International preschool in Nagoya-shi Chigusa-ku【Kakuozan International Preschool】

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Saturday Course

Saturday Course

For children, play is learning, so learning should be play!

At our school, laughter and play are an integral part of children
getting the education they need and in becoming aware of other cultures.

Levels3 years - Grade 6 (students must be toilet trained to join this class)
TimeRegular Class 9:25 - 13:55(4.5 hours)
Extended Class 9:25 - 15:25 (6 hours)
DaysSaturdays (non-statutory holidays)
Penguins (Level 1)
Seals (Level 2)
Dolphins (Level 3)
Otters (Level 4)
18 students (maximum)
18 students (maximum)
18 students (maximum)
18 students (maximum)
Number of teachersAll classes: 2 teachers
One native-English speaking teacher and one bilingual Japanese teacher.
SummarySaturday Course is for students and their families who cannot attend regular preschool (Mon to Fri). This course is a condensed program inspired from KIPS regular preschool course and is 4 hours long. Saturday students learn an array of subjects such as creative expresion, critical thinking, science, mathematics, art, etc in an English speaking environment. This course provides fun and creative lessons that will inspire your child's mind and give them an enriching experience.


9:25 - 10:00Arrival/Free Play
10:00 - 10:20Morning Circle/Exercises/Dance/Songs/Alphabet
Numbers Colors Shapes/Days of the Week
Months of the year/Theme vocabulary
10:20 - 10:30Tea/Toilet break
10:30 - 11:00Phonics/Writing/Reading
11:00 - 12:00Activity 1
12:00 - 13:00Lunch/Brushing Teeth/Toilet/Free Play
13:00 - 13:30Activity 2
13:45 - 13:55Story Time/Snack
13:55Goodbye(Regular Class)
13:55 - 14:35Activity 3
14:35〜14:45Tea/Toilet break
14:45〜15:25Activity 4
15:25〜Goodbye (Extended Class)

Examples of Activities

  • Alphabet
  • Phonics
  • Craft
  • Songs
  • Dance
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Indoor Exercises
  • Outdoor Play
  • Cooking
  • Nature Play
  • Class Project
  • Writing
  • Reading
  • Show & Tell
  • Diary
  • Healthy Living/Social
  • Monthly Themes
  • Natural Disaster Evacuation preparations


Egg hunt, Dress up Days, Field Trip, Halloween Party, Christmas Party, Setsubun, Water Fights, Snow Hill, Sleepover, Kidzania … plus many more!