Lockdown information, documents and links covering important Corona topics and school in the Corona period

  • On Wednesday 21.04.2021 there is a planned parliamentary session to introduce a nationwide curfew. This will be daily from 21:00 or 22:00 until 05:00. Walking and jogging are supposedly possibly until midnight. 
  • Important school organisational information for the school in the week beginning 19.04 can be found here.
  • The Corona rules are extended until 09.05. If the Corona numbers keep rising, it may be necessary to have a curfew from 9pm to 5 am with exceptions.
  • From Sunday 18.04, children up to the age of 14 do not require FFP2 masks in Berlin (public transport etc) and also can take part in group sports. Medical masks continue to be compulsory in schools for all students.
  • Kids attending school will be tested twice a week according to new Senat guidelines. Parents may elect to provided a very recent negative test instead,
  • In-school attendance is still voluntary.
  • The P30 canteen remains closed. Please plan for this.
  • Make sure students have a valid phone number for the parents or guardians with them. Students who test positive will be sent home or isolated and collected.
  • Emergency Care for classes 1-6 will be provided for parents working in essential professions or who are single parents AND cannot organise alternative care for their child. New form from 16.04 .Sign up here.
  • Confused about current hygiene and contact rules? Lots of info can be found here. Vaccinated people will soon be freed from some of the test requirements in Berlin.
  • The GEV/Parents Council would like to remind all families to please observe all quarantine rules and regulations if they travel abroad.
  • Make sure you are on the class lists and have info from the teachers. Contact your parent reps or mail the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have questions. 
  • Interested in how your child will be assessed in the turbulent 2020/2021 school year? Q&A here about performance assessment.
  • Have you signed up for the GEV/Parents Council class lists? If not then you will miss crucial information.
  • For a website helpful in locating testing facilities see: Test to go Berlin. The Senat If my child falls ill Infografik is very useful (Senat PDF download).
  • The Primary School Department of Social Pedagogues has prepared this: Support During Corona Lockdown. The P30 Social Pedagogues have prepared this information document for you.
  • The Senat Berlin requested we carry these media resources regarding child protection/family crisis include this info image and this info video.
  • Up to 100 children in the UK affected by rare inflammatory disease linked to coronavirus
  • The Senat has confirmed that the written exams for the MSA will not take place this year but that the oral exams/presentations will take place
  • Abitur exams will take place with measures such as extra preparation time due to the circumstances.
  • Corona school FAQs/FAQ Schulen in Pandemie-Zeiten (Gesundheitsamt Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf). This document is in simple German. 
  • Isolation procedure/Isolationsverfahren (Bezirksamt Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf). This document is in more complex German.

The Senat Berlin has published and linked to a number of English and German info sheets regarding important topics. Here are a few items that were recently recommended to the webteam and requested. 

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Nelson Mandela School is a diverse and inclusive international bilingual state school, teaching from grade 1 to 13. Students in the final year can graduate with either the bilingual Abitur or the International Baccalaureate (IB).
NMS is among the Berlin schools which regularly achieve top average Abitur grades. 

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