Bilingualism and the Bilingual Program

Our families
As a bilingual school, BBS supports families who are raising their children with English and German in Berlin. In many cases, children growing up with two or more languages cannot read and write in the non-school language, as family interaction is largely conversational. In dual-language households, children often answer their parents in the language of the country in which they are living, rather than in the language spoken by one or both parents, with the result that even their spoken language skills are inadequate in the non-local language.

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School Blog
BBS Staff Run 2019

BBS staff run 2019! What a gorgeous day. Each BBS runner ran 7km along the Teltow canal. How momentous, as this is where part of the wall once divided East and West Germany 30 years ago. Read more



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News & Events

Please see our school calendar for other upcoming events.

  • [BBS] Primary Teacher/Erzieher/Parent conference (School closed /
     Mon, 11th – Tue, 12th
  • [BBS] 8th grade parent teacher conference
     Wed, 13th
  • STEM WEEK
     Mon, 18th – Fri, 22nd
  • [BBS] Radio Jojo Gr 5
     Mon, 25th – Fri, 29th
How To Find Us
Location Primary School

Weinstraße 1,
10249 Berlin

Location Secondary School

Herbert-Bayer-Str. 7,
13086 Berlin

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