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1. Hello Kids Myogadani - International English Preschool, Bunkyo-ku
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Conveniently situated in the Bunkyo ward in central Tokyo, Hello Kids Myogadani is an English-immersion school providing a fun and comprehensive international preschool and kindergarten program for children between the ages of 1.5 to 6 years old. In addition, we offer afternoon & weekend classes for children between the ages of 3 to 10 years old. Our students range in age from 1.5 to 10 years old.
Established in 2009, Hello Kids Myogadani focuses on teaching the English language, as well as developing fine and gross motor skills, problem solving skills, living skills, social skills and leadership qualities.
We challenge, and more importantly inspire students within an internationally-recognized curriculum, which ensures that our students gain a solid knowledge of not only English, but also science, mathematics, geography, Japanese, and other international cultures, and so much more. We pride ourselves on our curriculum, class structure and dedicated teaching team.
Our English immersion school (which comprises two beautiful schools - our Main school and our Annex school) is easily accessible by public transport, only a 10 minute train ride from Tokyo station on the Marunouchi subway line, and roughly 25 minutes from Shibuya. Both schools are located directly in front of Hisakata Park (a spacious park which we utilize daily).
English Immersion Programs for Children:
- Preschool (ages 1.5-4)
- English Kindergarten (ages 4-6)
- Afternoon English Language Classes (ages 3-5 & 5-8)
- Saturday English Language Classes (ages 3-5 & 6-10)
Activities & Excursions:
- Summer Camp in Tokyo
- 8-Day Summer Trip to Canada
- Special Music Concerts
- Sleepover / Overnight Stay at Hello Kids in Autumn
- Day Trip to Mt. Fuji
- Day Trip to Mothers Farm
- Potato-digging day, and other fun, hands-on activities including during Easter, the Star Festival, Children's Day, Halloween and Christmas
Horizon Japan International School in Yokohama, eastern Japan, 30 km from Tokyo, was founded in 2003 with an accreditation from Kanagawa Prefectural Government. The school reflects its strength of belief in the spirit of internationalism. We already have over 100 students from 20 different nationalities, providing a rich cultural mix and an exciting learning environment.
We provide a comprehensive education for students from Preschool through Middle School. As a school that implements the Cambridge International Curricula, we are dedicated to providing a high-quality co-educational program and extensive extracurricular programs in a truly international setting.
Preschool Programme; Primary School Programme through to the Middle School with the following subjects: English Language Arts, Social Studies, Mathematics, Science, Japanese Language, Art, Library, Music, Physical Education and ICT.
Happy Days International Preschool is conveniently located near Ebisu Garden Place in Ebisu in central Shibuya, Tokyo. Our school is for kids aged 18 months - 5 years old where we offer developmentally appropriate, theme based curriculum which focuses on the ‘whole’ child.
The school’s curriculum is based upon the Primary Years Program and the British Foundation Stage. Our mission is to give young children the necessary knowledge and understanding, skills and processes to take on the challenges of the modern world in a positive and creative way.
At Happy Days International Preschool, we maintain a teacher / child ratio of 1:6. Indoor and outdoor play is part of our regular routine, and educational excursions and outings are built into our program. Children receive a wide range of extra curricular activities including piano lessons, ballet, dancing, art, and yoga. Our environment is safe and secure and one where children do have “Happy Days”.
- We provide a developmentally appropriate, theme based curriculum
- Our curriculum is based upon the Primary Years Program and the British Foundation Stage
- As part of our structured routine, we provide indoor & outdoor play & educational trips
- A wide range of extra curricular activities are available
- Weekly individualized reports informing parents of their student’s progress, as well as daily feedback
Situated close to the heart of Tokyo's city center, Jingumae International Exchange School (JIES) is an international preschool / primary school catering to the international community that operates alongside a Japanese public elementary school. We follow the British National Curriculum across all disciplines, and provide students with high quality international education in English from ages 3-12.
JIES maintains a high teacher to student ratio, and small class sizes meaning our teachers individualise every lesson to the needs and abilities of each student.
Members of our dynamic school community represent over 10 different nationalities which give us a great mixture of different experiences and cultures making JIES a stimulating place for all involved.
