Student Support

Pastoral Support

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Well-being Programme

The Well-being Programme is designed to proactively support students on their journey from Year 10 to Year 12. It revolves around a series of Saturday workshops run by the Guidance and Well-being team to reflect their current situation, according to the school timeline, and assist them with such things as their transition to Japan, Nagoya and the school, social and self- management skills and examination preparation strategies etc.

Well-being Programme Theme

  • Well-being
  • Life Skills
  • Leadership
  • Study Skills

* Programme may be subject to change

Engage Programme

The Engage Programme is designed to provide students with a variety of relaxation options after classes and prior to the evening meal. This promotes a balanced approach to student life at NIC and allows students to explore and experience different physical, creative and sedentary pursuits over the course of the week. It also provides them with leadership opportunities and assists in building friendships and collaboration skills with other students of different year levels. All participants are encouraged to participate on the basis of complete equality and privileges and authority based on seniority are strongly discouraged.

Engage Programme Options

Sports Sedentary
Football Photography
Basketball Kanji Calligraphy
Tennis Manga
Golf Creative writing
Karate Leadership
Badminton Meditation
Volleyball Public Speaking
Table tennis Yoga
Baseball Band
Running Chess
Fitness / Aerobics Ikebana
Weight training
Touch rugby

* Programme may be subject to change


The Counselling service is open to students on weekday evenings and on Saturdays. All dormitory House Supervisors are trained counsellors and are experienced in working with high school age students in academically challenging environments. Students may come in to discuss a personal issue, seek advice about relationships or personal development or just to have a chat in a friendly and caring environment.