Monthly Archives: October 2015

A Visit to the Supermarket

Thought you might like to see some pictures of the local supermarket. 😄

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Asakusa

Today we were let loose to explore Tokyo without guides or interpreters! We visited Asakusa. We went by monorail and tube/metro. Following the map and buying the right tickets was quite an experience in itself. Did you know that the … Continue reading

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🇯🇵 Did you know?

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Spot the Difference

Can you spot the differences and similarities between SJB and Fujimi Elementary School in Tokyo. Have a look at the timetable and subjects below.  In answer to Year 5’s question about topics. They generally learn subjects seperately but may look … Continue reading

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Tokyo School Visit

I had a really interesting day yesterday visiting a city primary school in Tokyo. The children start school at 6 years old and leave at 11 years old. The school was very big, it reminded me of an English secondary … Continue reading

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Did you know?

Did you know Japanese people do not like to say no, so they say yes a lot. はい Yes is written above in Japanese. It is pronounced ‘Hai’. I have heard the word many times as Japanese people use it … Continue reading

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Cultural Experience

Today we visited Kiyomizu-sera Temple in Kyoto. It is a Buddhist Temple and is up on a hill so there were fantastic views across the city. 😄 There were CROWDS of people visiting. Billy, in answer to your question about … Continue reading

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