Normally, when we mention courage, people think of great acts of heroism: such as rescuing people trapped in a burning building; fighting lions, tigers, alligators with your bare hands; risking life and limb battling storms in the Atlantic Ocean, racing, on foot, across the frozen wastelands of Antarctica to get to the South Pole first, crawling across the desert or reaching for the stars as a Cosmonaut. Even our three Houses: Earhart, Mandela and Cousteau are associated with the three heroes, that have been discussed before.
We all know, and are in awe of great acts of courage. But courage is also present in daily life: your child is bravely doing their best to climb upwards towards (although some are years away from) the dizzy heights of IGCSE. For all of us post-graduates, we shouldn’t lose sight of how much of a challenge this can be. As a native speaker, the task is grueling enough, but for the non-native child, the challenge is undoubtedly greater. We should really admire them, and whilst they often get good grades, we must encourage them to get back up whenever they receive a bad one: let’s look to ways to help them and their teacher. We’ve set them very high aspirations – the least we can do is have the courage to see through the difficult challenges with them, when they come; the reward at the end is certainly worth it.
Michael Leach, Headteacher
Dear friends! We are pleased to invite you to online presentations with the Management teams of CIS International School!
We are glad to invite you to an online seminar which will be held on 28th April on the Zoom platform.
Dear friends! This week CIS held an online seminar "Safe Behavior in Social Networks" for students and parents of our campuses.
We want to help take care of our students. We are glad to invite you to an online seminar "Safe Behavior in Social Networks" for children and parents of CIS campuses, which will be held on the Zoom platform.
Distance learning and the work of the school during quarantine.
Dear parents, We have today been informed by the Ministry of Education that all schools must close for from Monday 16th March 2020.
Dear CIS community, We recognize that the volume of messages from local government authorities and the school has been quite high in recent weeks. We appreciate your ongoing engagement and attention to all school communications in support of the health and wellbeing of those in our community.
Dear friends! We invite you to the Open Days at CIS International School campuses.