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  • Parkside Studio College Rated Good by Ofsted!

    Published 02/06/23

    We have now received a final copy of our Ofsted report following the inspection that took place in May 2023. We are delighted to share with parents, guardians and carers that inspectors have confirmed that Parkside Studio College is a ‘Good’ school in all areas!

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  • Anxiety and Fears Assembly

    Published 05/07/24

    On Wednesday 26th June, Mr Downes delivered a whole school assembly on the topic of Anxiety and Fear, which is becoming increasingly common amongst teenagers. Mr Downes shared with students a video of his recent skydiving experience. He highlighted that at first he did not know what to expect so he was anxious, but as he became familiar with the instructor he started to feel more comfortable.

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  • Careers Talk – Jasmine Dotiwala

    Published 03/07/24

    The name ‘Jasmine Dotiwala’ is no stranger to those who are a fan of media production. Jasmine has over 25 years of experience in the field of Media, working closely with and interviewing many of the giants in media today, namely, Stormzy, Aaliyah, Ashley Walters, Little Simz, and many more.

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  • Year 11 Royal Air Force Workshop

    Published 28/06/24

    On Thursday 20th June, Year 11 students had the opportunity to have a presentation from a Royal Air Force sergeant who has served in the military for over 21 years. The core values of the Air Force, RISE - Respect, Integrity, Service, and Excellence, were echoed throughout the session as students listened and were made aware of the multiple opportunities available to them in the Air Force, whether they chose to become an aircraft technician or a chef.

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  • Year 11 Biology Booster Session

    Published 14/06/24

    During the May Half Term, students in Year 11 came in to take part in a Biology Booster Session; going over the required practicals is always a good strategy prior to the examination. Thank you to Miss Porter and Mr Fagon for organising the session.

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  • Your Life You Choose Presentation

    Published 07/06/24

    On Wednesday 5th June, students in Year 9 participated in a ‘ Your Life You Choose’ presentation. The one day multi agency presentation aims to educate young people about the consequences of crime, not only for the offender but their family and friends and the victim and the wider community.

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  • Bank of England Museum Trip

    Published 17/05/24

    On Thursday 9th May, the Business Studies and Mathematics teams embarked on an educational trip to the Bank of England Museum with 30 students from Year 9 and Year 10. The students were in awe of the high-rise buildings’ ambience, participated well, and enjoyed the tour and presentations.

    The trip enriched their understanding of the history and role of the UK’s central bank, highlighting its differences from high street banks and the impact of technology on banking, especially regarding cyber security.

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  • Year 9 and 10 Stem Workshop

    Published 10/05/24

    On Tuesday 7th May, Year 9 & 10 students engaged in a hands on STEM workshop that focused on the exciting HS2 project. The morning task encouraged teamwork and exploring the various roles involved in a large scale project. The students were asked to design and build a 3D ultra-modern train station on the HS2 line.

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  • Year 11 Business Workshop

    Published 03/05/24

    On Wednesday 24th April, Year 11 students at Parkside took part in a Business workshop. The workshop was geared towards preparing students to effectively complete varied levels of written tasks and financial calculations at GCSE level, the main focus was benchmarking the context and quality needed to score the maximum grade available. Throughout the session, students were seen actively engaged, asking questions and disseminating information to group members.

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  • Year 9 and 10 Road Safety Workshop

    Published 01/05/24

    On Tuesday 23rd April, students in Years 9 and 10 took part in a Road Safety workshop, which was delivered by Riot Act, a performing arts company that delivers workshops in relation to Road Safety. During the workshop students were briefed on road safety guidelines and the negative impact mobile phones can have on road safety.

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  • Jack Petchey ‘Talk about the Future’ Workshop

    Published 23/04/24

    On Tuesday 19th March students in Year 11 took part in a Jack Petchey Workshop which was based on preparing for interviews and CV writing. Important skills such as public speaking, correct body language and presentation skills, all of which are necessary for these real – life interactions were explored.

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  • Daniel Spargo Mabbs Presentation

    Published 15/03/24

    On Thursday 7th March, The Daniel Spargo Mabbs Foundation visited Parkside to perform their moving tribute to Daniel Spargo Mabbs in a performance called ‘I love you mum, I promise I won’t die’. The performance started with a history of the foundation and how and why it had been started. Students learned that the foundation was established in order to educate young people on the dangers of drugs.

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