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Ages 3 to 14

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CurriculumInternational
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 14
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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 12 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2021/2022.

Address: 16 Inya Road Kamayut Township, Yangon, Myanmar
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Number of students

100 students

Number of nationalities represented in the school

13 nationalities

Most common nationality

Myanmar

Ratio of local students to international students

40% Myanmar, 30% Japanese, and 30% Others

Max. number of students per class

Preschool: 20 students
Elementary: 10 students
Middle school: 8 students

Average number of students per class

11-12 students

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes.

Native English speaking teachers

Yes.

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, we are a multilingual school where Japanese, Burmese, and English are used as languages of instruction. We adopt a multiliteracies and multilingual approach that build on each child’s existing linguistic competencies. As our classrooms are small, individualized attention will be provided to the new incoming student to catch up on the other languages taught/used as mediums of instruction.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Japanese, English, Burmese, French, and Chinese

Use of technology in the classroom

Except for preschool, all classrooms are equipped with a TV monitor where the teachers and students can project their own screens.
Wifi is available at school and students bring their own laptops and tablets.

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, we are currently teaching online with a secure online system during COVID-19.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes.

Approximate hours of homework given

The length of homework varies from grade to grade. Until Grade 3, teachers will assign no more than 30 minutes/day. Over Grade 4, this could be extended to 40 minutes/day.

Uniform required

Yes.

Waiting list

Yes for preschool.
No for elementary and middle school.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

All applicants will require parents and student interviews prior to enrolling.
For elementary and middle school, previous report cards, and letters of recommendation are requested.
For middle school students, an entrance exam will be requested.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

There is no deadline for registration but we prefer that parents register in April before the term starts in August.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, we accept students on a rolling basis.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

We currently do not have a high school so we do not have any students who attended a higher educational institution yet.

External examinations or assessments available

TOEIC
Junior TOEFL
Cambridge English Exam/ IELTS
Japanese English Proficiency Exam
Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT or Nihongo Kentei)
Myanmar National Exam

Results in these examinations

TOEIC: over 780 (taken at Grade 8 level)
JLPT: N-4 (taken at Grade 2 level)
Japanese English Language Examination: Second Level (taken at Grade 8)
Myanmar National Exam: Grade 9 level.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No.

School bus service available

No.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Should a student need special care, the school is willing and able to arrange to support the child.

Learning support offered

We are in touch with play therapists to come and visit our school when needed as well as remote educational psychologists.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We provide scholarships to some students.

Student access to education psychologist

We do not have an in-school psychologist, however, the school is in touch with an external psychologist who can provide sessions remotely.

School start time

8:00 am

School finish time

5:00 pm max. including extracurricular activities.

Supervised care before/after school

Yes, with prior notice from the guardians or parents.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Kendo, T-ball, Soccer, Friendship Band, Origami, Board Games, Yoga, Private music lessons (Piano, Violin, Saxophone, Guitar, Drums).

School provided lunches

Yes, the meals are planned by an in-house supervising dietician.

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

Yes.

Sports activities included

Calisthenics, Badminton, Volleyball, Ping Pong, Basketball, Soccer, Baseball & T-Ball, LaCrosse, Dodge Ball, Swimming, Dance, Gymnastics, Running.

Sports facilities at the school

Basketball court (3 on 3), Ping Pong table, Badminton/Volleyball.
Baseball field, swimming pool in other locations.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Small-sized and personalized schooling; nurturing, caring, and safe environment; beautiful school garden; attentive staff and faculty; a quiet and peaceful learning environment in a good neighborhood.

Teaching approach of the school

Our teaching approach is student-centered from preschool to middle school. It incorporates a multilingual and multiliteracies approach to language learning from a young age, and elements of peace education. In preschool, students do a lot of hands-on activities and play to support the students' socio-emotional development. Subjects are integrated with one another through common themes. Upper elementary and middle school students will delve deeper into their learning through projects. The whole faculty is oriented toward providing experiential learning moments to all students.

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