We are an international kindergarten and preschool located in Setagaya-ku, Tokyo in eastern Japan. We create a learning environment using a bilingual system (English and Japanese) that is caring, loving, interesting, fun and above all has the ability to give each and every child the attention that he or she requires.
We accept children from 15 months to 6 years of age with various international backgrounds.
We are guided by principles in child development as specified by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), a United States organization where the school teachers are active members.
Toddler Program - 2 to 3 years old; Preschool Program - 3 to 4 years old; Pre-K Program - 4 to 5 years old; Kindergarten Program - 5 to 6 years old; Summer Camp Program. Programs are in English and Japanese.
6. Kikokushijo Academy International School, Tokyo
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Kikokushijo Academy International School (KAIS) is located in its modern new facilities in Jiyugaoka, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, eastern Japan. It provides a fully-accredited, diverse, creative, intensive, affordable, and specialized curriculum in English to motivated internationally-oriented Junior High and High School students.
Accredited through our partner schools, Stanford University and Laurel Springs School in the State of California, USA, our students complete a program and graduate with an American diploma, enabling them to easily pursue university education anywhere in the world. KAI School is open to all junior-high and senior high-school-aged international students regardless of background. We also invite Japanese students with exceptional English abilities, who are planning to attend university abroad.
Junior High School Program; High School Program; The KAIS Core Program is a fully-accredited American Junior High and High School Diploma-granting Curriculum; SAT, TOEFL and STEP TEST Preparation classes. Classes are taught in English.
Ohana International School in Tokyo is an inclusive preschool with a difference, located in Azabu-juban, and catering for children between the ages of 18 months and 5 years. We also offer before-school & after-school child care, after-school tutoring programs and summer schools.
Ohana staff aim to create a warm, caring environment that reflects their philosophy and at the same time provides an infinite number of opportunities for children to develop a “love of learning.” The learning programme is designed to build on the strengths of each child, valuing families and their ethnicity as well as everyone’s contribution to the school. The school honors the uniqueness of each child and his or her faith, religion, family, and culture.
The owners of Ohana International School in Tokyo are experienced educators who believe in developing the whole child. Shelley Sacks and Darren Winney have a combined 40 years of experience in teaching, especially in Early Childhood Education, in countries including South Africa, Australia, the UK, Taiwan, and Japan.
Founded in 2001, New International School located in Tokyo, eastern Japan, is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, and recognized as a Gakko Hojin (nonprofit school). Serving 165 children of many cultural backgrounds.
At New International School, the children learn in both English and Japanese through team-taught multiage classes, a resource and thematic-based curriculum, and a combination of whole group, individual, center-based and project-based activities. Graduates have entered international high schools, private Japanese high schools and day or boarding schools abroad.
The Montessori School of Tokyo (MST) in eastern Japan is proud to provide an internationally recognized curriculum for the international student. MST is the only Montessori Elementary School in Japan accepting students from age 3 to 12.
With its beginnings as a pre-school/kindergarten in 1993, MST has grown to where it now enrolls over 150 students representing over 35 countries. Our Montessori trained teachers, come from over 10 countries around the world and are familiar with many different international settings. MST is accredited by The International Montessori Council and is a member of The Japan Council of International Schools.
Sunshine Montessori Programme - for children of 2 yrs 8 months to 6 years old; Elementary Montessori Programme including: Lower Elementary - for students 6-9 years old and
Upper Elementary - for students 9-12 years old. Classes are taught in English.
New Hope International Preschool in Tokyo, Japan is an affordable, quality Christian preschool and kindergarten. School hours are from 10:00 to 2:30, Monday through Friday. Some of our graduates enter elementary school in the spring (Japanese schools), while others enter in the fall (international schools).
Rather than having a fixed beginning and ending of the school-year, we use three terms. Orientation is held at the beginning of each term (April, January, and September). Graduation ceremonies are in March for children who will enter elementary school in the spring, and at the end of June for children who will enter elementary school in the fall.
Preschool Program; Kindergarten Program; Mommy & Me Program; Afternoon Preschool Program; Afternoon PLUS Program. Our main language is English. Children who attend other preschools are welcome to attend our weekday after school program, our summer school program, and our Saturday events.