The college would be the seventh within the Malvern School Worldwide group, with colleges already open in China, Egypt and Switzerland, along with the father or mother faculty in Malvern, Worcestershire, and two additional preparatory colleges.
The brand new campus might be positioned in Kodaira, a suburb round 40 minutes exterior central Tokyo.
“We’re delighted to be opening Malvern School Tokyo in partnership with Babylon Training, following the success of our different colleges within the area in Qingdao, Chengdu and Hong Kong,” mentioned director of Worldwide Colleges for Malvern School Allan Walker.
The college will initially take pupils from years one to 9, with 950 locations reserved for each major and secondary pupils.
The goal might be to draw “each Japanese and expatriate pupils” from the town and its surrounding suburbs.
“Though every of the faculties has its personal distinctive id, all Malvern Colleges share the identical ethos and values, and a dedication to a transformational fashion of schooling which equips our pupils with the abilities essential to develop into accountable leaders of tomorrow,” mentioned Jacqueline So, co-founder and chief govt of Babylon Training.
“I’m happy with the dynamic community and powerful hyperlinks that exist between the Malvern faculty Household of Colleges,” she added.
“Every of our worldwide colleges presents a holistic schooling which is centred round a recognised worldwide curriculum”
Additional down the road, the brand new campus will try to undertake the Worldwide Baccalaureate because the “core curriculum” for all sections of the varsity, with an intention to pursue authorisation as an IB World Faculty.
The college is the primary to open because the launch of Malvern School Hong Kong, which opened in 2018 and is the group’s first “all-through IB World Faculty”.
“Every of our worldwide colleges presents a holistic schooling which is centred round a recognised worldwide curriculum,” Walker mentioned.
“It’s particularly necessary to us that we incorporate the values and ethos of Malvern School in our colleges, as we consider that it’s these values which can greatest put together our pupils for fulfillment in as we speak’s more and more globalised society,” he added.
Kodaira is already a “thriving hub” of schooling establishments, together with Hitotsubashi College and Tsuda College, the latter of which is without doubt one of the “oldest and most prestigious” HEIs in Japan.