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Kobe Bilingual School is a bilingual international school in Kobe for children aged 2-12, promoting local and global learning.

Bilingual kindergarten and elementary school, daycare, Saturday School, and summer school. KOBILS encourages bilingualism in English and Japanese and SKILL (strong, kind, inquisitive, lifelong learners) through lots of learning, lots of fun right here in Tarumi on the west side of Kobe. Check out our programs below.

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Preschool, Kindergarten and Elementary: First application period for April 2018: September 15-25.

KOBILS Preschool / Kindergarten


Ages: 2-6

Start your child's learning adventure in our preschool and kindergarten. Theme-based learning and discovery help build vocabulary and communication in both English and Japanese.

KOBILS Elementary School


Ages: 6-12

Join our unique bilingual elementary program that blends an international school experience with features of the Japanese shougakko curriculum. We encourage children who already speak English well to apply.


KOBILS Elementary: Grade 1, 2 and 3 from 2018

KOBILS Elementary opened in April 2017 with grades one and two. From 2018 we will expand our program to grades one, two and three. Read through our website and contact to set up a visit.

KOBILS Annual Schedule 2017-18: All Programs

KOBILS 2017-18 calendar; check out our term dates, events and special activities.

Elementary School opens April 2017 at Momo Park

KOBILS will open a bilingual elementary school at Momo Park in April 2017 initially for students in grade 1 and 2 in April 2017. Sign up to receive bulletins with updates about the program, fees, and application process. New website coming April 2016.

Join Us!

We pride ourselves at KOBILS on our happy friendly children. KOBILS builds SKILL: Strong, Kind, Inquisitive Lifelong Learners. They love to come to school and we love to have them!


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Open Day 2017

Bazaar 2018

Cambridge English @ KOBILS

Kobe Bilingual School