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CityRotterdam - The Hague
CurriculumInternational
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 12
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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 18 students / class
Maximum 21 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: €3,850
to: €3,850
Address: Graaf Florisstraat 56 3021 CJ Rotterdam, Netherlands
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

260

Number of nationalities represented in the school

47

Most common nationality

It varies depending on the school year

Ratio of local students to international students

Hard to say. Dutch students can only be admitted if they have lived overseas or if they will move overseas within two years.
At the moment, Dutch students make up approximately 10 % of our population

Native English speaking teachers

A large percentage, yes
Those whose native language is not English are qualified to teach English.

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, EAL

Additional language classes offered by the school

Dutch language

Max. number of students per class

21

Average number of students per class

18

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Sometimes

Use of technology in the classroom

We have ICT lessons once a week (for all students, including the little ones).
Technology is used as a support only and we still ensure the children have plenty of opportunity to use pens and pencils.

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)

Yes

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

External examinations or assessments available

CAT4 and IPC assessments

Results in these examinations

Confidential

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

We do differentiation within the classroom and the amount of homework is set according to the child's needs.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

I do not have this information. All our children move to Secondary school after finishing with us

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, but our school is a small school and we cannot offer one to one support

Learning support offered

EAL (English as an Additional Language)
Learning support (for reading, litteracy, mathematics...)

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Yes. Our curriculum is based on differentiation and we provide tuition based on the child's ability

Student access to education psychologist

No, not within the school

Entry evaluation for students

No

Waiting list

Occasionally

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline, you can apply throughout the year

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

School start time

8:30 am

School finish time

15:00 everyday except Wednesdays (12:30)

Supervised care before/after school

No, but we have contacts with after school organisations that can pick up the children after school (needs to be organised by the parents)

School bus service available

No

School provided lunches

No

Uniform required

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Music lessons, art, drama club, basketball, dance, chess

Sports activities included

Every child, whatever the age, receives PE lessons twice a week. Children in group 4 receive swimming lessons.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

No official sport team but competition for soccer takes place every year between Dutch International Schools

Facilities at the school

Library

Sports facilities at the school

We have a small gym

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Small community, caring, focuses on social emotional development, high stress on values

Teaching approach of the school

Differentiation, caring, community spirit, internationally minded

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