Osaka YMCA
International School

After-school Programs

After-school Activities (ASAs)

Our ASA program provides opportunities to participate in a variety of clubs in music and the arts, science & technology, and sports, your children will enrich their school experience, taking learning beyond the classroom. In our international community, we have discovered that after-school activities also provide children with additional occasions to interact with their friends, peers, and educators, which ultimately strengthens our community.


OYIS is a proud member of the Western Japan Athletics Association (WJAA)
The OYIS Athletics Program is committed to offering all G1-G12 students opportunities to participate in a variety of individual and team sports. Within the Athletics Program, we encourage individual and team development, creativity, sportsmanship, collaboration, competition, and open-mindedness. The OYIS Athletics Program aims to play a key role in the overall development of our student-athletes, promote school and community partnerships, and maintain a strong relationship with the WJAA.


Robotics Competition Teams

Robotics is an after-school and Saturday practice club. Each robotics’ competition league has a set fee that covers registration, equipment, and team kit (team shirt). The season runs from August to December/January (about 15 weeks). Fees are different for each program. Saturday practices will be at Tosabori.

First Lego League (FLL) Robotics (Grades 4-8)
This year, there will be two competition teams. One PYP team (for the first time this year) and the MYP team. Fees are ¥10,000 for the season. The regional competition is in Osaka this December. National competitions are held in February in Tokyo and would involve additional fees.

1 Team meeting during lunch per week: CORE Values
2 After-school practices per week: 1 for robotics design/build/program and 1 for innovation project
1 Saturday school practice per month (possibly two nearer competition time)

VEX Robotics (Grades 9-12)
There is one competition team. Fees are ¥10,000 for the season, which covers team fees, registration for world qualifiers and team kit. It does not cover traveling costs to Tokyo.

Study Support

The Study Support Program has been established to provide support for families who feel their children may need or want additional help. These groups can also benefit those who may not be as strong in particular subjects but need them as part of a pathway to a particular outcome.


The co-curricular program at OYIS is designed to provide a well-rounded education by encouraging students to grow intellectually, socially, and emotionally, in a wide variety of after-school activities. Student organizations, clubs and sports provide opportunities for leadership, development of interests IB learner profile traits such as caring and risk taking in our students. 

Most after-school programs run on a pay-as-you-go model.
The fees vary depending on the activity type. Visit our Refund Policy to see the terms of service.
We currently have the following types of ASPs


PYP Study Support


In the upper grades at OYIS, students have the opportunity to participate in musical groups, organized sports leagues, Model United Nations, and a variety of clubs and activities that allow students to become involved in a range of experiences. 

Most after-school programs run on a pay-as-you-go model.
The fees vary depending on the activity type. Visit our Refund Policy to see the terms of service.
We currently have the following types of ASPs


MYP/DP Study Support

After-School Program (ASP) Refund Policy

Refunds Additional school fees are charged for Study Support, Athletics, and After-School Activities. Budgets are calculated based on student sign-ups. Because of this, once a payment has been made, it will not be refunded for the above services under any circumstances. Should a student wish to move from one activity to another, no fees will be refunded and the parent will be billed for the new activity the student wishes to join. This must be paid in full before the student can join the new activity.

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