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GCSE and A-Level Results 2017

A-Level results A-Level results day saw several students excelling to the highest possible standards and achieving straight A*s. In fact, one in every ten A-Level result received was an A*, with three in every ten being an A. Economics, Maths, Art, Chemistry, Languages and English performed particularly well with a large proportion of students achieving A*/A grades in these subjects. OCR praised CIC’s English department, and observed that: ‘Candidates showed an excellent knowledge of the text and its… Read More

Art department exhibition 2017

An exhibition of this year’s A-Level and GCSE students’ work from Chelsea Independent College was on show last month in the main hall of the local Stoll Foundation. The work featured a fantastic range of drawing, painting, three-dimensional work and photography. Many students, parents, teachers and Veterans of the Stoll attended the exhibition. The feedback was very positive, commenting on the talent of the students and how much they enjoyed the exhibition. Read More

An awe-inspiring trip to CERN

At the end of last month, 11 students from CIC’s science department travelled to Switzerland to visit CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research and home to the Large Hadron Collider. The students were accompanied by two of the department’s science teachers, Mr Tom Gray and Dr Daliya George. Presentation and tour of CERN During their visit, students were fortunate enough to be given a presentation by a scientist working at CERN about its history. Students found it… Read More

March: Photography and Art trips

Art and Photography students have had a busy month! Art teacher Marina tells us about their recent gallery visits: On 14th March, the year 12 photography group went on a trip to Tate Modern to see the Wolfgang Tillmans exhibition. They were very absorbed in looking at the work there and were particularly impressed by the large scale work. The year 13 photography group went to the same exhibition on 22nd March,… Read More

Meet Keisi, Head of Student Council

Tell me a bit about yourself. Hello! I’m Keisi Mançellari. I’m studying Maths, Further Maths, Economics and English Literature at CIC. I’m currently President of the Student Council; a position that I took up in January. I enjoy reading, writing, listening to music and playing football, so I am part of the football club. What’s your favourite thing about the Student Council? My favourite thing about the Student Council is that everyone freely expresses their own opinions, and we work… Read More

Everything you need to know about CIC’s Student Council

What role does the Student Council play in the college? The Student Council organises the events that go on in college. So far, we’ve been involved in various charity events, organised bake sales to raise money for charity or to help with funding for the Christmas party, held a ‘wear pink to school day’ to raise awareness for breast cancer, organised a movie night for Halloween, and organised the Christmas party. We’re also a source of information for other students,… Read More

CIC student Gurkiran announced as winner of prestigious CIFE award

We’re delighted to announce Gurkiran Kalsi as this year’s winner of a prestigious CIFE award for academic excellence. The awards ceremony will be taking place early next month at the House of Lords. Every year, CIFE (The Council for Independent Education) holds a ceremony to recognise outstanding students from each of its member colleges. Our Principal, Martin Meenagh, comments that: “Gurkiran is an exceptional young woman. She is 18, and has already achieved 13 A or A* grades at GCSE,… Read More

GCSE students visit the Saatchi Gallery

Year 11 GCSE students recently visited the Saatchi Gallery to see the exhibition ‘Painters’ Painters’ featuring work by nine different artists including Dexter Dalwood and Ansel Krut. The students really enjoyed exploring the large bright rooms of the Saatchi and enthusiastically took a number of photographs. They were particularly impressed with the sheer scale of the paintings and the bright colours used. Read More

Students start to receive some fantastic university offers

With the UCAS deadline now several weeks’ past, students have started to hear back with decisions on their university applications. Some fantastic offers have been received so far, including an offer for Economics at the University of Cambridge, and over 35 others from top Russell Group universities. Students have been offered places on a real A to Z of courses including Architecture, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Fashion Marketing, Graphic Design, Law, and Psychology to name but a few. Universities have… Read More

A-level art and photography students explore more of London’s galleries

Once again, A-Level art and photography students have been busy exploring London’s art galleries. On 30th November, year 12 students went on a trip to Tate Britain to visit the Paul Nash exhibition. They really enjoyed looking at the landscape paintings and particularly commented on the calming muted colours they observed. This exhibition will consolidate existing research that is a crucial part of the course. On 1st December both the year 12 and 13 A-level photography students visited Somerset House… Read More