The academic school year begins in September and is divided into 3 reporting terms until the end of June. Parent/teacher conferences are scheduled at the end of each term. Throughout the year, extra-curricular activities will be offered after class. Our holidays respect both western and Chinese cultures, including the Chinese New Year festival, Christmas and Mid-Autumn Festival and other cultural celebrations.
Educational Support is provided by a full-time learning support specialists for students who need to develop proficiency in English, or any subject area, through pull-out sessions or in-class support.
Transportation is provided by professional bus services. Details and bus routes are available from our admissions office.
Our CIS parents are actively involved in the School Council, meeting regularly for fundraising and other community activities throughout the year. Parents are invited to volunteer to help at events as well as in our classrooms.
Monthly newsletters are distributed to parents, as are regular notices for school events, sports activities, performances, and other email and WeChat communications. It is important for us at CIS to promote open and transparent communication among students, parents, teachers and the whole school community.
Food and Lunch services are available on campus. At the elementary and middle school, a daily lunch and two snacks per student per day are provided.