Gifted Minds International School: Nurturing Talents, Creating Champions


Every child is gifted and talented in their own way. This is part of the philosophy of Gifted Minds International School (GMIS), the first international school in Hoofddorp that advocates a "Child First" policy. GMIS celebrates these gifted traits in every child by nurturing and enhancing their minds to their fullest potential.

GMIS provides educational services for children from 3 to 12 years old.

The primary focus of GMIS

To ensure that your child reaches his or her full potential, Gifted Minds focuses on the following:

A transdisciplinary curriculum with an emphasis on higher order thinking skills
Inquiry-based learning
Bilingual brain connections
 Teacher-child and family relationships
Exploration, discovery and active child participation
A high quality and unique programme with experiential learning
Qualified and specialised subject teachers with a low student-to-teacher ratio

What GMIS offers

Besides a high quality international education, students at GMIS can also look forward to:

 Free transport from Amsterdam to Hoofddorp (via Amstelveen)
 Extracurricular activities, twice a week
 Specialised educators in the following subjects: music, art, drama, physical education and health education
 Swimming lessons in term 1, 2 and 4 at the Koning Willem-Alexander swimming sports complex 
 International vegetarian and non-vegetarian warm lunches catered by Kragtwijk restaurant in Amstelveen 
 Freshly baked pastries at afternoon snack time 
 Field trips each term in addition to many more fun activities
 No waiting list 

What’s more, GMIS also offers an exclusive package for company-funded employees and self-funded parents seeking admissions for their children.

High quality international education

GMIS is an international educational institution which is recognised and registered with the Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap (Ministry of Education, Culture and Science) of the Netherlands.

Gifted Minds International School is now officially an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (IBPYP) World School for 3-12 years old learners.

IBPYP World Schools share a common philosophy; a commitment to a high quality, challenging and international education that Gifted Minds International School believes is of paramount importance to its students.

In addition, GMIS has adopted the US Common Core Standards.

Contact information

To find out more you can:
Explore the GMIS website
Call +31 (0)23 888 8874
Email Gifted Minds International School

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