FAQ

Here, you can find our responses to parents’ most Frequently Asked Questions!

How do I register my child with Fontein?

You may register your child by calling our school or by completing the registration form on our website. Click here for more information.

How do I register my child with Fontein?

How do I report my child’s absence due to illness?

If your child is ill and will be staying at home, we must be informed of this before 8:30 am. You can use this form, or you can call us. Get well soon!

How do I report my child’s absence due to illness?

How do I register my child for after-school care?

We work with the LEUK Ypenburg, who provide before-school and after-school care on our premises. You can sign up your child here (in Dutch).

How do I register my child for after-school care?

How can I pass on a message to my child’s teacher?

If you have a short message, you can give your child a note. You can also approach your child’s teacher in person. The best moment to do so is in the morning before class or in the afternoon after school. You can also send your child's teacher an email. Click here for the contact details of all our colleagues.

How can I pass on a message to my child’s teacher?

How do I request additional leave?

Any leave outside the school schedule must be applied for in writing. You will need to fill out a form which be obtained from Amber or Lisette at the school reception desk. More information regarding the regulations governing additional leave applications can be found here (in Dutch) on the municipal website of The Hague.

How do I request additional leave?

Who can answer questions about payment of school lunch hour?

Amber Sieh manages the administration of the lunch hour. You can put your questions to her by phone or by email: a.sieh@octant.nl.

Who can answer questions about payment of school lunch hour?

When are the school holidays and study days?

All school holidays and study days are listed in our annual planning, which can be found here.

When are the school holidays and study days?

When can I discuss school reports?

Report meeting dates are listed in our annual planning, which can be found here.

When can I discuss school reports?

How do I schedule an appointment with school social services?

You can get in touch with our school social worker Ingrid Kuyvenhoven, who is present every Thursday. You can also reach her by email: i.kuyvenhoven@smw-basisschool.nl or call her on 0654781218.

How do I schedule an appointment with school social services?

How can I make an appointment with the teacher or mentor/care coordinator?

Our mentors/care coordinators are Barbara Doornekamp (classes 1 to 5) and Femke van der Helm (classes 6 to 8). To make an appointment, please call the school. You can also send the mentors/care coordinators an email. Barbara can be reached at b.doornekamp@octant.nl. The email address for Femke is f.van.der.helm@octant.nl.

How can I make an appointment with the teacher or mentor/care coordinator?