One of the UK’s Most Established Schools Chooses Jakarta for Their Latest Opening

By : Abraham Sihombing | Monday, April 29 2024 - 05:02 IWST

Wellington College Independent School Jakarta (WCIJ)
Wellington College Independent School Jakarta (WCIJ) - Jakarta - Wellington College Independent School Jakarta (WCIJ) is thrilled to announce its grand opening in September 2024! As the first private UK school to open in Indonesia, WCIJ, a pioneering co-educational school, will offer an exceptional and pioneering education for children aged 3 to 11 years old.


WCIJ stands as the latest addition to the Wellington College International family of schools in China, Thailand, and India. WCI Regional Management Pte Ltd, a company owned by businessman Peter Lim, is partnered with Wellington College International and is establishing K-12 schools in Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia.


The Wellington College was inaugurated by Queen Victoria in 1859 in England. The 165-year-old College is a national monument to the first Duke of Wellington, and it is consistently in the top 10 schools globally for the IB Diploma. Wellington College students from the UK and international schools regularly attain placement at the world’s leading universities including both Oxbridge and Ivy League. Notable alumni include novelist George Orwell, actor Sir Christopher Lee, architect Sir Nicholas Grimshaw, former cabinet ministers, and athletes including F1 champion James Hunt. This track record of academic achievement serves as a testament to WCIJ's dedication to delivering a world-class education and preparing students for success on a global scale.



A World-Class Education in the Heart of Jakarta

Located near TB Simatupang in South Jakarta, WCIJ sits amidst a prestigious residential and commercial district. Our state-of-the-art campus is designed to be a thriving and secure learning environment for young minds. We boast light and airy classrooms, each featuring access to indoor garden spaces and expansive play areas, fostering a connection with nature and ample room for exploration.


WCIJ is committed to growing with our students, offering a full K-12 program and transitioning to a larger site in the future. This creates a nurturing urban sanctuary where children will learn realworld skills in a fun and authentic learning environment, both within and outside the classroom.



Building on a Legacy of Excellence

WCIJ joins a prestigious network of Wellington College International schools across Asia, all sharing the core values of kindness, responsibility, respect, courage and integrity. Drawing on the rich heritage of Wellington College in the UK, WCIJ offers a unique blend of the best of British and international education.



The Top 5 Reasons to Choose Wellington College Independent School Jakarta  

  • A pioneering education: WCIJ offers a forward-thinking curriculum that prepares students to be global citizens who can shape a better world.  


  • Multilingual and multicultural: The school embraces diversity and provides an environment where children can learn and thrive in a globalized world.  


  • Highly qualified teachers: WCIJ boasts a team of experienced and passionate educators committed to delivering an exceptional learning experience.  


  • Holistic development: The school focuses on nurturing well-rounded individuals, both academically and personally.  


  • Strong community: WCIJ fosters a supportive and welcoming community for students, parents, and staff.


In discussing WCIJ's significant contribution to Indonesia's education sector, Mr Dominic Jermey, British Ambassador to Indonesia, expressed his enthusiasm, stating,” The British Embassy in Jakarta is delighted to welcome Wellington College to Indonesia's flourishing education sector. The opening of Wellington College Independent School Jakarta will enrich the UK's excellent education offer in Southeast Asia's biggest economy.”



About Wellington College Independent School Jakarta

Wellington College Independent School Jakarta is a part of the prestigious Wellington College International network, committed to nurturing well-rounded global citizens who are confident, compassionate, and ready to make a positive impact on the world with over 6500 students worldwide.***

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