Vision, Mission, Core Values & Aims

OUR VISION


At BST, we look to nurture each student’s unique potential and strive to help them create a strong sense of self, built around purpose and passion.

OUR MISSION


BST provides an inclusive and holistic education in English for the international community of Tokyo, with our modern British identity incorporating a distinctly international outlook. We are committed to the pursuit of excellence and lifelong learning. We pride ourselves on instilling a sense of integrity, and value our collective responsibility to positively impact the wider world.

OUR CORE VALUES


BST’s Core Values act as a guide for students, families, alumni and staff, and underpin our community’s decision-making and actions:

  • We strive to achieve our personal best.
  • We are honest and show kindness, compassion and respect for others.
  • We are curious, creative and innovative in our thinking.
  • We embrace diversity and celebrate individuality.
  • We are internationally minded and culturally aware.
  • We have a sense of social and environmental responsibility.

OUR AIMS


  • To work in partnership with parents, alumni and the broader community to realise our core values through our holistic provision.
  • To inspire students with a range of learning opportunities of appropriate challenge, both in the classroom and outdoors, that enable personal growth.
  • To encourage students to take ownership of their development through the pursuit of individual interests and the use of the BST Student Profile.
  • To foster students’ determination, resilience and wellbeing by reflecting upon individual challenges and by developing character strengths.
  • To value our British heritage whilst also embracing our unique Japanese context and the international diversity of our community.
  • To recognise and engage with real-life challenges, both local and global, in a spirit of hope.

 

The BST Community, September 2020

 

Inspection Reports
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The British School in Tokyo rated “Excellent” by the International Schools Inspectorate (ISI) in all areas.

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Academic Results
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BST students have again produced outstanding results in the Senior School and at all the key stages in earlier years.

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