Refugees at Käthe Kollwitz School Leverkusen

Refugees at Käthe-Kollwitz-School Leverkusen In this article I will tell you something about the refugees‘ situation at Käthe-Kollwitz-School in Leverkusen. At my comprehensive school in Leverkusen, we have an international class, where young refugees learn German. This project is supported by the school management and other teachers. One of them is Mr Mosner, who ist […]

Aquilafest in Leverkusen

  About the Aquilafest in Leverkusen-Küppersteg  Today I‘ll tell you something about the „Aquilafest“ in Leverkusen. Two weekends ago (5/6-6/6) there was the „Aquilafest“ in Leverkusen-Küppersteg. The Aquilafest is a party where you can drink, eat or dance. My job was to collect empty glasses and to help with the  barbecue. This party is organized […]

Topic Days at Kaethe Kollwitz School

Topic Days at Käthe-Kollwitz School On some Fridays, so-called Topic Days take place at our school. So maybe I should first explain what Topic Days are. On these days, pupils have the same subject from 8.15 to 12.45, that is 5 lessons. This means when you have Sport in the first lesson on a Friday […]

A Holiday in Scotland

In September 2013 I travelled with my wife to Scotland on holiday.  The reason for this journey was to experience Scottish railways.  The trip was arranged by a firm in the town of Cupar.  The railways were the normal scheduled services but sometimes using restored carriages and locomotives.  The group members were all enthusiastic about […]

Redz Perform at Disneyland Paris

Redz@TheSpot After a successful two day performing arts workshop in partnership with Young Stage Leverkusen and performing at Sandhurst school, 23 young people and five Youth Workers from the Spot Youth Centre went to Disneyland Paris for three days to take part in a performing arts workshop. We left the Spot in Sandhurst at 10am […]

Bracknell-Leverkusen Youth Council Exchange

Bracknell-Leverkusen Exchange A group of Bracknell Forest Youth Council Members visited our twin town, Leverkusen in Germany for 6 days at the end of June 2014. We also met with a group from Finland who are twinned with Leverkusen too. Our accommodation in Leverkusen was at the youth centre, “Lindenhof “, although we had a […]

Hundreds of children perform ‘Lest We Forget’

More than 600 Bracknell Forest school children performed a musical extravaganza to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and conflict since 1914. The special ‘Lest We Forget’ performance involved the children singing, dancing and narrating to provide a tribute conflict as well as to deepen their understanding of events that […]

Käthe Kollwitz Goes Cultural

      A Famous Poster by Käthe Kollwitz   by  Tamara Ebner  (year 11) On Culture Day the pupils of Käthe Kollwitz Secondary School in Leverkusen do something on the subject of culture. Often, they go to the museum, visit art exhibitions or they pick the artist simply by themselves and invite him/her to  […]

Welcome to Leverkusen

Leverkusen on the River Rhine is a large and multi-faceted city. Its roughly 161,000 citizens are spread out over urban areas as well as idyllic rural ones. Village charisma and the vibrant city life are often just a stone’s throw apart. Sometimes they are even directly adjacent. Leverkusen became famous as the industrial town where […]