What students say... Julia Bartholomeusz, Grade 12, British/Sri Lankan I’ve been attending the Canadian International School for 10 years. The thing I value most is the strong sense of school community. The diverse international environment of CIS and exposure to different cultures within the school fosters an incredibly tolerant community, which I find

My favourite subject is Higher Level Literature as we get to explore a variety of works from different regions. I feel that what we read is relevant and they deal with many themes. We’ve analysed works such as Catcher in the Rye , essays by Joan Didion and poetry by Wilfred Owen. A major highlight of my time at CIS would be being elected President of the Student Council. It awarded me with valuable communication and organisational skills and has allowed me to take up a position of responsibility. When I graduate, I plan to study History and Politics in university and pursue my interests in international relations and global politics.

valuable as a third culture kid. Furthermore, I have been exposed to a variety of extracurricular opportunities that have allowed me to grow and develop beyond academics. These include various theatre productions (acting and directing), Student Council, Model United Nations and participating in conferences in Singapore.

FOUNDED: 1990 DATES: August to June AGES: 2 to 18 years POPULATION: 3,125 CURRICULUM: International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme

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