Welcome to IVY International Kids School!
〒650-0004 神戸市中央区中山手通5丁目2番3号 扇都センタービル3階

About IVY


Our Story

IIVY Co. was founded in 1986 in Kobe as an intensive cram school for students from ages 6 to 18. Since then, IVY’s education system has gained renown as one of the most effective in the Kobe area.

In 2008, IVY Co. opened a new International Kids School designed for children of ages 1.5 to 5. The goal of IVY Co. is to help children achieve their full potential, instilling them with a willingness to learn and celebration of their differences.
We try to foster children’s natural curiosity with a warm, open and stimulating atmosphere.

2008年に幼児対象にアイビーインターナショナルキッズスクールを開設しました。子どもたちが幼い頃から遊びを中心とした生活の中で、倫理的で機能的な学ぶ姿勢と他人と共有することの豊かさを体験します。  大切にしていることは個々の母国語は家庭で、そして、英語を通して幼児期のあらゆることに挑戦する、生徒数20名までの国際幼稚園です。

Children Learn What They Live by Dorothy Law Nolt
If a child lives with criticism, He learns to condemn
If a child lives with ridicule, He learns to be shy
If a child lives with tolerance, He learns to be patient
If a child lives with hostility, He learns to fight
If a child lives with shame, He learns to feel guilty
If a child lives with praise, He learns to appreciate
If a child lives with security, He learns to have faith
If a child lives with acceptance and friendship,
He learns to find love in the world
If a child lives with fairness, He learns justice
If a child lives with approval, He learns to like himself


Our Philosophy & Mission
We strive to work together to build and maintain trusting and respectful relationships with both children and families.


  • We put children first
  • We create a quality English environments
  • We encourage an honest, open culture

what parents say

Testimonials About Little Birdies

My daughter has been enjoying going to school since she was 3years and 8months old.

Ivy International Kids School is a very warm and educational school. All teachers are very kind and they are active in the children’s education.

All students are adorable and friendly. Everyone treats each other as a friend. They are on very good terms with each other.

My daughter’s English skills are improving day by day. She could read a lot of words and watch English TV programs. I am surprised that she can converse with foreigners online. She gained her confidence while learning English.

And I think her sense of independence has been fostering after going to IVY. Teachers teach not only English but also necessities on daily life.

We appreciate all teachers and we are happy to meet teachers and friends. We love IVY International Kids School!!

Mommy Yuko

Mommy Yuko

At IVY, the teachers take a close look at each child and think about how they can help them.  Micah wasn’t good at speaking when she first entered the school, but now she can communicate well with other children.  In addition, the teachers have extended Micah’s innate positivity. I think this is also thanks to IVY.

Daddy Ei

Daddy Ei

I really like the curriculum they have in IVY. Everything balances each child’s mental, physical, and emotional aspects through their activities. My child has been with IVY for almost 2 years and I noticed great progress in her communication skills. IVY feels like a second home to my child. She’s very comfortable with the environment and always eager to go to school every day. She enjoys English with her sweet teachers and friends!

Mommy Pat

Mommy Pat