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An Inclusive Approach To Dyslexia

Learning to read should be an enjoyable, thrilling exploration for young learners. However, that's not always the case. Unlike learning to talk, learning to read and write is not a ‘natural’ or automatic process. For some students, learning to read and write is exhausting and frustrating, leading often to low self-confidence and declining grades. How do we support them in that process

5 Science-backed ways to help students cope with stress

As a school, we don’t want our students to feel overwhelmed or stressed: we want them to thrive in all aspects of their life. To accomplish this, we have put together five science-backed ways to help students manage their time and responsibilities.

How to prepare for your first day at Amity Amsterdam

Summer break is coming to an end and the back-to-school period is right around the corner. Time to go buy new school supplies, a new backpack or to double-check whether the school uniform from last year still fits nicely. To make everything goes well and to avoid last-minute stress, we provide you with a few recommendations on how to prepare for your first day of school!

Press release: IB World School for the DP

Amity Amsterdam is delighted to announce the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) has approved the school for authorization to offer the Diploma Programme. The school in Amstelveen is now officially an IB World School for three of the four IB Programmes. Schools that offer at least three of the core programmes are referred to as continuum schools.

How to successfully support your 11- or 12-year-old transition into the Middle Years?

There are many transitions for children throughout their childhood. One particularly challenging transition for all children is the move from primary school to middle school. This is a period of change for your child from the start of adolescents (involving physical and emotional changes) and a change in expectations at school. How can you successfully support your child through this important transition?