UK Boarding School Information Session

1-2, Kagurazaka Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-0825
British Council Japan
20 October 2019 - 13:30
20 October 2019 - 17:00


Representatives of 6 UK boarding schools (Bellerbys College, Bishopstrow College, Cardiff Sixth Form College, Princess Helena College, St Leonards School, St Swithun’s School ) will be here in Japan to answer your questions about studying in the UK.

In addition to individual consultation, which will run throughout the event, there will be a seminar programme including sessions on how to choose the right boarding school for your child, the benefits of an IB education, and how to prepare your child for boarding school in the UK.  Come along and start your journey to studying in the UK!

This event is free to attend but booking is essential. 


Programme Detail

Seminar Programme

*Booth consultation will run throughout the event (1:30-5:00pm) and concurrently with the seminars

*seminars will be delivered in English with Japanese interpretation

  • 13:35-13:55
    An Introduction to UK independent schools
    Peter Harris, Princess Helena College
  • 14:00-14:20
    Preparation is Key – how we can help prepare your child for entry to a UK boarding school
    Tessa Howard-Vyse, Bishopstrow College
  • 14:25-14:45
    How to choose a school that is right for your child?
    Charlie Hammel, St Swithun's School
  • 14:50-15:10
    Deeper Learning, Wider Options, Richer Minds: Choosing the International Baccalaureate 
    Julianne Pennycook, St Leonards School
  • 15:15-15:35 
    A-Levels or Foundation - How to choose?
     Kate Hicks, Bellerby's College
  • 15:40-16:00 
    Preparing for entry to a top-ranking university
     Henrietta Lightwood, Cardiff Sixth Form College
  • 16:00-17:00
    Individual consultation at school booths