Below you will find the upcoming term dates, holidays and school hours for The British School in The Netherlands.

Term Dates 2023-2024

Autumn Term
First Day of TermMon 4 Sept 2023
Half Term BreakMon 16 Oct - Friday 27 Oct 2023 (Inclusive)
Last Day of Term (midday finish)Tue 19 Dec 2023
Spring Term
First Day of TermMon 8 Jan 2024
Half Term BreakMon 19 Feb - Mon 26 Feb 2024 (Inclusive)**
Last Day of Term (midday finish)Thur 28 Mar 2024
Summer Term
First Day of TermTue 16 Apr 2024
School closedThur 9 May & Fri 10 May 2024 (Ascension Day)
School closedMon 20 May 2024 (Whit Monday)
Half Term BreakMon 27 May - Fri 31 May 2024 (Inclusive)
Last Day of Term (midday finish)Thur 18 July 2024

** Please note: On Monday 26 February, Junior School children and their parents will have Learner-Led Conferences. 

Term Dates 2024-2025
Autumn Term
First Day of TermMon 2 Sept 2024
Half Term BreakMon 21 Oct - Mon 4 Nov 2024 (Inclusive)
Last Day of Term (midday finish)Fri 20 Dec 2024
Spring Term
First Day of TermTue 7 Jan 2025
Half Term BreakFri 21 Feb - Fri 28 Feb 2025 (Inclusive)**
Last Day of Term (midday finish)Tue 15 Apr 2025
Summer Term
First Day of TermWed 30 Apr 2025
School closedMon 5 (Liberation Day)
Half Term BreakMon 26 May - Fri 30 May 2025 (Inclusive)
School closedMon 9 Jun 2025 (Whit Monday)
Last Day of Term (midday finish)Thur 10 Jul 2025

** Please note: On Friday 21 February, Junior School children and their parents will have Learner-Led Conferences. (To be confirmed)


School Hours

The tables below show the timings for a typical school day at each BSN campus.

Junior School Leidschenveen
 F1F2KS1KS2
Arrival8:308:308:308:30
Registration8:45-9:008:45-9:008:458:45
Lessons Start9:009:008:508:50
Snack Time10:20-10:3010:20-10:3010:20-10:3010:50-11:00
Morning PlaytimeFlexibleFlexible10:30-10:5011:00-11:20
Lunchtime12:20-13:2012:20-13:2012:20-13:2012:20-13:20
Afternoon Playtime14:05-14:4014:05-14:4014:30-14:45--
School Ends15:1015:1015:1015:20
Junior School Vlaskamp
 F1F2KS1KS2
Arrival8:308:308:308:30
Registration8:45-9:008:458:458:45
Lessons Start9:008:508:508:50
Snack TimeFlexibleFlexible10:20-10:3510:50-11:05
Morning PlaytimeFlexibleFlexible10:35-10:5011:05-11:20
Lunchtime12:20-13:2012:20-13:2012:20-13:2012:20-13:20
Afternoon PlaytimeFlexibleFlexibleFlexible--
School Ends15:0015:0015:1015:20

 

Senior School Voorschoten
Registration8:45-8:50
Period 18:50-9:40
Period 29:40-10:30
P3A Break KS3 (or) Tutor KS4/KS510:30-10:50
P3B Break KS4/KS5 (or) Tutor KS310:50-11:10
Period 311:10-12:00
Period 412:00-12:50
Lunch12:50-13:50
Period 513:50-14:40
Period 614:40-15:30
End of Day15:30

 

Senior School Leidschenveen
Registration8:45-8:50
Period 18:50-9:40
Period 29:40-10:30
P3A Break KS3 (or) Tutor KS4/KS510:30-10:50
P3B Break KS4/KS5 (or) Tutor KS310:50-11:10
Period 311:10-12:00
Period 412:00-12:50
Lunch12:50-13:50
Period 513:50-14:40
Period 614:40-15:30
End of Day15:30