A British Education

Around the world a British education is rightly perceived as the gold standard.

A British education prides itself on providing high quality education and developing well-rounded individuals, nurturing each child holistically.

A good education is not just about learning information, but about creating independent thinkers who are resilient and adaptable, have good manners, and are able to cope with whatever is thrown at them. Small class sizes combined with subject specialist teachers allow staff to deliver a high level of attention to each child, ensuring a deeper understanding of a subject and the ability to move beyond the National Curriculum. An emphasis on extra-curricular activities allows children to develop their education outside of the classroom and provide them with the time and opportunity to follow their interests.

National Curriculum used in England

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) sets the standards for the learning, development and care of a child from birth to 5 years old. After the EYFS our children will broadly follow the National Curriculum for England.

The curriculum is broken down into four key stages from Key Stage 1 (KS1) to Key Stage 4 (KS4). The National Curriculum sets out the most important knowledge and skills that every pupil has the right to learn. It is a teaching framework which determines what should be taught and identifies targets for learning. Our year groups are arranged depending on chronological age and according to the UK academic year, which runs from 1 September until 31 August.

Policies

Our policies have been written to meet the standards set out in the regulations for the UK Government’s voluntary accreditation scheme for British Schools Overseas.

Parents have access to our full list of policies through our parent portal. If there are specific policies that you would like to learn more about, please email the Principal’s Office at principal@britams.nl.