Outline of Our School
|Nagoya City Yamada Senior High School
|2 Location and Contact Address
| 19-1 Futakata-cho, Nishi-ku, Nagoya 452-0817
TEL: 052-501-7800 Fax: 052-504-2968
* An 8-minute walk from Kami-Otai Station (Meitetsu-Line / Subway)
* A 10-minute walk from Otai Station (Johoku-Line)
* A 10-minute walk from Kamiotai bus-stop (City bus)
| Number of classes: 20 classes (seven 1st year, seven 2nd year and six
3rd year classes)
Number of staff: 72 (1 principal, 1 assistant principal, 47 teachers,
1 school nurse,
2 laboratory assistants, 14 full-time lecturers, 4 clerical
workers, and 2 janitors)
Number of students: 787 (263 boys and 524 girls)
|4 Education of Our School
|(1) Educational Objectives
||Yamada Senior High School fosters lively, reliable and future-minded young
people who will work for the progression of the society.
Yamada Senior High School encourages students to reflect on themselves,
to cultivate their strengths, and to grow to be mentally and physically
|(2) Image of our Students to be (Slogan)
||Our students will grow to be healthy and pliant,Like young bamboos, they
will exercise moderation.
Their souls and bodies will never crack easily.
|(3) School History
||Yamada Senior High School is located in the western part of Nagoya.
Established in 1978 as a general upper secondary school, it marked its
on April 1,2013.
The school launched a long-term project on the theme of human education
for students to respect life, heart and environment in 2006.
||1) To acquire basic scholastic ability and to build up basic physical strength,
first year students all study a same set of subjects, with the exception
of art subjects.
2) Second and third year students are separated into three courses (2 humanities
courses and 1 science course) depending on their prospective future career.
3) From 2011, students are taught seven 46-minute classes a day, total of
35 classes a week.
|(5) Educational Activities
||1) Academic Guidance
We emphasize students’ voluntary and motivated learning and advice each
student to proceed with his/her learning activities based on his/her own
comprehension and achievement.
The policy of teaching in small groups and ability-based classes has been
widely adopted in many subjects.
We maintain that through finely tuned instruction, students can achieve
the goals they have set for themselves.
In addition, we offer a variety of short intensive courses during vacations
to meet our students’ specific academic needs.
2) Student Guidance
We work to establish students’ proper lifestyles by teaching them the importance
of basic things such as being punctual and being careful about their personal
Keeping a balance between strictness and tenderness in counseling, we train
our students to become individuals who will play an active role in society.
3) Career Guidance
We hold a separate ‘career counseling’ for each year of students, and a
‘career guidance’ whenever the opportunity arises, to aid students’ choice
of future career.
|(6) Characteristic School Events
||Our main annual school events are: 1st year orientation, outdoor orientation
camp, spring and summer ball game meets, summer club activity camps, autumn
school excursion for 2nd year students, school festival and athletic meet
in September, book reading and art appreciation activities.
In addition, we have a daily ten-minute activity named ‘Morning Reading
Time’, in which all students and teachers participate. It helps create
a quiet atmosphere at the start of each school day.
Other special activities we have pursued are the testing of water quality
of the Shinkawa River, emergency lifesaving training, centering on the
use of AED (Automated External Defibrillator), visit and interaction with
the residents of a home for elderly people requiring special care in the
neighborhood, and the out-of school street-cleaning operations called "Wakatake
|(7) Characteristic Club Activities
||Our school has 15 sports clubs and 10 cultural clubs, in which students
actively take part every day. In the past 3 years, our dance, men’s volleyball
(beach volleyball), and photograph clubs qualified for the national championships,
and men’s volleyball, badminton, swimming and judo clubs qualified for
the prefectural tournaments.
We have a good training facilities, are in extensive use by the students.
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