French International School students celebrate excellent International Baccalaureate Diploma results [fr]
The French International School (FIS) congratulates its International Stream students on another year of excellent performance in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP).
This year’s cohort celebrated achieving an average score of 35 points which is 5 points above the world average of 30 points (May 2017). 27% of FIS students received the prestigious Bilingual Diploma and all our students’ results reflect their own individual stories of accomplishment and hard work.
FIS was the first school in Hong Kong to be authorised as a World IB School in 1988, and celebrates 30 years of excellence in the IB Diploma Programme this year. The programme is designed to give students a broad, well-rounded international education and the skills needed for success at university and beyond.
“These outstanding results are testament to the hard work not only of our students but also their teachers. We are very proud that all our students committed to achieve their own personal best. Our Class of 2018 have become remarkable young adults and we wish them the best in their future endeavours,” said Ian Clayton, Head of the International Stream. For the upcoming academic year, FIS students have received offers to study at Imperial College London, King’s College London, London School of Economics, University College London, University of Cambridge, University of Edinburgh, University of Exeter, University of St. Andrews, University of Warwick, NYU, University of Pennsylvania, McGill University and Hong Kong University to name a few.
FIS teachers are passionate about the education and development of young minds at all levels throughout the school. In September, a new Director of the French Stream Primary for the Jardine’s Lookout and Chai Wan campuses will join the leadership team: Marie ROIG. Appointed by the Agency for French Teaching Abroad (AEFE), Ms Roig is currently Primary Director of a school on Reunion Island.
About French International School (FIS)
FIS was established in 1963/64 as one of the first international schools in Hong Kong. The school offers two streams: the French and International Streams, preparing students towards certification in the French national examination, the French Baccalaureate or the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma. In 1988, FIS became the first in Hong Kong to be authorised as an IB World School.
Currently, the school is one of the largest international through schools in Hong Kong and welcomes over 2,700 students from Reception/Moyenne Section to Year 13/Terminale, representing 40 different nationalities. The school will open a new state of the art eco-campus in Tseung Kwan O in September 2018 to add to its campuses in Chai Wan, Happy Valley and Jardine’s Lookout.
The school’s mission is to provide, together with families, a nurturing, culturally diverse community that inspires our young people to realize their true potential as confident, independent learners and responsible global citizens with moral values and integrity.