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CURRICULUM

At Yoyogi International School, our 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 Primary Years Programme (IB PYP)
  • UK National Curriculum Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2 and the Early Year Foundation Stage
  • US Common Core State Standards
  • US State Guidelines (New York and Massachusetts Board of Education)
  • National Education Technology Standards from the International Society for Technology (IT Curriculum only)

Our curriculum covers eight subject areas.

  • Language and Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Physical Development
  • Japanese
  • Social and Emotional Development
  • IT (Primary Program only)

To deliver these curriculums, we utilize the following programs that are used in classrooms in the US, UK and international schools around the world.

  • Everyday Mathematics
  • Letters and Sounds
  • Write Source
  • Harcourt Science

JAPANESE

Japanese Language and Culture are featured highly in the curriculum.
For the Dolphins (4-5 year-old) and Primary 1 (5-6 year-old) classes, the Japanese language program is offered as a Japanese Foreign Language (JFL) class or a Japanese Native Language (JNL) class. Students in the JNL class will have native level spoken Japanese and the curriculum focuses on reading and writing. From the Primary 2 class onwards, the Japanese class (KOKUGO) is taught under Japanese national curriculum and textbook, exactly the same program as Japanese elementary schools.