The school committee reports directly to the Principal. It operates under the rules of the AEFE as they apply to French Schools Abroad. The School Committee is a tripartite authority with an equal number of members by right (five) representing the administration, the school staff representatives, parents ‘representatives (three elected members) and students ‘representatives (two elected members).

It is formed at the beginning of each academic year and meets at least four times each academic year.

The school Committee votes:

  • The school project,
  • The school rules,
  • The school hours and the school calendar,
  • Teacher training plan aligned with local needs.
  • The annual plan for academic and vocational orientation

The school committee provides an opinion based on a vote on:

  • the organisation of staff employment (creation, suppression and transformation of positions) at the school;
  • proposals for the evolution of pedagogical structures;
  • organisation of the
  • questions regarding security, health and hygiene;
  • questions regarding the staff working conditions;
  • questions relating to welcoming and providing information to parents and the general terms of their participation in the life at the school;
  • scheduling and financing of school trips;
  • organisation of educational life;
  • questions relating to welcoming and providing care for disabled students;
  • questions regarding the school’s restaurant.

School Council

The School Council votes the school rules based on the proposal made by the Primary School Director.

The Council’s advice must be sought for all matters relating to the school operations and life at the school, and especially for:

-pedagogical structures;
-the organisation of school time and the school calendar;
-the school project for primary based on the proposal by the Teachers’ Council;
-particular actions which ensure that means allocated to the school are used more efficiently and adapted to the environment;
-the conditions of schooling for disabled children by taking into account local constraints;
-projects and organisation of discovery classes;
-the questions relating to hygiene, health and safety of the children at the school and also during extracurricular activities
-the principles guiding the choice of equipment and pedagogical tools
-the questions relating to welcoming and providing information to parents and the general terms of their participation in the school life.

The following hold a seat with the right to vote:

-the Primary School Director,
-15 teachers, one at least by teaching level,
-15 parent representatives, at least one by teaching level.