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NO to a 10% increase in tuition fees for 2023-2024!

Background During the Assemblée des Conseillers (pre-board of directors meeting) on Wednesday, March 16, the LFIT administration presented a budget for 2023-2024 that requires a 10% increase in tuition fees to cover a structural deficit. Part of this deficit can be explained by decisions made by the administration and validated by the Conseil d’Administration (board), […]

Categories : Board Meeting, FLT Role &Mission, Support

Results of the FLT survey on textbooks and school supplies

Please find more details on the survey on THIS PAGE.   At the request of the Tokyo LFI Families Association, the families of students from CM2 through to 1ere, who will be in 6e through Terminale at the beginning of the new school year, were invited to respond to the survey.   The email was […]

Categories : Our Activities, Support

Summary of the School Council held on February 16 2023

Link to the full report in French   School calendar 2023-2024 The working version has yet to be validated by supervisory authorities (Education Nationale and AEFE). The following elements are therefore simply provided for reference purposes. Students would start school on Monday, September 4, 2023; All Saints holidays would be from October 21 to […]

Categories : School Council

Summary of the Junior High and High School Council held February 14th 2023

The administration presented the 2023-24 school calendar, as well as the exam calendar for next year. Some travel plans for this year have yet to be finalized (Hiroshima/Oshima).   The allocation of junior high and high school classes for 2023-2024 was presented. There will be 4 classes instead of the current 3 for the 1ere […]

Categories : FLT Role &Mission, Junior and Senior High School Council, No classification, School Council

Lycee cafe – International edition at Starbucks Coffee Tokyu Plazza

Registration: Location: Starbucks Coffee – Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku – Google Maps Date : April 3rd, 10am-12pm.   Lycee cafe is an opportunity to meet other parents and discuss about LFI Tokyo curriculum, language option choices, LFI Tokyo’s catering, daily life at school and the work of our association. Please sign up so we have […]

Categories : Lycee-cafe

Visit of the canteen of the LFI Tokyo

Dear parents, You are warmly invited to come and see your children’s canteen on February 3rd 2023. The visit, co-organized by FLT-FAPEE and LFI Tokyo, will start at 11:30am and will be followed by a lunch until 1:00pm. Four parents will be able to attend this event but other visits will be organized later. The […]

Categories : Our Activities, Restauration committee

Lycee café – international edition – at LFI Tokyo on January 25th, 2023

Registration: Location : LFI Tokyo – Meeting room of the main building – see photo. Date : January 25th, 8.30am-10.30am   Lycee cafe is an opportunity to meet other parents and discuss about LFI Tokyo curriculum, option choices, daily life at school and the work of our association. Please sign up so we have […]

Categories : Lycee-cafe

Summary of the School Council held on 2022-11-14

Link to the full minutes in French.   Attendance: administration (principal, vice-principal, director of primary, CPE), Mrs. Pénilla for the embassy, Mr. Vial (inspector of national education for our geographical zone, invited), 5 representatives of the primary/secondary teachers, 1 representative of the staff, 4 representatives of the parents, 3 of the4 advisors of the […]

Categories : School Council

Summary of the Junior and Senior High School Council held 2022-11-09

Full minutes in French At the start of the session, the teachers’ representative asked for the schedule of councils from previous years to be reinstated. A first council held at the beginning of October would allow for more timely discussions at the beginning of the school year. The management then presented the different educational […]

Categories : Junior and Senior High School Council

Summary of the Elementary School Council of November 10, 2022

The full minutes are published in French on this page: Presentation by the Director of the figures for the start of the 2022-2023 school year (attached). The total number of students in Primary school is 810, with the opening of a 6th class of CP this year. The proportion of single-nationality French students is […]

Categories : Primary School Council

Lycee cafe – International edition at Sharegreen Minami Aoyama

Registration: Location : Share Green Minami Aoyama Date : November 30th, 10am-12pm.   Lycee cafe is an opportunity to meet other parents and discuss about LFI Tokyo curriculum, option choices, daily life at school and the work of our association. Please sign up so we have an idea of how many people will […]

