Shinagawa International School (SIS) is an IB PYP-accredited school offering preschool classes (ages 3 and 4), a kindergarten, and a primary school (G1–6) nearby Shinagawa Seaside Station. And Oimachi Middle School Campus near Oimachi Station offers grades 6–10 (ages 12–16).
SIS is now an IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) candidate school that has started to implement the MYP curriculum framework. MYP is a continuum of the IB Primary Years Programme and enables students to further develop the skills, knowledge, and attributes they start to acquire in primary school.
SIS Vision: To foster passionate, independent, highly motivated learners who actively contribute to world peace.
SIS Mission: To provide a multicultural learning community that nurtures a passion for academic, social, and personal success.
SIS Educational Philosophy: SIS aims to educate each of its students to be: inspired and independent life-long learners; academically, artistically, socially, and physically balanced; inquirers and problem-solvers; multilingual communicators; responsible and principled internationally minded citizens; appreciative of our local community.
SIS is fortunate to have teachers and students from over 30 different nationalities which form a great mixture of different experiences and cultures and results in the formation of a multicultural and diverse learning community. SIS celebrates its diversity not only in regular class activities but also by hosting an International Children’s Festival every year.
Teachers design learning activities that empower students’ academic achievement and personal passion for life-long learning. Social development is a high priority at SIS, and its mixed age group After-School Program activities promote interaction among children of different ages. All lessons, activities, and school events are based on students’ cultures, beliefs, and backgrounds. SIS’s unique cultural features are respected and celebrated in order to encourage understanding and appreciation of diversity. The result is a challenging, non-discriminatory learning environment that is responsive to the needs of its learners.