For over a decade, YIS has partnered with HOPE International Development Agency to support service work in Cambodia. This February, I was lucky to accompany a group of DP students on our annual trip.
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.
Although we are still a few months away from the start of construction, behind the scenes we have been intensively engaged in planning for the new campus, so I thought a brief update would be in order.
The word ‘action’ as used in the PYP can be a daunting notion for students, parents, and even teachers. They may think action is a grand gesture, a prolonged event, on a scale much larger than can be imagined.
Come enjoy the colorful art works of our elementary school students on exhibit at the British House.
Report cards provide an update and signpost for progress in student learning. Thinking about how to discuss progress in learning with your child is time well spent.
Author of "No Matter How Much My Mother Hates Me", Taiji Utagawa, will be on campus on Thur., Jan. 30 to speak about LGBTQ+ issues.
Join Elle Woods and the Sisters of Delta Nu as they help Elle in her pursuit of her ideal boyfriend. Jan. 30 - Feb. 1
The arduous task of producing a musical provides opportunity for students to realize their own potential.
In bringing local artists to YIS to work with students, we endeavor to augment our students’ learning, to encounter ideas which are uniquely Japanese, and to create new perspectives on the world around them.
Alumni, former students, parents of alumni, and former staff are invited to join fellow Dragons in Tokyo and London
Student leadership and agency is a cornerstone of learning at YIS. This starts in Elementary School, and gives the young leaders ownership of and connection to the environment they live in everyday.
Join us for a discussion of climate reality and potential solutions from the YIS community for the YIS community.
This annual event shines a spotlight on the burgeoning talent in grades 6 to 12. Come join the fun.
It is with genuine excitement that we introduce the YIS Live Learn Lead Project that we are piloting with a small group of Grade 11 students this year.
This coffee morning will focus on learning ways to build English language skills at home for families whose native language is not English.
The rooms that we work in can be an extension of our learning intentions or even the provocation for learning itself.
A zombie invasion is imminent. Find out how to survive among the chaos that will ensue!
The school counseling paradigm has shifted over the years. The work that school counselors do is meant to proactively support the well-being needs of ALL students
Co-teaching supports language and content instruction, and allows teachers to become stronger educators by learning from one another.
The GCD provides students with the valuable opportunity to reflect upon our experiences, allowing us to learn from them to the fullest extent.
As we look towards the future, we are delighted to take the best parts of our library with us and to open doorways to new worlds, new experiences, and new possibilities!
We all - students, parents, and staff - have a role to play in shaping our culture of service at YIS.
For our MYP students, the Personal Project is the opportunity to conduct an independent inquiry into an area of personal interest. Our exhibition this year will be held on Thur., Nov. 7.
The sporting facilities on our new campus are ideal for achieving our PHE mission of students being "fit for life".
How does professional learning for teachers help student learning at YIS? ES Music teacher, Liz Mason, writes about this important aspect of education.