Together, we have endured the rollercoaster ride the 2021-2022 school year has been, and are excited about what we have achieved and what is ahead of us.
News and Updates
There's always something interesting going on at YIS. Check this space for the latest news on school events and activities, messages from the head of school and principals, notices of upcoming events, and much more.
Parents of students in Gr. 8 are invited to join us for the Middle School graduation ceremony of the Class of 2026.
This summer, we invite you to unlock new worlds with your holiday reading choices.
Join us for the livestream of our 50th graduation ceremony, and the first on our Honmoku campus, Sat., June 4 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm.
The Lidcombe Program for stuttering intervention has gained significant traction in Japan since first offering the training at YIS in December 2013. Since then, over 400 Japanese Speech Language Pathologists have been trained in the program at YIS.
Prepare yourself for an adventure for all ages.
Our new Visual Art and Design learning space enables students to inquire, understand and respond to the world around them through authentic project-based learning experiences.
The new facilities of our music program are designed to develop professional skills, attitudes and approaches in students and teachers.
Service Learning Team Sukui No Te asks our parent community to extend a helping hand in the team's efforts to address the growing issue of homelessness in Yokohama.
YIS Adventure Days in the month of May are designed for our students to explicitly learn in wilderness settings and adventure - because nature is good for children.
The PYP Exhibition is the highlight event of Grade 5. The students and teachers are excited to hold this year's exhibition in person after two years of interruptions caused by COVID-19.
Our environmental Service Learning Team, Midorin, showed us how we can do our part in addressing local and international environmental issues during Earth Week.
This inaugural koto concert in our new auditorium celebrates the accomplishments of our hyougaku music program.
The tremendous school culture we have here at YIS has welcomed school life and opportunities in and around our pool.
Parents of students in Grade 10 are cordially invited to attend the Personal Project Exhibition, a milestone event in the IB curriculum's Middle Years Programme.
Registration for our popular Summer Programs, open to students from international schools, begins on Friday, April 8.
You'll be singing and dancing along with our Middle School students as they take you through a story of love, friends and family in this engaging musical about life in high school.
Our twenty young artists in Gr. 12 are thrilled to have their final exhibition of their high school careers this week.
New drama facilities provide professional spaces to develop and experiment with key techniques and tools of the performing arts industry.
Sakura season is the start of a flurry of art events at YIS which begin in April when we return from Spring Break.
I noticed that I was different when I was in early Elementary School here at YIS. Whenever I tried to speak my mind, I had noticed that the words wouldn’t come out, and what had seemed so seamless and easy to my peers became an insurmountable challenge for me.
“In times like this global pandemic”, wrote our TEDxYouth@YIS Team, “we collectively tend to hyper-focus on the present… and forget that there is a future in front of us”.
We all learn and work in different ways. The environment we learn and work best in complements the type of learner we are. Where do some of our staff and students like to work?
Service Learning Week is a unique YIS tradition meant to educate, stir advocacy and implement action.
Our new kitchen and service facilities have allowed Dragon Dining to improve and expand the options for nutritious and delicious meals that they have been providing the YIS community since 2016.