On 10th September, the “Inheritage and Innovation” – MCC and Lucton Strategic Partnership Signing Ceremony and Lucton Chongqing Launch Event were jointly organised by Lucton Group and MCC Real Estate Chongqing Co., Ltd. The event was grandly held at Meliá Chongqing, a new landmark in Tieshanping, Chongqing. Lucton, the century-old education brand from the United Kingdom will open its second chapter in China since Lucton Shanghai.
Leaders of Jiangbei District, Jiangbei District Edu Commission, Investment Promotion Bureau, Culture and Tourism Development Commission, Park Management Centre, Tieshanping Street Office witnessed the signing ceremony. Stephen Ellison, British Consul General in Chongqing, leaders of MCC Real Estate Chongqing Co., Ltd, Lucton Group, Mabel Li, Director of Examinations Southwest China, British Council, Clem Parrish Headmaster of Lucton Shanghai, and various mainstream media in Chongqing, as well as families who have strong interest in international education, all participated in the event and witnessed the important moment.
Stephen Ellison, Jie Wang, as the Deputy General Manager of MCC Real Estate Chongqing, Steven Yang, as the Chairman of Governors of Lucton Chongqing and Clem Parrish, addressed the conference respectively. Then, Lucton Group and MCC Real Estate Chongqing Co., Ltd. signed strategic cooperation agreement, and meanwhile announced the official launch of Lucton Chongqing.
Lucton Chongqing is located in the scenic Tieshanping National Forest Park, and will officially open in September 2022. The School will adhere to Lucton ethos of “British tradition, Chinese heart and international minds”, implement Lucton’s proven system of teaching and rounded development, and enlighten the future paths of students. Meanwhile, Lucton Chongqing will join the British Council Partner Schools Programme, and provide IGCSE and A Level curriculum, abundant academic competitions and co-curricular activities, including over twenty kinds of sports, drama, art, music and STEAM, and the international education competitons, forums and other activities based on the International Conference Centre, truly delivering holistic education. Students and teachers of Lucton will enjoy the global resources and academic support brought by BC in the future.
Lucton has delivered over 300 years of success in the UK, and has been extending this heritage to China. As the first overseas campus of Lucton School from the UK, Lucton School Shanghai achieved the excellent outcomes after three years’ dedication, and are having the first cohort of graduating students this year.
To date, Lucton team has brought best educational resources of Lucton UK and successful experience of Lucton Shanghai to Chongqing after two years of preparation, marking a new milestone of Lucton’s international development.
We are looking forward to seeing Lucton Chongqing thriving and becoming a benchmark of holistic education in Southwest China. With Lucton ethos, we are confident that we will create the leading educational brand, and cultivate students to be excellent individual through “Chinese heart, British tradition and international minds”.