Dalton School is a Japanese preschool catering to Japanese families. Established by Kawaijuku, it emphasizes English language instruction, offering a daily English class taught by a North American teacher. Subjects taught include: Project, Work-time, Free Play, Lab, Music, Gym, Art, Science, Computers, etc. Class size: Two teachers to about 17 children.
The schools are affiliated to Kawai jukus and in 1975 the name was changed from Kawai juku preschool to Kawai juku Preschool for Gifted Children, which in 1976 became Kawaijuku Dalton School and eventually, Dalton School Tokyo and Dalton School Nagoya. They have play group, preschool and afterschool elementary (grades 1-6) programs.
Its preschool programs are held in classes with two teachers to up to 17 children. Its afterschool programs are conducted with between 1-4 children only because the classes are designed to foster creativity and logical thinking – children choose from a range of up to 7 subjects.
Dalton School has such courses:
First Program (Monday to Friday: 3-5 years old)
Play group (once-weekly: 1 year olds)
Play group (two- or three-day class: 2 year olds)
3-5 year old After School Class (Students choose to participate in up to six subjects a week.)
After school (Elementary school grades 1 to 6. Students choose to participate in from two to seven subjects a week.)
Second location in Nagoya:
2-2-1 Imaike, Chigusa-ku, Nagoya City 464-8610 ( 3-minute walk south of JR or subway Chigusa Station )
Tel: (052) 735-1611
Dalton No.2 building:
1-25-16 Imaike, Chigusa-ku, Nagoya City 464-8610 ( 5-minute walk southeast of JR or subway Chigusa Station )
Tel: (052) 735-1712