Dragon Dining has adapted to the new normal to accommodate our school community's need for delicious and nutritious meals while also supporting our local community's social welfare.
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.
Following the completion of ground stabilization work in August, construction of the foundations for the new campus buildings is proceeding at a rapid pace.
Our PTSA welcomes all parents to their online school level and grade level coffee mornings starting Mon., Sept. 7.
We are here to promote reading, research, and community within YIS, and whether we are in the library helping you to find the books you need or uploading new LibGuides to support your learning on an off-campus day, we are always finding new ways to help you #livelearnread.
High School Vice Principal and IB DP Coordinator, Giles Pinto, brings an array of cultural and educational experience to the next generation of globally minded leaders.
Each graduation class of YIS follows the tradition of giving the school a class gift to place on campus.
After two years of planning and design, we are thrilled to report that construction of the new YIS campus began on July 1, 2020.
Reflecting on the past months I feel that the YIS community has done an amazing job of keeping the focus on what is important, particularly keeping those around us at the forefront of thoughts and actions.
Get ready to be taken on a journey that all begins in Athens as the young Athenians and Actors get lost deep within the fairy forest by the light of the full moon.
There’s a time-honoured tradition of travel without the need for aeroplanes, customs declarations, border control, or even leaving your own bedroom.
Language is the main vehicle for academic learning and communication. How can we help children develop their language?
As part of our planning for continuous learning, we have been gathering ideas for PE lessons from all over the world mostly through professional social media channels and by connecting directly with other PE teachers across the globe.
If you wonder: Is my child still learning? sit beside them and watch and listen and look for learning. Explore what they are thinking and what is changing.
The YIS Mentor Family Program, organized and coordinated by the PTSA, is a wonderful way to welcome new families into our school community.
Our annual community exhibition goes online this year, with 27 artists and 48 artworks for you to enjoy.
Due to continuing public health concerns, and the Japanese government's decision to extend the national state of emergency, our Continuous Learning Program will be extended until June 12.
While attending the Global Citizen Diploma summit in Hong Kong in February 2019, high school student Mia welcomed many realizations about all the life that surrounded her in Japan.
The virtual PYP Exhibition has been designed to showcase each child's Expression Element, which demonstrates an issue or opportunity connected to the UN Sustainable Development Goals they wanted to pursue.
Jos Hartley, ES Vice Principal and PYP Coordinator, is an educator who loves change and the anticipation of the unknown.
Dragon Dining's lunch donation program allows our community to support the Chiku Center by donating a meal to those living with food and housing insecurity in the Yokohama area.
Although we had hoped to reopen the campus on April 13, we have decided to extend the temporary campus closure and our Continuous Learning program until May 11.
We were happy to welcome students back to “school” today after the Spring Break via our Continuous Learning program, although we really miss being together in person.
We have prepared a FAQ document covering a range of questions that you may have regarding our decision to extend the temporary campus closure, health and wellness matters, and what will happen when the campus reopens.
Temporary Campus Closure is extended until April 13.
Due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus situation, the school campus is temporarily closed.