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School Notice April 2016

Dear parents/guardians and students,

Below are the school upcoming events in Term 3.
1. Extra-curriculum Activities
We are pleased to let you know that there will be a free extra-curriculum activity / gathering after school. Our volunteers will organise some workshops and light refreshment on the day. Parents, students and siblings are welcome. Places are limited and registration is required according to health and safety legislation. If you and your child/ children are interested, please register with the class teacher ASAP.
Date: 7th May Time: 1-4pm
Venue: McDonald Road Library, Nelson Hall

2. Internal School Examination
School examination will take place on 21st May. Students should be well prepared and assistance from parent is vital. Class teacher will let you know in advance if there is any amendment.

3. School Enrolment for year 2016-17 / Internal School Poetry Reading Competition
Enrolment for 2016/17 will commence on 4th June. Please register at the staff room. School Reading Competition will take place on the same day. We aim to let our students learn more outside their textbooks. Your involvement is very important.

4. UKAPCE Mandarin Reading and Talent Competition in Scotland Region
UKAPCE Scotland will hold the competition on 11th June and details will be published near the time.

5. Achievement Award Ceremony
Our achievement award ceremony will be held on 18th June.

6. 2015/16 School Fundraising
The school was successfully raised £900 — £200 from Chinese New Year Celebration ; £700 from UKAPCE, Hing Sing, Pat’s Chung Ying and Matthew’s Food Chinese Supermarkets. Heartfelt thanks to all generous donors, sponsors, volunteers, parents and teachers for your huge support and contribution.

Edinburgh Chinese School

学校通告 April 2016


本校将主办一个免费的课外活动/ 聚会,当天志愿者会安排一些工作坊和小食。欢迎家长、同学及其兄弟姐妹参与。根据健康及安全条例,参加者必须登记。

2. 校内考试
各班考试将于 5 月 21 日举行,敬请家长多帮助 贵子女,让同学有更充足准备。如有 些班级有改动,老师必预早知会。

3. 2016-17 年度招生 / 校内朗读比赛 (广东话 及普通话)
新学年招生将于 6 月 4 日开始,请到教员室报名。

4. UKAPCE 苏格兰朗读比赛 (普通话)
英国中文教育促进会于 6月11 日举办苏格兰区普通话朗读及才艺比赛,届时公布详情。

5. 学校颁奖礼
于6 月 18 日 举行。

6. 2015/16 年度筹募
本校今年成功筹得款项共 £900



2016 Summer Camp in Yunnang Province

Dear Parents,

This is a Summer Camp organised by the Chinese Government aimed at overseas Chinese between 14-18 years old with some Mandarin knowledge. It is a 2-week camp in Yunnang Province, south China. The date is not finalised yet, it will be between July to Sept. Children who want to participate will pay for travel expenses from UK to China themselves, all expenses in China including accommodation, lessons and sightseeing tours will be covered by Chinese government.

We are looking for interest from parents. I think it is a great opportunity for our children to learn Mandarin and Chinese culture. I only received this notice tonight and note of interest need to be provided to the organiser this Saturday.

Apology for the short notice. Please let me know if you want your child to participate or if you have any questions.










夏令营课程内容包括:开班仪式和适应性培训(半天)、汉语课(30%,配有专业教师,使用符合YCT/HSK 标准专用教材)、文化课(20%,如剪纸、书法、水墨画、茶艺、武术等)、文体交流活动(20%,如与中国学生座谈结对、联谊联欢、体育比赛等)、文化访问体验(30%,如参观人文景观、体验民俗生活等)。其间,可安排一次访问中国家庭或住家体验。活动结束前,组织营员进行汉语考试、颁发证书,并针对夏令营活动进行满意度评估(评估表由国家汉办提供)。

Drummond High School Opens

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We are happy to announce that our school is open.

Heres the room changes/allocations – if you are not mentioned then you are to go to your usual room.

1. Ran An’s class (MF2/ME2) move in with the MF1 in their usual room – should be 3/34 (social subjects 3)

2. Hua Ji can your class move into MF2’s class room – should be 3/35 (social subjects 2)

3. Dawn (Conversation class) and Xun Lu (M5) can you both move with David’s class – should be 5/14 (Maths room 2)

4. Pei (Mandarin adult) can you move into Dawn’s old class room – should be 5/19 (GP 2 room)

5. Amy can you move your class (CF1) in with Maggie in 3/36 (social subjects 1)

If you had not received an email regarding this and you want to be on our mailing list for further notices, please email us at with the following details.

Parents name:
Contact number:
Name of student:
Class attending:

We our trying our best to get more class rooms during this period.

Best wishes,
Board of Directors of Edinburgh Chinese School.

BBC Drama training

BBC Production Talent network
The Drama department is offering a 12 month training and development programme for 2 people from black, Asian and other ethnic minority backgrounds who are passionate about getting into Drama script editing.
One training placement will be based in London and the other will be based in the Nations: Cardiff or Glasgow.
Details of the scheme can be found via the link below:

2016 Chinese Cultural Spring Camp

2016 Chinese Cultural Spring Camp hosted by UK Association for Promotion of Chinese Education (UKAPCE)

Activities include Chinese Culture, handcrafts, Chinese Painting, calligraphy, vocal music, Chinese instruments (hulu si / harmonica/ Melodica), Chinese dance and martial art.

Date: 28 March – 4 April 2016 (8 days)

Time: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

Venue: Edinburgh Academy, 42 Henderson Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5BL

Enrolment Requirements: Aged 6 – 18 Chinese / Non-Chinese who are learning or have learned Chinese before.

Registration Fee: £30 per person

Lunch (optional): £4 per person/day


2016 年中國文化春令營,由英國中文教育促進會主辦。

日期: 三月二十八日至四月四日(八天)

時間: 上午九時半至下午三時

地點: Edinburgh Academy, 42 Henderson Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5BL

收生要求: 年齡 6-18 歲的華裔人士/在學或曾學習過中文的非華裔人士

登記費: 每人£30

午餐(可選擇): 每人每天 £4

活動包括: 中國文化、手工藝、中國畫、書法、聲樂、民族樂器(葫蘆絲/口琴/口風琴)、中國舞蹈和武術。


April 2016 Chinese Dance Class by Edinburgh Chinese Dance and Cultural Youth Group

Chinese Dance Class will be launched by Edinburgh Chinese Dance and Cultural Youth Group in April. Our students had performed at the various events in the past years. Any one aged 6 or over are very welcome to join. Our new dance tutor, Mr Zhixing Chen is a professional and experienced dancer from Beijing Dance Academy.

Date: April-June 2016

Venue: Dance Studio, Drummond Community High School

Time: 9:45 – 10:30am

Fee: £3/ session (applicable to aged 6-17 only)

Time: 11:00 am -12:30 pm

Fee: £8/ session (applicable to aged 18+)

For more details or any enquiries, please email to




日期: 四月至六月

地點: 莊民社區中學舞蹈室

時間: 上午九時四十五分至十時半

收費: 每堂 £3 (只適用於6-17歲)

時間: 上午十一時至下午十二時半

收費: 每堂 £8 (適用於18歲或以上)


City Chambers Chinese New Year 2016

City Chambers Event PhotosEdinburgh Chinese school students New Year 2016

City Chambers had a Chinese New Year celebrations where Edinburgh Chinese School took part to celebrate year of the Monkey at the City Chambers.

We had 2 of our students participate in performing their martial arts in front of the City Mayor, China Embassy leaders, societies group leaders and other esteemed guest.

Our directors Sue Song, Geqian Cui and James Chow attended the ceremony to help usher in the year of the Monkey.

James Chow board of director