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|Language of instruction||English and Japanese|
|Native English and Japanese teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English and Japanese)|
|Maximum||18 students / class|
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|Max. number of students per class||
|Entry evaluation for students||
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
All applicants and their parents are interviewed to ascertain whether AIS would be a suitable place of learning for the child. When deemed necessary, a short test may be required to ascertain ability. Please note that the final decision regarding admission is made in writing by the representative chairperson of the school.
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)||
For Grade One and Turtle (3 years-old) new entrants, applications are accepted from the middle of October. Admissions for Grade One applicants new to AIS are processed following the priority application period for current AIS Orca students. For other grades, admission applications can be accepted at any time during the school year.
|Supervised care before/after school||
AIS provides the child-care service until 5:00pm.
|School bus service available||
|School provided lunches||
AIS can provide school lunch, but it doesn’t have a cafeteria. Students choose either ordering school lunch (which AIS orders from a school lunch delivery company) or bringing lunch from home.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
There are private violin and piano lessons and tea ceremony classes offered after school, as well as one-on-one ESL and JaSL sessions to boost language skills. AIS also has dance, soccer and computer clubs to build confidence and curiosity.
|Facilities at the school||
Library, concert hall, open-area learning centers, courtyard.
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Aichi International School is an international school in Nagoya, offering education at Kindergarten and Elementary School level in an all English environment.
|Teaching approach of the school||
AIS offers a full curriculum kindergarten and English-Japanese bilingual elementary school program. Yet AIS offers more than English and Japanese language acquisition; from mathematics to physical education, computer technology to music, the curriculum is tailored from the guidelines set by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan and British Columbia, Canada to meet the needs of the learners. Moreover, AIS' vision, mission and values place emphasis on protecting, respecting and encouraging growth in each and every child.