Category Archives: Headteacher’s Blog

Presentation Evening

Last night we celebrated with last year’s Yr11 their GCSE results, it was a lovely evening, we miss you all. Previous Head boy and girl made brilliant speeches, there was not a dry eye in the house.  Mrs Barker organised … Continue reading

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It’s the weekend…

And time for some tourist attractions. We visit the Bund, the water front in Shanghai, where there are some fabulous buildings, mostly belonging to the finance sector. I buy Jasmine, flower, Olong and Puer tea to take home to my … Continue reading

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School visits

Schools are very spacious in China, huge great marble halls. High schools are a similar size to St Sampson’s around 700 students. Because China has had a one child policy for some time now, the population is falling and schools … Continue reading

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Shanghai

We catch the ‘bullet’ train for a five hour journey to  Shanghai. We get there around midnight and stagger into our hotel. Next day, all of us visit Jincai High School. We watch an English lesson and an ancient Chnese … Continue reading

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Hanban

Hanban is the institution that brought us to China, they have arranged for us to visit 5 different schools over the next few days. But first we are taken to their headquarters and immersed in Chinese culture.  We are given … Continue reading

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