English summary

We would like to introduce you to the Dr. E. Boekmanschool.


As a parent whose child will be going to school shortly, it’s always a good idea to have a look at a school before choosing one. Even more so if you have just moved (from abroad) and you are looking for a school for an older child, you are welcome at the Dr. E. Boekmanschool.

We would like to provide you all the information you need to know to make a well-informed decision.

Information about the school

The Dr. E. Boekmanschool is a public primary school in the Plantagebuurt in the centre of Amsterdam. Our school has about 400 pupils, spread over 17 groups. We stand for extraordinary education with great results, education with a world view where pupils can go explore and develop. We focus on quality in basic skills, but we also devote much attention to a positive and safe school climate and sports, culture and citizenship. We pay great attention to 21st century skills, like computational thinking, cooperating, creative and critical thinking and working on research questions and stimulate our pupils’ curiosity. And all this within a safe, challenging environment and prepare our today’s pupils for tomorrow’s world.


For more information we would like to refer to our information booklet 2021-2022. You can find it here.


Why choose the Dr. E. Boekmanschool?

* We ensure that pupils can develop in a safe environment.

* Our teachers are highly motivated and enthusiastic.

* We give space to pupils to learn in different ways: with head, heart and hands.

* Furthermore a great deal of attention is given to: sports, culture, music, arts, visiting museums and other important cultural institutions.

* Continuous development and commitment so that we can provide our pupils adequate education.


This schoolyear we have nine days where you can get a guided tour in our school. If you want to come, please let us know by mailing to directie@boekmanschool.nl or call 020-6229785. 
Upcoming guided tours:









You can make a reservation here.
If you would like more information about our 22 board-schools in general, please use the following website: www.schoolsearchamsterdam.com. And for more information about the Dutch way of learning we recommend to watch the movie underneath here.