The Maples (ESH)

At the beginning of January 2017, we opened the doors of our very own Out of School Care facilities for students of the European School.  The brand new, purpose-built, eco-friendly building is conveniently located on the edge of the school’s campus and offers children the perfect place to unwind after a long day at school. .

The building, which features large floor to ceiling windows, has been styled and furnished to the highest standards, using the same homely approach as our other locations. There’s room for three out of school care groups, who also get to enjoy an additional shared workshop space that can be used for all types of activities. The site also offers a fully equipped natural playground of 500m2 for ages 4-6. The older children receive access to the school’s playground for outdoor play and activities.

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The Maples features:

  • Purpose-built facilities for dedicated and exclusive childcare care use
  • Natural playground of 500m2 with age appropriate areas
  • Opportunity to participate in the school’s co-curricular clubs
  • Very high safety and hygiene standards
  • Eco-friendly building
  • Located on the campus of the European School of The Hague
  • Freshly prepared organic and nutritious snacks
  • Rustic club-house style furnishings with age appropriate furniture and equipment
  • Self-service ‘coffee corner’ for parents
  • Dedicated parents room with WIFI

and much more…

Access & Parking

Located in the Bomenbuurt area of The Hague, The Maples can be reached in the following ways:

There is streetparking available at The Maples, although it can understandably get busy during the peak drop off and pick up times of the school.

Located in the Bomenbuurt, this location lies in a bike-friendly area.

Bus 24: disembark at stop ‘Houtrustbrug’ and you will have a 3 minute’s walk to The Maples.

Tram 3: disembark at stop ‘Conradkade’ and you will have a 9 minute’s walk to The Maples.
Tram 11: disembark at stop ‘Groothertoginnelaan (West)’ and you will have a 6 minute’s walk to The Maples.

THE ADDRESS: Houtrustweg 2a, 2566 HA Den Haag      

Opening Hours

Zein After School Care is open Monday to Friday on all European School school days.

Zein After School Care Centres: after school until – 18:30 hrs.

When the European School is on holiday, we run holiday camps at this location from Mon – Fri from 08:00-18:30, with the exception of the official Dutch holidays. During the school holidays, The Maples is open to children from all international and Dutch schools.

Contact Details

For questions or to discuss your application, please contact a member of our friendly team.

BY PHONE: +31 (0)70 200 2374
BY EMAIL: [email protected]

ADDRESS: Houtrustweg 2a 2566 HA Den Haag

LRK NUMBER (Registration Number National Childcare Register): 208948946 – see inspection reports

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