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Ages 4 to 18

International School Hilversum Alberdingk Thijm

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CurriculumInternational
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate Yes
Avg. students per class 24
Max. students per class 28
First year fees: €5,347

Fees / Price

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in EUR

Yearly fees: €4,697
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: €650
Total first year fees: €5,347
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School Information

Number of students

790

Number of nationalities represented in the school

40

Most common nationality

Dutch and British

Ratio of local students to international students

1/3 to 2/3

Max. number of students per class

28

Average number of students per class

24

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

EFL

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Spanish, Latin

Use of technology in the classroom

Every student has their own Macbook.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Max 2 hours homework per day.

Uniform required

No

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes for DP.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

English and Mathematics

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Not applicable.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations/assessments available

IB Diploma

Results in these examinations

98% pass

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

N/A

School bus service available

No

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Partial

Learning support offered

EFL, additional maths

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

08:30

School finish time

17:00

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Not applicable

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Upon request

Sports activities included

Physical and health education

Sports facilities at the school

2 indoor gymnasiums and 1 outdoor multi-purpose court

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The International School Hilversum “Alberdingk Thijm” is a long standing, highly experienced IB World School, offering three programmes and catering for all ages from 4 to 19 years. We are one learning community of students, all learning and growing together, located in one site, with a clear mission and with a respected, international education programme. 
Within our learning community we have over 40 different nationalities of, all studying together and learning from each other.

Teaching approach of the school

Staff and students are committed to an effusive learning environment which produces:
thoughtful students, with ambition, who are critical and creative thinkers
life-long learners
responsible world citizens

Location

Get in touch with the school

Contact email: info@ishilversum.nl
Address: Emmastraat 56 1213 AL Hilversum Netherlands