With around 120 bilingual schools in the Netherlands, there is a growing interest under parents to raise their children with two languages. In this section we explore bilingual schools in the Netherlands.
There is a growing number of internationally orientated bilingual schools (normally a combination of Dutch and English). Where half of the subjects are taught in English. The general exams at the end of the curriculum are in Dutch however. Some bilingual schools offer special programmes for non-Dutch speakers.
Winford Bilingual Primary School is the only total immersion, dual language primary school in the Netherlands. We have created our own unique curriculum using the Dutch national curriculum and the UK national curriculum, both of which are linked closely with the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). This well-rounded approach, along with a Dutch and English teacher in each classroom, means that the children are completely immersed in English and Dutch throughout every school day. They are located in Amsterdam and Leiden.
For more information about Winford Bilingual Primary School visit the website winford-bilingual.nl
Bilingual schools in the Netherlands: https://www.nuffic.nl/onderwerpen/tweetalig-primair-onderwijs