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 us: 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:
      • TKO School Fair in November/December
      • Sustainable Development Fair at CW in February
      • Swimathon in March
      • Gala Dinner in March
      • School Fair at JL in June
    • Participate in talks and panel discussions: share your expertise, host a coffee-meeting, recommend resources. Please sign up here.
    • 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

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