S1 (Y7) China Day
- Published: Monday, 06 July 2015 10:02
Last week's China Day at Birkdale saw S1 (Y7) pupils enjoying a variety of workshops which included Mandarin classes, calligraphy, paper cutting and Chinese dancing.
The day was run by the Confucius Institute who provide Birkdale with activities within the curriculum for students to become familiar with Chinese culture, art, music and history.
Birkdale is one of a select number of schools to be recognised by the Confucius Institute for its work in promoting the study of Mandarin Chinese and was awarded a Confucius Classroom 2 years ago.
Mandarin classes at Birkdale School from September 2015
4.00 – 4.45p.m. Beginners S4 / S5
5.00 – 6.30p.m. Beginners staff & parents
7.30 – 9.00 p.m. Improvers staff & parents
4.00 – 5.00p.m. Taster class for 6th form & staff
4.00 – 5.30p.m. Advanced for staff & parents