Active Learning at NLIS

4th & 5th graders play"What a Friend" and Somewhere Over the Rainbow" on ukuleles.

Literacy Camp Day

We had a great day reading books under our desks, playing vocabulary building games, writing letters, doing science experiments, math, art, and making s'mores.  Everything was done with a camp theme.

 June 2020 Art Fair!

All students participated this year in our first New Life International Elementary and Junior High School Art Fair!  The artwork was amazing!  Here are just a few examples.  Please visit our Facebook page, New Life International School Yamanashi to see them all.

Beach Day!

On Friday, July 10, we dressed for the beach with flowery clothes, sunglasses, and sandals.  Everything we did on this day had a beach theme:  We listened to Hawaiin and Beach Boy songs, played ukuleles, and all subjects, science, math, and language arts had a beach theme.  This was a great day for fun and learning!

Field trips

May 2019 Students visited the archeological museum and learned about Japanese history.

5th station of Mt. Fuji

Earthquake and Fire Center

Anthony's Kitchen, cooking class

Students actively explore science methods through STEM projects.

Dropping eggs without breaking them!

November 2019  Students went to Shosenkyo and walked over 10 kilometers.

Science Museum

Saiko Iyashino-Sato Nenba

Hotaru Water Park

Kofu Main Fire Department

Kofu zoo

Chateraise Hakushu Factory

Listening walk

STEM Studies

Classes regularly work with groups doing research and investigative studies.

STEM project exploring gases in 1st grade.

Science fair

Studying matter in 3rd grade

Special visitors

December 2019 Students made beautiful clay plates with a visiting pottery teacher.

Chriss McPhearson talk about New Zealand

Mr. and Mrs. Ikeda's ventriloquist act

Dr. Ishibe talking to us about dental health

Summer Party 

 Students have a fun day of summer sports inside and outside on the last day of classes before summer holiday.

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Contact Us

Facebook:  New Life International Yamanashi

Tel. 055-287-9577 in Japanese


in English



5-4-16 Asahi

Kofu, Yamanashi 400-00255

400−0025 山梨県甲府市