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
October, 12, Gorki campus became a home for Cambridge Chess tournament - 2019! The tournament welcomed 41 sportsmen!
We invite you to school tours on October 10 in Skolkovo, Gorki and Saint Petersburg campuses!
Dear friends! We are pleased to inform you that September 24th, Tashkent campus will be holding Open Day! The event starts at 17:30.
A grand sports event - Cambridge Mile 2019, will be held on September 27 from 9.00 am to 14.00 pm in a picturesque part of Moscow region, Meshchersky Park.
Welcome to Parent meeting for Moscow campus August 30 from 10:00 am to 16:00 pm!
As part of our preparation for the coming school year we would like to offer you the opportunity to join us on Parent meeting in CIS Skolkovo on Friday 30th August.
Parent Open House in CIS Saint Petersburg will be held on August 30th at 11:00-12:00.
Knowledge Day and the First school day of the 2019-2020 academic year in CIS Tashkent will be held on September 4th and will begin for our most important people in the school - its students - at 8:00am.