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Harrogate Grammar School (Confucius Classroom)

School students showing off their Chinese panda paintingsHarrogate Grammar School became a Confucius Classroom in 2015.

Harrogate Grammar School was one of the first Teaching Schools in the UK, and is a lead members in the Red Kite Teaching School Alliance, a partnership of schools that share skills, experience and talent to help improve learning and achievement in schools across Yorkshire.

With a prestigious Modern Foreign Languages Faculty, Harrogate Grammar is proud of the opportunities it offers to students to immerse themselves in other cultures. Mandarin is available as a subject to all pupils in year 8 and above. Those who choose to pursue their Chinese studies as they progress through the school have the opportunity to participate in exchange programmes with partner schools in Hangzhou, eastern China.

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Leeds Chinese Community School

Leeds Chinese Community School was established in 1966. It is an award-winning Chinese supplementary school within the Leeds City region, run entirely by a team of dedicated volunteers. Each year pupils achieve outstanding results in GCSE and A Level exams.

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New Vision Education Chinese School

New Vision Chinese School is conveniently located on the edge of the University of Leeds campus, comprised of senior education professionals, including successful Headteacher, professor, and influential educational thinkers, New Vision Education (a not-for-profit organisation) is a teaching site of the Business Confucius Institute, and collaborates with Music House to provide Chinese languages education and culture activities to the local community 

Download the pdf below to learn more about their discounted tuition fees for children of university staff.

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📞 Phone/WeChat/WhatsApp: 07926658820 

🌐 Visit the New Vision Chinese School website

📍 School address: Music House (Yorkshire College of Music and Drama), St Mark’s House, 1 St Mark’s Avenue, Leeds, LS2 9BN 

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