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Holocaust Survivor Mr. David “Dickie” Groenteman Inspires Students at The British School of Amsterdam

In a poignant event that left a mark on the hearts and minds of The British School of Amsterdam’s students, Mr. David “Dickie” Groenteman, a Holocaust survivor, visited the school on Thursday, 15 June. The significance of his visit cannot be overstated, as Mr. Groenteman was held captive during World War II in the very […]

The importance of a child’s first language when learning English as an additional language

The British School of Amsterdam proudly hosts a culturally diverse population with families from all over the world, with many of the children learning English as an additional language when they join the school. When teaching early years (children aged 3 to 6), it’s important to note that some children are just starting their English language learning […]