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Yesterday, over 80 guests gathered to formally welcome to Tokyo Rugby School Japan’s (RSJ) Founding Principal, Tony Darby. Hosted at the Akasaka Prince Classic House, the afternoon reception was attended by various RSJ partners and supporters, and opened by His Majesty’s Ambassador to Japan, Julia Longbottom CMG.
On July 25th 2022, the Governor of Chiba Prefecture (Toshihito Kumagai) formally approved the establishment plan for Rugby School Japan (RSJ), the first ever British boarding school in the Greater Tokyo area.
Planning to open in September 2023, Rugby School Japan will be the first British boarding and day school in Greater Tokyo, and Rugby’s second international sister school (Rugby School Thailand opened in 2017). Tony Darby is the Sub-Warden of St Edward’s School, Oxford and has been in post since 2017.
The Rugby School Group is delighted to announce that plans for opening Rugby School Japan in September 2023 are on track. A legal agreement was signed this week by Rugby’s international arm, Chiba University as landowner,…
We are delighted to announce that our operating partner in Japan will be Clarence Education Asia. CEA is an international school management company based in Hong Kong and Tokyo, providing industry leading school establishment and operation services for K-13 premium British education, multilingual education, and extracurricular educational programmes.