After School Care

After School Care for G1 to G6 - Gakudo Club

GKA provides an after school care program (Gakudo Club) to help out working parents or others who are unable to pick up their children (G1 to G6) immediately after classes. Gakudo Club maintains a safe and comfortable environment for children and offers opportunities for experiencing various activities with other GKA students. The club sets a scheduled study time to help children develop their study habits.

Condition for Entry

  • First grade to sixth grade GKA student
  • Family of both parents working (must be currently working). Parents who are unable to care their children due to sickness or nursing care.
Name of the Club Gunma Kokusai Academy Gakudo Club
Form or operation  NPO Ota Seeds Port 
Location Gunma Kokusai Academy Annex
69-1 Nishihoncho, Ota, Gunma
(Mon.~ Fri. 3:15pm~6:30pm)
Closing days Sun./ national holidays/ summer (Obon) vacation/ year-end and New Year holidays
  1. Weekdays
    Ota city residents 7,000 yen/mo.
    Non-residents 10,000yen/mo.
  2. Surcharge during
    vacation  470yen/day
    (ex. Summer break)

* Bank transfer fee is not included. Surcharge will be added for overtime service.




Q. Is it possible to join Gakudo in middle of the academic year?
A :  It is possible if there is a vacancy. In case there are no vacancies, we will inform you when a space becomes available.
Q. Can I ask for occasional care?

A :  Yes. We  have an occasional care system. However you need to register beforehand.

Q. Will you deduct the fare on a month with long holidays?
A :  We will ask you to pay a fixed monthly fare regardless of the days used.

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Gakudo Club Major Events

  • Tanabata festival
  • Watermelon splitting
  • Field strolling
  • Hebigawa expedition
  • Large picture-story show
  • Halloween party
  • Christmas party
  • Mochi pounding
  • Setsubun (bean throwing)

Gakudo Club organizes events where children enjoy seasonal events and activities to connect with nature which are somewhat different from their regular school experiences.

Q. How can I use the service?

A :  Please register first. You need to submit an application form.
Kindly please contact office after contacting us by phone. After the registration, you can make a booking by email.