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When your child joins our school, you do, too. Our parents are an essential part of our community, and we want you to feel at home here from the moment you get in touch with us. On this page, you’ll find information about our school, services, and activities.
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Find the latest term and holiday days at Nord Anglia International School Rotterdam.



Log in to your iSAMS parent portal account to view report cards, timetables and attendance information.

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At NAISR, your child will enjoy exceptional experiences, clubs, and collaborations that inspire, excite, and broaden their horizons.  
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On our athletics programme, your child will get moving, try new sports, and compete against their friends and other schools.
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Both aspiring and talented musicians will thrive on our specialist music programme, which offers a multitude of opportunities.
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Arts, crafts, and design
We celebrate our students' creativity, encouraging them to express their artistic side through a variety of mediums and techniques.
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Student Council
Our Primary and Secondary Student Councils lead the way, driving change in school and our community, and representing their friends with pride.
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Our STEAM programme will inspire your child to imagine a world of infinite possibilities.
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Our STEAM programme develops students who can think outside the box, work as a team, and challenge the norm.

In our dedicated STEAM Maker Space, students tackle some of the world’s trickiest puzzles. Last year, our students were tasked with demonstrating their understanding of the water cycle, researching how oceans affect the weather. Together, they investigated the facts, considered one another’s ideas, and worked together to show what they’d learnt.

Learning in this way helps our students to become confident critical thinkers who are prepared for the challenges of further education.

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Trips and days out
Our rich programme of excursions and activities open our students’ eyes to the world around them.
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Parents, teachers and students association


There are lots of ways to get involved in our thriving community. You can join our Parents, Teachers and Students Association (PTSA), which plays an active role in school life, including organising fun get-togethers throughout the year. From our weekly Dutch conversation group and book club to community BBQs and wine tasting, you’ll quickly make connections with other families. You can also sign up for our Parent Academy webinars, which cover topics like screentime for tots and toddlers and helping your child to apply for university.
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At NAISR, we'll make sure your child is ready for their first day and that they are supported to get the most out of their educational journey.
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Your child’s health and wellbeing come first. We’ll make sure they’re cared for, understood, and supported.
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Bus service
Our door-to-door bus service is safe and efficient, covering Rotterdam, Delft and The Hague.
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The school day
Every day is filled with fun learning experiences, which our teachers plan around set school timings.
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In our school cafeteria, your child can enjoy a delicious lunch with friends.
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Our Funtazia service provides outstanding pre-school and out-of-hours childcare for children aged 3 months to 12 years.
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Raising children is one of life's most rewarding experiences but can also be stressful. When you're living in a foreign country, it's good to have a support network and reliable sources of information.

Nord Anglia International School Rotterdam is offering expat parents parent education presentations and workshops to help equip and inform parents as they raise their kids in The Netherlands, with all the inherent rewards and challenges.
First Aid Course in English (3 April, 21 April, 15 May 2023)
Monday 03 Apr to Monday 15 May 2023
Raising Bilingual Children
Wednesday 05 Apr 2023 19:30PM - 20:30PM
Raising Confident Children
Wednesday 03 May 2023 19:30PM - 20:30PM


  • What curricula will my child follow?

    Our students follow globally respected international curriculum pathways that support them from early years through to graduation.

    International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC).
    International Primary Curriculum (IPC).
    International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC).
    International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) or the NAISR High School Diploma.

  • Do you offer students additional support?

    We run a successful English as an Additional Language (EAL) programme for Year 1-11 students who need extra help with their English. There isn’t a cost for this service, and our children quickly find their feet with the team’s support.

    We also offer a Learning Support Programme for students who need supplementary academic, behavioural, or social development support. This programme has an additional cost, based on the type of help a student needs.

  • Do you provide lunch?
    Our school cafeteria is run by Catermaat, a leading Dutch company. They prepare hot and cold healthy meals, which give your child the energy they need for the day. Lunch subscriptions can be purchased online. Alternatively, your child is welcome to bring in a healthy packed lunch from home. 
  • Do you run a bus service?
    Our safe and efficient bus service can pick your child up and drop them home at the end of the day. The cost depends on the distance you live from our school. To find out more, please get in touch with our admissions team on:
  • Do you provide after-school childcare?

    We offer after-school childcare for our early years and primary students (3:00-6:30 pm, Monday-Friday).

    We can also look after early years children when they finish early on Wednesday (12:00-6:30 pm) and during the school holidays (8:00 am-5:00 pm).

    Childcare is provided by our fantastic onsite team, Funtazia. Please note, there is a charge for this service. To register your child, please complete our online form.

  • What extra-curricular activities do you offer?

    Our extra-curricular clubs and activities offer something for everyone, ensuring your child has the chance to do what they love. From sports and creative arts to maths and music, our enrichment programme encourages students to showcase their talents and pursue new passions.

    You can find details of our clubs, music lessons, and skill development sessions (tutoring) in our extra-curricular handbook.

  • Can my child join NAISR from an American or British school?
    We welcome students from a range of educational backgrounds, and our international curricula is compatible with American, British, and other common programmes. What’s more, our expert staff are trained to tailor their teaching to different stages and levels of learning. Our academic support team will help your child to adjust to their new surroundings, too, ensuring they quickly settle in.


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Your child can join our school at any time during the year. Get in touch with our admissions team to find out more – and book your tour.

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