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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Maximum||28 students / class|
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|Number of students||
|Max. number of students per class||
For Nursery there is a maximum of 20 students in the class.
|Does the school employ teaching assistants?||
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
A 'three language programme' is a feature of all GIIS campuses. GIIS offers a choice of four languages as a second language: Hindi, Tamil, French, and Japanese and a choice of two languages for a third language – French and Japanese.
|Use of technology in the classroom||
Classrooms are equipped with Smart Boards and Multimedia e-learning technology.
|Do teachers assign homework to their students?||
Homework is an integral part of the curriculum and serves to further reinforce what has been taught in class. Homework will be minimal and not stressful.
|Approximate hours of homework given||
Depends on the subject and grade level.
|Entry evaluation for students||
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
The Admissions office will conduct an aptitude test, which is not an admissions test. This aptitude test measures child’s ability and suitability for the standard in which he/she is securing admission. Student is tested on basic subjects such as Mathematics, Science and English. The test lasts for roughly one hour. The test results are communicated to the parents within 3 working days.
|School bus service available||
|School start time||
|School finish time||
Kindergarten: 1:15 pm
|Supervised care before/after school||
For the convenience of the working parents, GIIS is offering "After School" services where your child can stay with the Kindergarten teacher after school hours from 1:15pm to 3.15pm. During this post- class "After School" period the children would be supervised by a qualified and experienced teacher.
The After School activities would include Communicative English and Cooking, origami, games, music, story telling etc. Special care will be taken to maintain proper hygienic conditions during the lunch breaks. Parents have to make their own transport arrangements for their children to be picked up from after care programme after 3.30 pm.
|School provided lunches||
|Sports activities included||
|Sports facilities at the school||
Swimming pool, gymnasium, dance room, indoor and outdoor play area, small play area on the rooftop
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
GIIS has a host of activities, which facilitates holistic development. Inter-house, Inter-school and International level competitions will focus on bringing out the potential of every child.
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Global Indian International School, Tokyo is an initiative of the Global Schools Foundation, the leading international school chain in Asia and the Middle-East. The Global Schools are committed to providing each student an exemplary international educational experience with strong values, while focusing on Holistic Development, Creativity and Entrepreneurship, and nurturing them into men and women who are Global citizens committed to the spirit of Excellence.
GIIS Tokyo campus currently focuses on primary and middle school education, with expansion plans to serve interests and needs of students in Japan.
|Teaching approach of the school||
GIIS schools adopt a futuristic curriculum to impart 21st century skills, so that students can emerge as confident, competent and contributory global citizens. A strong focus on integrating formal with informal learning, helps learners acquire the necessary skills for inter-disciplinary thinking, critical thinking, problem solving and resolving conflict. Most importantly, this develops leadership and change management skills to face the uncertainties of the emerging knowledge society.
GIIS follows Global Montessori Plus, CBSE and CBSE-i curriculum.