Learning to Love, Loving to Learn

Fee Information

¥ 90,000 for KG, Pre-1 and ES Half Day Programs

¥ 120,000 for Pre-1 and ES Morning + Afternoon Activities

¥ 110,000 for ES Full Day Sports Camp

¥ 50,000 per course for MS/HS

Optional bus fee for all ages:
¥ 30,000 yen (both ways)
¥ 18,000 yen (one way)

Course fees, bus fees or payments contact :
Mimi Akai at

Bus arrangements contact:
Mariko Yukawa at

*Parents will be issued an invoice from the Accounting office at a later date.

Kindergarten Program

The Kindergarten Summer School will be held from Monday, June 12th through Friday, June 30th. Children can come in their play clothes. If you are interested in sending your child, please email the Kindergarten Office no later than Tuesday, March 21st.

Time : 8:30 am to 12:00 Noon
Monday through Friday


Middle & High School Program

The Seisen MS/HS Summer School offers Academic and Exploratory courses for students entering Grades 7 to 12.

Session 1 - 8:30 - 10:00
Session 2 - 10:30 - 12:00
Session 3 - 12:30 - 2:00

¥ 50,000 per course for MS/HS


Full Course Descriptions for MS/HS

8:30 - 10:00 (Session 1)

High School English as an Additional Language
(for students going into Grades 9 to 11)

The focus of this course will be on grammar rules, academic vocabulary for grades 9 to 11, and comprehension strategies for nonfiction and informational texts.

(for students going into Grades 7 to 11)

Come and take part in a fun course where you will engage in individual, partnered, and group performances. You will develop your improvisational and creative skills, and have a lot of laughs. This course will help build your confidence whilst building on, and strengthening, your presentation and public speaking skills. The course will culminate in a class performance, where all members combine to write a script!

Mastering the Extended Essay
(for students going into Grades 11 and 12)

This 3-week course will teach the skills and abilities needed to research, write, and complete your IB-required extended essay. During the course students will:

  • have a working annotated bibliography for use with their Extended Essay.
  • a clear understanding of the grading criteria.
  • be able to properly cite sources and gain an understanding as to why this is so very important for both the Extended Essay and beyond.
  • have access to exemplar extended essays.
  • learn how to critically evaluate information and resources.
  • work one-on-one with the teacher to develop your annotated bibliography and draft essay

Oral Storytelling Traditions
(for students going into Grades 7 to 11)

Would you like to develop your skills in oral storytelling?

In this course, we will be exploring oral stories from a range of cultures. We will also be presenting various stories as well as creating our own stories. This course will culminate in a presentation of your original story.

Reading Fictional Texts
(for students going into Grades 7 and 8)

Understanding the world of fictional books may sometimes be overwhelming. We will learn to find the pleasure in reading as well as to grow the ability to find and analyze metaphors, symbolism, and characters.

Be prepared to be excited about reading your text from cover to cover

10:30 - 12:00 (Session 2)

Middle School English as an Additional Language
(for students going into Grades 7and 8)

Do you want those strategies that will help make reading and writing fun instead of a struggle? Need to learn more about the rules of grammar and how to apply them? Come and let’s develop those skills together.

SAT Verbal Prep - *This is a two-week program.
(for students going into Grades 10 to 12)

Verbal SAT Preparation will focus on the critical reading and writing sections (sentence completion, error identification, grammar, and reading comprehension) of the new SAT Reasoning test. Essays will be written every third day, but vocabulary exercises, grammar review, and critical reading strategies will be developed every day. The class is open all who will be sophomores, juniors or seniors in August of 2017.

Preparing for IB
(for students going into Grades 11 and 12)

During the course students will:

  • understand the difference between different IB Command Terms (types of questions)
  • practice structuring responses based on different IB Command Terms
  • gain an understanding of TOK terminology and strategies to answer Ways of Knowing questions
  • practice annotated bibliographies and essay outlining.
  • learn how to effectively read and note-take from dense reading materials in a time efficient manner.

Computer Science - *This is a two-week program.
(for students going into Grades 7 to 11)

A summer course that aims to demystify computer science and show students that it’s fun, collaborative, and creative. At an accelerated pace, it is designed to motivate students to continue learning computer science in order to improve real world relationships, connections, and life.

Asian Literature
(for students going into Grades 9 to 11)

Come join this literature course to expose yourself to a range of well-known authors throughout Asia. In this course, you will learn about the history and culture of various Asian countries and you will find some new favorite authors.

PM 12:30 - 2:00 (Session 3)

Public speaking and Oral presentations
(for students going into Grades 7 to 11)

Do you find it hard to speak in public? Do you get really nervous when you have to do a presentation in class? This course will develop confidence and the skills needed to write, critique, and deliver different types of speeches. This course will help you with stage fright, voice projection, and posture.

Reading Informational Texts
(for students going into Grades 7 and 8)

Looking to strengthen your abilities to research, note-take, and learn more from nonfiction texts?

Together we will look at the structures commonly found in nonfiction texts to determine how to tackle the challenges many nonfiction texts may pose. Completing research you will learn how to synthesize a text and allow your research-based ideas grow.

(for students going into Grades 7 to 11)

Would you like to learn how to film an original movie?

In this course, you will learn how to construct an interesting plot, develop characters, and use basic film techniques. The course will culminate in a presentation of your original film.

Creative Writing

(for students going into Grades 7 to 11)

This is a course for students who want to improve their writing skills, but also want to have fun doing it. Particular attention is paid to developing descriptive writing abilities, and topics range from nature to the five senses, with lots of time for personal reflection.

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Elementary Program

Pre-First Grade Morning: To provide students new to first grade with an introduction to their new environment and to class routines. Individual and small-group instruction. (Afternoon activities available)

Grades 2-7 Morning: Using Reader's and Writer's Workshop to develop students language skills in addition to Math development.

***NEW*** Grades 1-7 Afternoon Activities
Each week students will spend the the afternoons with a specialist inquiring into Technology, Arts and Sports. Each week will finish off with a display or performance.

Full Day Sports Camp (Grades 2-7): Participate full day in a variety of fun-filled activities including co-operative games, relays and sports, including adventurous field trips each week and a few surprises.

Spaces are filling up quickly. Registration closes when classes are filled.

Registration for 2017 ES Summer School is closed. There may be a few spots left for Pre-1st Grade. Please contact directly to inquire.


ES Summer School Registration

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