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Ana Parra

ICS Grade 5 Class Teacher STEAM team leader 2020

Grade 5 Class Teacher

Grade 5 Class Teacher

What places around the globe have a special meaning to you, and why?

  • Madrid - My home
  • London - Where I studied my undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology
  • New York City - Where I lived for a few years working in science academia

Tell us about your proudest accomplishment.

Graduating from ICS! My teachers here were my inspiration to become one.

What are your hobbies?

Arts & crafts, spending time with family & friends, dancing, reading, watching musicals, travelling, enjoying a good meal and experiencing a new cuisine.

What is something that your students don’t know about you – but would impress them if they did?

I used to work in a Microbiology lab, researching Hepatitis C virus. And I sang at the ICS talent show with one of their future Secondary Chemistry teachers!

What was your favourite book when you were your students’ age?

I really enjoyed reading "The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe" when I was in Grade 5!