Established in 1872, as innovators of international education in Japan, the school continues to meet the needs of children (co-educational, 2½ years to Grade 12) from the multi-cultural, multi-faith international community.
Posted by Christina Fürstenau on Tuesday, November 27, 2018
This year the Saint Maur Speech Contest team had a remarkably successful day at the annual competition, hosted by Seisen International School on Saturday 17 November 2018. A wonderful atmosphere was created by talented and enthusiastic students competing in a spirit of intensity and friendship. Our overall total was 67 points, placing us second amongst the six competing schools. This was 15 points higher than our third-place finish in 2017, and it also exceeded the 65 points that we scored in... Read More
Posted by Gabriela Osada on Tuesday, November 20, 2018
The Lantau Island Irish Dance Feis (Competition) in Hong Kong took place on October 27th, 2018 with the performance of four Saint Maur students: Gr. 4 Aya, Gr. 7 Rio and Rin, and Gr. 9 Anna.
In this competition, approximately 100 dancers from Japan, China-Shanghai, Taiwan and Hong Kong performed. Our students challenged their technique, knowledge and experience in different categories bringing home a number of medals and trophies.
The youngest of the four students, Gr. 4 Aya, has been... Read More
Posted by Glenn Scoggins on Friday, November 16, 2018
Saint Maur hosted its annual Yokohama College Fair on Wednesday 14 November 2018. This Fair brings together universities in Japan which offer four-year degree programs taught in English with September admission, open to graduates of international schools, and this is the 13th year in a row that it has been held at Saint Maur. The attendees included 44 admission personnel and professors from 22 universities from every region of Japan, as well as a total of 238 students, 20 parents, and 18... Read More
Posted by Koshizu Tanaka on Thursday, November 15, 2018
We are proud to announce the printing of Anna and Haruka's (Grade 9) essays on Children's Literary Journal "Peace" (Vol.23).
The two students wrote essays in their Japanese class with Mrs. Uehara, on their hopes for creating a world without wars, and living in peace.
The journal was finally published this summer by Zaidanhoujin Heiwakyoukai (Peace Association), a foundation aiming to nurture key traits of peace protectors in children. A copy of the book is displayed on the Japanese... Read More
Posted by Renata Jaroscakova on Monday, November 12, 2018
Please consider volunteering an hour or two of your time at the Christmas Bazaar to help those who work hard at the booths. It's always fun and a good way how to get involved in the biggest PSG fundraiser of the year.
You can sign up here. Thank you!
Posted by Gilles Gaury on Monday, November 12, 2018
On Sunday 11th November 2018, the French school students participated in the 100th Anniversary ceremony at the Yokohama Foreign Cemetery to commemorate the end of World War One (1914-1918), also called "The war to end all wars".
The ceremony, under clear skies and a warm weather was well attended by members of the French community and was honored by the presence of both the French and German Ambassadors who laid wreaths on behalf of each country by the French cenotaph, following a wreath laying... Read More
Posted by Gilles Gaury on Monday, November 12, 2018
The documentary "Ray Richardson : Our side of the water" will be screened this Thursday 15th November at the Auditorium of Saint Maur International School in two occasions at 08:20 and 13:35. The film Director Mrs. Degraeve (Belgium) will be present to talk about the documentary and answer questions from the audience.
Join us at the Auditorium for either of the above two projections. Free entrance!
She is supported in Japan by Paxo studio Art Production and the Belgium Embassy.
The... Read More
Posted by Kazuki Andre Ito on Thursday, November 1, 2018
During this past summer, a group of Grade 10s and 11s and teachers travelled to Cambodia to participate in Habitat for Humanity’s Global Village program. Habitat for Humanity is a global non-profit organization whose vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. As part of the Global Village program, our students helped a family in need rebuild their home.
Every morning, the students travelled by van from Siem Reap town to Bakong Commune, which is 20 kilometers away. There is... Read More
Posted by Brendan Agnew on Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Each year the Church sets aside the month of November as a special month to remember those who have died and gone before us marked with the sign of faith. In the Chapel of the Infant Jesus we keep a Book of Remembrance, where the names of those whom we have been asked to pray for are recorded. These are our loved ones of any faith tradition. If you would like anyone remembered in our November prayers please send their names to Mr. Brendan Agnew, Head of Religious Studies. Or come down to the... Read More
Posted by Christina Fürstenau on Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Saint Maur once again played host school to Religious Studies teachers and those interested in the RS curriculum from faith-based schools in Kanto Plain. This was the fourth such meeting and the agenda centered around the issues of identity, liturgy and school spirituality. There was a brief break in the day for a walk to look at the Mere Mathilde bronze relief on the exterior wall of Futaba Auditorium Building. This opened the door to a very good exchange of ideas about how to use the local... Read More