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There is an ever-increasing awareness and interest in nature and teaching. Many of you will have heard of the “Forest School”. At the British School in The Netherlands, teachers are incorporating the philosophy of the Forest School programme in (More)
BSN Communications wrote: A Concierge in a Million
Joop van der Zwan (Concierge at the BSN 1966-2001): another wonderful (his) story by Mike Weston, BSN school archivist A couple of months ago, in April, Simon Brooks and Kathy Moore held a party to celebrate their 30 years of living in The Nether (More)
BSN Communications wrote: 40 Years of SSV
Written by Mr Mike Weston, school archivist and historical detective. In 1972, when I first arrived in Holland, the so-called English School of The Hague was in three divisions – Junior, Middle and Senior – housed in various premises scatte (More)
BSN Communications wrote: A New Home and some Important Visitors
Written by Mr Mike Weston, school archivist and historical detective. It is the spring of 1956 and the two Co-principals of the English School of The Hague, Nancy Macdona and Peg Donaldson, are worried. They have just withdrawn their school from (More)
BSN Communications wrote: Learning in 5D
Forest School at the BSN Written by: Marta Nowak, EAL Teaching Assistant and Forest School Leader, Junior School Diamanthorst Developing a lifelong love for learning in students is always an educator’s ultimate goal. With children being inh (More)
BSN Communications wrote: Reflections of the Captain
BSN crowned 2018 ISST Hockey Champions In early November, the BSN ISST hockey team, filled with anticipation, travelled to Belgium for the annual ISST hockey tournament. The tournament, in its 50th year, was held at the Royal Hockey Club in Leuve (More)
BSN Communications wrote: A Teacher’s Business is Learning
Teaching Means Learning As a teacher, you are always seeking new ways to deliver your content. It is not only technology and presentation techniques that are changing – the practice itself is evolving to include innovations in pedagogy and develop (More)
Houses at the BSN If you are new to British education, the House System might be completely foreign to you. Perhaps your only cultural reference to school houses has been thanks to a certain school-aged wizard an (More)
Looking Internationally Do you feel stalled in your career? Whether you are seeking to develop professionally, change up your regular routine or set off on a new adventure, perhaps the change you've b (More)