Friday, 29 November 2019


International Schools Art Exhibition
December 2nd - 25th
We are happy to announce that our students art work will feature in an art exhibition  at the Hyogo Chuo Roudou Center
Please do go along and take a look!

Are you a Japanese family who has a child that would like to be on German TV?
The children's TV channel KiKA, which is on TV in Germany is looking for Japanese children to send them a video of your child talking about Christmas in Japan, for a programme theme - Christmas in Different Countries.

If you are interested, please sign up here.

USJ Winter Performance
We are very happy to announce that Fabiano in Grade 4 has the lead role in the USJ winter performances. If you are their to watch the show, give him a wave!



Scholastic Book Club
Our new Scholastic Book Club is up and running! 

Click here to browse the latest books and order online.

For every $1 you spend on this month’s Book Club, our school will earn 20¢ in Scholastic Rewards.
Please place your order online by December 3rd, 2019.

DSKI Parent Programme
German lessons for parents
German for beginners by a native German speaker!

Wine Tasting Evening - 
One time event, 10 people needed
Would you like to try different wines led by a local expert? Find out about different wine regions, and food combination possibilities?
Time/Date - To be arranged with people who are interested
Cost - 2,500 yen per person for 10 wines plus finger food.
Led by our local Kobe wine experts Estate Wines Japan


Bhangrabics 
Join our aerobics class mixed with Indian dance, like you see in Indian Bollywood movies!
Boxercise
Come for exercise based on boxing movement using music, lots of movement and fun!
Watch a video here

Friday, 22 November 2019



Scholastic Book Club

Our new Scholastic Book Club is up and running! 

Click here to browse the latest books and order online.

For every $1 you spend on this month’s Book Club, our school will earn 20¢ in Scholastic Rewards.
Please place your order online by December 3rd, 2019.


DSKI Parent Programme
German lessons for parents
German for beginners by a native German speaker!

Wine Tasting Evening
Would you like to try different wines led by a local expert? Find out about different wine regions, and food combination possibilities?
Time/Date - To be arranged with people who are interested
Cost - 2,500 yen per person for 10 wines plus finger food.
Led by our local Kobe wine experts Estate Wines Japan


Bhangrabics 
Join our aerobics class mixed with Indian dance, like you see in Indian Bollywood movies!
Boxercise
Come for exercise based on boxing movement using music, lots of movement and fun!
Watch a video here


PYP Assembly
November 27th 3.00pm
All welcome to come along and join our grade 3 class and watch their assembly presentation!

Winter Camp
Tentative 19 - 25th December
9.00am - 3.30pm
12, 000 yen per child / per day
50, 000 yen for all 5 days

Please click here if you are interested.


Programme - Students can choose from a mix of art, music and sport activities!

We are looking at the winter camp dates and due to the holidays we do not have a full week before Christmas. We would like to see what the interest is for dates 19th - 25th with the 25th being a half day, based around preparing and eating a Christmas lunch.



Wednesday, 20 November 2019



DSKI Parent Programme


Interested? Click here to register

German lessons for parents
German for beginners by a native German speaker!

Wine Tasting Evening
Would you like to try different wines led by a local expert? Find out about different wine regions, and food combination possibilities?
Time/Date - To be arranged with people who are interested
Cost - 2,500 yen per person for 10 wines plus finger food.
Led by our local Kobe wine experts Estate Wines Japan






Bhangrabics 
Join our aerobics class mixed with Indian dance, like you see in Indian Bollywood movies!

Boxercise
Come for exercise based on boxing movement using music, lots of movement and fun!
Watch a video here








Friday, 15 November 2019




Scholastic Book Club
Our new Scholastic Book Club is up and running! 


For every $1 you spend on this month’s Book Club, our school will earn 20¢ in Scholastic Rewards.
Please place your order online by December 3rd, 2019.


Parent Programme
We are very happy to have such good responses to our parent programme, so we would like to expand our offers.

