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On the 2nd of October, the CIS community spent some time reflectlecting and remembering Will Gillespie, our beloved chef, who died very suddenly this past summer. Will was an amazing chef, caring person, and a natural poet. He had a love for life...

Year 7 Biology & Year 10 Chemistry The Year 7 class are studying the differences between animal and plant cells and understanding the functions of the different organelles. This is an easy and fun activity that allows the students to correctly prepare a slide for a microscope...

'If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.'  Mark Twain On Wednesday 2nd October, we celebrated National Poetry Day and the theme this year was 'Truth'. Students had spent the previous week studying a poem on truth and gave a rehearsed reading to...

The Royal Horticultural Society Big Soup Share is a chance to celebrate work done during the Gardening lesson, by harvesting our crops and whizzing them up into a delicious soup and sharing it together for lunch. Our CIS garden provided us with courgettes, tomatoes and parsley,...

Hands-On Geography for Java The past few weeks, Java has been studying the coastline by recreating one using cardboard, paint and sand. Their work has resulted in a model that can be referred to while continuing to study the topic Coasts.  ...

A quick look at what our artists are doing this term Year 7 have been studying the artist/architect Hunderwasser who was inspired by nature and created colourful semiabstract and dreamlike landscaped. Pupils are working on their own imaginative responses towards a mixed media creation! Year 8/9 Art...

We combined European Day of Languages with Macmillan Coffee Morning Yesterday, we celebrated European Day of Languages with language activities and a bake-off with cakes representing students' home countries. The cakes were enjoyed during a coffee morning for students and parents, with donations going to...

On Saturday 3rd August, Mrs Hobbs left Cambridge to fulfil the pledge she made during one of the Geography lessons: reducing her carbon footprint by visiting family and friends in The Netherlands by bike and not by plane. Wearing a t-shirt designed by Sarah from...

In History, students have visited an in-house version of the current Kettle's Yard exhibition "Artist: Unknown". The exhibition is bringing together a selection of anonymous art from the University of Cambridge's museums and collections. Students studied the photo display in the library and each student chose...

Science Day at CIS this year was based around the theme of climate science and what we can do to protect our environment. We started the day with a presentation from climate scientist,  Tom Yiangou, about the science of climate change and what individuals can...