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December 15, 2022

Christmas Events

Christmas Lunch Events We are having the best time exploring local Yokohama events during lunch this Christmas season!  ...

December 9, 2022

Cross Country 2022

Cross Country 2022 We had the best time at our annual Cross Country at Negishi park! Well done to everyone who ran 1.5km, 3km or 4.5km and those who came 1st, 2nd or 3rd!  ...

December 1, 2022

Boat Trip

Boat TripStudents at the best time touring Yokohama by boat today! Big thank you to the yokohama government for inviting us!...

December 1, 2022

Google Visit

Google VisitStudents enjoyed their exclusive tour and learning session at Google headquarters in Tokyo. During our STEM classes at Zoe we love to give opportunities to explore real-world applications of what students are learning....

November 5, 2022

Book Week

Book WeekElementary students enjoyed "Book Week" this week and a special Fall Festival dressed as their favorite characters (and some treats of course!...

March 24, 2022

Genius Hour

Genius HourWe love seeing our students find their spark through Genius Hour each week!...

February 3, 2022

STEM Subjects

STEM - Design ThinkingWe've been practicing Design Thinking in our STEM subjects this term building sugar cube castles!STEM – Design Thinking We’ve been practicing Design Thinking in our STEM subjects this term building...

January 27, 2022

Communicating Effectively

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Communicating EffectivelyBeing able to communicate effectively is perhaps the most important of all life skills. Students at Zoe have time each day to present to their classmates - preparing them for the future!Communicating Effectively ...

January 20, 2022

Jiujitsu for Self Defense

Jiujitsu for Self DefenseConfidence, discipline, respect, and self-defense are just some of the things we're learning through Jiu-Jitsu in PE this term!Jiujitsu for Self Defense Confidence, discipline, respect, and self-defense are...

January 6, 2022

Winter Break Reading

Winter Break ReadingWe love snowy days!Winter break and snowy days are a perfect time to dive into some reading. Make some hot chocolate, turn Netflix off, grab a new book and jump into your imagination! Winter Break Reading We love snow...

December 16, 2021

Ice Skating

Ice SkatingImagine a school where you can go ice skating at Christmas! Zoe - the school you wished you went to!Ice Skating Imagine a school where you can go ice skating at Christmas! Zoe – the school you wished you went to!...

December 9, 2021

Enjoying Winter Sports!

Winter Fun!We are blessed in Yokohama to have great parks, play areas, and field trip locations all around our school! It might be winter, but we are making the most of the great outdoors!Winter Fun! We are blessed in Yokohama to have gr...

December 2, 2021

Cross Country

Cross CountryCongratulations!Congratulations to all of our students who competed in the cross country race today! Great weather and wonderful memories!Cross Country Congratulations! Congratulations to all of our students who competed...

November 25, 2021

Fall Festival

Fall FestivalWe had a blast celebrating our Fall Festival a few weeks ago! Complete with costumes, games, and flashlight reading!Fall Festival We had a blast celebrating our Fall Festival a few weeks ago! Complete with costumes, games,...

November 18, 2021

All About Plants

All About Plants!Grade 1 students have been learning about how different plants have different needs to survive, and going outdoors identifying different plant parts!All About Plants! Grade 1 students have been learning about how...

November 11, 2021

Cross Country Practice

Cross Country PracticeCross Country is coming up!Cross country is where students run a race which over natural terrain in the open air! Cross Country Practice Cross Country is coming up! Cross country is where students run a race which...

October 28, 2021

Spelling Bee!

Spelling BeeCongratulations!Congratulations to all students competing at our Spelling Bee this week! You did well and kept cool under pressure!Spelling Bee Congratulations! Congratulations to all students competing at our Spelling Bee...

October 21, 2021

Healthy bodies lead to healthy minds!

Healthy bodies lead to healthy minds!We love PE on Wednesdays - lots of fun, friends and fitness!Healthy bodies lead to healthy minds! We love PE on Wednesdays – lots of fun, friends and fitness!...

October 14, 2021

Ultimate Frisbee

Ultimate FrisbeeP.E. is fun!After cross country practice we like to have fun! What a great day for ultimate frisbee!Ultimate Frisbee P.E. is fun! After cross country practice we like to have fun! What a great day for ultimate frisbee!...

October 7, 2021

Coding during STEM

Learning How To CodeProgramming class during STEMDuring STEM this semester Zoe students are learning how to plan and code apps. “An hour of planning can save you 10 hours of doing.”Learning How To Code Programming class during STEM D...

September 30, 2021

Every Voice Is Heard

Every Voice Is HeardAt Zoe we value each students voice and love to hear from every student during class!Every Voice Is Heard At Zoe we value each students voice and love to hear from every student during class!...

September 16, 2021

Swimming time!

Swimming time!Rain, hail or shine, students love swimming this term during PESwimming time! Rain, hail or shine, students love swimming this term during PE...

