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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 22 students / class
Maximum 22 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: €4,825
to: €6,725
This school has more than one campus in Amsterdam:
Main Campus: Ages 4 to 18

Address: Pr. Irenestraat 59 1077 WV Amsterdam Netherlands

South East Campus: Ages 4 to 18

Address: President Brandstraat 29, 1091 XD Amsterdam, Netherlands

Satellite Campus: Ages 4 to 9

Address: Arent Janszoon Ernststraat 130, 1082 LP, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Native English speaking teachers

Native speakers or proficient in the required language

Language support for students not fluent in English

We offer English Language Acquistion or a short English Immersion Programme.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Dutch is offered to students aged 4-16 years. In the Secondary School students can also learn Spanish or German or French.

Use of technology in the classroom

Secondary School students need to bring their own laptop or tablet. We do have portable laptop trolleys , a static computer room and computers in the library and self study areas.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

It depends on the grade level and their lesson timetable.

Uniform required


Waiting list

In some grades.

Entry evaluation for students

All applications and school reports are reviewed.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

There is no deadline as admissions is ongoing - we fill spaces up throughout the academic year.

Students can join after academic year begins


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


School bus service available

No - we are next to all the public transport links

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

We have a Student Support Department

Learning support offered

There are three bands of support at the AICS:
- Mild support: Provided by trained professionals in a small group or as in class support.
- Moderate support: A programme whereby students with more specialized needs are supported through a combination of co-taught and small group support in conjunction with the appropriate therapies.
- Intensive support: Is provided for children and young adults with cognitive or developmental disabilities in the primary. The AICS has one-self-contained classroom where there is the emphasis on social inclusion. Further for Secondary there is a base for students who need an environment whereby they can receive support, therapy or just to re-group.

School start time

Different age groups start at different times. Usually between 8.25 and 8.40am.

School finish time

Different age groups end a different times. But the latest lesson ends at 4.30pm for Secondary students. Primary School finishes as 3.15pm.

Supervised care before/after school

There is an independent organisation that provides after school care at all our locations.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

We have an extensive range of clubs for our Primary School students including karate, judo, art, sewing, Fit Nut, Zumba, street dancing, chess, music.

School provided lunches

Primary School children need to bring in a packed lunch. For Secondary School we have a canteen that serves snack food and sandwiches.

Sports activities included

P.E. lessons cover a wide variety of sports.

Sports facilities at the school

We have a gym off site.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

We are a school for students who are able and prepared to value and handle differences and diversity. We offer international schooling in English. We are subsidised by the Dutch government which means we can offer affordable international education.

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