Yokohama Christian School believes that parents are the primary educators of their children. YCS is happy to join together with parents to provide the best educational experience possible.
Curriculum at YCS is determined by age-appropriate standards and students are encouraged to grow and learn from experiences. Hands on, engaging lessons are one way that each child’s thirst for knowledge is quenched.
Enrichment classes at YCS include: Art, Music, PE, Latin, Library, Computer & Worship. Each class is taught by a dedicated teacher with expert training in their area of expertise.
What does it mean to be a Classical Christian international school?
Parents may not be familiar with Classical Christian schooling. The following are characteristics, schooling methods and expectations of Classical Christian education.
Rigorous academic standards
Developing a strong command of the English language, with a focus on spelling, grammar and vocabulary
Critical Thinking and Inquiry are taught and practiced
A Biblical worldview
|2 year olds||Pre-Grammar||
Loves to learn through songs, stories, and the five senses
|3 and 4 year olds||Pre-Grammar||
Excited about learning; learns through the five senses; is creative
For the preschool curriculum schedule, see here.
|Lower Elementary (K-2)||Pre-Grammar||
Guided discovery; Explore, find things; Short, creative projects
|Upper Elementary (3-5)||Grammar||
Hands-on work/projects; Field trips; Drama; Integrated subjects
For the elementary curriculum schedule, see here.