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CurriculumsIB and British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
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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 24 students / class
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: €14,880
to: €21,345
This school has more than one campus in Rotterdam - The Hague:
Senior School Voorschoten: Ages 11 to 18

Address: Jan van Hooflaan 3 2252 BG Voorschoten Netherlands

Senior School Leidschenveen: Ages 11 to 18

Address: Vrouw Avenweg 640 2493 WZ Den Haag Netherlands

Junior School Diamanthorst: Ages 3 to 11

Address: Saffierhorst 117 2592 GK Den Haag Netherlands

Junior School Leidschenveen: Ages 3 to 11

Address: Vrouw Avenweg 640 2493 WZ Den Haag Netherlands

Junior School Vlaskamp : Ages 3 to 11

Address: Vlaskamp 19 2592 AA Den Haag Netherlands

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Number of students

2450

Number of nationalities represented in the school

90

Most common nationality

The BSN is truly international

Max. number of students per class

The average class size in the Junior Schools is 24.
The class sizes in the Senior Schools range from 6- to maximum 24. This depends on the subject.

Average number of students per class

The average class size in the Junior Schools is 24.
The class sizes in the Senior Schools range from 6- to maximum 24. This depends on the subject.

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Our aim is for all of our students to receive quality teaching and learning. To accomplish this our Teaching Assistants support the delivery of learning activities (especially in Foundation Stage, Year 1 & Year 2).

Native English speaking teachers

Our class teachers are native English speakers.

Language support for students not fluent in English

Our staff is extremely experienced in welcoming children and parents from all around the world for whom English is not their mother tongue.
We deal with children of all levels, from those who do not speak or understand a word, to those who simply need a little extra support with spelling or grammar.

Additional language classes offered by the school

In the Mother Tongue Language Programme we offer classes in Dutch, French, German, Italian and Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

The BSN uses Microsoft Surface Pros for students and staff (in senior schools). We ensure students understand e-Safety and responsible use and consequences to any digital learning device that is used in the school.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes.

Approximate hours of homework given

The amount of homework depends on the Year group.

Uniform required

Yes, all students at the BSN wear a school uniform, except in Year 13.

Waiting list

No. There is no waiting list for the British School.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Children in Years 1 to 9 can start at all times. Please check the school age table.
Students in Years 10 and 12: Latest date to join is the first week of spring term (early January).
Students for Year 11 cannot start at the British School.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes. we do with the exception of students in Years 10 and 12: Latest date to join is the first week of spring term (early January).

Results in these examinations

We pride ourselves in setting high standards for all our students. Our students work hard and our teaching staff match their efforts in supporting all our students to reach their potential. BSN students continue to achieve amazing results. https://www.britishschool.nl/our-school/sixth-form-16-18-/exam-results

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

The British School in The Netherlands is a secular school. We recognise that many students 'own' a faith, but we do not promote any one faith.

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

We recognise the significance of religion in many people's lives by celebrating and explaining the meaning of various religious festivals. Any teaching about religion takes place to help children develop their understanding and respect for the beliefs of others.

School bus service available

Yes. We offer a flexible two-way service with minibus or coach. Foundation 1 children can not use the school bus.

School start time

Regular school days start at 8:30, with registration at 8:45

School finish time

Junior Schools finish at 15:00, our Senior Schools finish at 15:30.

Supervised care before/after school

The BSN works closely with Zein International Childcare. Besides offering Day Care (3 months - 4 years), Zein offers After School and Holiday Care (ages 3 years – 12 years) services to current (and future) BSN families of all three junior schools.

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