FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions

Admissions

Q1 If my child enters during the middle of the school year, will the school offer necessary language support?

Depending on the needs each student, we offer custom ESL classes to meet the needs of the student.

Q2 Where are Laurus teachers from?

Our preschool, kindergarten and primary teachers are from all over the world, while Karate is offered in Japanese. Japanese language courses are also a part of our primary school curriculum.

Q3 What is the selection criteria for entering Laurus? Do parents need English language ability to apply?

All applicants are required to have an interview and English & Math assessment. Parents are not required to speak English

SCHOOL LIFE

Q1 Are school bus services available?

Yes. We offer bus services that are based around each of the schools. Please contact us for more detailed information.

Q2 Are lunch services available? Are there lunches for students with allergies?

Students may purchase lunch from school or bring their own boxed lunch. Please contact us concerning school lunches for students with allergies.

Q3 Do parents have many opportunities to communicate with school staff?

Observation weeks are held in February and June. We offer parent-teacher conferences during observation week.

Q4 Are students required to participate in school events?

Yes. School events are a part of our curriculum, so students must participate.

Q5 Is it possible to change your student's program at anytime?

Yes, please contact us for more detailed information.

Q6 Where do students go when playing outside?

We go to parks and grounds near to our school.

After Graduation

Q1 How much are students expected to improve their English ability by graduation?

We aim for all students to pass the EIKEN Grade 4 Test by kindergarten graduation. We also aim for all first year primary students to pass the EIKEN pre-2 Test.

Benefits and subsidies

Q1 Can I use discount coupons from welfare companies?

The following discount coupons can be used at Laurus International School of Science.
Welfare discount coupons must be submitted to the reception of each school by the end of the month of use and will be deducted from the following month's bill only. Parents/guardians are responsible for preparing these documents themselves.

  • Sukusuku Eido of Benefit Station
  • Life Support Club (RISOL Life Support)
  • WEL BOX (e-well)
  • Childcare assistance coupon of JTB Benefit ELAVEL Club

● Please note the following:

・Not applicable in case of cancellation.
・We will affix our stamp of acceptance.
・Please make sure that the date of use is within the validity period.
・This service cannot be used across fiscal years. (If the subsidy ticket is issued after October 1, it will be valid until March 31.)
・The number of tickets available and the amount of discount per hour vary depending on the partner company.
・The discount will be applied to the next month's bill only, and cannot be refunded or carried over to the next month's bill, including cases of suspension (except for one month only) or withdrawal.


● How to use Benefit Station

Apply in advance to Benefit One and receive the Sukusuku Handbook. Fill out the necessary information in the Sukusuku Handbook and submit it to the reception desk at each school by the end of the month of use.


Sukusuku Eido

・Provider: Benefit One Inc.
・Phone: 0800-9192-919
・Discount: Discount on subsidized tickets


Sukusuku Monthly

・Provider: Benefit One Corporation
・Phone: 0800-9192-919
・Discount: Up to 10,000 yen subsidy based on the childcare fee for one month
※Details of the subsidized tickets vary depending on the contract with the company you work for.


● How to use Life Support Club (RISOL Life Support)

・Provider: RISOL Life Support Corporation (formerly Resort Solution Corporation)
・Phone: 0120-208-330
・Discount: Discount on subsidized tickets


● How to use WEL BOX (eWEL)

・Provider: e-well, Inc.
・Phone: 0120-964-545
・Discount details: Discount on supplementary tickets


● How to use JTB Benefit

Please apply for JTB Benefit in advance, fill out the necessary information, and submit it to the reception desk at each school by the end of the month of use.


ELABEL Club

・Provider: JTB Benefit Corporation
・Phone: 0120-924-033
・Discount: Discount on subsidized tickets
※Details of the subsidized tickets vary depending on the contract with the company you work for.


Q2 Is the program eligible for free early childhood education and childcare?

Yes, Our Kindergarten is eligible for the "Free Early Childhood Education and Care" program.

Tokyo
Subsidies and
Discount
Free benefits for infant
education and childcare
(Monthly) *1
0 - 2 years TAX-exempt households only
42,000yen discount
over 3 years 37,000yen discount
※1 To be eligible for the subsidy, the child must meet the requirements such as meeting the certification of need for childcare.
Kawasaki city
Subsidies and
Discount
Free benefits for infant
education and childcare
(Monthly) *1
0 - 2 years TAX-exempt households only
42,000yen discount
over 3 years 37,000yen discount
Subsidy for nursery
materials for Kawasaki
Certified Nursery School
(Monthly) *2
0 - 2 years 20,000yen or 10,000yen discount
over 3 years 5,000yen discount
Multi-child exemptions (Monthly) *3 10,000yen
The facility’s own sibling discounts Free Entrance fee
※1 To be eligible for the subsidy, the child must meet the requirements such as meeting the certification of need for childcare.
※2 The subsidy is 20,000yen if the household’s amount equivalent to the citizen’s income tax is less than 321,700yen, and 10,000yen if the household’s amount is more than that. (to be paid semi-annually in advance.)
※3 The multi-child exemption only applies if the sibling is using Kawasaki certified school or kindergarten.

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03-5422-7390

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