Kindergarten group: 4-5 years old. In this group we will play games, do crafts, hear stories and spend lots of time doing active learning in our garden. All in German.

Hasen group: from 6 years. We introduce German letters and start reading and writing.

Good German knowledge required.

Tiger group: from 7 years. In this group we undertake projects, read a little, write a little and aim to build on the kids German, increase their confidence in speaking, reading and writing whilst having fun.

Good German knowledge required.

Eulen group: This group is for 10-12 year old students with good German knowledge. We will undertake projects, do experiments and whatever else we can think of to expand our vocab and we will always do some writing  and lots of speaking during our Sessions.

Pinguine group: This group is for German beginners from 8-12 yeas. 


Kindergarten group with Tina

Hasen group with Gabi

Tiger group with Eva

Eulen group with Katja

Pinguine group with Grodon

Dates & Times:

every 2nd & 4th Saturday in the month (only term time)

2 - 4 pm

Autumn Term 2021

11th Sept, 25th Sept, 9th Oct, 13th Nov, 27th Nov, 11th Dec

Spring Term 2022

8th Jan, 22nd Jan, 12th Feb, 26th Feb, 12th March, 26th March

Summer Term 2022

14th May, 28th May, 11th June, 25th June, 9th July




DSS Derby was founded by Katja,

a mother of 4, who would like to build a Community of German speaking families, tutors and helpers for our children to enjoy being part of.

We are not a school. I see us more as a Verein and Community with the purpose of enriching our childrens lifes and building on their existing German knowledge and heritage.


We strive to create a fun and stimulating environment where children learn and improve their German by using it actively and purposefully in listening, speaking, reading and writing. We try our best to accomodate everyone but we are not a school and haven't got the same resources available to us. 

If we have spaces available i will suggest for you to come for  a taster so you can see what we have to offer as a Community.


 Each group is run by a tutor (and a helper if there are more than 5 students).

All tutors/helpers are native speakers buyt not necessarily fullly trained teachers. Fees are payable for each term at the beginning of term and work out as £15 per per child per session.


We want to create a German Community for the Derby/Nottingham area where we meet, undertake projects, play games, learn and celebrate German traditions together.


Emmanuel School

43 Keddleston Road

DE22 1FP


Katja Reinhardt
079 20099006

German Saturday School Derby

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