Berlin
International curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

Berlin Metropolitan School

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CurriculumInternational
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate Yes
First year fees: €15,604

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Number of students

970

Number of nationalities represented in the school

40

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

If students need support with English and/or German, the school's language support teams work with them to get them up to the level they need to participate in mainstream instruction.

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

BMS strives to equip students with the necessary skills to be active and responsible digital citizens in the 21st century. The latter includes offering IT tools which are both inspiring and educational for its students. Wherever possible, specific IT tools are embedded in the curriculum and used to enhance both overall learning and confidence in IT tools.

The Secondary School is equipped with Apple laptops on a sign-out basis. All subject rooms are equipped with digital display options.

Uniform required

No

Entry evaluation for students

Play-Date or Trial Day and Entrance Test

Brief description of entry evaluation required

In order to get to know and assess your child, BMS invites a group of 8-10 children registered for the Early Learning Center (age 3 to age 5) or grade 1 to attend a play-date between November and April of the year before entry. Students applying to school are invited to attend a trial day at BMS, during which they are allocated to a specific homeroom in Primary or house and tutor group in Secondary School. In both cases they are well looked after by a volunteer “buddy”. Students applying to grades 5-12 are required to sit an entrance test in English and Math.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins

BMS accepts students throughout the year, provided that it has available spots in the appropriate grade.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma, IGCSE

School start time

8:30

School finish time

15:30

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

BMS offers 62 different courses covering sport, crafts, art, languages, music lessons, dance, choir, technology and science, as well as numerous different projects during the school year.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Playground, gymnasium

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The Berlin Metropolitan School is an all-day school, allowing students from kindergarten through 12th grade to complete a modern and values-based education, culminating into an internationally recognized diploma. BMS offers an education that includes both local and international standards and one in which an inspiring, open and welcoming place of learning can unfold. BMS promotes a culture of openness, respect, joy of learning, and cooperation.

Teaching approach of the school

The school's philosophy is as simple as it is challenging: Inspire each other – grow together. BMS sees itself as a partner for its students and their families, who learn from each other in an atmosphere of trust and respect, who spur each other on, and motivate one another with the common goal of further development. The sharing of common values and a high level of ambition, the merging of different cultures, and the collective concern for the welfare of our students, form the basis of the school’s philosophy.

Summary of prices and fees

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in EUR

Yearly fees: €14,504
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: €1,100
Total first year fees: €15,604
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Where exactly is this school?

Get in touch with this school

Address: Linienstraße 122 10115 Berlin Germany