An Excellent Education for Everyone

Since FIS opened its door five decades ago, we have grown from a small school with only 35 students to one of the most renowned international schools in Asia.

FIS today operates both the French and International streams, and welcomes over 2,700 students on four campuses. Thousands of outstanding graduates began their success stories at the school.

Our History

FIS History

Over 50 years of passion in education


FIS started with only 30 students when engineers and technicians from French companies came to build the Shek Pik dam


FIS was the first international school to offer Mandarin classes in Hong Kong


FIS established a new campus at Jardine’s Lookout and opened the International Stream


FIS became the first international school in Hong Kong to be awarded World IB School status


Newly constructed Blue Pool Road Campus opened


Chai Wan campus opened and later recognised with a Green Building Award.


New state of the art eco-campus at Tseung Kwan O opened

Our Mission

To provide, together with families, a nurturing, culturally diverse community that inspires our young people to realise their true potential and be confident, independent learners as well as responsible global citizens with moral values and integrity.

Our team is committed to providing a multicultural, world-class school environment anchored in Hong Kong, delivering academic excellence based on a multilingual education (French, English and Mandarin) and developing caring, respectful citizens, proud to belong to the FIS community.

 “What really struck me is how the French FIS community is really embracing the International FIS community” - Parent of Laura, primary student

At the French International School, we:

  1. Appreciate individual, cultural and international diversity
  2. Create a challenging and rewarding learning environment
  3. Foster individual personal development including creative and artistic growth
  4. Provide a strong support network with an enthusiastic, highly qualified team of teachers
  5. Encourage academic excellence and provide guidance on career choices for the future

FIS Managing Pedagogical Team

David Tran


Ian Clayton

Head of International Stream

Christelle Riom

Deputy Head, French Stream

Arnaud Belhuerne

Deputy Head Secondary, French Stream (Tseung Kwan O)

Mark Williams

Head of Secondary, International Stream

François-Guillaume Ducasse

Head of Primary, French Stream (Tseung Kwan O)

Marie Roig

Head of Primary, French Stream (Jardine's Lookout & Chai Wan)

Ross Armitage

Head of Primary, International Stream