Skip To Main Content

Monolingual Stream

Ergänzungsschule/ Private International School

Monolingual Stream: an English-only stream is offered to Embassy families and to students who are new to Berlin, highly mobile and do not speak enough German to study bilingually. The term "highly mobile" applies to those who are likely to be in Berlin for under three years and students must obtain a 'Befreiung von Schulpflicht' (exemption from the compulsory German school system), which the school will assist you with.

This stream is based upon the framework of the British National Curriculum, IGCSE and the International Baccalaureate (IB). Students also receive mandatory German lessons according to their ability.

All students at Secondary School receive reports in English.

In Grades 9 and 10, students are prepared for their International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examination.

Students that wish to go on to take the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) in Grades 11 and 12 are required to achieve six IGCSEs at Grade C or above, including English and Maths. The IB Diploma is offered in English only. 

We do not offer A'Levels as a school-leaving qualification.

Overview of Course Outlines

Useful Links and Documents