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5 March 2020

Celebrating World Book Day
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5 March 2020

Celebrating World Book Day

Phantom of the Opera – Maya-Maria

From the moment I started reading “Phantom of the Opera” by Gaston Leroux, I felt as if I was watching a live performance, every page lured me to read more and more about the beauty of this book.

What inspired me to create a cake based on this story was the way in which identity was represented through the mask. The phantom is portrayed as wearing half of a regular mask, which helps to better understand his character: half of him is like a ghost, unknown and unseen by the others, while the other half of him is still human as he has emotions that he gives in to. Masks are known to hide people’s faces, but I never thought the structure of a mask can give so much meaning

The Book Thief – Abigail

My biscuits are based on The Book Thief by Markus Zusak. They have some of my favourite quotes and important images from the book.

11 February 2020

Poetry by Heart Competition Winners
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11 February 2020

Poetry by Heart Competition Winners

Congratulations to Lara (Y12) and Poppy (Y7) for winning the KS5 and KS3 school rounds of the Poetry by Heart competition! Lara’s rendition of Duffy’s poem ‘The Last Post’ was powerfully haunting. Poppy’s recitation of The Jabberwocky showed great spirit and captured the poem’s sense of surrealism.

29 January 2020

Clare College Event – The Future of Democracy
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29 January 2020

Clare College Event – The Future of Democracy

Increasing their Global Competency, a group of Parkside International Sixth students were invited to attend an event at Clare College, Cambridge discussing the history of democracy and its future. Students were unanimous in their appreciation of the event and reported that it was highly engaging and a real opportunity to engage with peers and experts from the college.

23 January 2020

Anglia Ruskin University Event – Uni Life
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23 January 2020

Anglia Ruskin University Event – Uni Life

All Parkside Sixth International students were hosted by our friends at ARU in an event to increase their awareness of future student life. With talks on financial management, sexual health and the social side of Uni life, all students said they felt more equipped and more knowledgeable when considering their future.

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Who we are

At Parkside Sixth we don’t want you to be defined by just three A Level subjects, we want your next two years to open up a world of opportunities, to let your imagination define your future. We’re a busy, happy, unique community in the heart of Cambridge, and you’ll be made very welcome.

Jonathan Ellams
Director of International Sixth Form

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