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Pushy Northern Parents

Pushy Northern Parents

(Posted on 08/12/16)

Just two weeks ago, we wrote about the importance of parental engagement at Chester International School so we have a genuine partnership between home and school. We see this as key to our students’ success and we believe in open communication.This week, Anne Longfield, the Children’s Commissioner said:“Parents in the North need to become more like their pushy counterparts in the...

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Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

(Posted on 06/12/16)

The moon photo was taken at 6.30pm on 12th November 2016 by one of our students, Alice. A tripod was used with a Nikon D5500, and a 55/200 lens. Alice manipulated the setting to get this image. A Hoya Circular polarising filter was used.Alice took this photo for her Astronomy course work. We look forward to seeing Alice continue her passion for photography and Art at...

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Year 10 Day in the Life

Year 10 Day in the Life

(Posted on 02/12/16)

Daily Life of a Year 10 StudentThe most frequently asked question about Chester International School is what will the day be like for our students?We have designed our day very carefully with our students in mind to ensure it is balanced and allow them time to lead their own learning experience and have lots of time for inquiry and curiosity. Our School Day integrates timetabled sessions and student...

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Parental Engagement

(Posted on 25/11/16)

Educational research and anecdotal stories all agree that parental involvement in their child’s learning is hugely influential and can impact strongly on their success in school. Yet, very few schools truly have exemplary and interactive relationships with their parents and make the most of this key partnership. A key question as we design our school is how can we all promote positive Parental...

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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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