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Lord Nash - Funding Agreement

Lord Nash - Funding Agreement

(Posted on 09/05/17)

Christleton International Studio 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 Christleton International Studio.’Tony Lamberton, CEO of Christleton Learning Trust says: ‘This is a...

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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 Christleton International Studio 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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Q&A with Kate Ryan

(Posted on 19/12/16)

As Christleton International Studio prepares to open its doors in September 2017, Kate Ryan discusses why she is delighted to return to Chester and explains the vision and ethos behind this innovative approach to learning.Tell us what drew you to this new schoolI trained as a teacher in Chester and since then, I have be fortunate enough to lead and build schools around the world. Most recently, I...

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Christleton International Studio - Educating the Next Generation

(Posted on 13/12/16)

CIS receives praise and support from Andreas Schleicher, Director of Education at the OECD.“In a world where the kinds of things that are easy to teach have also become easy to digitise and automate, it is important to look outward and enable students to think and work across the boundaries of disciplinary contexts. Schools also now need to prepare students to live and work in a world in which...

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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 Christleton International Studio 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...

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