Horizon Academy Sendai Campus

Horizon Academy Sendai Campus

Curriculum

Curriculum

Horizon Sendai Primary School is a Japanese Article-one school providing compulsory elementary education. We use the same textbooks that are used in public schools including those translated to English when available. We have received a “Special Designated School” status from the Ministry of Education (Monbukagakusho) to implement an English Immersion Program. Depending on the subject we use English and/or Japanese as the language of instruction.

Curriculum Table (As of 2021-2022)

Subject G1 G2 G3 G4 G5 G6 Language
Japanese Language Arts 345 355 276 276 197 197 Ja
Social Studies - - 79 102 113 119 Ja
Mathematics 153 197 205 205 211 211 En/Ja
Science - - 120 125 138 138 Ja/En
IB Life Studies 115 119 - - - - En
Music 77 79 68 68 57 57 Ja/En
Art & Design 77 79 68 68 57 57 En
Home Economics - - - - 68 62 Ja
Physical Education 115 119 119 119 102 102 Ja/En
Moral Studies 39 40 40 40 40 40 Ja
Special Activities (39) (40) (40) (40) (40) (40) En/Ja
Integrated Studies - - 79 79 79 79 En
Foreign Language 210 210 140 140 140 140 En
Second Foreign Language - - 25 25 30 30 Tur/Chi
ICT - - 25 25 30 30 En
  • One lesson is 40 minutes.
  • English, Mathematics and Science are allocated more hours than national standards.
  • ICT and 2nd Foreign Language are new subjects.
  • En/Ja: Subject mainly taught in English, Japanese used occasionally.
  • Ja/En: Subject mainly taught in Japanese, English used occasionally.
  • Some subjects are taught by specialist teachers.
  • We implement inquiry based learning to the "Life Studies" and "Special Activities". The total annual lesson hours is about 240 hours.

Table of Daily Lesson Hours

Hours Activities
8:15-8:30Arrival
8:30Attendance / Health Check / Morning Meeting
9:001st period
9:40Break
9:452nd period
10:25Recess
10:453rd period
11:25Break
11:304th period
12:10Lunch / Lunch Recess
13:105th period
13:50Break
13:556th period
14:35Break
14:407th period
15:20Afternoon meeting / Cleaning
15:30Dismissal
15:40PM bus departs
Daycare (till 18:00)
Extended daycare (till 18:30 if use)

*Above time table can be changed.