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IB and British curriculums
Ages 1 to 12

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CurriculumsIB and British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 1 to 12
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 15 students / class
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: ¥927,000
to: ¥1,106,500
Address: 〒550-0014 1-3-2 Kitahorie, Nishi-ku, Osaka-JAPAN Being Yotsubashi Bldg 6F, Japan
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Number of students

190

Number of nationalities represented in the school

17

Most common nationality

Japanese

Ratio of local students to international students

64 percent (as a whole school)

Max. number of students per class

24 students

Average number of students per class

15 students

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Mostly.

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes. English as Additional Language.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Japanese

Use of technology in the classroom

ICT classes, Interactive White Boards. Use of Students Laptops and Chromebooks for classes.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes for all classes except nursery division.

Approximate hours of homework given

Approximately 20 mins for Early Learning Center and 40 mins for Primary division. 40 plus minutes for Secondary division.

Uniform required

Yes.

Waiting list

Yes for some grades.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes. Interview and assessment

Brief description of entry evaluation required

New students attend the class for a day and evaluated for their language level, maths level (for some grades) and social behavior. Teachers submit the report and admin members review and discuss the enrolment of the students.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

None.

Students can join after academic year begins

Most children are admitted by April, but if vacancies exist the school will admit students throughout the course of the year.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100 percent so far.

External examinations or assessments available

ISA (International Schools Assessment)

Results in these examinations

2021 February will be our third year for the ISA test. For the last two test, the students' result was higher than the average of the international schools over the world.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes. SEN classes (Special Educational Needs) for language support, maths support and Behavioral support.

Learning support offered

Students who needs extra support especially in the areas of language, maths receive pull out /push in support with small ratio of students per teaching staff.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Notify the parents and differentiate the assessment and work in the classes.

Student access to education psychologist

School is currently looking for the professional psychologist.

School start time

Kindergarten: 9:00
Primary: 8:30

School finish time

Kindergarten- 16:00
Primary: 15:20 (Afterschool club until 16:00)

Supervised care before/after school

AIS offers early and after school care service to support parents who are working or busy.
- Early Arrivals (8:00-9:00)
- After School Care Service (16:00-18:00)

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

3D design, handicraft, team building, Lego mindstorm, comic book, arts and crafts, scratch, electricity and magnetism, karate, Portuguese, board games, creative writing, Japanese calligraphy, Scrap booking, JSL (Japanese as Second Language), Unicycle, Hockey.

School provided lunches

Yes

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes

Sports activities included

PE classes and PSPE(Personal, Social, and Physical Education) classes

Sports facilities at the school

Gym with basketball goals, soccer goals, mats and jumping boxes, jump ropes, balls and the local park.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes. Some students attended track and field competition in the local area.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Abroad International School Osaka provides a comprehensive and inclusive education which follows the IB (International Baccalaureate)PYP (Primary Years program).
AISO maintains a low student to teacher ratio allowing for a strong student teacher relationships and a variety of extra-curricular activities. While the language of instruction is English. students go beyond mere language learning and become good communicators who do well in all areas.

Teaching approach of the school

ASCO strongly believes in the importance of ensuring all of the students a rich, stimulating environment with a broad and balanced skill based curriculum.

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