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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Class sizes||Average||20 students / class|
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|Number of students||
|Number of nationalities represented in the school||
|Average number of students per class||
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
Yoyogi International School offers ESL (English as a Second Language) classes to non-native speakers to further enhance their language skills. This class is only offered to students who are currently enrolled at Yoyogi International School attending either the Dolphins, Whales/Year 1 classes.
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
Japanese Language and Culture are featured highly in the curriculum.
|Use of technology in the classroom||
IT is integrated across the curriculum. Each student has their own Mac Book Air, which is used to publish work, create presentations, and also as a tool to research social studies, science and art topics.
|School finish time||
|Supervised care before/after school||
YIS offers an extended hours babysitting program from 3-5 pm.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Ballet, Chinese, Hip hop
|Sports activities included||
|Sports facilities at the school||
Outside playground, indoor gymnasium
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Yoyogi International School provides a first-class education with a totally unique curriculum for international students from around the world age 1 1/2 to 11 years old.
YIS embraces the needs of every child by providing a warm, secure and nurturing environment where children gain independence, motivation, develop critical thinking skills and integrity that are essential for the global society in the 21st century.
|Teaching approach of the school||
Yoyogi International School's well-developed curriculum incorporates important philosophies and goals from leading educational curriculums to prepare all children for any education system around the world;
- The philosophy of the International Baccalaureate's Prmary Years Programme (IB PYP)
YIS curriculum covers eight subject areas:
To deliver these curriculums, YIS utilizes the following programs that are used in classrooms in the US, UK and international schools around the world.