• Bashamichi Campus
    Age 2 - Age 3
  • Kannai Campus
    Age 4 - Grade 12

IB PYP Candidate School
Raising Real Global Kids Through Inquiry

International Preschool for
Childcare and Global Education


  • September 3, 2023Preschool

    [Preschool Open School] Saturday, October 21

    We, CGK Preschool, are accepting students for 2023 and 2024 school yea…

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  • August 29, 2023Preschool

    Preschool 2-year-old Class Lesson Example

    In the preschool's 2-year-old classes, daily lessons and activities fo…

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  • August 20, 2023Preschool

    New Bus Stop at Yokohama Station East Exit

    At CGK International School, in our ongoing effort to enhance the tran…

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  • August 4, 2023Preschool

    [2-year-old class] Flexible Choice of Days

    Currently, our 2-year old class offers a 2-day course on Thursday and …

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  • July 11, 2023Event

    CGK School Festival 2023 | Sat., July 15, 2023 *Now accepting reservations

    We're pleased to announce that we will have CGK School Festival 2023 a…

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  • June 30, 2023Preschool

    LED Growing Farm Facility Visit - ICONIC STAGE

    We, 5-year-old preschool students, went on a trip to the Iconic Stage …

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  • June 8, 2023General

    School Shuttle Bus New Route Plan (Musashi Kosugi area, etc.)

    Since its opening in 2016, CGK has operated with two school buses, mai…

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  • May 8, 2023Event

    New Zealand Study Abroad Information Session for ES/MS Students | Sun., May 14, 2023

    We are pleased to announce that we will be holding a New Zealand Stu…

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  • February 15, 2023Preschool

    Yokohama Child Technical College × SEE THE SUN × CGK’s collaboration event

    We recently took part in a dietary education event was held at CGK as …

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  • February 2, 2023Preschool

    Can We Build It? Yes We Can!

    One of the most popular toys that the children like to play with at CG…

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  • January 17, 2023Preschool

    A Cracking Christmas at CGK

    We hope that everyone had a great Christmas and New Years holiday. Bef…

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  • January 16, 2023Preschool

    It's Not a Box!

    One of the books of the month for Jungle friends was "It’s Not a Box b…

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International Preschool for
Childcare and Global Education

Through "childcare" and "global education" from early childhood, CGK International School nurtures
the physical and mental growth of children to provide them with infinite future possibilities.

Unlike other preschools/kindergartens, CGK International School doesn't just babysit children during childcare hours, but offers a wide variety of programs while at the same time providing the highest quality care. Through high-quality "global education," CGK International School stimulates curiosity and interest here in Yokohama and to the wide-world, raising "real global kids" who can think for themselves and demonstrate leadership.

Childcare+Global Education

Fulfilling Childcare & Education Program

At CGK, children are cared for full time from 8:30am to 5:00pm (8:00am to 6:30pm if extended care is included),
5 days a week. There are no shorter hours or less than 5 day-a-week courses.
(Only 2 year olds can choose from 2-5 days per week)

For this reason, we are able to provide not only English education, but a full curriculum of subjects
along with a variety of programs, which are of the highest standard in both quantity and quality.
*The following programs include those not offered to 2-year-old classes.

Pygmalion Classes Develop Acute Cognitive Abilities

  • Sending Students to Nada Junior High, One of the Toughest Schools in Japan

    Pygmalion education, which has seen great success in the Kansai area, has been introduced to an international preschool for the first time in Japan. The Pygmalion Early Childhood Education Method has been adopted by Hama Gakuen (Hama Kids), which has the highest number of students accepted into Nada Junior High School, the most difficult junior high school to get into in Japan.

    Developing "Acute Cognitive Abilities" and "Problem-solving Abilities"

    With the rise of IT and AI, education that only focuses on knowledge / skill is becoming redundant. The Pygmalion method increases finger, spatial, graphic, number logic and language skills to enhance acute cognitive abilities, rather than simply cramming the students with knowledge.

    Optimal Education for the Critical Childhood Years

    Higher mental abilities are best developed in early childhood which is a critical time for brain growth. Conversely, if not nurtured with appropriate methods and materials during this period, a lower mental capacity that only allows for input of knowledge and skills will become fixed.

  • International preschool students taking an intellectual education Pygmalion class

School Information

名称 CGK International School - Preschool
Facility Type Unlicensed Nursery School
(Since opening, we have received a Certificate of Compliance according to the "Guidelines for Non-licensed Daycare Facilities" (認可外保育施設指導監督基準 under MEXT) six years in a row without any written or verbal censure on any point. In the annual on-site inspection, a wide range of checks are carried out, from facility safety standards, disaster prevention, fire prevention, and evacuation drills, health and hygiene management, to the assignment of qualified personnel, guidance plans, childcare records, etc.)
Location <Bashamichi Campus (Age 2 and Age 3 classes)>
2F, 6-75 Otamachi, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa (Greater Tokyo) 231-0011, Japan

<Kannai Campus (Age 4 and Age 5 classes)>
2-25-2 Minaminakadori, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa (Greater Tokyo) 231-0006, Japan
Capacity 2 year olds: Approx. 18, 3 year olds: Approx. 48, 4 year olds: Approx. 24, 5 year olds: Approx. 24
*Ages as of April 1st
*Please note that the number of the capacity is subject to change.
School Days Monday to Friday
School Hours 8:00-18:30 (Regular school hours 8:30-17:00)
School Holidays Saturdays, Sundays, National holidays, Golden Week (Approx. 1 week), Summer holidays (Approx. 1 week), Winter holidays (Approx. 1 week), Spring holidays (Approx. 1 week)

<Bashamichi Campus (Age 2 and Age 3 classes)>

  • 3-minute walk from Bashamichi Station (馬車道駅) on the Minatomirai Line (directly to/from the Tōyoko Line and Fukutoshin Line)
  • 4-minute walk from Sakuragicho Station (桜木町駅) on the JR Keihin-Tōhoku Line
  • 5-minute walk from Kannai Station (関内駅) on the Yokohama Municipal Subway Blue Line

<Kannai Campus (Age 4 and Age 5 classes)>

  • 4-minute walk from Bashamichi Station (馬車道駅) on the Minatomirai Line (directly to/from the Tōyoko Line and Fukutoshin Line)
  • 5-minute walk from Nihon-ōdōri Station (日本大通り駅) on the Minatomirai Line (directly to/from the Tōyoko Line and Fukutoshin Line)
  • 5-minute walk from Kannai Station (関内駅) on the Yokohama Municipal Subway Blue Line
  • 7-minute walk from Kannai Station (関内駅) on the JR Keihin-Tōhoku Line
Other Uniform, school lunch, bus transportation

Bashamichi Campus (Age 2 and Age 3 classes) Layout

CGK International School Bashamichi's Floor Plan

Kannai Campus (Age 4 and Age 5 classes) Layout

CGK International School Kannai's Floor Plan

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