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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
Discovery International School in Nagoya, Japan provides Reggio Emilia inspired, play-oriented educational programs in English for preschoolers and afternoon elementary students of all nationalities. Our programs are guided by modern international research on childhood development and language acquisition. Children at Discovery partner with peers and teachers to engage in deep, subject-integrated learning projects which stem from children's play interests and questions.
Literacy learning is workshop oriented and provided on a one-to-one basis. Children's work is documented as it progresses both on our walls and online. Always, the child's voice is the center of our attention! We are located on the eastern border of Nagoya, in Nagakute Town. Come and Discover joyful, child-driven learning!
- Day Preschool
- After School Programs Ages Pre4 - K
- After School Programs Elementary 1-3
- After School Native / Fluent Speakers Programs
- Summer School
- Parent Seminars
*Programs to expand in April 2011.
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.
Established in 1872, Saint Maur International School in Yokohama is the oldest international school in Japan. The school, which is coeducational, caters to students of all nationalities and faiths from Pre-school through High School. Located 30 kilometers from Tokyo in eastern Japan, Saint Maur International School aims to provide an excellent curriculum for children of all nationalities and backgrounds.
It is fully accredited by Council of International schools (CIS), New England Association of Schools of Colleges(NEASC), and the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology. Saint Maur is a co-educational Pre-K through High School which strives to offer a quality education within a caring family environment.
Hand In Hand International School in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture in the Greater Tokyo Area offers preschool and kindergarten programs, as well as enrichment and after school programs in English for children ages 1.5 years through to 12 years. Catering to both foreign and local Japanese families, we are conveniently located within the international community of Motomachi in Yokohama City.
Our center is dedicated to providing quality care and an optimal learning environment for early learners of every age. We offer a preschool curriculum for children ages 18 months through to 6 years, and an after school program for kindergarten and elementary school students. Our programs are theme-based and have been appropriately designed for each age group to stimulate and encourage child development.
Our childcare professionals are highly trained professionals in the best practices of early child education. We promise a safe and nurturing environment for children to learn through purposeful play and discovery, while fostering the growth of the whole child. We invite you and your child to join us for an exciting opportunity to make friends, to explore and to learn by simply having fun.
Ookayama International School (OIS) in Tokyo, Japan offers an alternative to the larger international schools in Tokyo. The school offers distance learning programs for grades 7-12 (ages 12 - 18) and students must attend our school to participate in them. We provide a fully accredited American high school education which has helped numerous students go on to higher education in Japan and overseas. Distance learning allows for many unique opportunities not available in the more traditional school system.
Students are enrolled on distance learning programs at North Dakota Center for Distance Education or at The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Independent Study High School. These programs are fully accredited through the North Central Association Commission and School Improvement (NCACASI) and the Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA). There are well over 200 different courses available for study.
Students may enroll at any time during the year, and if need be, set an individual pace for their work. Courses are also available for part-time students and those who have taken a break from education. Older students can take classes outside normal school hours.
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.
Columbia International School is located in Tokyo, central eastern Japan. CIS offers elementary through to high school programs following the The Canadian Curriculum, a world leading Education. Columbia International School School is an overseas-inspected private school accredited by the Ontario Ministry of Education of Canada, and by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (W.A.S.C.) in the U.S.A. and a member of The Association of Ontario Overseas School.
Almost all our graduates advance to various universities overseas. CIS admits students regardless of their nationality or ethnic origin. Students from various countries including Japan, China, Taiwan, Republic of Korea, Philippines, Bangladesh, Nigeria, United Kingdom, Sweden, Germany, Indonesia, Myanmar, Canada, and United States have studied at CIS.
Elementary School Pogram; Junior High School Program; Senior High School program. Upon successful completion of this program, students earn the Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma. This Diploma is accepted and highly regarded by all the top universities in Canada, the United States and around the world. Classes are taught in English and Japanese.
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.
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.