Tokyo
International curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

Global Indian International School, Tokyo

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CurriculumInternational
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Total first year fees: ¥994,047
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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
Maximum 28 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: ¥977,847

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Number of students

284

Max. number of students per class

For Nursery there is a maximum of 20 students in the class.
For K1 and K2, there is a maximum of 25 students in the class.
Both the above classes will have a full time teacher with a part time assistant teacher.
For classes 1 onwards, the maximum number of children per class is 28.

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

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.

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Aptitude test

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

Yes

School start time

9:00 am

School finish time

Kindergarten: 1:15 pm
Graders: 3:15 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

No

Sports activities included

Physical education

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.
Nurturing students for the future is one of the key focus areas for GIIS Tokyo which ensures that adequate opportunity, mentoring and guidance is provided to students to excel in entrepreneurship, leadership, teamwork, group dynamics and academics.

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.