I.S.N. provides an environment for multicultural, bilingual, exploration-based learning in
English and Japanese throughout the day in Nagano, Matsumoto, and Ueda. For the I.S.N.
Pre-school, the fact that most activities each day are conducted in English, is only one
feature of our program. Our vision includes a broad and deep holistic approach to learning.
From our specialized team of skilled educators who facilitate the learning process to our caring
and principled background staff working to ensure open and effortless communications,
at I.S.N. we believe in creating an environment where all feel welcomed and nurtured.
7:30 am – 7:00 pm
(homeroom teachers and office staff are available from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm)
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
(Japanese language instruction time, including songs, crafts, hand games, etc., by the childcare staff)
Pick-up and Drop-off
Between 7:30 am to 8:50 am
Depends on the certification category.
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Pick up for students not participating in the evening program is between 3:45 pm and 4:00 pm.
A school shuttle bus is available in the morning and evening. Please contact us for details.
For your child’s safety, please contact the school in advance.