Do you have a child entering elementary school in April, 2020?
There is a health examination for children starting school.
The health examination for children starting school is for checking the health of children who will be entering elementary school in April of next year. Households which have children eligible to enter school next year will receive a notice from their ward office. Your child will have the chance to meet the children they will be learning with. They will also be able to see what kind of place their school is. If you have any concerns, please consult a teacher.
◆Eligibility: Children born from April 2, 2013 to April 1, 2014.
◆Time period: From October to November (varies by school.)
◆Location: An elementary school in the school district where your house is.
◆What to bring: Notice of the health examination for children starting school you received from the ward office (will be mailed to your house at the beginning of October), a pair of indoor shoes, and materials for taking notes (pen and paper.)
You can check the examination date for every school at the Sendai City website. https://www.city.sendai.jp/hokentaiku/shugaku/documents/r01shuugakujikenshinittei.pdf
Inquiries: Sendai Health Education Section TEL: 022-214-8881
If you need an interpreter when calling, you can use the Interpretation Support Hotline of the Sendai Multicultural Center at the Sendai International Center.
Notice from the ward office (will be mailed to your house at the beginning of October.)