For many schools, distance learning has become a real challenge. For us, at the International School of Saint-Petersburg "Insight", it is a unique opportunity to attend the lessons of our headmaster in the UK, Mr. Pockett. He is an amazing teacher and mentor.
Paper airplane science
Recently our brilliant Year 4 students have finished discovering the structure of an airplane.
What's the biggest volcano on Earth? What's the difference between magma and lava? Who is studying volcanoes? Year 2 students discovered the answers to these and many other questions in Geography class.⠀
OUR TEACHERS: Mr. Yancey
Today we would like to tell you about Mr. Yancey, who teaches the science program in our school!⠀
The International School of St. Petersburg "Insight" sincerely congratulates everyone with a memorable day! We wish peace and happiness to all!
Everyone is used to thinking that there is nothing more boring than learning the forms of English irregular past tense verbs. Our Year 3 students have a contrary opinion!
Year 4 students continue to study all academic subjects in virtual learning.
OUR TEACHERS: Ms. Aktar
We would like to introduce you to our next Insight School teacher.⠀
Ms. Aktar teaches the year 4 class.
Year 5 students continue to learn a rich online curriculum. They work with different aspects of maths each day.
OUR TEACHERS: Ms. Sally
What do you know about our teachers? Did you know that they can play the piano, build a house from scratch or run a marathon? We bet there are plenty of other wonderful facts that we can learn about their outstanding personalities. Let’s start with Ms. Sally
International Book Day
Today the whole world is celebrating International Book Day! We are happy to be a part of this great holiday.
Classical English folk tales and fairy tales.
We absolutely love classical English folk tales and fairy tales! It is always pleasant to come back to them whether it is a lesson or free time. While we cannot use our library, we prepared a list of tales for our smallest students to read before bedtime.
Little exercises between lessons
Who doesn’t want to be healthy? We most certainly want to! Little exercises between lessons could be one of the greatest ways to let your body and mind rest.
In our virtual classroom, Year 3 students are talking about rainbows and how nature is creating them.
Stay home. Keep learning!
We are pleased to inform you that we have successfully completed our first trial week of distance learning. Now we are proud to announce that we are fully ready for online training! ⠀
Girls' Day at our International School traditionally has become a holiday full of springtime moods and warm smiles.
Class time: Year 3
Year 3 have begun learning about land use in geography, beginning with a lesson on sketching maps.
Boys' Day at our International School
Our students showed dexterity in competitions and quick minds in intellectual games. We spent one more fun day full of adventure and joyful laughter!
Science Fair 2020
On January 16th, Insight International School hosted a significant event: our first annual Science Fair! The students prepared and presented their individual and group projects, each of which really impressed the parents and guests.
Nativity Play 2019
On December 19th, there was a wonderful Christmas performance at the Music Hall Theatre.
The mid-term exams (Year 2,3,4,5) will be taking place on the 9th, 10th 11th of December.
Thanksgiving day in our Intenational school is a very significant celebration.
We not only tell children about historical traditions, but also explain to them how important it is to express thankfulness to their families, friends and teachers.
“The porcelain tale”
On November 27th,students from Years 4 and 5 visited an amazing interactive exhibition called “The porcelain tale”.
Happy 18th anniversary!
We are very proud that more than 600 families from all over the world have entrusted us with the education of their children over the past 18 years. Our geography is incredible: England, Russia, the USA, Australia, France, Italy, Germany, China, South Korea, Belgium, Denmark, Israel, Poland, India, Turkey, the Netherlands, Morocco, Egypt, Georgia, Latvia, Japan, Finland,the Czech Republic, Turkey, Armenia, Brazil.
Our youngest students are discovering the world through exciting experiments!
The autumn project week.
How did people get their portraits printed when there was not any printing devices? Years 4 and 5 found this out during the autumn project week.
Mr. Haug - Year 5 Teacher:
"In history, we are travelling back in time and studying the first great civilization in history, ancient Egypt".
"Show and Tell"
Year 1 presented our weekly "Show and Tell" during assembly for the first time.
Year 3 had a blast learning all about skeletons and the bones that hold us together.
Mr. Lyons - Year 3 Teacher
"The first few weeks of term have been a blast, getting to know each other, building a good teacher/student relationship and generally enjoying being in our school environment".
Mr. Haug - Year 5 Teacher
"Year 5 is off to a great start! The kids have been eager to learn and are asking lots of really astute questions".
First class projects
Our students are in the process of working on their first class projects of the year.
Back to School!
Monday, September 2nd.
Lots of happy faces.
Old and new friends.
We had great fun on the first school day and we are ready and excited about the new academic year!
Dear Parent(s), Due to your requests, we are happy to inform you about the available places in each class.
Summer term in England 2019: Morwellham Quay
The open-air museum includes the restored 19th-century village, the docks and quays, a restored ship, the George and Charlotte copper mine which is toured by a small train, a Victorian farm and a nature reserve with trails.
INTERNATIONAL SUMMER CAMP 2019.
Reading Native American myths, remembering the names of exotic animals, examining a traditional Native American costume, answering teacher's tricky questions and making a real musical instrument - using English only.
That's just a part of the bright and busy day in the International Summer Camp!
INTERNATIONAL SUMMER CAMP 2019: five o'clock tea
It is impossible to learn about England without mentioning "five o'clock tea"! Today, students of the International Summer Camp not only talked about this tradition, but also decorated plates creating their own unique patterns.
INTERNATIONAL SUMMER CAMP 2019: Victorian England
People of Victorian England were tireless inventors! Electricity, telephone, steam engine, underground train, cinematography - this is a short list of inventions of the Era of Progress.
The students of our International Summer Camp also love inventions and entertainment!
INTERNATIONAL SUMMER CAMP 2019: Hermitage!
During the first week of our International Summer Camp we have learned a lot of new and interesting things about the Medieval England. Knights, their coat of arms and mottos have become the favourite topic for our students.
Where can we see knights nowadays? For sure, in the Hermitage!
INTERNATIONAL SUMMER CAMP 2019: create own castles!
This Friday the young students of our International Summer Camp were working hard to create their own castles!
It isn’t so easy: knead the clay, make straight and steady walls, colour and send them for burning.
INTERNATIONAL SUMMER CAMP 2019: Day #3
We found a practical application for things we learned in class today.
Just like medieval English people, we planted pumpkins right in the school's backyard!
British standardised tests
At the end of each year, standardised assessments in English and Mathematics are taken by pupils in Great Britain and Insight International School pupils, wishing to be no different, are also taking their assessments this week.
The secret of Human Structure
During the last two weeks our young researchers from Insight International Pre-School were busy to revealing the secret of Human Structure, mostly the digestive and respiratory systems.
We had a full day field trip to The Tsarskoye Selo
On March 18, we had a full day field trip to The Tsarskoye Selo. This excursion was timed to the 220th anniversary of the birth of Alexander Pushkin. Year 3, 4, 5 students visited the Lyceum in Tsarskoye Selo.
Year-2 visited "The Universe of Water" museum
Have you ever thought about the way water comes to our houses? Do you have any idea how specialists are controlling the guality of water we use every day? Year-2 students know all about it!