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Lessons turned upside down to celebrate Park View school's diverse culture
Lessons in a Tottenham school were turned upside down last week to celebrate the diverse culture of its students.
Park View secondary school in Langham Road held its annual Parkstock event on Thursday, June 28, which saw students teach as well as take part in alternative lessons to give each other a greater understanding of different races and religions.
A mixture of teachers and students held the lessons, which included Ancient Greek painting, Italian comedy, orienteering and learning about the vampire tale Dracula.
The unusual lesson plan, which also taught young people how to make masks and kites, explored traditions in Sweden, Hungary, Italy, Russia, Greece, France, Nepal, India, Australia, Kenya and Romania.
Headteacher Alex Atherton said: “Parkstock is very special at Park View. It is a wonderful opportunity for our diverse community of staff and students to express themselves and celebrate.
“It was so great to see our students, and those from local primary schools, really getting involved and learning about other cultures.”
Students also performed songs and music for friends and family to enjoy between 2pm and 5pm.