A royal visit: H.M. Queen Elizabeth and Queen Juliana strolling around the pupils and staff of the BSN. Photo: BSN
A royal visit: H.M. Queen Elizabeth and Queen Juliana strolling around the pupils and staff of the BSN. Photo: BSN

British School in The Netherlands honours Queen Elizabeth

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Heath Monk, CEO of The British School in The Netherlands (BSN), issued this statement on the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth: ‘On behalf of the entire British School in The Netherlands community, I would like to offer my sincere condolences to the Royal Family on the tragic death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. 

Her Majesty’s compassion, commitment and dedication to her country and its citizens were unique. Her lifetime of service will long continue to inspire people of all ages around the world.

‘Queen Elizabeth was a long-time friend to the BSN and visited the school in 1958. Over the next few weeks, our students, staff and families will think of suitable ways to honour her remarkable legacy.

In an article on the website of the school, Mike Weston, school archivist and historical detective, looks back  the royal visit in 1958.