In Conclusion, the Visiting Committee commends Osaka YMCA International School’s staff and school community for their laser-like focus to provide all students a world class education.(WASC Self-Study Visiting Committee Report April 2013, p. 35).
On Friday, November 1st, OYIS will hold its Autumn Appreciation party. This event enables the school community to celebrate the various traditions surrounding Autumn. We look forward to your wholehearted participation. Please see the attached letter
Aoi Taiyo will hold a scavenger hunt at the 2013 American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ) Kansai Walk-a-Thon in Kansai on the 19th October 2013 with the theme of "improving the environment for working women in Japan".
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Dear OYIS families,
We are very excited to announce that our students will now have the opportunity to be a part of our very first OYIS Student Government. This initiative has been in development through our Program of Inquiry over the pas
The school is located in Nakatsu on the site of the former Nakatsu Minami Elementary School. The OYIS campus combines spacious classroom facilities, a library/media centre, an IT laboratory, an outdoor swimming pool and a playground set in an environment that is safe and productive. The Nakatsu facility is located near Osaka city centre and is well served by buses and railway lines. It is close to the Osaka Station North District area which is targeted by the City as being a leading centre of innovation.
School profile and core beliefs
The 21st Century is a time of great change and tremendous opportunity. In response to a rapidly diversifying local community, the Osaka YMCA, in co-operation with Osaka City Government, opened Osaka YMCA International School (OYIS) in September 2001. OYIS remains the city's first and only accredited (PK-6) International School and strives to be a leading provider of international education for the citizens and residents of Osaka and its environs. OYIS, as an IB World School, provides a rigorous, challenging and developmentally appropriate educational experience that promotes international mindedness.