DUTCH & ENGLISH LANGUAGE TRAINING IN THE HAGUE since 2001

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English Courses for Children 

Kickstart offers fun and meaningful lessons for children who wish to learn English and communicate with confidence. This course involves specially-designed materials and activities, including songs, story-telling, and a variety of educational games. This learning approach creates an enjoyable, positive, and safe learning environment and provides a different experience to regular school.

Materials Course books are not included. All other materials are provided for a cost of €10 per 10-hour package.

Age  From 4 to 14 years 

Format  Flexible

Length  Minimum 5 hours total; recommended lessons of 30, 45 or 60 minutes

Group size  1 to 4 children 

Location  Kickstart School

Price  For children from one family:
1 child: €65/hr (1-9 hours); €60/hr (10+ hours)
2 children: €70/hr (1-9 hours); €65/hr (10+ hours)
3 children: €75/hr (1-9 hours); €70/hr (10+ hours)
4 children: €80/hr (1-9 hours); €75/hr (10+ hours)
For children from two different families:
2 children: €80/hr (1-9 hours); €75/hr (10+ hours)
3 children: €85/hr (1-9 hours); €80/hr (10+ hours)
4 children: €90/hr (1-9 hours); €85/hr (10+ hours) 
For our private courses, we offer a money-back guarantee: if you are not satisfied after the first lesson, we will refund you the full course fee (less €15 administration costs + the cost of the first lesson).

Cancellation policy  Kickstart School adheres to a standard 24-hour cancellation policy. If a student would like to rearrange or cancel a lesson, Kickstart/the teacher must be contacted at least 24 hours in advance, otherwise for the full amount for that lesson will still be charged. For the full details of the cancellation policy, please check with Kickstart.

All levels.

Please contact us to arrange a short, free intake to assess your child’s language level. You can also check the CEFR framework to read the skills description for each level.

English courses

CEFR Level  General Courses   Conversation & Practical Courses Business Courses   Exam Preparation Courses  Online Courses  
A0  Elementary 
A1  Upper-Elementary 
A2  Pre-Intermediate   Pre-Intermediate      
B1  Intermediate   Intermediate  
B2  Upper-Intermediate         Upper-
Intermediate  
Upper-
Intermediate/        
Advanced        
- IELTS
- TOEFL
- Cambridge: First (FCE)
- Cambridge: Business (BEC) Vantage      
- Academic English
- Business English       
C1  Advanced   Advanced    Upper-
Intermediate/
Advanced
- IELTS
- TOEFL
- Cambridge: Advanced (CAE)
- Cambridge: Business (BEC) Higher 
- Academic English
- Business English
C2  Proficient 
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Reviews for this course

 What our students say about us

  • My experience with Kickstart has been highly beneficial in both developing language skills and improving my knowledge of the Dutch culture. Josien's support is always spot on and very intuitive in relation to personal circumstances. She spends a lot more than the official time allocated to really get to know her clients and her approach is customised accordingly. She was recommended to me by other Shell colleagues who expressed the same sentiment and I was fortunate enough to benefit from this during the time I spent with her.

    Vennasa van de Ven, Migration Manager working at Shell

  • Entering the Kickstart school premises alone gives you a push of energy and the commitment this will help to create is hardly unmatched in any other language school. The methodology and the approach used in the lessons also helps smoothly unlock the secrets of everyday Dutch. Kickstart School has helped me get in touch with the 'undutchable' culture of the Netherlands and its people. The individual language training I could experience at Kickstart School has been one of the best educational experiences I could have in Europe.

    Alessandro d’Addario, European Law Enforcement 

  • I really enjoyed my English lessons with the Kickstart School. The teacher was professional and really knew the subject. The way they teach is also great! The classes are presented in a clear and professional manner and the online exercises completed at home are very helpful. The teacher always provided useful feedback. It's a great experience to join a Kickstart course with such a friendly atmosphere of students and teachers.

    Beatriz Pedroche, Spain 

  • Kickstart has been the ideal place for me to learn. The teachers are very helpful and friendly and have always gone the "extra mile" to help me learn in a positive way. Their teaching is practical with elements that can immediately be applied to everyday living situations. Included in the lessons are cultural aspects of living in the Netherlands that make learning Dutch dynamic and fun; you learn the language and about the place and the people! The teachers took an active interest in my progress and provided valuable customized sessions that maintained my strengths and developed my weaknesses; all in a patient, fun and friendly style.

    Graeme Ting, dentist from New Zealand 

  • My first contact with Kickstart School was after 1 month of living in The Netherlands, when I started to study Dutch. At the time I didn’t have any knowledge of the language, but with their courses organized by levels I developed important language skills and learned about the Dutch culture. They all do a great job at Kickstart because their motto it’s not just a motto – they are really pleased to teach you. You learn a language in a friendly atmosphere, make new friends from all over the world, and all in a cosy building right in the heart of The Hague.

    Anca Boros, mathematics and physics teacher from Romania

  • During my time with Kickstart I have learned a lot and gained confidence. I was always challenged by the interesting assignments, but never too much. I have really enjoyed the classes!

    Sabine de Bruijn, Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

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