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Tapas

As part of their MFL (Modern Foreign Language) studies, Yellow Class have been learning about Spanish food. This has culminated in a Spanish food taste testing session where the children sampled different tapas (small snacks). These…

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Noodle Bar

As part of their MFL (Modern Foreign Language) learning, Year 6 have visited the local Mandarin speaking restaurant and ordered their meals in Mandarin. They used phrases of praise and thanks for the delicious meal and many of the…

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Creative Homework

Well done for all your fabulous creations. Linked to this term's topics, we had Iron Men, baking, European Country fact files, Minecraft created scenarios, diagrams and paintings of plants, mini worlds, moving robots, flags, powerpoint…

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Chinese Dragon

Look what came to assembly - a Chinese Dragon and some Chinese Lions! Having visited the classes throughout the day, the animals and musicians performed in front of the whole school. This was a recreation of a key part of Chinese New…

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Tai Chi

As part of our Chinese New Year celebrations, members of the Confucius Institute (from Lancaster University) spent the day in school visiting classes who learn Mandarin. They taught the children Tai Chi which the children all enjoyed.…

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Tapas

Year 2 have been enjoying learning names for different foods in Spanish. This week they used their language skills as well as their taste buds to enjoy Spanish treats such as cured meats, tortilla (Spanish omelette) and churros (a…

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Chinese Restaurant

On Friday Violet Class went to a Chinese restaurant. We had all┬ásorts of food, from rice to sweet and sour chicken. Violet Class used their Mandarin to order, showed excellent manners throughout the trip and everyone enjoyed their…

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Mandarin in Indigo Class

Every class in Key Stage 2 has a weekly Mandarin lesson. The children enjoy learning this language because not only is it enjoyable to learn how to say, read and write other languages but also to learn about the culture of those using…

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Chinese Musical Assembly

Willow Lane were treated to a musical assembly on an instrument no-one had seen before - the Guzheng. This was played by a musician from the Confucius Institute, based at the University of Lancaster, and they have been in to assist with…

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Chinese New Year

Happy Year of the Monkey! WE celebrated the Chinese New Year by hearing the story of how the years got their animal names and then being treated to shadow puppet performances from older children. These children, and the whole of Key…

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