ELC & Elementary School Sports Day is coming up soon!


We are very happy to announce that Elementary Sports Day will take place at the Yokohama Country & Athletic Club (YC&AC) on Thursday May 4.

As well as a great deal of fun with team and individual activities, this year’s Sports Day will be a celebration of the students’ learning of individual pursuit, running, jumping and throwing. The students will explore events with the skills they learned during the current unit in Physical Education. The ELC will participate in the Elementary Sports day as well.

The date of the event, Thursday, May 4, is a Japanese national holiday and provides a great opportunity for parents and relatives to attend the event up at YC&AC. Please feel invited to come along and be part of the day and cheer loud!

The programme of events and the key times are:

  • ELC, Kindergarten, Grade 1 & Grade 2 are to meet at the YC&AC at 8:45am and will be dismissed from the YC&AC at 11:30am.

    *Please note there are no classes for the elementary school this day and no students will be taken back to school. They should be dropped off and picked up from YC&AC.

  • Grade 3, Grade 4 and Grade 5 are to meet at the YC&AC at 11:55pm and will be dismissed from the YC&AC at 3:00pm.

    *Please note there are no classes for the elementary school this day and G3-5 students will not need to attend school in the morning or go back to school afterwards. They should be dropped off and picked up from YC&AC.

Below is a list of what the students need to bring on the day:

  • T-Shirt

  • Track top / rain jacket if required

  • Appropriate running shorts / track pants

  • Running sneakers

  • Hat

  • Water bottle full

  • Small snack (Onigiri, fruit)

  • Medication if required (please leave with the school nurse)

  • Small bag for the above items

All staff are looking forward to this day of sport, fun and spirit. We have also seen a great deal of excitement in the students, too. Again, please feel warmly invited to attend this day. We hope to see many of you there.

Place : Yokohama Country & Athletic Club (access map) (alternative pdf version)

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