Thank you for your interest in The British School in Tokyo.
The British School in Tokyo provides a broad and balanced curriculum based on the National Curriculum for England and tailored to meet the needs of international students in Japan aged 3 to 18 years old.
Please note that waiting pools exists for most year groups. We operate a rolling waiting pool system and if applicants are unable to gain entry at their preferred timing, their applications will continue to stay in our waiting pools.
The British School in Tokyo does not have boarding facilities and students are required to reside in Japan with at least one parent. We do not sponsor student visas.
If you have not done so already, please make sure to review our Admissions Policy regarding eligibility for application.
To make an enquiry, sign-up for a school tour, and/or to request an application, please complete the Enquiry Form at the bottom of this page. Access to our online Application Form will be provided once we receive your Enquiry Form (Registration of Interest), unless we have some questions regarding the eligibility of your child(ren), in which case we will contact you separately.
Please review the UK Year Group System below to find your child's age-appropriate year group.
We have 2 campuses separated by the year groups below:
Nursery to Year 3 (3 year old to 7 year old children) are located at our Shibuya Campus.
Year 4 and above (8 year old to 18 year old) are located at our Showa Campus.
1. Check eligibility
Please read the Admissions Policy above before beginning the application process.
2. Complete Enquiry Form/ROI
Please complete the enquiry form and create an account.
An admissions representative will contact you after receiving your enquiry form.
3. Book A tour (optional)
You may book a tour once you have submitted your enquiry form and have created an account.
4. APPLICATION FORMS
Access to the Application Form will be provided after receiving and reviewing your enquiry form. An application fee payment of JPY40,000 (non-refundable) will be required on the Application Form.
5. Confirmation of Application
Once you have submitted all items on the application checklist and a reference is received from the applicant’s current school/teacher, the applicant will be placed in our waiting pool.
Any required interview/assessment appointment will be scheduled after receiving and reviewing all application documents, references, and when space is foreseen for the applicant.
To make an enquiry, sign-up for a school tour, and/or to request an application, please complete the Enquiry Form below. Access to our online Application Form will be provided once we receive your Enquiry Form (Registration of Interest), unless we have some questions regarding the eligibility of your child(ren), in which case we will contact you separately.
Please note that throughout this online enquiry form, any field marked with an asterisk (*) requires a response. If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions Office at firstname.lastname@example.org