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3D Printing

3D Printing

(Posted on 03/04/18)

Our school is using 3D printers which allows us to connect with the future. 3D printing is currently being used to print organs (cranium in the brain), medical equiptment, ear cartilages and tissues with blood vessels. It is important that high school children are learning the importance of 3d printing as soon it will be an even larger part of everyday life. The importance of knowing how to use...

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Japanese Lessons

Japanese Lessons

(Posted on 29/03/18)

I recently started Japanese with our principal Kate with another three students; we try extravagant Japanese foods and drinks and look into the culture of Japan. We have started exploring food names and the Japanese hiragana chart.The other day, we watched a Japanese TV series and learned how Japanese people live and what their schools are like. When we were learning about foods, Kate bought some...

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Does reading help a student become more relaxed?

Does reading help a student become more relaxed?

(Posted on 27/03/18)

I was sat on my bed looking at my bookshelf. I stared wondering about the old worn and tattered pages on my shelf and wondered to myself, ‘Does reading help you to relax?’ I know what you’re thinking ‘Can’t you just read online now?’ and ‘What’s the point in books? No one collects them anymore!’ I know what you’re saying but reading isn&rsquo...

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Reflecting on Creativity Week

Reflecting on Creativity Week

(Posted on 27/03/18)

For one half term the school hosted a creative week. Students who chose that half term as their elective came to school from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm to do different activities each day. For the first day, we attended pottery making with Vicky and discovered the different ways of making pots. The way we were taught was coiling which was by rolling parts of clay until they were equal...

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The Subjects of CIS - Chemistry

The Subjects of CIS - Chemistry

(Posted on 22/03/18)

This week at CIS, we learnt about acids and how they react with different substances. We did a practical about making copper chloride crystals. We did this by putting copper oxide (which is a black powder) into hydrochloric acid (liquid) and to filter and boil the mixture appropriately. Me and my lab partner, Olly, made some crystals that formed very quickly because we got the substance just right...

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Top 10 things about Christleton International Studio

Top 10 things about Christleton International Studio

(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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