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Application Guidelines

Updated: February 2024

Regular Applications for 2024-2025 are Now Open.

We are accepting applications individually for available grades. Please check eligibility and availability below, and click to button below to fill out our Application Form.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet at least one of the following requirements to be eligible for application:


1. Foreign national
2. Japanese national but are returnees from an English-speaking country (within 6 months)
3. Japanese national but have studied in an English environment (ex. international schools)

4. All students are expected to have a native or fluent level English ability

 

Please note that we cannot accept applications from Japanese nationals with no experience in an English laerning environment, or ESL (English as a Second Language) applicants that would require additional English support.

*In the case of 2 or 3:
At least one of the family members must be able to communicate in English with school teachers and staff.

Qualifying Ages for 2024-2025

The birthday cutoff line may change depending on the candidate's English abilities at the time of application.

Division

Grade

Age *1

Date of Birth

Primary

6

7

8

9

10

Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5

Sept. 1, 2016 - Aug. 31, 2017

Sept. 1, 2015 - Aug. 31, 2016

Sept. 1, 2014 - Aug. 31, 2015

Sept. 1, 2013 - Aug. 31, 2014

Sept. 1, 2012 - Aug. 31, 2013

Lower

Secondary

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

11

12

13

Sept. 1, 2011 - Aug. 31, 2012

Sept. 1, 2010 - Aug. 31, 2011

Sept. 1, 2009 - Aug. 31, 2010

IGCSE

Grade 9

Grade 10

A-Levels

Grade 11

Grade 12 *2

14

15

16

17

Sept. 1, 2008 - Aug. 31, 2009

Sept. 1, 2007 - Aug. 31, 2008

Sept. 1, 2006 - Aug. 31, 2007

Sept. 1, 2005 - Aug. 31, 2006

*1: "Age" is presented as the age of the student as of August 31 of the new school year (2024).

Availability of Seats (by Grade)

Division

Grade

Age

Availability of Seats

Primary

6

7

8

9

10

Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5

0

0

0

0

0

Lower

Secondary

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

11

12

13

0

1

5

IGCSE

Grade 9 *1

Grade 10 *1

A-Levels

Grade 11 *1

Grade 12

14

15

16

17

3

3

3

0

*: Subjects for IGCSE and A level are decided before the start of Grade 10 and Grade 11 respectively. Students joining the second year of IGCSE (Grade 10) and A Level (Grade 12) can only study from the subjects already provided. 

    Seats are available in A level (Grade 11 & 12). Availability is undetermined.
    Students applying for IGCSE 2 (Grade 10) and A level (Grade 11 & 12) must have studied in a Cambridge affiliated school. 

    Studnets that are unable to cpass IGCSE and A level examinations will not be able to graduate.

Bank Information (for payments of fees)

SUMITOMO MITSUI BANKING CORPORATION (三井住友銀行) (SWIFT Code:SMBC JP JT)

Bank Address : 3-24-1 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0022
SHINJUKU Branch (新宿支店) Branch No. 221 Checking Account (普通口座) No. 4863750
Account holder : SEDNA Co., Ltd. (セドナ株式会社) 2-21-5 Okubo, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-0072

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