  • German lessons for parents
  • Bhangrabics (Aerobics mixed with Indian dance, like you see in Indian Bollywood movies!)
  • Boxercise (Exercise based on boxing movement using music, lots of movement and fun!)

Yes! You can bring friends who are not parents at the school.
Classes would be based when most interested people are free. Weekends and evenings may also be possible.

Open Day
21st November
9.30am - 12.30pm
- School Tour
- Meet the teachers
- Parent Cafe
All nationalities welcome
Please note - the open day is for interested families
(Business as usual for all our students)

School Closed 

22nd November
Just a reminder the school will be closed for teacher training the 22nd of November.

Winter Camp
Tentative 19 - 25th December
9.00am - 3.30pm
12, 000 yen per child / per day
50, 000 yen for all 5 days

Please click here if you are interested.


Programme - Students can choose from a mix of art, music and sport activities!

We are looking at the winter camp dates and due to the holidays we do not have a full week before Christmas. We would like to see what the interest is for dates 19th - 25th with the 25th being a half day, based around preparing and eating a Christmas lunch.


Friday, 8 November 2019


Just a reminder - 
Tuesday and friday no clubs due to St Martins and the Christmas Tree festival in Osaka.

St Martin
November 12th
4.00pm - 5.30pm
The schedule will be as follows:
● school children: 3.30 to 3.45 pm: small snack in the classroom
● Early Years children: 3.30 to 4.00 pm: small snack in Early Years

Please don’t forget to give an additional snack to your children in the morning. Parents of children in
Early Years, who are in afternoon care, can pick up their children after the snack at around 4.00 pm.

● 3.45 to 4.15 pm: break time on the playground
● 4.15 pm: stage play by the German Grades
● around 4:45 pm: lantern procession on Rokko Island (around 30 minutes)
● around 5:15 pm: getting together with drinks and “Weckmann”
● 6.00 pm: end of event

Rokko Island Disaster Preparedness Drill
13th November
2.00pm
Rokko Island will be having disaster preparation practise on Wednesday afternoon. Our school will be taking part with an earthquake and tsunami drill.
If any parents would like to take part, please goto Sun Hiroba on the 3rd floor of the Kobe Fashion Museum where you can take part in emergency and first aid training.

Osaka Christmas Market
15th November 4.30pm - 5.30pm
Grade 1 - 6
We will once again be performing at the Osaka Christmas switching on the tree lights ceremony at the Sky Building in Umeda.
Its a huge event and we are very happy to be on stage, it is also the venue of the German Christmas market, so please come along and enjoy!
Please RSVP here if you would like your child to take part.

Important information - 
Students will be picked up from the school with the bus provided by Osaka Christmas Market committee at 3:15 pm. 

Our students will be on stage from 4:40 pm for the opening ceremony of the Christmas Market. If you would like to see your child/children singing, please be there on time. 

Very important: If your child/children is going to sing at Osaka Christmas Market, you have to come to pick up your child/children. There will be no transportation back to school. 

After the performance, the students will get a present from Santa and will go back to the entrance hall of Umeda Sky Building. Please come to pick up your child/children. After that parents are responsible for own child/children. 

Please enjoy your evening with your family and friends.

Looking forward to seeing you all at the Osaka Christmas Market.

Open Day
21st November
9.30am - 12.30pm
- School Tour
- Meet the teachers
- Parent Cafe
All nationalities welcome

(Business as usual for all our students)

School Closed 
22nd November
Just a reminder the school will be closed for teacher training the 22nd of November.

Winter Camp
Tentative 19 - 25th December
9.00am - 3.30pm
12, 000 yen per child / per day
50, 000 yen for all 5 days
We are looking at the winter camp dates and due to the holidays we do not have a full week before Christmas. We would like to see what the interest is for dates 19th - 25th with the 25th being a half day, based around preparing and eating a Christmas lunch.