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SCHOOL CLOSED MONDAY 21ST JANUARY

Date: January 20, 2013 Author: Admin Categories: News

Barwell CE Academy and Barwell Surestart Centre will be closed all day Monday 21st January. There will be no staff on site, please keep children at home..

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Thursday 17th January 2013

Date: January 17, 2013 Author: Admin Categories: Shanghai 2013

Today has been our final day in schools and we have seen such a lot. We have been into two schools in Ningbo. We saw Maths lessons being taught in Year 4 and Year 7 in the first school and in Year 3 in the second school. The Year 3 and the year 4 class each…

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Wednesday 16th January 2013

Date: January 16, 2013 Author: Admin Categories: Shanghai 2013

Goodness – what a day! We have travelled a long way from Shanghai to Ningbo – a three hour journey by coach. We had to be up, packed and checked out of the hotel by 7.30a.m. ready to get on the bus. We travelled across the longest bridge in the world – well over thirty miles…

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Tuesday 15th January 2013

Date: January 15, 2013 Author: Admin Categories: Shanghai 2013

We have had another busy day today with an early start! The bus came to our hotel at 8.00a.m. to take us all to the university to  hear one of the professors tell us about how children  learn in Shanghai. Some parts of the school organisation are similar to ours, but some are very different. The…

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Monday 14th January 2013

Date: January 14, 2013 Author: Admin Categories: Shanghai 2013

Today has been a busy day, with an early start travelling to Shanghai University. We were honoured to meet Professor Zhang Minsuan, the President of the University and a very well respected figure in Shanghai. The university trains students to become successful teachers. Shanghai is recognised as the highest achieving city in the world for…

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We Have Arrived!

Date: January 13, 2013 Author: Admin Categories: Shanghai 2013

We left home on Friday morning at 10a.m. to travel to Heathrow Airport in London. Our flight was delayed by an hour and a half, but once we were on the plane everything was fine. Miss Haughey and I sat together in the second last row of the plane. We had to move the time forward…

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