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Ages 4 to 18

International School Hilversum Alberdingk Thijm

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
Total first year fees: €5,347

Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 24 students / class
Maximum 28 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: €4,697

All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality

Dutch and British

Ratio of local students to international students

1/3 to 2/3

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English


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?


Approximate hours of homework given

Max 2 hours homework per day.

Uniform required


Waiting list


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


Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Results in these examinations

98% pass

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


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


School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered

EFL, additional maths

Student access to education psychologist


School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Not applicable

School provided lunches


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


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