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Optimist International School

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CurriculumInternational, British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 11
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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
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school is not available for a 12 year old child.

Address: Deltaweg 109, 2134 XS Hoofddorp, Netherlands
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Number of students

30

Max. number of students per class

Maximum of 20 children per class.

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

English as an Additional Language is taught to all children who do not have English as a mother tongue and whose command of the English language is not sufficient for them to access the curriculum with ease. Children from all classes can be eligible for EAL.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Dutch

Use of technology in the classroom

Optimist uses laptops and chromebooks to support its curriculum and in order to teach children media literacy.

Uniform required

No

School bus service available

No

School start time

8:15

School finish time

13:45

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Optimist offers many clubs and activities.

School provided lunches

No

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Optimist International School is a public school situated in a beautiful open building in Hoofddorp, Floriande, metropolitan region Amsterdam, where it brings out the inner magic of its children. Optimist houses both a Dutch and international department.

Teaching approach of the school

Optimist challenges children to realise their full potential and provides opportunities to discover and develop their unique talents. Optimist supports its students to be responsible for - and committed to - their own learning, so they will become lifelong learners who enjoy learning. Optimist makes learning visible and children are experiencing their growth. This inspires fun in learning and develops self-determination, self-regulation, ownership and empowerment in the learning process.

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