August 12, 2021

“Involve me and I learn”

"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." - Benjamin Franklin“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin...

August 5, 2021

Swimming at PE

Swimming at PELet's enjoy Summer!Let's stay safe this summer and we hope you get a chance to practise some of your swimming skills from PE!Swimming at PE Let’s enjoy Summer! Let’s stay safe this summer and we hope you get a...

July 29, 2021

Summer Holidays!

Summer HolidaysWe hope everyone is enjoying the summer holidays!Our fall term starts at the end of August and we can't wait to see you soon! We do have limited places available for new students so message us or visit zoeinternationalscho...

July 15, 2021

Team Work Makes the Dream Work!

Teamwork makes the Dream Work!Teamwork makes the Dream Work! This Saturday 7/17 we have an Open House for interested families.Teamwork makes the Dream Work! This Saturday 7/17 we have an Open House for interested families. 10AM [FULL] / ...

July 8, 2021

PE – Swimming

Swimming at PEWe love PE on Wednesdays!Strong bodies, strong minds!Swimming at PE We love PE on Wednesdays! Strong bodies, strong minds!...

July 1, 2021

Daily Reading

Daily ReadingDid you know that reading daily stimulates your imagination and enhances your creative ability?Our lower elementary students love group reading and reading to each other at the end of each day!Daily Reading Did you know that...

June 24, 2021

Local Zoo Field Trip

Local Zoo Field TripStudents had fun at the local zoo this week as part of their STEM subject on ecologyStudents had fun at the local zoo this week as part of their STEM subject on ecology! Who wishes you could join them on one of their ...

June 17, 2021

Lunch in the park

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Lunch in the parkSo much fun!Students love being able to have lunch in the park and play (when it's sunny!) Zoe - "the school you wished you went to!"Lunch in the park So much fun! Students love being able to have lunch in the park and...

June 11, 2021

Endangered Animals

Endangered AnimalsStudents had fun learning about endangered animalsStudents had fun learning about endangered animals making models and brochures and are looking forward to visiting the zoo next week! Did you know bottlenose dolphins ha...

June 3, 2021

String Telephones!

String TelephonesDoes sound travel better through a solid or through air? We’ve been having fun making string telephones this week to find out!String Telephones Does sound travel better through a solid or through air? We’ve been having...

May 27, 2021

New Planners!

New Student Planners!We have new planners! We are learning to be independent and organized! Students are writing down their goals and important things to remember each day. It's just one way we are learning for life!New Student Planners!...

May 20, 2021

PE on Wednesdays

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PE on WednesdaysSports are fun!Students love PE on Wednesday afternoons! Team "Cheetahs" were the winners this day. We are developing soccer skills this season and looking forward to swimming and tennis later this year!PE on Wednesdays S...

March 26, 2021

Introducing our head of elementary

Introducing Our Head Of ElementaryIntroducing our head of elementary, Sarah Castle!Sarah will join us at Zoe International School from April and brings a wealth of experience as a specialist in literacy and teaching English as a foreign ...

February 25, 2021

Our Uniforms Have Arrived!

Our Uniforms Have Arrived!Presenting our new uniforms!We can’t wait to welcome our first students in April! Applications are now open for our Yokohama campus and online campus! Apply NowOur Uniforms Have Arrived! Presenting our new...

January 24, 2021

Are You More Than Your Grades?

Are You More Than Your GradesAt Zoe International School, everyone has a chance to shine.You are so much more than your grades! At Zoe International School we know that academic grades are important. But they don’t always tell the whol...

January 24, 2021

Our STEM Curriculum

Our STEM CurriculumStudents of today; leaders of tomorrow.Did you know that after most students graduate, they will likely have a job that doesn’t yet exist, using technology that hasn’t even yet been invented? AI specialists, cloud ...

January 24, 2021

Does Online Learning Work?

Does Online Education Work?Our online campus for students in grades 3-12 is launching in April!There has been a huge shift to online learning recently. Research suggests that in addition to actually enhancing learning, online students al...

January 24, 2021

ABCD Daily Schedule

ABCD Daily SheduleWhat does a typical day look like for our students? We have 4 sessions in each day: A, B, C, and D! A: “All-In” - Warm-up for the day with your classmates and teachers. Some encouragement from the Bible and time to ...

December 25, 2020

Design Thinking

Design ThinkingDesign Thinking is all about creating solutions to real-life problems. All great innovators use Design Thinking - in the arts, engineering, business, science… in every field! Our unique curriculum is based on Design Thin...

December 17, 2020

Introducing Genius Hour

Introducing Genius HourGenius Hour is part of our weekly schedule. It’s just one way for our students to become curious, motivated, and creative learners. Choose something you love, research, plan, record your progress, and present you...

October 26, 2020

Why Choose an International School?

Should we go with an international Education or Japanese education? One question we hear often at Zoe International School is "what are the benefits of an international school?". As the cost is more than a local school, this is an...