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Education & Childcare

Childcare and educational opportunities for internationals in the Netherlands are broad and varied. This is why we cooperate with daycares, au pair agencies and schools that have international focus and which you, as an expat, might find suitable for your child. Amongst the rest of our Partners you will be able to find organisations that give general advice about the childcare and education of your child, provide pre-school and after-school activities and arrange Dutch courses (for adults too!).

It is more common these days to continue your higher education abroad. Many of our Partners also provide advice to adults with regards to the choice of their vocational or higher education.

2Samen offers mainly Dutch speaking professional daycare, after school care, playgroups and early childhood education and care (ECEC). We also have an English speaking playgroup and (almost) all of our information is available in English. We’re proud to be a ‘home away from home’ for children in The Hague, Monster and Naaldwijk.

Intensive English courses during the daytime or the evening for those who need to improve their English for work and professional reasons. Curriculum that delivers results 4 times faster.

More than a School. An Experience.
American School of The Hague (ASH) is an international school located in Wassenaar, the Netherlands. Here, we learn how to build a better world as we become better human beings. For this, we are guided by our Core Values and learn from and for the world. We embrace everyone’s voice, our unique differences and achievements, and our service to others. #ASHexperience

By striving to provide an education which allows students to thrive in our ever-changing world, Amity International School Amsterdam helps prepare them for an unknown future. The school is housed in a wonderful building that provides a unique learning environment for children ages 3 – 14.

We offer children a safe environment and a home from home in an international environment where there is tolerance and sense of community, and where magical friendships can develop within a melting pot of cultures. 
Big Ben Kids supports children in recognizing and developing their talents. Parents are closely involved in their children’s adventures.

An international school for girls and boys aged 3-18, BSN is a thriving community of 80+ nationalities. The BSN’s blend of traditional British values, educational rigour, and caring and committed staff provides an
environment for students to prepare for a happy and successful life, no matter the pursuit.

Teaching Dutch to the international community in The Hague since 1985.

The European School The Hague inspires students to be responsible, future focused and proactive citizens of Europe and the world.

A truly multilingual school, the curriculum focuses on applied language learning and offers tuition in 15 European languages. Students are supported to develop their talents, and learning is extended through academic enrichment beyond the classroom.

ESH offers full nursery and primary education through to secondary school, culminating in the European Baccalaureate.

DISDH has a long tradition to which we feel a strong commitment. Founded 150 years ago, our school’s mission is to promote the German language and culture and become part of the international community in The Hague. This spirit continues to be very much alive at our school today and is cultivated by both everyday school life and our special events and festivities.

Harbour International is a primary school located in the centre of Rotterdam representing over 40 different nationalities. We offer high quality education at an affordable price to mobile families and pride ourselves on the caring and safe environment we provide for the international community. We guarantee small class sizes and our curriculum is  individualised. Additionally, our EAL program offers extra support for non-English speakers.

The HSV is an International Primary School offering international education for children aged 3 to 11 years old. We have four locations in different areas of The Hague. Three Little Ships is our international pre-school. Lighthouse is our school for children with special needs. We offer The International Primary Curriculum, specialist physical education, music and handicraft lessons.

The International School Delft is an IB World School, offering the Primary Years Programme (IB PYP) in the
Primary school and is a candidate school for the Middle Years Programme (IB MYP) in the Secondary school.
Once fully grown, ISD will be one out of three schools in the Netherlands to offer the full range of IB programmes.

Eerde is the only international school in the Netherlands to offer day school, flexible boarding and full boarding facilities. Located on a tranquil country estate only two hours from central Amsterdam, Eerde offers a safe and healthy environment for your child to focus on study, outdoor activities and socialising with school friends. Eerde is CIS accredited.

The International School of The Hague, with its strong diverse community within the International City of Justice and Peace, is well placed to provide a dynamic learning environment that is conducive to intercultural learning and global citizenship.

The International Waldorf School of The Hague is a primary school that distinguishes itself through the integration of cognitive and artistic education. We consider physical education, handicrafts, art and respect for the natural world to be of equal importance to proficiency in mathematics and literacy. Our balanced educational approach addresses learning that occurs with the head, heart and hands.

Our school challenges and inspires students from Pre-Kindergarten through to Grade 12 to be principled and resourceful citizens of the world. We go beyond traditional education to transform learning. Your child will study world-renowned curricula, enhanced with global programmes bespoke to Nord Anglia, such as STEAM with MIT and the Global Campus.

Optimist International School is a public international primary school, offering a happy, safe and encouraging learning environment where everyone feels welcome and valued. Through inquiry-based education, we make learning visible, giving children the opportunity to discover and develop their unique talents and learning skills.

Our Vision: educating for self-awareness, curiosity and integrity in a changing world. Our mission is for every
student to enjoy their youth. We will do this by providing innovative approaches to learning, by encouraging
achievement, by fostering international mindedness with local and global engagement, by modelling ethical
behaviour and by acting respectfully and with honesty.

Sunshine Au Pair is a recognized au-pair agency of the Dutch Immigration Office. The main goal of the au pair program is a cultural exchange and an opportunity to get in touch with new cultures and languages. We offer service throughout the whole of The Netherlands.

True Colors offers professional childcare for the children from an internationalley oriented background and for Dutch families who encourage English as a second language. True Colors has a location in Rijswijk (near The Hague), close to the European Patent Office and Shell EP. The other location is in Delft, on the campus of TU Delft, also home to the International School Delft.

Villa Bloom offers bilingual English-Dutch Childcare, Out of School Care and Summer Camps in The Hague and Wassenaar. Our unique combination of modern pedagogical principles create an open, happy and safe environment where your child can grow into a confident individual. Building lifelong self-learners.

Winford Bilingual Primary School is a global school focused on the highest quality bilingual primary education. We are centrally located in Amsterdam, and in September 2021 our Leiden location opens! During their time at our school, students follow the Dutch, UK, and IPC curricula. This approach provides children with a very solid emotional, intellectual, and cultural basis for secondary schooling.

True international childcare: home away from home for parents and their children. “We want to be the sweet and welcoming grandmother that most of our clients do not have in the Netherlands”.