Parkside Middle Cambridge International School

Mission Statement:

The mission at Parkside is for all stakeholders to be committed to challenging our students by providing a safe and respectful student-focused environment, that will prepare them to become confident, responsive, reflective, innovative, and engaged citizens and future leaders.


Vision Statement:

At Parkside, our vision is to inspire and empower all students to excel academically, emotionally and socially, while preparing them to be productive citizens and future leaders.

The Cambridge approach supports schools to develop learners who are:

Confident in working with information and ideas – their own and those of others
Responsible for themselves, responsible to and respectful of others
Reflective as learners, developing their ability to learn
Innovative and equipped for new and future challenges
Engaged intellectually and socially, ready to make a difference.

Beliefs:

  • A nurturing, safe, and orderly student-centered school environment promotes optimum achievement.
  • Students' learning is the shared responsibility of all stakeholders:  the administration, the teachers, the parents, the student, and the community.
  • Students learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process within the classroom and in extra-curricular activities.
  • Instruction that is student centered, taking into account students’ diverse social, emotional and physical needs, increases student success.
  • Our stakeholders’ commitment to continuous improvement and recognition of achievement is imperative to ensure that our students become confident, self-directed, lifelong learners.
  • A caring relationship between staff and students fosters mutual respect and an appreciation of the differences in one another.
  • A variety of assessment tools is essential to accurately evaluate student performance and create effective and meaningful instruction.

Updated: 9/26/19