Rosa-Luxemburg-School (19)

Primary schools

All-day school - a full school day

Rosa-Luxemburg-School is an all-day school. School is from 8 am till 2 pm for all children. Individual lessons provide time for revision and recreation.
Our guiding principle:
Two things children should get from parents and school:
Roots and Wings. (J. W. v. Goethe)

School curriculum:
mixed classes for incoming pupils (year 1 and 2) allow for provision of support for all levels of learning
in all classes we have:
traditional and progressive teaching methods
weekly tailored plans for learning

classes 1-4: verbal evaluations
positive atmosphere for learning and working, based on German standards, aspects of fine arts, environmental education, social learning and physical education
structured framework for learning, working and life at school, e.g.
balanced day with periods of learning and recreation
school rules
different highlights during the year
English lessons commence in year 1
Project:“ Music for Brandenburg “music classe, weekly - one more lesson in year 1/2 and in year 4 (elementary education and guitar)
Project: „One school for all children“ education for non - handicapped and handicapped children (UN convention, 2009)


  • school building in Potsdam city centre reopened after a complete refurbishment in 2010
  • co-operation between school and after-school care (offered by AWO); both located on the school grounds
  • very good facilities with large classrooms for school use and after-school care
  • large playground with lots of trees and green outdoor spaces
  • after-school care with emphasis on environmental education
  • school garden with a beehive, playing fields, gym, dining hall and theatre
  • new library with computers for learning
  • very committed teachers

variety of after-school activities in cooperation with the after-school care (AWO) and other partners and clubs, like: football, wrestling, dancing, pottery, drumming, choir, guitar, piano, chess, French, drama group, beekeepers and others