Un grand merci à notre incroyable communauté ! La transmission de notre vision est un travail d'équipe et nous n'aurions pas pu atteindre cette étape sans votre soutien ! Ne manquez pas toutes les nouveautés que nous vous réservons ! Ce n'est que le début ! ❤️

A heartfelt thank you to our incredible community! Together, we're passionately spreading the word about our school vision. We couldn't have achieved this milestone without your support! Stay tuned as we're hard at work, preparing a host of exciting initiatives and opportunities for you. This is just the beginning! ❤️

#ProudToBeFIS #DiverseAndEngaged #SpiritedAndConfident #StrongCommunity

Un grand merci à notre incroyable communauté ! La transmission de notre vision est un travail d`équipe et nous n`aurions pas pu atteindre cette étape sans votre soutien ! Ne manquez pas toutes les nouveautés que nous vous réservons ! Ce n`est que le début ! ❤️

A heartfelt thank you to our incredible community! Together, we`re passionately spreading the word about our school vision. We couldn`t have achieved this milestone without your support! Stay tuned as we`re hard at work, preparing a host of exciting initiatives and opportunities for you. This is just the beginning! ❤️

#ProudToBeFIS #DiverseAndEngaged #SpiritedAndConfident #StrongCommunity
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Latest Posts from our Leadership

How our languages talk about February 29

Dr. Emmanuel Bonin

Dear Parents, Since this only happens once every four year, I wanted to wish you all a happy leap year! And take this opportunity, as we are in a culturally French and globally-minded school (Strategic objective 1.5 in our strategic plan), to educate ourselves on the interesting difference in how our two languages address this […]

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Issue 55: 1/3/2024

The psychology of success

Ian Clayton

As a fan of sport, an area I find fascinating is the psychology of sport. What differentiates a good performer from a great performer, how athletes are able to execute their skills in high pressure environments with sometimes billions watching and very high stakes outcomes. Sports psychology, which focuses on enhancing athletic performance, holds valuable […]

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Issue 55: 1/3/2024

Action Points for Parents / Students

Stop, on lit!

Fabienne Rebuffet-Liu

We're delighted to announce our next quarter-hour reading event, which will take place on Tuesday March 5. Students, teachers and administrative staff from all four campuses will take part in this event, and for this time around, we'd like to invite parents to join us. Feel free to take a photo of yourself during your […]

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Issue 55: 1/3/2024

Careers Forum | Get-To-Know FISCA breakfast 

Philippe de Viel Castel

Dear FIS Community, More than 30 Parents attended the Careers Forum at BPR last Saturday morning. This was an incredible opportunity for our students to learn about different jobs and the many paths that led to them. The Forum showcased careers in many fields, covering medical, education, arts, engineering, Artificial Intelligence and much more. These […]

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Issue 55: 1/3/2024

SAVE THE DATE! Easter Holiday Camp

Cyrielle Dapot

NEW Easter Holiday Camp - Full Day - Weeklong Activities for children from Reception class to Y9! We are excited to announce our new 2024 Holiday Camps. Save your calendars for the 8th-12th of April! This is a great opportunity for your children to learn new things, connect with new friends, and explore new activities. […]

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Issue 55: 1/3/2024
Archives: Head of School
Archives: Deputy Head of School
Archives: Action Points

Schoolwide

Latest PostsGeneralBoardFISCASustainabilityHealthECAUniversity Guidance
Published 1/3/2024 (Issue #55)

Philippines Coral Ecology and Marine Research trip – May 2024

Matthew Brady

2nd call!! Are you an avid diver who wants to learn more and also contribute to conservation of the seas? M Brady is looking to organize a week-long marine research trip during the May 2024 holiday. Our options have changed Coral Reef ecology and marine research trip (to possibly include PADI Open Water dive certification […]

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Issue 55: 1/3/2024

Stop, on lit!

Fabienne Rebuffet-Liu

We're delighted to announce our next quarter-hour reading event, which will take place on Tuesday March 5. Students, teachers and administrative staff from all four campuses will take part in this event, and for this time around, we'd like to invite parents to join us. Feel free to take a photo of yourself during your […]

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Issue 55: 1/3/2024

Careers Forum 2024

Hélène RICORDEAU

The Careers Forum 2024 took place on SATURDAY February 24 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm on the campus of Blue Pool Road. Some 40 parent volunteers came to meet our students from classes 3ème/Y10 to Terminale/Y13 to present their profession, their career path and share their experience. A total of 120 students attended the […]

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Issue 55: 1/3/2024

European Universities and Schools Visit

Hélène RICORDEAU

Over the past few weeks, our students in the French and International sections have had the opportunity to meet representatives from 15 European Grandes Écoles and Universities at 3 events organized by the Lycée's Guidance and Examinations Department, in the friendly surroundings of the Blue Pool Road Campus CDI. On January 29, 9 exhibitors at […]

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Issue 55: 1/3/2024

Careers Forum | Get-To-Know FISCA breakfast 

Philippe de Viel Castel

Dear FIS Community, More than 30 Parents attended the Careers Forum at BPR last Saturday morning. This was an incredible opportunity for our students to learn about different jobs and the many paths that led to them. The Forum showcased careers in many fields, covering medical, education, arts, engineering, Artificial Intelligence and much more. These […]

Read more »
Issue 55: 1/3/2024

Immediate vs Post-Event Feedback

Yann Houry

Last week, we discussed the Roediger and Karpicke experiment, which showed how important assessment is, not just as a means of measuring learning, but also and above all as a means of improving learning. To do this, the evaluation must (if possible) provide feedback. On this topic, Catlin Tucker in her book Complete guide to […]

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Issue 55: 1/3/2024

Report on February 26th Board Meeting

Hervé Robin

Some board members and school leaders on the Chai Wan visit The Board of Directors of FIS met for its fifth session of the year on Monday the 26th of February. In a continued spirit of United and Sound Governance, here is a summary of the information that was discussed, considered, and voted. The Board […]

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Issue 55: 1/3/2024

How to limit the risk of food poisoning in the canteen (and everywhere else)?

