2013 Chinese New Year Party
Chines folk dancing, music & poems, Chinese art workshop (caligraphy, paper cutting and origami), Chinese food taste and raffle. A lots of funs. Welcome to join us!
12th of December 2013
DCS is holding School Open Day on the 15th December 2013 (Sunday) 1-4pm, at Elvet
Hill House. There are many free activities for adults and children associate with Chinese culture.
Welcome join us!
Museum visit, treasure hunt, Chines folk dancing, Chinese art and craft, Chinese board games. Welcome to join us!
School Open Day 宣传单 (.pdf)
School Open Day 活动安排 (.pdf)
14th of July 2013
Durham Chinese School Chinese Sports Day 2013 is on Sunday 14th July, 2pm-4pm, at Maiden Castle Graham Sport Centre, Stockton Road, Durham, DH1 3SE. Welcome join us! .
杜伦中文学校2013年校运动会将于7月14日（星期天）在Maidend Castle Graham体育馆举行，欢迎广大家长同学踊跃参加!
27th of October 2012
New Class for beginners
Durham Chinese School is expanding its student intake by opening a new class for beginners for children aged from 5 to12. Building on its outstanding success in teaching Chinese to school aged children in a unique Chinese speaking environment, the School offers an excellent opportunity for children to get started and progress with learning the language at an early age and join more than 50 other students who are currently at the School, many of whom speak the language at an advanced level.
No prior knowledge is necessary, just inquisitive mind and enthusiasm for a transformative learning experience.
The new class will begin on 13 January and the lessons will be held on Sundays 2-4pm during School term. Trial lessons can also be arranged in advance.
2 Sept 2012
School Trip to Wallington, National Trust was successful organised.
31 August 2012
New School Venue
We are organising an induction event on Sunday 9th September for all parents, children and the teachers. We strongly urge everyone to attend this event as there will be important changes to be announced as we move into the new premisis.
Venue: ELVET HILL HOUSE, DURHAM UNIVERSITY, ELVET HILL ROAD, DURHAM DH1 3TH
The formal lessons will still begin on Sunday 16 September as announced on the School timetable sent out by the School Secretary earlier.
24 August 2012
We are very pleased to share with you the great news that eight students of our GCSE class ALL achieved excellent results in Mandarin with eight A*s! Six students of our A-level class achieved excellent results in Mandarin with one A*s and five As.
Congratulations to the students for their great efforts!
Congratulations to the parents of those students for your great support!
Sincerely thank our GCSE teacher Mrs. Jia Yan and A-level teacher Miss Shih-ching Huang for their great work!
22 July 2012
School Trip to Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden was successful organised.
20 July 2012
The total expense for our Sports Day from the school budget is £52.11 and raffle income is £65 .
15th July 2012
Massive thanks to all the passionate and caring parents, teachers and friends, who make our 2011/2012 sports day a wonderful experience. Student awards were full of honour and proudness. The tug-of-war and skipping rope gave us much fun and excitement as always. The Chinese cloisonne workshop was excellent, fun and educational. Chess games and origami were also quite attractive. Raffle activity is absolutely a new experience to our school.
There were great efforts behind the scene to make it happen with full of success. Massive thanks to those who helped the organisation and to those who generously donated the raffle prizes, food and snacks!
See you all in September 2012!
12th July 2012
DCS Committee members attended a meeting with Durham Johnston School authorities on 11th July 2012 to discuss the letting agreement. The discussions were constructive. The Chinese lessons will be resume as usual at Durham Johnston School buiding in September 2012 while our negotiations with Durham University for an alternative venue is continuing.
DCS will be charged a fee for using the venue according to our proposal (20/05/2012) and full cost proposed by DJS (18/06/2012), but will be subsidised by a Durham Johnston School grant to the amount of £1600 for autumn term 2012/2013 only. The other issues discussed and agreed upon at the meeting include DCS students sitting GCSE and A Level exams at Durham Johnston School in future and continued DJS support for DCS cultural activities by providing funding (up to £1600 per annum, review every three years), to which DJS responded positively.
All DCS parents and community members are reassured that Durham Chinese School will continue its full range of excellent educational and cultural activities and service to the community into the future without interruption.
29th April 2012
The School Committee members had a meeting with Durham Johnston School authorities on 26th April 2012 were given detailed calculations with regard to the costs for the use of Durham Johnston School facilities.
29th March 2012
The school will open the summer term on Sunday 15th April at Durham Johnston School. The GCSE and A-Level classes will start from 1:00pm and other language classes will start from 2:00pm, but all clubs, including Gongfu, dance and sketch, etc., will be suspended until further notification.