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As we ended the school year this week, students and parents came together to celebrate the learning and achievements of students during 2018/19. Our Head of School, Mr Joel Dixon, was delighted to present awards to students, including the subjects' awards, the annual 'Form'...

On Wednesday 19th June, the school hall was transformed back in time to 1845, small town America.  All the Key Stage 3 students, with the addition of 3 GCSE Drama students, took to the stage in an adaptation of 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' by...

On Tuesday, all students visited Yole Farm in Balsham. Agricultural Systems is studied in both KS3 and KS4 Geography and the visit contributed many insights into the working of a modern farm. Mr Kiddy, the farmer, told us about the very beginnings of the farm...

Year 7/8/9 looked at the city of Cambridge this term as a theme, such as the iconic views, the river, bridges, colleges and  bicycles. They looked at the origins of silk painting and then transformed their line drawings into silk paintings using the gutta resist...

Thursday 20th June all CIS pupils, including the Year 11s, descended on the field to participate in sports day.  It was wonderful to see all the pupils splitting into their houses and gearing up for a full day of fun and competition.  Kicking off with...

Monday 24th June, 13 pupils from CIS set off on the journey to Lulworth in Dorset.  Upon arrival the group was met by two of the instructors from the Lulworth Ranger team who would work with us for the week.  After training in bushcraft and problem solving...

Students hear eye-witness report about refugee camp in Greece This week, in Assembly, students listened attentively to our German Mother-Tongue teacher, Mrs Birgit Federle, speaking about her recent trip to a refugee camp in northern Greece, where she worked as a volunteer for a couple of...

Stalagmites and stalactitesStalagmites and stalactites Year 8s were investigating solutions and as a fun practical they all created their own ‘stalagmites’. They were all introduced to new chemical terms and investigated that in a salt solution, water is the solvent and the salt is the solute. For...

A very hot and sunny Thursday (23rd May) saw 8 pupils from CIS attend the ISA athletics competition at the Cambridge University Athletics track.  The event was attended by schools from across the Eastern Region.  As always, the pupils from CIS were a credit to...

This week, our friends from the Fokusskolan school in Nyköping, Sweden came to spend the day at CIS for the 5th year in a row. We have developed a long-standing friendship with this school and thoroughly enjoy exchanging cultures with them. The day...