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 Wednesday, December 5, 2018
This year’s High School Drama Club production was an original adaptation by Nicolas Gregoriades, the Director of Fine Arts and Head of Drama at Saint Maur International School, of George Orwell’s dystopian classic “1984“. It featured three Winstons (the protagonist) and an ensemble of 16 actors who have been guided by Grade 10 student, Yuka, in some spectacular feats of physical theatre. In addition, there were two different casts – one a “traditional gender” cast and the other, a “reverse... Read More
Posted by Christina Fürstenau on Tuesday, December 4, 2018
This Sunday, December 9th, twenty seven Saint Maur students will perform at the 'Motomachi Christmas Twinkle'. Our students will perform Christmas Carols to collect funds for the next Music trip to Europe. The performance will take place near the Union supermarket in Motomachi and these are the performance times of our students:
Performance 1 - 14:00-14:30
Performance 2 - 15:15-15:45
Performance 3 - 16:30-17:00
Come along this Sunday to get into the Christmas mood and to support our... Read More
Posted by M.A. Suzuki - Head of Science on Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Six students from Yokohama Science Frontier High School (YSFH) visited Saint Maur between November 14th – 16th as part of the annual exchange programme. The students followed their Grade 10 and 11 hosts and as well as taking a keen interest in how Science is taught at Saint Maur, participated in the full range of regular classes and activities. The event provided students with the opportunity to find out about the differences between the Japanese education system and life at an International... Read More
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 Renata Jaroscakova & Caroline Pigott on Friday, November 23, 2018
On Sunday November 18, the Parent Support Group held its annual Christmas Bazaar, our main fundraising event of the year. The weather was in our favour and together with a rich program including stalls, food booths, music, dance, Santa visits, storytelling and games, it attracted a large crowd from our community as well as from the wider public.
PSG can't say thank you enough to all of those who gave their time, energy and commitment to making the Christmas Bazaar a success. Without you, there... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Griggs - Head of Music and Director of Bands & Orchestra on Wednesday, November 21, 2018
The Senior Band competed with International schools at Fall Band Festival held at Christian Academy in Japan and I couldn't be prouder of our students.
We performed last on the concert, which was a great honor, and the judges mentioned after the performance that we "looked like professionals" and were "clearly the best band of the day". Please join me in congratulating them on their hard work and effort as I honestly have never been more impressed in an ensemble.
Lastly, please come to see... Read More
Posted by Dr Guillaume Erard on Wednesday, November 21, 2018
The Science Department recently welcomed back one the Saint Maur graduate from the 1995 class. Dr Vanessa Sancho-Shimizu kindly took on some of her time off visiting relatives in Japan to give a presentation to our Grade 11 Biology students about her work on the study of genetics in order to understand Human health and disease.
After graduating from Saint Maur, Dr Sancho-Shimizu attended McGill University in Montreal, where she obtained her BSc degree. She then moved to Paris to undertake... 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