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|Language of instruction||English and French|
|Native English and French teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English and French)|
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|Number of students||
|Number of nationalities represented in the school||
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
English, Japanese, German, Spanish
|External examinations or assessments available||
Brevet, French Baccalaureat
|School bus service available||
|School provided lunches||
|Sports activities included||
|Sports facilities at the school||
3 tennis courts, 2 futsal pitches, heated outdoor swimming pool, athletics track, multi-activity sport center and Japanese dojo.
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
The International French School in Tokyo is an establishment of the Agency for French Education Abroad (AEFE) within the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs which educates more than 320,000 students worldwide in 490 schools. AEFE provides pedagogical continuity worldwide, allowing easy transfers between AEFE schools for students.
The International French School in Tokyo registers students from kindergarten through high school, and follows the French National Curriculum and prepares students for Brevet and French Baccalaureat.
In Tokyo, the LFIT assures continuity in public educational services for French expatriate children while also contributing to the promotion of French language and culture abroad, particularly by welcoming students of Japanese and many other nationalities.
|Teaching approach of the school||
The LFIT offers a program of instruction in accordance with the French curriculum, and includes significant linguistic and cultural components in relation to the Japanese context. Diplomas and qualifications awarded by the school are identical to those conferred by institutions in France.
French/English bilingual classes have been created in the primary school, while a bilingual Section européenne for Social Studies is on offer in lower secondary.