Nurseries (Hoikuens) in Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Monthly admission deadline (first of month admission) is about mid-month the month before. The application deadline for November 2007 admission is October 15, 2007.
Hongo Nursery is being renovated for earthquake strengthening. It is temporarily re-located in kindergarten building.
Name (year opened)
Aizome Nursery (1905!)
Aoyagi Nursery (1921)
Kagomachi Nursery (1914)
Komagome Nursery (1939)
Kohinata Nursery (1941)
Otsuka Nursery (1943)
|6-22-19 Otsuka (behind Gokokuji Temple)||3943-1631||102|
Sashigaya Nursery (1919)
Sengoku Nursery (1944)
Shiomi Nursery (1943)
Suido Nursery (1946)
Yanagicho Kodomo no mori Nursery
Benevolent Association Nursery 6-12-5 Hongo 3816-3715
Ye Nursery 7-3-1 Hongo 7-3-1 3812-4091
Ye minutes Gardens 3-10-18 Hongo 3-10-18 3816-0092
Acorn Nursery 2-48-4 Sendagi 3828-8708
There are six "Children's Halls" where the kids who need after school care can go free until 17:00 and for a monthly fee from 17:00-18:00. The systems is called Gakudouhoiku and the place is called Jidoukan. During the school day these facilities are used for play space for younger children together with their mothers.
Comments: [from Cornelia 9/2007] Bunkyoku has a recent bad history
regarding their public creche system.
They closed two nurseries and reduced the capacity by not replacing
retired full time staff between 1997 and 2002. This was at a time when
the need for nursery care rose. They were having financial problems
(still are, due to over-construction near the end of the bubble),
and they shaved the budget at the cost of those with the weakest
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