Lighthouse Special Education

Welcome to Our School

The Lighthouse Special Education school is the only international special school in The Netherlands. We offer individualised education to children aged 3-13 who are unable to cope in international mainstream education. The school provides a safe and structured learning environment for children with complex challenges.

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School Guide: 

Download our School Guide in PDF format. If you prefer to receive it in printed format, please send us an email:

School guide Lighthouse

Life in The Hague

Transitioning from one country to another with a family is challenging enough; whether you are a seasoned re-locator or whether this is your first time.  On this page we’d like to paint a picture of life in The Hague from an expat’s perspective, as well as share some practical tips and links: Read more »

School Holidays and Early Closures 2018-2019

Prince’s Day   Tuesday 18th September 2018
October Holiday   Monday 22nd October – Friday 26th October 2018
Christmas Holiday   Friday 21st  December 2018 – Friday 4th January 2019
Spring Holiday   Monday 25th February – Friday 1st March 2019
Easter   Friday 19th April 2019 – Monday 22nd April 2019
King’s Day   Saturday 27th April 2019
May Holiday   Monday 29th April – Friday 10th May 2019
Ascension   Thursday 30th May – Friday 31st May 2019
Pentecost   Monday 10th June 2019
Summer Holiday   Monday 22nd July 2019 – 30th August 2019
Early Closures
Christmas   Friday 21st December 2018
Spring Holiday   Friday 22nd February 2019
Summer Holiday   Friday 19th July 2019
Study Days
Monday 17th September 2018
Wednesday 10th October 2018
Wednesday 21st November 2018
Thursday 31st January 2019
Wednesday 13th February 2019
Friday 15th March 2019
Wednesday 27th March 2019
Tuesday 11th June 2019

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