Am 1.6.2022 fand an der Secondary ein Projekttag aufgrund der Feier unseres Beitritts in das “Schule der Vielfalt” Programm statt. Wir haben den Tag mit einer Assembly gestartet, die von der Diversity Task Force organisiert wurde. Ab der 4. Stunde wurden für alle Klassen Workshops, Ausstellungen und Filmvorstellungen rund um das Thema “Vielfalt” angeboten. Die folgenden Organisationen haben mitgewirkt:

  • Das Kulturagenten Programm Frieda Dunger, Kris Gruen, Christopher Weymann 
  • Queer Format Jarred und Yan
  • Ufuq e.V.
  • All included - Queer Unterwegs 
  • Unesco

Vielen Dank an alle Schüler*Innen, Lehrkräfte, Sozialpädagog*Innen, Hausmeister und allen Mitwirkenden!

wir sind wieder live zu erleben - mit Chor, Orchester, Band und Solist*innen! 

Wann/wo: Donnerstag, 17h in der Aula der P30.


Herzlich willkommen!

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Die 3b feiert Astrid Lindgren                                     

In den letzten sechs Wochen arbeitete die 3b an einem Projekt über Astrid Lindgren. Es gab Poster aller Art, Burge und, Spiele! Doch das schönste von allem war, dass wir zusammen gearbeitet haben. 

Nevena und Maria haben ein Mini-Theater gemacht! Süß muss ich sagen. Und Rosa und Madeleine! Sie haben eine Fernsehshow gemacht. Dank ihnen weiß ich jetzt fast alles über Astrid-Lindgren! Jaron und Paul erstellten ein Astrid-Lindgren-Preise-Plakat. Boah, hat Astrid aber viel gewonnen! 

The Black History Class has become a federal model project of the Federal Agency for political Education (Bundeszentrale für politische BIldung) and will be continued until the end of the school year 2022/23. This is a joint project of the Friends of the Nelson Mandela School, the Diversity Task Force and Each One Teach One, the Federal Center for Black Empowerment in Germany. 
Upper secondary students have the opportunity here to learn about Black History in a global and German perspective through monthly workshops and biannual study days.

 Debating Matters 2022 -  NMS WINNERS

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The annual Debating Matters Competition, which took place on Thursday 16th, is  a project of the Battle Of Ideas Charity and  hosted by the University Of Europe , Applied Sciences, Berlin.  The competition is aimed at Upper School Students  and all the competitors came from  several Berlin Gymnasiums. However this did not daunt 5 of our 10th Graders and our seasoned debater, Emily Q2. 

The students who were in teams of two , won their  first  round debates which ensured a place in the final debate. This was won by the incredible Emily  and Luis duo . In addition four students : Lia, Lydia, Tobias and Suvi won commendations for their  participation and Emily won an award for best overall participation. The students prepared speeches and defended their  positions on topics  such as Universal Basic Income,  Technology and Climate Change,  Repatriation of Cultural Artefacts and  the Role of Tech Companies in Combating Misinformation.

On Tuesday, 14. of June the Mendelssohn-Bartholdy-Musikschule and NMS put on the summer concert at the P23 campus.


The second and third grade choir performed, accompanied by a few piano students who presented their skills at the piano. 

On June 3rd 2022, the Primary School honoured the Nelson Mandela School’s Schule der Vielfalt accreditation with a school-wide Pride Celebration. This festive day was a huge success due to all of the preparations by staff and students and the gracious volunteering from students, staff and parents. Not to mention the talent that we have among our students and staff! Vanessa Kwai and her 3a, 5th and 6th grade music students presented a beautiful and emotional singing performance with “I Can Sing a Rainbow”, “True Colors”, “Dancing Queen”, “A Little Respect” and “This is Me”. And educator John Phillips got everyone dancing with his enthusiasm and excellent DJ skills. 

Here are pictures of the long awaited P23 Sports Day, taken for the school by well known photographers Florian Lonicer and David Nassim. Thank you Florian and David for these photos. There are many more but these are the ones that we got permissions to use. Florian and David have plenty more photos. 


It looks like everyone had a wonderful time!

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 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


NMS Friends left side website 


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