterkind Flex C)

 Further details and FAQs (EN + DE) available here:

Friends of NMS on behalf of our school community

The Friends of NMS are seeking an Operations Coordinator to join the team on a freelance/minijob basis. Apply as soon as possible as applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Application details here.

Dear students and parents,

The new school year 2018/2019 will begin on Monday August the 20th with a welcome assembly at the Secondary School. All new secondary students will be allocated to the classes during these assemblies. Please refer to this schedule for the different grade levels.

Registration for Extra C activities at the P23 and B24 campuses for the school year 2018/19 is now open! 

Register here for P23 Campus Extra Cs  

Register here for B24 Campus Extra Cs 

Online registration ends on 27.08.2018. If you wish to sign up for an Extra C during the school year, we ask you to kindly contact the Extra C provider directly at that time.

For more details on this year's offerings, times and providers see Clubs and Extra Cs.






Here is the lists materials that parents of students in years 7-13 who do not wish to take part in the Lernmittelfond are required to purchase for school year 2018-2019.

Am 7. Juni startete unser Schulsportverein SCI-NMS e.V. mit 3 Teams bei der Berliner Team-Staffel über 5 x 5 km im Tiergarten. In der Tageswertung starteten über 1.900 Teams.

Unser Jugendteam mit Isabel Zander Zeidam, Elias Dorner, Justus und Ben Schubert und Pepijn Akkermans gewannen in ihrer Altersklasse Platz 2. In den anderen beiden Teams starteten gemeinsam Eltern, Kolleginnen und Kollegen und Schüler. Hier wurden in der Wertung die Plätze 339 und 354, knapp 10 Minuten langsamer als unser Jugendteam belegt. Vielen Dank an Alexis Figeac, Jonah Spiller, Isaac Brown, Franziska Wandtke, Stefanie Preidl, Florentine Baumann, Marco Cwielong, Charles Spiller und Jörg Fraikin.

Any questions?

Here is the contact list.

School offices:

  • Pfalzburger Straße 23 (P23), Flex-6
  • Pfalzburger Straße 30 (P30), 7-13
  • Babelsberger Straße 24-25 (B24), Flex-10

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16.08.2018 Nelson-Mandela-Schule · Staatliche Internationale Schule Berlin | Nelson Mandela School · State International School Berlin