A European Boarding School
Experience In Rural Japan

Japan’s first dual language British Curriculum Boarding School to open in April 2020

NEED education is delighted to announce the opening in 2020, a UK National Curriculum, dual language school that offers an alternative to and preparation for, US and European independent schools. Set in the picturesque Chugoku Mountains, JINIS will offer an outstanding independent school education promoting wellness for all seasons through activities such as skiing, golf, and horse-riding. The school is nestled on a site of over 50,000 square metres of land with an adjoining farm that provides fresh produce and dairy for its pupils.


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Take a tour of Japan’s premier European-Style Boarding School


Jinseki International School is located in a unique, natural setting where children can explore and discover their passions within a spectacular natural environment. The Setouchi region is world renowned and currently ranked #7 in Time Magazine’s global places to visit 2019. As such, it offers a hub for the arts, and experiencing Japanese nature and culture.

In a day that will revolve around discovery and fun, our school community offers the perfect context for lifelong learning in a stress-free environment. Close interactions with friends and adults will also help cultivate their communication skills and consideration for others.

The JINIS day ensures that holistic learning takes place from the moment our children open their eyes until they fall to sleep. Whether promoting manners, sharing or organizational habits, we prepare pupils with the necessary life skills needed for future life as responsible global citizens.

Our goal

Education Philosophy

Nurturing friendships and fostering the courage to embrace the future

Basics of Education

Nurturing five abilities in children

  • to use the five senses
  • to learn and explore what they are curious about
  • to express and communicate their own ideas
  • to accept and appreciate diversity
  • to believe in and respect the people around them
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  • information on faculty recruitment