The British School in the Netherlands
About The British School in the Netherlands
The British School in the Netherlands (BSN) are an International Baccalaureate accredited group of independent schools situated in The Hague and its surrounding regions. The schools are co-educational, and teach students between the ages of 3-18. As well as the IB, BSN accommodates the UK curriculum and provides A-level teaching. The overwhelming majority of BSN students go on to university, mostly in the UK and the Netherlands, and with an increasing number of students achieving places in universities worldwide including the USA and Canada. As of the most recent inspection there were 2,184 students on the school roll. The school was founded in 1931, and its modern day campuses are Junior School Vlaskamp, Junior School Leidschenveen, Junior School Diamanthorst, and Senior School Voorschoten.
Values and vision
In re-imagining international education, the BSN will prepare its community to be confident citizens and leaders in tomorrow’s world - constantly curious, pioneering and changing. Within a creative and disciplined environment the school encourages high aspirations and challenge for the whole individual.
“The school is highly successful in achieving its aims for educating the students in an international environment of excellence. At all levels of the school, the achievement of students is excellent… students quickly absorb the school’s ethos and being internationally British. Children in the Early Years show a high standard of progress in language development, allowing them to progress at an excellent rate across the other areas of learning.”