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IB Awards Assembly and Chinese Contest Awards

Today we held our monthly IB learner profile assembly in the gymnasium. The theme of this assembly was open minded as presented by our grade 4 students. Those who are open minded understand and appreciate their own cultures and personal histories, and are open to the perspectives, values and traditions of other individuals and communities. They are accustomed to seeking and evaluating a range of points of view, and are willing to grow from the experience
CISK Spring Festival Announcement

CISK will be closed for students for the Spring Festival from February 10th (Saturday) to February 25th (Sunday). School will re-open for students on February 26th (Monday), 2018.
CISK IB Awards Assembly

Today we held our monthly IB learner profile assembly in the gymnasium. The theme of this assembly was "Knowledgeable" as presented by our grade 5 students. To be knowledgeable is to explore concepts, ideas and issues that have local and global significance. Knowledge also means developing understanding across a range of disciplines.
Frequently Asked Questions
International Baccalaureate Diploma Program at CISK

What the Program Offers:

The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme is a world renowned educational curriculum that is taught in over 4000 schools globally. The program was designed to prepare students for a successful future no matter the direction they choose. It aims to develop students who have a wide range of knowledge, students who flourish intellectually, emotionally, ethically and socially and who are capable of thinking critically and embracing the multi-faceted world around them. 

The Curriculum:

The Diploma Programme is comprised of six subject groups and the DP core which consists of the Theory of Knowledge (TOK), Creativity, Action and Service (CAS) and the Extended Essay (EE). Through the DP core students reflect on the meaning of knowledge and how it is obtained and understood, undertake a community service project of their design, learn a new skill and complete a high level research essay on a topic of their choice to prepare them for university research and writing. Through their six subjects students will develop a wide breadth of knowledge while mastering the six essential approaches to learning that will ensure they are full prepared for their post-secondary educational plans.

Benefits for Students: 

The Diploma Program provides the following benefits for students: 

  Students will study at least two different languages giving them the opportunity to graduate with an IB Bilingual Diploma

  Students have the opportunity to excel in traditional academic subjects and gain an excellent breadth and depth of knowledge

  The program focuses on all aspects of the students and allows them the develop physically, intellectually, socially, emotionally and 

  The program fosters international-mindedness preparing students to succeed and excel all over the world

  Students will develop strategies for coping with demanding workloads and learn to manage their time to meet all expectations placed on them

  Students who complete the Diploma Program will be better prepared for learning in higher education

  72% of students taking the DP in Chain attend one of the world’s top 500 universities (2013) 

What are the benefits of being associated with SJK, a private school in Ontario?

Our association with SJK means that CISK has benefitted from SJK's expertise in IB programming, resources and learning materials. Our affiliation with SJK allows our students an opportunity to study abroad at their campus in Ontario.

Does CISK accept students in the middle of the year?

CISK recognizes that families may move to Kunshan in the middle of the school year and is able to accommodate new students. We will make every effort to help late-entry students get adjusted to our school and the new surroundings, as quickly as possible.