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It's Time to Design Your Enrichment Electives!

It's Time to Design Your Enrichment Electives!

(Posted on 10/11/16)

In a world that is ever increasingly competitive, what you do outside of the classroom is really what will make you stand out from the crowd to universities or future employers. Being able to combine your academic studies, with work experience, skill and with evidence of wide and diverse interests is essential.Creativity, Activity and Service is at the heart of Chester International School and can...

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Why is Chester International School good for Business?

Why is Chester International School good for Business?

(Posted on 06/10/16)

My wife and I discovered Chester International School about a month ago from a mailshot that arrived at our home. Without hesitation, we somehow knew this was something we wanted to enquire about on behalf of our daughter. We did that, and following a meeting with Kate Ryan, we made our application for Emily to start next September.I was asked by Kate to speak at the recent Open House event from...

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The Value of Student Choice

(Posted on 20/09/16)

“Until you know the learners, how can you know the essential questions?” (Onore and Lubetsky, 1992 ). At Chester International School, we believe in developing in depth conversations and partnerships with our students and ensuring that we have true student voice and student choice in our Studio. Students are “yearning to have a voice in their own schooling” (Johnston &...

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Meet our Principal

Meet our Principal

(Posted on 25/08/16)

At CIS we think it's vital for our students and parents to have a strong, open relationship with our teaching staff. And that starts with our Principal, Kate Ryan. Kate has developed and been part of leadership teams in outstanding schools, across a range of curricula, all over the world; from UK to US to New Zealand. She is a true international citizen, speaking five languages and specialising in...

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What next after your GCSE results?

What next after your GCSE results?

(Posted on 24/08/16)

Choice is a great thing but you need to take time to think. Tony Lamberton, Executive Headteacher of Christleton Learning Trust in Chester shares advice to help you approach your education choices with ease and confidence.(1) Begin your research earlyIdeally, start investigating schools a year or two before you plan to apply. Advance preparation takes the anxiety out of the process. Spare some time...

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