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The Golden Age of Hollywood

The Golden Age of Hollywood

(Posted on 15/02/18)

Year 10 students at Chester International School have recently been learning about turn of the century America. We have taken inspiration from the stars of the silent era, including Charlie Chaplin, as we created our very own short silent films.Students came up with their own plot lines before starring in and filming their clips. They then demonstrated their ever-developing digital literacy skills...

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Making history at CIS

Making history at CIS

(Posted on 06/12/17)

The first term at CIS have absolutely flown by and we are fast completing our first units in History.In Higher Level History, we have celebrated the rich culture of Africa prior to transatlantic slavery by creating audio-visual guides to the continent. Students have engaged with difficult concepts when considering the role of colonial powers in the establishment and expansion of transatlantic slavery...

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24 Hour Lesson

(Posted on 17/08/17)

Being different, charitableand innovative are at the heart of what we do.Educating the future generation is not just about enabling them to pass exams, it is a responsibility to encourage social skills, philanthropy and a love of learning.To kick off what is going to be an awesomeinaugural year at CIS we are planning a 24 Hour Lesson for all our students on Friday 6th October from 12pm finishing on...

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Lord Nash - Funding Agreement

Lord Nash - Funding Agreement

(Posted on 09/05/17)

Chester International School is delighted to announce that on 20th April 2017, Lord Nash wrote finalising our funding agreement:‘I am very pleased to confirm that the Secretary of State has agreed to enter into a funding agreement with Christleton Learning Trust in relation to Chester International School.’Tony Lamberton, CEO of Christleton Learning Trust says: ‘This is a significant...

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Founding Student Day

Founding Student Day

(Posted on 06/03/17)

On Saturday 18th February, we hosted our Founding Student Day and it was wonderful to see so many of our students coming together and getting to know each other. In the morning, our Bank of America hosts led the sessions with an ice-breaking activity in groups and then a team challenge.The students were set the “Turnaround a Pound Challenge” and as a group they had to create a business...

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Why did we choose the IB as our choice for Sixth Form qualifications?

Why did we choose the IB as our choice for Sixth Form qualifications?

(Posted on 25/01/17)

Our vision for Chester International School is to prepare our students for a future which is successful, happy and one filled with options and global opportunities. We chose the International Baccalaureate as our qualification of choice for Sixth Form because it is well-established, well recognised by employers and universities and has options and combinations to suit all students. Currently,...

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