Samuel Le Dorner

My past experience in Food Hygiene and Quality convinced me of the importance of regular hand washing, especially before meals. According to estimates by Santé Publique France, food poisoning is responsible for around 150 deaths each year in France, and 420,000 worldwide (source WHO). Our hands are in constant contact with surfaces contaminated by bacteria, […]

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Issue 55: 1/3/2024

A new frontier – unity in vision at FIS

Sam Bleakly

A new frontier - unity in vision at FIS In both marketing and education people are affected by storytelling. This past week I was deeply affected by the storytelling of the #OneFIS community. My first week was dynamic and fast paced. I met leadership, faculty, staff, students and parents. I toured our campuses, and witnessed […]

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Issue 55: 1/3/2024

SAVE THE DATE! Easter Holiday Camp

Cyrielle Dapot

NEW Easter Holiday Camp - Full Day - Weeklong Activities for children from Reception class to Y9! We are excited to announce our new 2024 Holiday Camps. Save your calendars for the 8th-12th of April! This is a great opportunity for your children to learn new things, connect with new friends, and explore new activities. […]

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Issue 55: 1/3/2024

Staff Spotlight: Isabelle Bezançon

Trevor Wilcox

The Staff Spotlight series was introduced to both recognise the hard work of our staff who go above and beyond throughout the year, as well as introduce them to the wider school community, outside of their respective stream or department. Each issue of Le Bulletin will shine a light on our talented and supportive staff […]

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Issue 55: 1/3/2024
Archives: General Schoolwide News
Archives: Board Matters
Archives: FISCA - French International School Community Association
Archives: Sustainability
Archives: Health and Wellbeing
Archives: Extracurricular Activities
Archives: University Guidance

Early Years & Primary

Latest NewsFrench StreamInternational Stream
Published 1/3/2024 (Issue #55)

Teaching and the IEYC/IPC : Sports Days Reminder

Ross Armitage

Teaching and the IPC Teachers use the IPC to teach subjects (other than English and Maths), through a thematic central unit. The Process of Learning is used to support this and follows the cycle:] Entry Point The Entry Point is the ‘hook’ into a new unit of work. The duration of an entry point is […]

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Issue 55: 1/3/2024

Visit to HKU

Natalie BELBIN & Soazig MARTEIL

On Wednesday 21 February, the CM1 SIA classes from Jardine's Lookout set off to discover the treasures of the University of Hong Kong. They were able to visit the wonderful and rich biodiversity museum set up by Dr Benoit Guénard. The pupils were given a guided tour by two tutors from Dr Guénard's department and […]

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Issue 55: 1/3/2024

Stop, on lit!

Fabienne Rebuffet-Liu

We're delighted to announce our next quarter-hour reading event, which will take place on Tuesday March 5. Students, teachers and administrative staff from all four campuses will take part in this event, and for this time around, we'd like to invite parents to join us. Feel free to take a photo of yourself during your […]

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Issue 55: 1/3/2024

Archives: French Stream Early Years and Primary

Archives: International Stream Early Years and Primary

Secondary

Latest NewsFrench StreamInternational Stream
Published 1/3/2024 (Issue #55)

Kindness is not just for Kindness Week

Mark Williams

As a youngster growing up in the UK many years ago, one of the things that has always stuck with me is the clever slogans that clever advertisers used to make certain products popular and memorable in the mind of the public.  When ever I find myself in the company of other people who have […]

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Issue 55: 1/3/2024

Educational Assistants

Marion Coupat

I'm delighted to share this message with you from the BPR and TKO campus educational assistants, explaining their missions and the spirit that drives them on a daily basis, working closely with students. It's also an opportunity to thank them for their essential work: An AED or Education Assistant is first and foremost a member […]

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Issue 55: 1/3/2024

Stop, on lit!

Fabienne Rebuffet-Liu

We're delighted to announce our next quarter-hour reading event, which will take place on Tuesday March 5. Students, teachers and administrative staff from all four campuses will take part in this event, and for this time around, we'd like to invite parents to join us. Feel free to take a photo of yourself during your […]

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Issue 55: 1/3/2024

Botticelli to Van Gogh: masterpieces of the National Gallery, London

Isabelle Bezançon

On February 22nd, as part of the arts and IB Visual Arts specialty, a visit was organised to the Palace Museum Hong Kong to discover the special exhibition «Botticelli à Van Gogh: masterpieces of the National Gallery, London». This is a major and must-see exhibition in Hong Kong, to see absolutely, until April 11! This […]

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Issue 55: 1/3/2024

Student Newsletter

Carolyn Day

https://sites.google.com/view/fis-newsletter/issues/february-2024-issue?authuser=0 We are delighted to announce that the February edition of the student-led newsletter is now available for you to read and enjoy. Thanks to the team. The editor is Jaya Mahapatra in Year 12 and you can find out how to become part of the team by contacting her at email jiya7082@g.lfis.edu.hk.

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Issue 55: 1/3/2024

Archives: French Stream Secondary

Archives: International Stream Secondary