In pictures: Havering Sixth Form students travel the world for Culture Day

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Culture Day at Havering Sixth Form saw students parade in traditional dress and share food from their cultures - Credit: Havering Sixth Form

Students at a Havering college learned about international clothes, food and more at a special day dedicated to embracing different cultures.

New City College’s Havering Sixth Form campus's Culture Day allowed students to embrace learning about traditional dress, with pupils taking to a catwalk to show off their outfits as a DJ played music from different cultures.  

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Culture Day at Havering Sixth Form - Credit: Havering Sixth Form

Many countries were represented, including Poland, Nigeria, Ghana, Italy, Lebanon and England.

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Culture Day at Havering Sixth Form - staff joined students in traditional dress - Credit: Havering Sixth Form

Students and staff shared their cultural stories and brought in dishes from around the world.  

A chance to design badges and flags, as well as take part in quizzes and games originating from Thailand, China, the UK and Italy ensured pupils were entertained.  

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Culture Day at Havering Sixth Form - students join in the happy and harmonious atmosphere - Credit: Havering Sixth Form

Professional folk drummer Nick Cattermole also provided entertainment, while students performed cultural poems, Bollywood dancing and singing.  

Deputy principal, Phil Hall, said the day was a “great success with a fantastic level of engagement”.  

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Culture Day at Havering Sixth Form - students from Philippines - Credit: Havering Sixth Form

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Havering Sixth Form safeguarding and enrichment manager Emma Wood, who led the organisation of the day, said: “Students made an amazing effort to attend in their cultural clothes.  

“Their outfits were striking, absolutely stunning.”  

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Culture Day at Havering Sixth Form - students from Lebanon (left) and Cyprus (right) - Credit: Havering Sixth Form