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Understanding Teenagers' Brains and Helping Them Cope

There are a number of things that parents and teachers can do to help teenagers cope with the changes they are going through. Talking to teenagers openly about their ongoing brain development can be very useful in helping them to recognise and understand their feelings and behaviours. Explaining the role of the limbic system, the influence of peers, and the malleability of the teenage brain establishes a basis for students to better understand themselves and exert control over their emotional, social, and academic lives.

Forest School - Playing and Learning in the Great Outdoors

At Amity Amsterdam, we are very lucky to have not only a wonderful school building and great facilities, but also a beautiful and diverse woodland right on our doorstep which we can use as an outdoor classroom. We started developing this forested area in August, and so began Forest School, which so far has had the most fantastic response from the children. 

Japanese Blog from our colleague

Hi everyone! オランダ・アムステルフェーンにあるAmity International School AmsterdamスタッフのChisakiです。


この度、アミティーインターナショナルスクールアムステルダムがIB 認定校(International Baccalaureate/ インターナショナルバカロレア認定校) として正式に認証を受けました!

Why the International Baccalaureate curriculum is the best choice for your child

As of November, Amity International School Amsterdam is officially accredited as an International Baccalaureate (IB)World School for the Primary Years Programme. It’s a great milestone for the school, but why have they chosen this holistic approach to learning? What makes the IB curriculum different from the traditional Dutch education? In this article we will outline our reasons for choosing to teach the IB Curriculum, and why we believe it is the best choice for your child.

Press release: IB World School for the PYP

Amity Amsterdam is delighted to announce that the school has been accredited as an IB PYP School. Starting in February 2018 as a Candidate School for the PYP, Amity Amsterdam has successfully developed and implemented the educational programme over the years to offer high quality of teaching at the international school in Amstelveen.

7 things you can still do this summer in Amsterdam

Summertime is an amazing time for children, but it can be a long time for parents who maybe running out of ideas to keep their children busy in the last few weeks before school starts. Especially after the corona lockdown, you probably want to make sure to avoid too much screen time. We have gathered the following ideas to make the most of the rest of your summer holiday!