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Admission Guide

Steps to admission

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​① Preschool tour and explanation

Please contact us to see how the preschool is in person.

​When you visit us, our staff will explain the content of the nursery and the flow of admission.

​Please do not hesitate to contact us.

​② Application

Once you understand our nursery policy and decide to enroll your child, please follow the application procedure explained when you visit. Reservations are possible from one year in advance.

​③ Preparation for Entrance into preschool

Please read the "Enrollment Guidebook" and prepare the necessary items for your child's enrollment. We could also keep the items you have prepared until the first day of preschool.

enrollment in preschool

We understand that your child may be very nervous in his or her first environment, so please send your child off with a smile.  We will do our best to ensure that your child enjoys preschool life.



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  • Q.What age can they start learning?
    A. Ability Development Course, Violin Course and Piano Course from 2 years old, Swimming pool Course , Calligraphy and Abacus Course from 3 years old, English Proficiency Test from 4 years old, and Preschool Education from 5 years old. All students receive free tuition for the basic early childhood education curriculum.
  • Q.Are there many locals attending?
    A.Some are local, but others come from far away by train or car. This is because they want to spend time together in an environment where we can learn various skills such as conversation.
  • Q.Are there events for parents to participate in?
    A.There are monthly field trips and visits, and annual school events and presentations. Parents are free to participate. We always ask parents to participate in the Sports Day because there is a parent-child competition.
  • Q.Can I see how my child is in childcare?
    A.We have installed a live camera, so you can check on your child anytime on your smartphone or computer 24 hours a day. We will inform you of the password for viewing when you enter the park. In addition, for security reasons, the password is changed at any time.
  • Q.If all conversations are in English, won't Japanese be delayed?
    A.All conversations during childcare are in English, but classes taught by Japanese teachers, such as rhythmic, calligraphy, ability development courses, and preschool education, are sometimes taught in Japanese.
  • Q.Do you have uniforms?
    A. A uniform of polo shirts and colored hats is provided. The colored hat is required for daily outdoor play, while the uniform is worn only during weekly physical education classes, field trips, sports day, and other out-of-school events.


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Tsubasa International Preschool

Address: 1-1-8 Kamisawadori, Hyogo Ward, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture 652-0046




1 minute walk from Minatogawa Park Station on the Kobe Municipal Subway Yamate Line.

1 minute walk from West Exit 1 of Minatogawa Station on the Kobe Electric Railway.

5 minute walk from Shinkaichi Station on the Hanshin, Hankyu, Sanyo, and Kobe Electric Railways.

If you are using JR, please transfer to Kobe Municipal Subway from Sannomiya Station or Shin-Nagata Station and get off at Minatogawa Koen Station.

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