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SECONDARY SCHOOL BLOG

  • Thursday, 12 April, 2018
    No matter what country you grew up in, you probably had lessons in mathematics, science and your home language. But did your school curriculum include how to deal with change or how to develop resilience? Did your lessons focus on how to build healthy relationships? Probably not. We are starting to change this for our students.
  • Tuesday, 13 March, 2018
    Technological Innovation was the topic of last week’s Berlin Model United Nations conference BerMUN 2. Seven students in Grades 9 to 11 at BBIS attended, representing the great Russian Federation as well as the essential nation of Bolivia in South American politics. The Russian ambassador’s speech by Fionula was received as “direct and powerful”.
  • Wednesday, 7 March, 2018
    Profound learning is not restricted to the classroom. This year, BBIS created the whole-school position of Coordinator of Outdoor Learning. While still evolving, the idea is to take students of all ages beyond BBIS’ gates to learn, experientially, in Kleinmachnow, Berlin and beyond. We already do this but we wish to increase the opportunities and to forge strong, meaningful links with the curriculum.
  • BBIS at UN
    Wednesday, 7 March, 2018
    Again this year, eight BBIS students and two teachers attended the Annual International UNIS-UN Conference held on 28 February and 1 March in the United Nations General Assembly, New York City.
  • Wednesday, 7 March, 2018
    A central feature of the Group 4, Experimental Sciences, courses is the Group 4 project. It is a collaborative activity where students from different Group 4 subjects work together. It allows for concepts and perceptions from across disciplines to be shared while appreciating the environmental, social and ethical implications of science and technology.
  • Personal Project Designing Orthopeadic Shoes
    Wednesday, 7 March, 2018
    From my perspective, it is fascinating to observe how our students develop over the years, and I find it particularly interesting to see what topics they choose for their Personal Project in grade 10, the 5th year of the Middle Years Programme.The Personal Project is one of the most challenging - and also most rewarding - parts of our students’ journey, and Elizabeth Appleton, who is the Personal Project Coordinator at BBIS, has been a key player in helping the students accomplish their goals
  • IBU at BBIS
    Thursday, 25 January, 2018
    As part of the Middle Years Programme, BBIS students complete a number of interdisciplinary units, in which they combine learning from two or more subjects. In MYP 5 (or grade 10), students explore energy issues from a variety of perspectives in the Sciences and Individuals and Societies.
  • BBIS Google Summit
    Tuesday, 16 January, 2018
    In the first week of 2018, BBIS hosted its first Google Summit. The two day whole school workshops were designed to promote technology use to innovate learning. All BBIS staff had the chance to try out new tools - such as G Suite, Google classroom, Team Drives and App Inventor - which help collaborate, communicate and exchange information in the process of learning.
  • Wednesday, 20 December, 2017
    On Sunday 17 December, five students from the BBIS Slanket charity group went to Berlin Herz to deliver 20 handmade Slankets and Journals. The group donated BBIS gifts consisting of a teddy bear, colour pencil set, water bottle, journal and a Slanket (blanket with sleeves).
  • BBIS Arts Video
    Wednesday, 20 December, 2017
    Dear All, As the year draws to an end, I would like to thank you for your contributions that make BBIS a vibrant school, a place where talent and creativity can flourish. We can be proud of our young thinkers, communicators, athletes, musicians, actors and aspiring artists. Enjoy this snapshot of our art projects from primary and secondary school.

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