K/JS Activities

Sacred Heart teachers provide after school activities to expose students to new skills and activities. These activities are free of charge unless marked with **

After School Activities

Art Club**

This year after school art will be on Wednesdays from 3-4pm. Classes will be broken up into three time frames with 10 or 11 classes each. The first class will be for Grades 2,3 and 4, will run from September 7th through November 30th, and will be a painting class. The next time frame of January 11th-March 22nd will be for the Grade 1 students and will also be a painting class. The final time frame of April 5th-May 31st will be a general art class for Grades 1 and 2.
Class will be taught in the K/JS art room by Ms. Swanson.

Digital Creativity Club**

What: Digital Creativity Club (Make loads of cool stuff!)
Who: Grade 2 - 4 Students
When: Thursdays 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Where: K/JS Library

PARENTS: Please pick your children up at the library at 5:00 PM

Sign Up Here

¥26,500/term
September 1, 8, 15, 29
October 6, 13, 20
November 3, 10, 17
December 1, 8

Payments are made to me directly on the first day in a labelled envelope:

  • Child's name
  • Digital Creativity Club
  • Mr. Thompson
  • ¥26,500

Japanese Calligraphy**

KJS Activities Calligraphy

Japanese Fun and Games

KJS Activities Japanese Fun and GamesGrades: K4-G4

Dates: 2 Sessions - Semester 1 & 2

Tuesday
Japanese Fun and Games for Native Speakers, K4 to G1
The program aims to enhance the oral communication skills of native Japanese speakers while encouraging them to value their own language. The lessons also focus on Japanese letters/script in order to prepare students to read and write Japanese in later grades.

KJS Activities Japanese Fun and Games2

Wednesday
Japanese Fun and Games for Native Speakers, G2 to G4
The program aims to enhance the communication skills of native Japanese speakers while encouraging them to value their own language and culture. The lessons also focus on computer literacy in Japanese through authentic texts and other materials.


Thursday
Japanese Fun and Games for Non-Native Speakers, K5 to G2The program aims to develop the oral communication skills of non-native speakers. Students engage in interactive games, handicrafts and cultural activities in order to build their knowledge of Japanese language and culture. Some English is used in this program.

Junior Orchestra

Grades: G1 - G4
Dates: All year
The Junior Orchestra is open to any JS students who are currently taking regular private lessons on an orchestral instrument (violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, trombone or tuba). Piano, guitar and recorder players will also be considered if the child has an adequate level of music reading ability. Our weekly rehearsal involves practicing age-appropriate orchestral pieces as well as technique and scale work where necessary. The Junior Orchestra performs regularly throughout the school year and serves as a preparatory ensemble for the combined Middle School/High School Orchestra

Library

Grades: G3 and G4
Dates: All year
The K/JS Library is open everyday after school for all members of the school community. Parents are welcome to open a library account to check out books and DVDs. All Kindergarten through Grade 2 students must be accompanied by an adult or other caregiver after school in the library. Grade 3 and 4 students can stay in the library by themselves to read, do their homework or use the Mac laptops.

Netball

Grades: G3 - 4
Dates: Winter time

Netball is taught to the 3rd and 4th Graders with a view to the athletes joining an organised team and competing against other schools in Tokyo. Netball is a fast passing game involving very good spatial awareness, excellent body control and advanced shooting skills.

Multiskills**

The Multi-skills Club provides fun and challenging sessions for your son or daughter to practise and develop basic sporting skills! These sessions provide an extra hour of physical activity each week to keep him/her healthy and active!

Sessions include a wide variety of activities which develop basic skills, such as balance, catching, throwing, kicking, running and spatial awareness that can be applied to a range of physical activities! Children will have the opportunity to explore and use a wide variety of equipment which can aid their motor skill development.

Where? Sacred Heart mini-gym

Who for? K4-G3 children

When?

G1-3: Mondays 3.05-4.05pm

K4 and K5: Wednesdays 2.55-3.55pm

If you are interested in signing up your child or want more information on price, club dates etc please email Ms Cole:

madeleine.cole@issh.ac.jp