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Top 10 things about Chester International School

Top 10 things about Chester International School

(Posted on 20/03/18)

1. You get to wear business clothes - we wear what we are comfortable wearing and It gives us freedom 2. You get to eat in lessons – this is good because if you are hungry you can eat without losing concentration 3. You work on computers 4. It's small – this is good because it gives you the opportunity to get to know everyone 5. The teachers are...

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Die Presse in Deutschland -  the German Press

Die Presse in Deutschland - the German Press

(Posted on 15/03/18)

What better way to start a Monday morning than to unfold the newspaper and take in the day’s news. And there was still some Xmas Lebkuchen left to complete the experience.   Just as well as our newspapers are also all German ! We have the ‘Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung’, ‘die Welt’,  and the ‘Bild’ so we have all things covered; the latest...

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Ein Blick in die Zukunft – A glimpse into the future?

Ein Blick in die Zukunft – A glimpse into the future?

(Posted on 13/03/18)

Researching into the idiosyncrasies of New Year celebrations in Germany our IB class finds out that not only do they inexplicably watch ‘Dinner for One’ every year, a short comedy film from 1963 with British comedians Freddie Frinton and May Warden, but they also have a go at predicting the future with a piece of lead.We decide this is  intriguing enough to try out ourselves so we...

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What is fusing glass?

What is fusing glass?

(Posted on 08/03/18)

Firstly the students researched ‘Fusing Glass’ and evi-denced their research using video, power point, word, publisher, photos or spider diagrams. The documentation con-tained the following information:Explain the processes of fusing glass for example tem-peratures, how to set up the kiln etc. Photo of a kiln maybe, surprise me!Explain the process of fusing glass with metals in be-tween...

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Coaching and CAS since Christmas

Coaching and CAS since Christmas

(Posted on 08/03/18)

It’s been a busy first few months for me at CIS, but I wouldn’t have it any other way. As a coach it’s been my role to really get to know students and their individual aspirations and preferences. The students have been incredibly supportive and welcoming towards me, which has helped me to hit the ground running in my role.Our year 12’s are now well underway with their Creativity...

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Why I Chose the Diploma Programme at CIS

Why I Chose the Diploma Programme at CIS

(Posted on 08/03/18)

Hi, my name is Olly. I am a student at Chester International School. My aspiration for the future is to have a career in technology; maybe, going into IT development, or cyber security. CIS is where students are able to do the IB career or diploma course. I am currently doing the diploma course, and my subjects include Mathematics Studies, English Literature and Language, Environmental...

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