WenLin Chinese school is a newly established weekend school for Chinese language and culture studies based in Chestnut Grove Academy. We hold Saturday classes to encourage local children to experience something different and fun!
There are lots of different classes that span the age groups and abilities:
Little Mandarin Bear:
1-3ys 9:30am - 10:15am
Little Mandarin Panda:
3-5ys 10:30am - 11:30am
These are lessons where adults will accompany children to learn Chinese with singing, rhymes, drawings, dancing full of fun engaging content. Children will learn a few new words in Chinese in each lesson. The course contents are designed according to the early years language development curriculum and will prepare children for going into KS1 Mandarin learning.
Mandarin Bud I:
5-7yrs 9:30am - 11:30am and 12:30apm - 2:30pm
Mandarin Bud II:
7y+ 9:30am - 11:30am and 12:30pm - 2:30pm
We use Chinese Made Easy text books and work book for these two courses. Children who continue with our courses will be able to be able to achieve take YCT Youth Chinese Level tests and aim for higher grades in GCSE and IGCSE exams.
Chinese Brush Painting:
7y + 3pm - 4pm
Teacher is an award winning young artist whose paintings have been auctioned in London auction house. He is a talented and experienced teacher for school aged children. Children will learn paint bruch and ink control techniques adn learn different painting skills.
Kung Fun Kids:
5y+ 3pm - 4pm
Taught by Master Lin Cunguo. He is the BBC Kung Fu action movie consultant. Chief coach for British Kung Fu team. Master Lin was one of Shaolin Kung Fu Monk's hand picked people to promote Shao Lin Kung Fu internationally in the last two decades. He is the most influential Shao Lin Kung Fu masters in the UK.
All of these courses are also offered to adults. We hope that WenLin Chinese School can become a place for the whole family to enjoy and love. We will be running reading clubs and board game clubs for adults and children for free, to create more quality family time. This Saturday is not another ordinary school day for children - it is a fun family day out at WenLin.
Please contact the school office on the details below for more information or to book a trial sessions.