Online Journal

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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