Below are some of the more common questions you may have about ISL. Of course, should you have any other questions or would like something explaining in more detail. Please do contact us either by phone on +31 (0)71 517 34 64 or at admissions@isleiden.nl


Do you have a transportation programme? 

ISL does not currently have a transportation programme in place.  However our school is easily accessible by bus/train/bike and car.

Does ISL offer after school activities?

ISL has a wonderful activities programme available for all our students. Programmes include, LEGO, chess, football, cooking, science club, arts and crafts and MANY MORE! All of which take place on campus. For more information or to sign up sign up click here

Does ISL offer an after school care programme?

ISL has a dedicated after school care programme on campus, run by Floreokids which is available to all our students. You can find more information here

Do you offer preschool? 

ISL has a Dutch pre school on site for 2yrs and older. This will help with the transition into our primary school. Please find more information at www.splopvang.nl 

Is there a deadline for applications?

At ISL we have implemented a rolling admissions policy. This means that if there is availability in the required age group we are able to accept students all year.

Are students able to purchase lunch at school?

Yes! ISL is proud to work with Tommy Tomato, offering the possibility of warm, healthy lunches everyday, should you wish.

When is the school closed for holidays?

Please refer to our school calendar for all school holidays, bank holidays and study days. isleiden.nl/school-info/school-calendar/

Am I allowed to take my child/ren out of ISL during term time?

There are strict guidelines in place for both International students and through the Dutch education system.

If a Special Leave request is denied by the school and the child is still taken out, ISL has a legal obligation to report this to the Leerplicht Ambtenaar (Attendance officer) and, in almost every case, legal action will be taken. For further guidelines, please refer to our ISL Special Leave Request form.

Does ISL have a uniform policy?

ISL students do not have to wear a uniform. Although we offer the possibility of an ISL hoodie, should you wish.

Can I schedule a visit to the school?

We welcome all prospective families to first come and visit our school, to ensure it is right for you, should this logistically not be possible, an online TEAMS meeting can also be arranged. Please click here to arrange a tour. 

My child does not speak English, may they still join ISL?

Yes, of course! ISL has a wonderful English as Additional Language (EAL) support team in place, to help support your child/ren throughout their time with us, here at ISL

Are there facilities for students with physical challenges? 

Our school provides facilities for children with physical challenges to ensure they feel welcome and at ease. 

What age group will my child be placed in?

Our cut off date for group placement is the 1st of October for that year. Please see attached an overview of our breakdown per year group:

Group Placement ISL.

Do you have a terms and conditions?

Please clink the link below to view ISL terms and conditions.

Terms and conditions PDF


We foster our students’ love for learning, encourage them to try new and exciting things, and give them a solid foundation to build on


Our goal as a school is to equip our young people with the skills and mindset to thrive and then take on the world.


The IPC is commitment to the holistic development of learners through enjoyable academic, personal and international learning that prepares them for opportunities and challenges now and in the future