A Plethora of Performances at AIS

Talent Show

February at Aichi International School is always pretty busy, and 2015 was of no exception. The second month of the year is one in which students get the chance to demonstrate their artistic and performance skills. On Saturday 7th there […]

Art Exhibition at JIES


This year Jingumae International Exchange School held its Biennial Art Exhibition, as part of an exchange activity with our neighbouring local public school, Jingumae Elementary School. JIES students were looking at the transdisciplinary unit on “How We Express Ourselves” as […]

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TELL Workshop for parents: School Readiness Skills & Family Support

Workshop for parents: TELL’s Exceptional Parenting Program (EPP) Topic: School Readiness Skills & Family Support Presenter: AyaNinomiya, Occupational Therapist Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 Time: 10:00am-12:00pm Location: Wesley Center 2F, Seminar Room #205, 6-10-11 Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062 Fee: ¥1,000 […]

Supporting fishing communties in Tohoku

If your school community is seeking a meaningful project in Tohoku then you may want to consider a project that supports the Oshika-hanto fishing communities in Miyagi-ken. During the past four years, British woman Caroline Pover (a former long-term Tokyo […]

Family Spring Fun in Hakuba

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Spring time is a fantastic time be outdoors; the mountains here in Hakuba still have their white winter blanket, allowing us to enjoy a plethora of activities in the gorgeous spring sunshine. It is always important to make room for […]

Geobee held at Sullivans Elementary

Host Calvin Grosshuesch is shown with 2015 winners of the National Geographic Bee (Geobee). From left, first place winner; Madison McCartney (grade 5) and second place winner; Kenshin Dean (grade 5). Josiah De For (center) was the winner in the homeschool division. © Steve Parker

The National Geographic Bee (or informally, the Geobee) local final rounds were held on Jan. 8 at Sullivans Elementary School. The first place winner will now take a written examination to qualify for advancement in the worldwide competition. This year’s […]

Busy bees in Tokyo


Tokyo Bees, the Tokyo chapter of the Internationally renowned Helen O’Grady Drama Academy, is currently enrolling new students as they prepare for their annual Spring Performance in May. The international curriculum, developed over 30 years and operating in 27 countries, […]

Building Confidence via Performing Arts

Kailua 4 and 5-year old kindergartners perform their dance version of Jingle Bell Rock. 
© Kailua International School

“Butterflies in the tummy?” This was the principal’s question as he walked around the waiting rooms 10 minutes before the start of the Christmas concerts. The children’s replies were; “No butterflies at all”; “Just a little”, and only a sprinkling […]

Dads get busy at St. Albans

Dads help their children make presents for Valentine’s gifts to mum. 
© St Albans nursery

February is one of our favorite months of the Year. It will begin with the annual visit from the Atago Police. Our friendly officers will teach the children about traffic safety, and as an exciting addition we will have police […]

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