Information during the Corona period

  • Due to rising rates of COVID & regulation changes, the Festival of Nations is being brought forward one week to September 11th.
  • The 7 day incidence of Corona in Berlin is now in the 80 range. Masks continue to be required in the school.
  • Bicycle thefts are currently being reported near P23 by parents. Specifically near the bakery.  Please be aware that this happens very quickly, sometimes while people are in the bakery for a short time.
  • The GEV has requested that drivers please avoid Pfalzburger Strasse on both campuses when dropping off and picking up. The pavement outside the school entrance is not for car manoeuvres!! Please treat the safety of all NMS kids with the same high regard as your own and refrain from driving or reversing at kids. 
  • The Berlin Senate and BER have signed a new framework agreement for cooperation between schools and extracurricular educational partners.
  • Berlin schools can now sign environmental agreements
  • Have you signed up for the new class lists? All old lists have been deleted. This is direct and fast communications from the GEV. 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. 
  • Back to school regulations info in German from the Senate page Information on School Operations. Very relevant and informative.
  • NMS management decides on a case-by-case basis which pupils are exempted from compulsory attendance and participate in school-led learning from home. 
  • The new P30 book lists for 2021-2022 are now available. click on the relevant individual links for IB and Abitur and for each of the years 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11.
  • Current Corona information can be found here and here. The Berlin Corona situation infographic is here
  • 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.
  • There are measures in place for Corona health & safety in the school year 2021/2022. 
  • The GEV/Parents Council would like to remind all families to please observe all quarantine rules and regulations if they travel abroad.
  • Kids attending school will be tested twice a week according to Senat guidelines unless you get a test from a test center or doctor. The test presented must be no older than 24 hours. 
  • Interested in how your child will be assessed in the turbulent 2020/2021 school year? Q&A here about performance assessment.
  • 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.
  • Important school organisational information for the school in the week beginning 19.04 can be found here.
  • Up to 100 children in the UK affected by rare inflammatory disease linked to coronavirus
  • 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. 

Welcome to NMS

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. 

Greeting from the new principal Dr. Bauer

NMS Friends membership

NMS families are each asked to contribute at least 10EUR/month through the Friends to support trips, libraries, training and more!

Let's keep building NMS together

Any questions?

Here is the contact list.

School offices:

  • Pfalzburger Straße 23 (P23), Flex-6
  • Pfalzburger Straße 30 (P30), 7-10
  • Pfalzburger Straße 30 (P30), 11-13

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18.09.2021 Nelson-Mandela-Schule · Staatliche Internationale Schule Berlin | Nelson Mandela School · State International School Berlin