Community Members Only Site


Welcome to the OIS Community only website. Please contact us if you have ideas for content.




  • With the launching of our new website in 2009, updates and announcements are now listed on that site.

Curriculum information and class pages are still located on the old site, now called the OIS Information Portal, but have new URLs. This OIS Community Members Only Site will continue to be used as a password protected site for sensitive or copyright information.


IB Information                                                              


The MYP and DP use descriptors provided by the IBO. As these are copyright, they are located in this password protected site. Parents are encouraged to discuss student performance with these descriptors with teachers if they are unsure what particular levels mean.

MYP Grade Descriptors

DP Grade Descriptors

Assessment Policies:

Elementary School assessment policy

Middle High School assessment policy

General regulations for IB Schools:


The General Regulations are legal documents that set out the relationship between the IB Organization and IB students and their legal guardians.


General regulations for each of the three programmes are located on the IBO website here. Parents are requested to read these upon admission into each programme.


Quick Links to curriculum info:

PYP Information

MYP Information

DP Information


Glossary of MYP terms translated into Japanese:

This is a great resources to help Japanese speakers understand MYP terms.

Glossary of MYP terms in Japanese (PDF)



PTA (Parent Teacher Association)                        


The PTA class parent representatives meet periodically to satisfy the objectives of the PTA. Please refer to the Educator for the next meetings




The objectives of the OIS PAC are:

  1. To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, and community.

  2. To bring into closer relation the home and the school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth.

  3. To develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social, and spiritual education.

  4. Assist OIS, where appropriate, with the "ACTION PLANS" for the continued development of the school.

Past Meeting Minutes:

Current PAC Members - Mr. John Kellett, (Chair), Dr. Y. Ninomiya

(plus new members to be announced shortly, replacing Mr. Burman, Mrs Syrad and Mrs. Moriguchi who are rotating off this year).



Links and Documents available for downloading   

  • Slideshow of presentation given to HS students by visiting speaker Dr. Beverly Yamamoto on January 30th 2008. The topic was  Youth Sexuality and Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Japan. Download here: Youth_sexuality_DrYamamoto.pdf


  • Slideshow of presentation given to MS and HS students by visiting speaker Dr. Etsuro Totsuka on January 9th, 2008. The topic was an overview of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, as it is the 60th anniversary of the declaration this year. Download here:

    OIS Lecture090108.ppt


    Dr. Totsuka also spoke with our MUN (Model United Nations) group. A copy of this talk is available here:

    Lecture for OIS (MUN).ppt



Enquiries/contact page

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