Message from Mike Finch (Director)
Hi there! Thank you for coming to our homepage! My name is Mike Finch and I am the head teacher / director at Grow. Each day, myself and the staff here work hard to continually lift up and teach our children through fun activities~. We believe that every activity is a chance to enthuse and inspire our children while creating a warm, supportive,caring and safe atmosphere. We welcome each child’s individuality, nurture their self-confidence and develop within them a life-long love of learning. In short, we love GROWing kids and we welcome you to join our family of students
– Mike Finch (Founder & Director)
Adam Manitoba, Canada
Yoshika Nagoya, Japan
Brittany San Francisco, California
Mike Vancouver, Canada
Nick Brisbane, Australia
Rosa Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Maki Nagoya, Japan
Yumiko Nagoya, Japan
Sayaka Nagoya, Japan
Haruka Gifu, Japan
Mai Nagoya, Japan
Reed Arizona, USA
Age: 6–24 months
Lesson: 45 minutes
Our Baby & Mama course builds the foundations for learning while being in the safety and care of mom. Stimulating the 5 senses with a lot of music, rhythm, colors, shapes & laughs! We set the stages for mental, physical and emotional development with your child.
Age: 1.5–3 years old
Day: From 2-5 times / week, M-F
Using picture books, music, art and imagination, your child will begin his adventure away from mom! Small class sizes with 2 teachers (one native speaker and one bilingual Japanese teacher) and new friends, build a fun foundation for learning and social skills!
Ages: 3–6 years old
Time: 9:30–2:00(5-6yo) 9:40–2:10(4-5yo) 9:30–2:20(3-4yo)
Days: Monday to Friday
Our custom, 100% English, age-appropriate curriculum is co-taught by 2 teachers (one native English speaking teacher & one bilingual Japanese staff). We motivate children to positively ask “Why?” and to discover the answers found all around them. Through exercise, music, painting and STEM we give the children the skills necessary to Grow in a free and fun atmosphere.
Age: 4 to 10
Length: 90 / 150 min (After), 240 min (Sat)
Days: Monday – Saturday
English conversation classes created for children attending Japanese kindergartens and elementary schools to brush up their English level. All classes are taught 100% in English with a focus on speaking, listening, reading, and writing. We balance academic learning with active learning methods such as TPR, as well as heavy heaps of FUN!
Age: Elementary Grade 1-3
Time: 4 – 6
Days: Monday – Friday (minimum 3 days / week)
This course is designed for children with native level speaking skills. It specializes in increasing vocabulary, reading, writing, grammar and communication. STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) teaching methods are also incorporated to help children think outside of the box and use their language skills to problem solve.