Free School Potsdam

Primary schools

Bisamkiez 28
14478 Potsdam
Phone: 0331-8714810
Fax: 0331-8714813
Pedagogical Coordinator: Simone Vock

State-approved school type and educational reform-oriented status: alternative school in sponsorship of a parents' association ( Freie Schule Potsdam e.V.); free alternative school, member of the german-wide Association of Free Alternative Schools (
Total number of children: 90 (per year about 15 children)

Special features of the educational concept:

  • Equal-weighted learning objectives, self, social and subject skills, therefore many collaborative and communication forms, rules and rituals
  • Mixed-age learning groups (grades 1 - 3 and 4 - 6)
  • School as a learning and living place (for example, smooth transition from school to after school care club)
  • Individualized learning, primarily cross-disciplinary free-working periods
  • No formal grade until the end of the 5th Class - instead verbal assessments
  • Parents as active shapers of school life
  • Weekly day outside school in classes 1-3
  • Project weeks and -days
  • Annual familiarization trips in fall and general school trip in the summer time
  • Workshop (wood, clay, bicycle)
  • A detailed educational concept can be found on the website.

After-school care for the children of the Free School Potsdam
Nursery Name: Hort der freien Schule Phone: 0331-8714810
Bisamkiez 28, 14478 Potsdam
Nursery carrier: Freie Schule Potsdam Phone: 0331-8714810
Bisamkiez 28, 14478 Potsdam