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Welcome to The British School in Tokyo! 

This page serves as a resource of general BST information leading up to the beginning of the school year.  We are looking forward to welcoming you soon.

Important Dates

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School Life

School Calendar

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School Life

Term Dates

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BST Uniforms

Travel Guide
To & From Azabudai Hills Campus

BST's new Primary School campus at Azabudai Hills
The document in the link below outlines the different transport options available to families when travelling to and from the BST Primary School at Azabudai Hills. The British School in Tokyo benefits from a central Tokyo location and as such public transport and walking options are readily available.
Azabudai Hills Campus
Travel To & From School Guide


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School Life

PTA Welcome Letter

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Request a buddy

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Devices in Secondary School

Beginning in September 2020, all Secondary students will need to bring their own device (a laptop/Chromebook) to school. We expect students to provide covers for their devices and have their own insurance for accidents. All students and parents will need to sign the E-safety agreement which is on pages 102-3 of the student planner, that they will receive on their first day of school.

We advise the following minimum and recommended specifications:

BST Welcome Booklets

Early Years Curriculum & Information Booklet

BST Nursery students playing in the gym

For Nursery and Reception

Primary School Welcome Booklet

BST Year 1 students playing at the play field

For Nursery to Year 6

Transition Information Booklet

BST primary students doing sports

For Year 7

Secondary School Welcome Booklet

BST Secondary School students dancing on the stage

For Year 7 to Year 13