Learning another language broadens a student’s horizons. Understandings grow with regards to their relationships with the rest of the world. St Jude’s students are exposed to new ways of thinking and discover new concepts and ideas as well as different cultures and histories. By providing opportunities to communicate with, and about others, students are able to make links to define themselves, to understand and to use their own language better. Japanese is offered to students from Pre-Primary to year 6.

Students learn to interact with others and exchange information about themselves, family, friends, events in the days and their interests etc. They practise speaking, reading and writing Japanese through various activities in a positive and supportive environment.