Categories : Inform, Lycee-cafe

Christmas reading workshop for children (aged 5 to 9 / GS to CE2 levels)

Christmas is coming! This reading workshop offers children many activities based on books and stories to practice French while having fun. The program for this second workshop includes stories and rhymes, games, decorations and shortbread to prepare for Christmas. Date: December 17th (Sat.) from 10 to 11.30 am. Location: Slow ECOLAB 2-34-4 Minami Otsuka, Toshima-Ku. […]

Categories : Languages Curriculum

Discover the canteen of the LFI Tokyo

Dear parents,   You are warmly invited to visit and have lunch at your children’s canteen during the week of December 5th to December 9th 2022.   The visit co-organized by the FLT-FAPEE and the LFI Tokyo is scheduled from 11am to 12:30pm and will take place as follows: – meeting with Mr. Jorge (material […]

Categories : Inform, Represent, Restauration committee

INFO-FLT: first school vacations at the end of this week!

Dear Parents,   The first part of the school year is coming to an end and the fall vacations fast approaching! It has been a busy time for the association and the families of the school. We have been able to meet many of you during the pre-school and back-to-school meetings at the lycée, as […]

Categories : act, FLT Annual General Meeting, FLT Role &Mission, Lycee-cafe, Our Activities, Primary School Council, Primary, Jr, Hi School Councils Elections, School Council, Subscription, Who are the FLT-fapee

Results of the parents’ representative elections 2022-23

Dear Parents, The FLT-Fapée team would like to express a heartfelt thank you for your participation to the 2022-2023 Board Council and School Council parent representatives’ elections. This year, the participation rate was of 29.22% for the School Council and 30.8% for the Elementary School Council (vs. 32.98% last year). Your 2022-23 representatives for the […]

Categories : Primary School Council, School Council

Resources for reading in French

Dear parents, You have probably recently received, in your kid’s school bag, the pamphlets from BAYARD-MILAN and ECOLE DES LOISIRS. These 2 editing companies propose quality books and magazines in French, for kids from 0 to 18 years old. In Japan, where it can be difficult to find reading material in French, the products from […]

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Links to continus feedback forms 

Parents’ feedback on the canteen service at LFI Tokyo 
Canteen service feedback form

Should you have any topic you would like to raise during the next Conseil d’école (LFI Tokyo Primary School Council), Conseil du second degré (Junior and Senior High School Council), or School Council (CE), please fill this form.
LFI Tokyo Primary School Council (Ce):
The Primary School Council prepares recommendations for the LFIT School Council with regards to educational matters and school life at the Primary School.
Junior and Senior High School Council (CSD):
The Junior and Senior School Council prepares recommendations for the LFIT School Council with regards to educational matters and school life at High School.
LFIT School Council (CE):
This body oversees the Primary and Secondary School. It reviews the topics discussed during the Primary School and Junior/Senior High School Councils. It can make decisions regarding educational and organizational matters within the framework defined by AEFE. It cannot replace AEFE or the Board Meeting for their specific scopes of decision.
Ce – CSD – CE – CA feedback form

FLT – Parents association – board members 2022-2023 

President : Jessica Cosmao

Vice-president for Primary School: Célia Hughes

Vice-president for Junior-Hi and High School: André Salerno

Secretary: Séverin Ferrand

Treasurer : Laurent Wolff

As well as : Colombe Bally, Maxence Barbier, Vincent Brancourt, Thomas Brun, Virginie Cammas, René Carraz, Jean-Bernard Dumerc, Hugo Catherine, Daphné François, Stéphanie Moreels, François Poncin, Madoka Poncin, Aurélie Roques, Simon Serverin, Pierre-François Vilquin.

Special advisors : Bruno Peyron (Oles administrator), and François Roussel.

It is possible to join the FLT board members anytime during the school year, as specified in the association’s articles, usually following an adaptation period working with the existing team. New joiners’ information will be timely published on the FLT website.

You can contribute to the association and its work without joining its board: volunteers may participate to the extent of their availability and engagement preference anytime during the school year.

