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British and Japanese
Bilingual
Ages 3 to 18

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CityKyoto-Osaka-Kobe
CurriculumsBritish and Japanese
Languages of instructionEnglish and Japanese
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and Japanese
Native English and Japanese teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Japanese)
Class sizes Average 8 students / class
Maximum 15 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: ¥1,080,000
to: ¥1,660,000
Address: 1-11-2 Kanokodai Minamimachi, Kita-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo 651-1514, Japan
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Number of students

70

Number of nationalities represented in the school

15

Most common nationality

Japanese

Ratio of local students to international students

10:1

Max. number of students per class

15

Average number of students per class

8

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

For primary

Native English and Japanese speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English and Japanese

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Any they want to take through online help or locals we can bring in.  Presently we could teach French,Thai, Tagalog, Ukrainian, Russian and German

Use of technology in the classroom

1:1 Year 4 - year 13. Primary we use 2-4 times each week

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)

We continue to run classes and use google meet for student needing to stay home.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, but it must relate to topic and may not go over 15 min for 1 subject

Approximate hours of homework given

Primary to year 4 20 min. Year 4 - 9 30 -40 min. Year 10 - 13 1 - 1.5 hours.

Uniform required

All students are required to wear school uniform daily, Monday - Thursday.

Waiting list

No

Entry evaluation for students

Interview with the Headmaster and CEM assessment

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The evaluation is to assess needs and plan for the students future. It is no an assessment for rejection. The assessment in in English language and math ability.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Rolling Admissions

Students can join after academic year begins

Admission to the school is possible throughout the year, space permitting, though the most popular entry times will be late August (predominantly international students) and early April (predominantly Japanese students).

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

N/A

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No, but they can practice if they want and we will set up a place for them if they need.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

Two certified teachers, one counselor push for integration.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Through differentiation.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

8:45

School finish time

16:00

Supervised care before/after school

Extended care runs from 16:00 – 18:00.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Science, technology, cultural studies, dace, yoga, music and singing, drama, basketball, badminton

School provided lunches

We have an in house chef. Food is prepared in our certified Kitchen. Vegetable grown in our garden and in our hydroponics area are used for the meal. We provide Vegan meals also.

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

Yes

Sports activities included

Soccer, Basketball, and badminton.

Sports facilities at the school

Full sized soccer pitch, 2playgrounds, challenge course, full gym

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Other facilities at the school

Science/Technology lab, 2 Acre , 8000 Sq. meter forest land being turned into an edible forest.Theatre/dance studio, Kitchen, Gardens, Metal Forge

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Ascot is an international school located in Kobe, Japan is a Cambridge certified International School.

Teaching approach of the school

Student based teaching using differentiation. We try to maintain Japanese standards for the local population and for people that want or need to know the local language.

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