Sydney Japanese International School(雪梨日本國際學校)
Sydney Japanese International School
基本資料 | Information
In May 1969, the Japanese Society of Sydney founded the first Japanese School in Australia to provide the children of Japanese expatriates with Japanese primary school education. The original school was located in a church site in Lindfield, starting with a single classroom with 33 students. It was the first overseas Japanese School in a developed country. In 1971, the school relocated to the current site in Terrey Hills to accommodate the rapidly growing number of enrolments.
Up until 1975 SJIS offered one stream of education for students in Year 1 to Year 9 which was the Japanese Government Curriculum, predominately catering for Japanese families. But in 1975 the school recognised a need on the Northern Beaches for a culturally based private primary school.
In 1975, SJIS established a second stream of education, the Australian Curriculum for students in Kindergarten through to Year 6.
The school purchased the adjoining 5 acres of land in 1984 for further expansion. Since th