Nexus and NJC Begin 2017 Academic Exchange

By on Sep 18, 2017 in Blog |

Nexus VI have travelled to Singapore this week to begin their collaborative research projects. Ailsa, Alicia, Annabel, Kayleigh, Jools and Taylor will be working closely with students from the National Junior College on academic research which explores unknown and untested areas of Physics, Maths and Biology. They are being supported by teachers from CSIA and NJC. Ailsa and Annabel are working with Mr Wong and Mr Rees on the factors which influence the spread of flu by generating a mathematical model using large datasets. Taylor and Jools are working on establishing the aerodynamic properties of ionocraft lifters with Mr Chapman and Mr Teo. Kayleigh and Alicia are exploring the impact that environmental changes can have on threatened species living in so-called ‘island habitats’ with Dr Foster and Ms Wong. We have spent the first weekend exploring Singapore and its culture...

CSIA Open Evening at 5.45pm on Monday 18th September

By on Sep 15, 2017 in Blog |

Come and find out what makes CSIA such an extraordinary place to learn. CSIA Main campus, Cranberry Road, Camborne.

Another busy after school session at Nexus

By on Sep 11, 2017 in Blog |

It was all go after school today at Nexus. The students in Nexus VI were having individual tutorials with Mr. Chapman regarding preparation for their University entrance exams. This year we have students sitting the BMAT, UKCAT, STEP and Cambridge Natural Sciences Admissions assessments. Meanwhile, other students in Nexus VI were enjoying their new Study Room. Nexus 9 have settled into their new computer suite in the OGS building and were busy with the homework for their new GCSE subjects. Nexus 8 and 9 Astronomers were continuing their studies with Grant and Kim Mackintosh in the Physics lab. The Hive was a hive of activity with students carrying out a variety of activities including their homework. Max and Ben began their own investigation into the relationship between arm span and height, while Ben and Greg battled it out over the chessboard. Another busy day at...

Nexus Co-Curricular Programme Begins

By on Sep 6, 2017 in Blog |

The Nexus Co-Curricular programme has officially begun today with students considering how people’s experiences can affect their view of the world and making models of Plato’s Cave in Philosophy club. Lego robotics also began today and the students learnt of the challenge; to make and programme a Lego robot that can follow a path and collect items en route. Nexus 9 were finding out more about their co-curricular options this year including MOOCs, the Young Enterprise scheme and the Higher Project Qualification. Nexus VI were officially welcomed to their new home in the Old Grammar School and the Year 12 students found out more about their international collaboration with students in the National Junior College,...

A Fabulous Start To A New Year At Nexus

By on Sep 5, 2017 in Blog |

Nexus 7 spent their first day at the Nexus campus today after meeting their tutor groups on the main CSIA campus this morning. They enjoyed their first Science and Maths lessons and had lunch in the dining hall. After tea they were joined by Nexus 9, including new members Erin and Owen, for a special settling-in co-curricular activity involving some team building games and a scavenger hunt. The annual Nexus chess tournament also began.  hotly-contested competition, we have over 40 students signed up for this event this year. We are looking forward to welcoming Nexus 8 back tomorrow. The new Nexus 7 cohort on their first day at Nexus. Nexus 9 begin a new Academic year. Welcome to Erin and Owen, who join Nexus 9 this September.  ...

A New Year At Nexus About To Begin

By on Sep 4, 2017 in Blog |

Here at Nexus we are ready to welcome our new students tomorrow as a new school year dawns. We are really excited to get started with what is shaping up to be an even better year than last year. The co-curricular programme is ready, the classrooms are prepped and the teachers and students are refreshed after the summer break! In the morning Year 7 and 9 students are attending the main CSIA campus to meet their tutors and to join their tutor groups for the morning. Year 7 will then be brought across to the Nexus campus for lessons on periods 2 and 3. Year 9 will then come across after school for the first co-curricular period.

GCSE Success At CSIA And A New Cohort For Nexus VI

By on Aug 24, 2017 in Blog |

Huge smiles and tears of happiness could be seen around Camborne Science and International Academy today as students received their GCSE results. Principal, Ian Kenworthy, praised his students for their “fantastic” GCSE Results, “We are absolutely delighted with this year’s results and congratulate all our students and staff who have worked incredibly hard. We are particularly pleased with the results in Mathematics, English and Science, which were outstanding and reflect our specialist status as a centre of excellence in Science and Mathematics teaching.” “The commitment shown by our students, together with expert teaching, guidance and support from our devoted staff and family members, have all played a part in the successes we have seen today” said Ian. “This is one of my favourite days in the school calendar – it was brilliant last week with the A-level results and it is the...

Amazing A Level Results for the VI Form Academy and Nexus VI

By on Aug 17, 2017 in Blog |

Students at Nexus VI and the VI Form Academy are celebrating outstanding results in their A Levels and AS Levels today. Amongst the many highlights today for students at Nexus VI are amazing A grades for Mia and Jodie in Mathematics, the highest possible grade at AS Level. In fact 94% of all Maths A Level students achieved the highest A*-B grades. It was an excellent performance all round at the VI Form Academy where 75% of all A Levels awarded were A*-B grades or equivalent and 100% of A Level entries passed across all 27 subjects. The average result for vocational subjects was the highest possible: distinction*. Mr Dan Chapman, Nexus VI Coordinator said “These great AS results for Nexus VI are well deserved. The students have worked exceptionally hard all year and they have earnt their top grades today.” Mr John Ross, Director of the VI Form Academy, added “The...