Everybody can play a part in school life: give an hour, a week, a month, a year or just a smile!

At FIS there are many opportunities for parents to play a role at their children’s school.

  • Elected Parent Representatives and Board members. Elections take place at the end of the school year and elected parents commit to serve for a minimum of one year.
  • Volunteer either as a class parent or to help with community events. 


Elected Parents

  • Parent Representatives are elected for one year at the Annual General Meeting and their role is to:
    • Foster communication between parents and FIS staff
    • Take part in pedagogical councils:
      • Primary Council
      • Secondary Council
      • Victor Segalen Council
    • Sit on at least one Committee:
      • Cantine Committee
      • Bus Committee
      • Uniform Committee
      • Community Events Committee
      • Sustainable Development Committee

Take a look at the job description for parent representatives in the “Related Links” and find more information on the Parent Portal.

Board members, elected for 3 years at the Annual General Meeting, undertake to:

  • Define the school’s strategy
  • Provide a solid financial and legal environment
  • Define the lines of management for Human Resources, Development and Marketing and Communications

More details are on The Board’s page.

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact Marie Bourrut Lacouture, Assistant to the Board: board@lfis.edu.hk


  • Class parents sign up for a school year to:
    • Be in touch with teachers and other parents in their class
    • Attend parent meetings for Secondary

Contact your child’s form teacher at the beginning of the year to apply.

  • Volunteer parents commit to different times depending on their availability and preference: 2 hours, 2 months or the school year.
    • Join a team to organise a community event such as:
      • Swimathon in November
      • Christmas Fair in December
      • Sustainable Development Festival in February
      • Gala dinner in March
      • School Fairs in May and June
    • Commit to a year and join one or more committees:
      • Canteen Committee
      • Bus Committee
      • Uniform Committee
      • Community Events Committee
      • Sustainable Development Committee

To volunteer, fill out the online form and let us know your availability and preferences.  Contact the Events Committee at community@lfis.edu.hk