Currently the only school in Amsterdam to offer A levels, this non-profit establishment welcomes pupils aged three to 18 from across the globe to reap the benefits of British independent education in warm environment. “We’re one big family here, we just happen to speak 42 languages!” enthuses Jonnie Goyer, principal of the British School of Amsterdam. Providing world class learning across four departments, from early years up to secondary school, children can settle in, whatever their background. A-Levels allows allow pupils to play to their strengths and hone talents outside the classroom. This complements the school’s advocacy of an all-round education, placing emphasis on extra-curricular activities.