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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction French
Native French teachers
Extra languages (other than French)
Class sizes Average 15 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: €9,000
to: €10,200
Address: Anthonie van Dijckstraat 1 BG 1077 ME Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Number of students

150

Number of nationalities represented in the school

10

Most common nationality

French/American

Ratio of local students to international students

30% local students/70% international ones. A majority of international families are planning to stay in the Netherlands for the foreseable future.

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

15

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native French speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in French

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, English, Dutch and Spanish classes

Use of technology in the classroom

Yes we do use technology in the classroom by integrating Edtech(which is Technology for Education) to our pedagogical approach. Indeed, we truly believe that, with the right education technology, we can enhance teacher-led learning in classrooms and improve learners education outcomes.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Thanks to our Edtech approach, we were and are still ready to use virtual classroom technologies whenever it is needed and/or relevant.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

It is rare in primary school that a teacher assignes homework to its students. In secondary school, teachers might need to assign homework to their students.

Approximate hours of homework given

In primary school, when it happens, it never goes beyond 10 minutes.
In secondary school, it is an average of 30 minutes.

Uniform required

No

Waiting list

Not necessarily, it depends on the number of applications we receive each year

Entry evaluation for students

We do sometimes perform an assessment to make sure we welcome our students in the best conditions at the beginning of the school year. The assessments are performed to make sure teachers know in advance the areas they know to focus on with their students.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Please see above.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

As soon as possible as we do operate on a first come first serve basis.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

We haven't opened high school yet. It is planned for 2022 or 2023(latest)

External examinations or assessments available

We prepare our students for French diplomas and language certificates like the ones offered by Cambridge in English.

Results in these examinations

Too early to say, we are opening in September 2021

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

No

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

In the French system, and therefore in our school, there are different arrangements to support pupils with special educational needs

Learning support offered

Individualized Welcome Project/Personalized Support Plan/Personalized Program for Educational Success/Personalized Schooling Project/ School assistants...

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

The same way we support children with special learning needs, we can support children that are very talented by challenging them more and encouraging them to fully express their potentiel. It is part of what we can in our pedagogy differentiated teaching

Student access to education psychologist

On an ad hoc basis

School start time

08.15 am

School finish time

3.30pm except on Wednesdays when school finishes at 11.15am

Supervised care before/after school

Yes, after the school day.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

We do offer a variety of extracurricular activities in French, English and Dutch

School provided lunches

Yes for families that wish to subscribe for that service

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes there are some alternative food times for students with special diets

Sports activities included

We do follow the French curriculum in terms of content and the curriculum is quite rich in terms of physical activities and sports from kindergarten to high school.

Sports facilities at the school

We use a combination of our own school facilities and external sport facilities to achieve our sports program.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Not yet but it is planned for the near future.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

A school open to the world that doesn't only prepare students for academic success, a school that prepares its learners to face tomorrow's challenges by teaching the 21st century skills.

Teaching approach of the school

Our pedagogy is based on three main pillars: 1.Multilingualism/2.Positive education and differentiated support/3.creativity and entrepreneurial spirit.
These three main pillars are supported and enhanced by our use of technology in what we call our EdTech( Technology for Education) strategy.

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