From left to right:

Jessica COSMAO, Célia HUGHES, André SALERNO, Séverin FERRAND, Laurent WOLFF, Hugo CATHERINE, Pierre-François VILQUIN, 

Simon SERVERIN, Stéphanie MOREELS, Vincent BRANCOURT, René CARRAZ, Maxence BARBIER, Thomas BRUN,

Colombe BALLY, François PONCIN, Madoka PONCIN, Virginie CAMMAS, Jean-Bernard DUMERC, Daphné FRANÇOIS, Aurélie ROQUES 

Our partners (new!)

(offering discounts to FLT members for activities)

Your feedback on the canteen (new!)


Several groups have been formed within the board of the FLT association. They can be reached directly by e-mail by adding to the following aliases:

  • ecole-inclusive for the inclusive school group presented HERE
  • ecoteam  for the FLT ecoteam presented HERE
  • restauration, see HERE
  • partenariat for the FLT Partnership presented HERE
  • lycee-cafe  for the organisation of the Q&A cafés that you can see in our calendar
  • gt-langues for the team working specifically on languages, divided in 4 subgroups
    • gt-fr about French
    • gt-eng about English
    • gt-jap about Japanese
    • gt-rls about the restructuration to come at secondary school (mainly for Junior high school).

Feel free to contact us or suggest other groups!

Practical Information 

New: the association now has several partners who offer preferential rates to members, check the list HERE.

The LFI Tokyo VOCABULARY in English, French and Japanese.

Tons of information about the  Takinogawa area (French only).

And of course plenty information about Tokyo, Events, what to do etc.  VIVRE A TOKYO.COM (French).

Looking to place a classified ad, sell or buy stuff, looking for good tips, maybe find a babysitter or a tutor? :  Tokyo Petites Annonces is now on Facebook

Other practical groups on WhatsApp
Please contact the association as new members can only be added by request of current members, or request to Admin of the groups.
  • “Tokyo au quotidien” to help you in your day to day life in Tokyo (find a doctor,  a babysitter, a tutor, a place where you can buy something…)
  • “A vendre/TROC” – To sell, exchange or give for free
  • “Tokyo covid” for Covid related questions (vaccination, travel conditions, PCR tests…), administered by the Conseillers des Français de l’étranger 
FLT joined the Fapée global parents association network 

Fédération des Associations de Parents d’élèves des Etablissements d’enseignement français de l’Etranger

Abroad French schools Parents Association Federation

FLT partners 

The membership card of the FLT Association, called “FLT card”, used to give a 10% discount at the French bookstore Omeisha located in Iidabashi but unfortunately it closed its doors in February 2022. So we have been looking for new partners willing to offer a preferential rate to our members in exchange of a visibility on our website.


The FLT card (membership in the FLT-Fapée Association) entitles you to preferential rates upon presentation to the following FLT partners:


Partner Topic Website Offer
King’s Road English School English regular and intensive courses; mini camp probably starting in 2023 Discount for FLT members – 10% discount on regular and intensive/vacation courses
Atelier Café Gare de Lyon acting classes (children, teens and adults) and improvisation + private classes for more fluency in speaking / gaining confidence – in French Discount for FLT members – 10th class offered, discount on courses
Prospèkt Téatr Acting classes – 2 workshops in high school and college – personalized/private classes for children, teens and adults – in French Special rate for FLT members – 10% discount
FC Nomade Soccer club: year-round courses, internships with accommodation and mini internships (English, French, Japanese) Special rate for FLT members – 10% discount
Tokyo guitare Guitar classes Special rate for FLT members on introductory courses
Acting coach Japan Film Acting Workshops for Children and Teens – in French and English Special rate for FLT members – 10% discount
Atelier Faber et Mazlish Tokyo Faber and Mazlish parenting support and exchange workshops. In French. Workbook offered to FLT members (value 2000 JPY, i.e. 10% of the total price of the workshop).


To propose other partners, please contact us at

This page will be updated if we add new partners and we will keep members informed of the news.


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