Azabu International School

Azabu International School

Azabu International private school was established in 1993. Since then it has provided a recognized child development care program that meets the needs of each child and their parents.

The school offers…
– 1:2 teacher to child ratio
– classes conducted in English
– teaching of good hygienic habits, proper manners, rules, and greetings
– fire drill practice on a regular basis
– outdoor play everyday
– afternoon classes that develop skills in various areas
– international cultural events celebration
– educational field trips

The approach:
– 1/4 of school hours are child-centered activity time
– 3/4 of school hours are teacher-directed activity time
– using effective “I messages” which encourage positive communication (e.g. 1: instead of using, “You are too noisy,” we use, “I would like you to use your indoor voice,” e.g. 2: instead of using “Don’t run”, we use “No running, please walk.”)
– There are multicultural teachers who can help children’s smooth transition using different languages
– Japanese circle time twice a week
– Well balanced daily, weekly, and monthly schedule by supervisor and head-teachers
– Weekly progress comments (focus on 4 different developmental categories: Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Language, Social & Emotional skills)

The staff:
– All of the staff are qualified, long experienced, enthusiastic and devoted
– Always motivated to learn and to create a new style of teaching
– Are trained in First Aid and in CPR

School hours:
– Monday to Friday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (Regular school hours from 9 AM to 1 PM)

The classes:
Children from 15 months to 5 years can join. Children are placed into four classes according to their age and appropriate level. School’s flexible program allows parents to decide how many days a week they would like their child to attend.

Kindergarden, Pre-school
3-10-12 #302 Azabujuban, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0045
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