Kennemer College, Beverwijk, North-Holland
About our school: Kennemer College is a secondary school, located in Beverwijk, a city not too far from Amsterdam.
It is a working class city in transition to a service economy. However, many people still work at a large steelfactory called Tata Steel. Beverwijk has 40.000 inhabitants. A part of the city is near the North-Sea coast, this village is called Wijk aan Zee. This is a very attractive place for tourists, just like the Zwarte Markt (Black market): a big international Bazaar.
The school has about 1600 students and 140 teachers. You can study at three different levels which are called HAVO (preparation for higher education), VWO (preparation for University) and Gymnasium. Besides the regular lessons the school gives you the opportunity to develop yourself with challenging projects and activities. The Erasmus+ project is an example of one of these projects.