China experience…April 7th

It is our last full day in China. The amount we have experienced here is astounding, and today we travelled to the Huaqiangbei area to look at the gigantic technology centre there. It was possible to buy just about any …
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China experience…April 6th

Today, the students travelled to the East Overseas Chinese Town theme park, which was set in mountains, and involved an ascent of them using escalators and lifts. Unfortunately, the heavy rain meant the views were not of great quality. Nevertheless, …
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China experience…April 5th

THE students returned to school and exchanged stories of their first night with their host families. Although the levels of activity and conversations at the hosts varied, the students all agreed it was a very interesting experience. Today, we spent …
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China experience…April 4th

THE students took part in a music lesson, and in particular how to play the guzheng (a Chinese stringed instrument). It was certainly not easy but we were well taught by some of the Chinese students! After this relaxing lesson, …
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Students experience China….

As the students got more settled into the complete change of culture, today saw a real chance for the students to be inside Chinese classrooms. They learnt some basic Mandarin phrases (with the help of some very keen and helpful …
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Value for money

We were blessed by a visit from Richard Garner, Education Correspondent of the Independent, this week. Richard has visited before and takes a real interest in many aspects of life at TS. One thing he asked me about was the …
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A crisis of leadership …

Derek Baty, former Derbyshire cricketer and Housemaster of Wills West, used to say: “If you are looking for a leader, you don’t have one.” The Ukraine and Venezuela need great leaders right now. Lesser but nonetheless important crises or challenges …
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