Call for bone marrow donation

Issue 20: 24/2/2023 Health & Wellbeing Corner

We would like to raise awareness in our school community of the importance of bone marrow donation. Every year, thousands of patients need a bone marrow transplant from a donor with a compatible genetic profile.  This year, this problem concerns us even more as one of our students needs to find a compatible donor.  Matching […]

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Updated RAT Policy for Schools

Issue 20: 24/2/2023 Health & Wellbeing Corner

Dear members of the FIS community, The Hong Kong government recently announced the end of the daily RAT requirement for secondary school students. However, this requirement remains in place until at least March 15 for kindergarten and primary school students. Letter to schools (issued on 21.02.2023) (1).pdf Best regards,

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Notice from Consulate General of France (Change in CBD Regulations)

Issue 18: 10/2/2023 Health & Wellbeing Corner

Dear Parents Please find a notice from the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau regarding Drug Regulations in Hong Kong from 1st February. An English translation is provided below. Drug use and trafficking in Hong Kong: extremely severe criminal consequences, including for minors and their families, tightened since 1st February, 2023 Every year, […]

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Covid-19 – Updated protocol

Issue 17: 3/2/2023 Health & Wellbeing Corner

Dear Parents, The EDB has updated the health measures for schools, which will be valid as of 30th January 2023: RAT testing for students is still required daily and until at least 28th February 2023. Teachers and school administrators are no longer required to perform daily RAT tests. If they test positive and are asymptomatic, […]

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[Covid-19] Health Measures Alleviated

Issue 14: 6/1/2023 Health & Wellbeing Corner

Dear Parents, Following the latest announcements from the EDB, the FIS health protocol has been updated, and the changes include the following: Vaccine requirements are lifted, including for Extra-curricular Activities (ECA).  There will be no more restrictions to register for all school activities, outings, events and after-school ECA sessions, for all students. Close contacts of […]

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Sanitary protocol updated

Issue 13: 16/12/2022 Health & Wellbeing Corner

Dear Members of the FIS community,  As you know, the Hong Kong Government has recently announced several relaxations of sanitary measures:  Reduction of quarantine time and isolation time (possibility of early discharge on Day 5, under certain conditions) End of Amber code status End of  the obligation to use partitions in restaurants / canteens End […]

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For children holding an amber code after the christmas break

Issue 12: 9/12/2022 Health & Wellbeing Corner

Dear Parents,  In order to better organise the canteen areas after the Christmas break, parents who have planned a trip during the Christmas period are asked to fill out this form before Wednesday, 14th December (one for each each student)  According to the EDB instructions, anyone with an “Amber code” must take their meal in […]

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EDB: Health Protocol Update

Issue 8: 11/11/2022 Health & Wellbeing Corner

Dear Parents, The Education Bureau (EDB) released an updated health protocol on Wednesday, 8th November and we are pleased to announce that dividers in the cafeteria are no longer required. The dividers will be removed on Monday (except for canteens serving Amber Code students). In this same update, the EDB emphasizes the importance of vaccination […]

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SPORT: An original sporting and cultural trail!

Issue 7: 28/10/2022 Health & Wellbeing Corner, French Stream, International Stream Notices (Upcoming Events)

The Coastal Trail Challenge is back, and you’re invited to participate! An iconic 65-km-long loop around Hong Kong Island divided into 8 stages, the Coastal Trail is a unique hiking trail. Walking the trail is a wonderful way to (re)discover the city’s abundant history, heritage, greenery and, of course, its scenic shores. For more information: […]

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Covid 19 Certificate of Vaccination – Update

Issue 6: 21/10/2022 Health & Wellbeing Corner

Dear Parents, You now have the possibility to register Covid-19 infection certificates on the Parent Portal. In Hong Kong, people who have been infected with Covid-19 can be exempted from one dose of vaccine (subject to presentation of an “Isolation order”). CHP/EDB: “A person who has been infected with COVID-19 requires one less dose of […]

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Konstantin GOLDAU: counsellor for the International Stream students at Tseung Kwan O and Blue Pool Road campus

Issue 5: 14/10/2022 Health & Wellbeing Corner

Firstly, I wanted to thank everybody for welcoming me so warmly here at FIS. I’m very excited to take over the role of counsellor for the international stream students at Tseung Kwan O and Blue Pool Road campus. Originally, I hail from south Germany, which I left after completing my first Master degree in Media […]

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[Covid-19] Notification of contact and positive cases to Covid 19 at FIS

Issue 3: 30/9/2022 Health & Wellbeing Corner

Dear Members of the School Community,  In order to ease the reporting of contact cases and Covid-19 positive cases at FIS, a notification system via two electronic forms has been implemented.  Positive cases and contact cases should now be reported via the forms below:  [COVID-19] FIS- Positive Cases Report [COVID-19]  FIS- Close Contact Report FIS  […]

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Introduction of the school psychologist – French Stream Secondary

Issue 2: 23/9/2022 Health & Wellbeing Corner

I obtained my title of psychologist in 2015. I specialise in neuropsychology. Eager to learn, I followed my formation with a thesis on the comprehension and communication of health documents. I worked in different secondary schools in France. I am committed to always working in collaboration with my colleagues in order to ensure together that […]

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[Covid-19] Recommended vaccine doses for children in Hong Kong

Issue 1: 16/9/2022 Health & Wellbeing Corner

The Hong Kong health authorities strongly encourage vaccination against Covid-19, especially for children. In particular, vaccination is mandatory for a student to participate in extracurricular activities. However, between the different colour codes, the recovery QR codes, the number of different doses depending on the vaccine and the age, it is not always easy to understand. […]

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