The Internationale Gesamtschule Potsdam is a modern comprehensive school in which students with different interests and talents learn together.
Our school integrates a daycare center, preschool, primary school, and comprehensive school. Our staff includes 45 teachers and 20 pedagogues teaching and supervising 66 children in the daycare center and 520 students.
We offer a continuous school program from daycare up to the Abitur.
Empowering young people to find their way in life
Our bilinugal profile and motivating school culture enables every students to graduate. We help students from year 7 up to year 13 to make good use of their chances and find a fitting career path.
Competence-oriented lessons build up knowledge systematically. We aim to let students put their knowledge to use for problem solving and autonomous learning.
Our educational principle is learning beyond the classroom.
We facilitate individual support in an ideal learning environment.
Multi-culturality and individuality are guiding values in our school. We lay a focus on language and science classes. Everday life in school is characterized by mutual respect and aspiration.
Our school as a place of learning and living
Apart from health-promoting principles in class, we believe that a successful school is open for feedback and an emotional and physical safe space where students and teachers communicate coequally.
We know that learning can only be successful through repectful, appreciative and trustful interaction. The starting point is out students natural curiosity and drive to learn and form their personality. We offer a framework that is constantly adapted to our students.
It is important to us that students and teachers work responsibly and in a problem-solving manner towards achieving our goals.
Teachers and students agree on learning goals in an active exchange.
We offer classes in history, civics, and geography in English.
Pedagogic diversity as a goal
For us this means recognizing talent, challenging students, developing skills, fostering abilities and strengthening relationships. Students revisit their individual learning objects in small groups.
Our success is visible through our work in areas like social learning, diagnostics and counseling, individual learning and career guidance. The school has a social and method learning curriculum in which method training, internships and rhetoric courses are anchored.
Our intensive training for job interviews starting in year 10 prepares students for a successful entry into their job or university education.
Direct communication between teachers and students and a trustful relationship are the basis of effective learning.