STEAM Summer School 2019
✔5 hours-course / 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
✔Full day-course / 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
*Students join the full five days only.
If you request to extend the time, please inform us by noon of the day. Please also understand that we can not accept the request if you inform us later than noon of the day.
Primary students grade 1st – 6th
*Depending on the situation, the plan might be changed.
-Please put your child’s name on all their belongings.
-Drink (water bottle), spoon, fork and/or chopsticks, indoor shoes, cap, hand towel and plastic bags for dirty clothes.
<For food-allergic students >
We will not be able to serve non-allergic lunch. Please bring your own lunch.
We cannot accept students who need an Epinephrine auto-injector (epi-pen).
A copy of Insurance card & free medical care certificates and a photo of your child (Please upload by our application form.)
The school bus takes the regular school routes and we don’t have any drop-off bus service after the full-day course.
The deadline to apply for bus service is Monday, July 8. Please contact us to get more detailed information.
-For elementary students younger than grade 3.
<Pick up bus service> The school bus will arrive at school at 8:30. Students will attend classes as extended childcare students from 8:30-10:00.
-Extension fee is 800 yen/30 minute (Until 18:00)
-For Laurus students: The bank transfer for the fee will be made on Monday, July 29.
-For non-members: Please complete payment by Monday, July 15.
*It isn’t possible to make changes after the closing date.
*Please burden bank transfer at your expense.
*Please insert “ES” before your child’s name when you make the bank transfer.
*It isn‘t possible to make changes after the closing date.
Q1. What level of English is required to participate in the program ?
A1. All lessons are conducted in English. At least beginner level of English ability is required, although a Japanese assistant will support in beginner level class.
Q2. How do you divide into different classes ?
A2. Students will be divided into different classes based on their English level and years of experience in the application form you have submitted. Homeroom teachers reserve the right to change the student’s class based on their actual performance during the lesson. Please reassure that any changes made is considered best for the student’s learning.
Q3. What kind of classes do you offer?
A3. We have STEM, Science, English lessons based on weekly-themed program.
Q4. Can I observe the school/class?
A4. Yes, you can. However, you will have to inform the school beforehand. Please contact the primary reception (03-5422-6569, firstname.lastname@example.org) and make a reservation. Observation request on the day itself is not allowed.
Q.5 Do you have school bus service?
A.5 Yes. School bus fee is ¥2,500 yen/week for one-way and ¥5,000/week for round-trip. Single-day bus service is not available.
Q.6 Can I use a different bus stop depending on the day?
Q.6 We ask everyone to use the same bus stop throughout the week.
Q.7 Can I use the school bus service if my child is full-day course(~18:00)?
Q.7 School bus service only operates until 15:45. Thus, there is no bus service for full-day course. All the full-day students need to be picked up by their parents or guardians.
Q.8 Can I pick up and drop off my child by car?
A.8 There is no parking lot available in the school building. Parents or guardians are advised to park their vehicles in a nearby paid parking space near the school. Due to the traffic law, making a shortstop in front of the school will cause inconvenience to other vehicles. Thank you for your cooperation.
Q.9 When is the deadline for the payment?
A.9 We will send you information about the payment after application has been submitted. Payment will only be made through bank transfer. After the payment has been completed, we will send you a confirmation on the acceptance of your application. Cash payment is not accepted.
Q.10 When do I pay the charges for extending?
A.10 We will send you an invoice at a later date.
Q.11 Can I use extended care for just a day?
A.11 Extended care is only offered in a week. The school does not provide one-day extended care service.
Q.12 What is the difference between Regular Course and Full-day Course?
A.12 In addition to Regular Course, Full-day course students will be
provided before or after-school activities such as watching theme based educational video, doing handicraft work or games, homework, etc.
· A reservation is required for class observations and school tours. Please contact our school ‘s receptionists in advance to arrange these visits.
· As administering medication to our students is defined as a “medical practice” under Japanese law, teachers and school staff are not able to give medicine to our students. Therefore, in principle, we are supposed not to keep any kinds of medicine at the school.
· If you are an overseas resident, please ensure your children are covered by overseas travel insurance. If your child / children do not have overseas travel insurance and your child / children are sick or injured during our STEAM Summer School, you will be responsible for your child / children’s medical expenses.
Shirokanedai Primary school TEL : 03-5422-6569