Russian phrases, German delicacies and Hindi dance moves all part of King’s Ely International Week

PUBLISHED: 07:35 09 February 2018

King’s Ely International students from left: Jacky Chow, Arshdeep Hayer and Maya Deulina.

King’s Ely International students from left: Jacky Chow, Arshdeep Hayer and Maya Deulina.


Russian phrases, German delicacies and Hindi dance moves were some of the things learnt by students during King’s Ely International Week.

The annual event, now in its third year, sees students enjoying activities themed around different cultures and languages.

Activities this year included German cookery demonstrations, origami sessions, French baking, Spanish paella workshops and International Day on the Thursday, which saw King’s Ely international students teaching Year 9 pupils facts and figures about their countries.

All of the lessons were led by King’s Ely International students, and languages and cultures explored included Hindi, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Cantonese, Mandarin and Thai.

The event ended with musical and dance performances by King’s Ely International students, including singing by Jacky Chow, a Russian performance by Maya Deulina and a traditional Indian dance by Arshdeep Hayer.

King’s Ely Junior students also got involved with the International Week celebrations this year. Pupils in Queen Philippa were given a presentation on Hong Kong by sisters Emily and Olivia during their house assembly, which was followed by some Chinese dancing. Year 7 students also created presentations about their families in Spanish and pupil Maya received a prize for her work.


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ely Standard visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ely Standard staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ely Standard account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Yesterday, 18:25

The chairman of new Brexit Secretary’s North East Cambridgeshire constituency association tonight welcomed his promotion – but in the same interview felt it was time for the prime minister to go.

Yesterday, 17:34

In recent years the pace of Steve Barclay’s acceleration from back bench MP has quickened.

Yesterday, 16:54

NE Cambs MP Steve Barclay is the next Brexit Secretary following the resignation of Dominic Raab who resigned on Tuesday.

Yesterday, 12:25

The cost of building Cambridgeshire County Council’s new headquarters at Alconbury Weald has already increased by 10 per cent without a brick being laid.

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Read the Ely Standard e-edition E-edition

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Ely Standard weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy