Jinji Lake Primary School

Jinji Lake Primary School

Today, Aleksia, Georgia, Ryan and Lachie headed to Jinji Lake Primary School. When we got there, we were melted by Cherry, Makayla, Fred and Gong. These students were lovely and had great English. They gave us a detailed tour of the school. We went to a class, where we were introduced to the class by the vice principal. Then, the students were involved in a paper cutting activity. Luckily we have already been involved in a paper cutting exercise in Beijing, so now we were all experts! The students and I cut out a cute Koala, and were given it as a present in a frame to bring back home. 

The students then went and had lunch in the canteen, as a normal Chinese student would do. After eating, they went and played with the other students. The students and their Chinese partners played some basketball together, and there was some very red and hot looking faces on the White Hills students by the end of the game!

Then, we went back to our hotel so the students could be picked up by their parents for their home stays. Georgia, Aleksia and Chilli all went off for an overnight stay. Ryan, Lachie and myself were picked up by two Chinese families, Fred and Gong for an afternoon of activities and an evening meal. The boys and I spent the afternoon with the families at the Suzhou Museum, looking around Pingjiang Road (this is where we got to try chicken feet!! It tasted fine, however we all couldn’t quite get past the fact that we were eating a foot) and finished at Suzhou Center for a delicious Chinese dinner. 

It was a fantastic day seeing the differences in a school in China, compared to our own at White Hills! Jinji 

Lake has around 4000 Primary students at the school, and no air conditioning in the classrooms… it was a very hot sweaty day! 

– Miss Van.

3 Comments on Jinji Lake Primary School

  1. sarah
    May 30, 2018 at 1:13 pm (3 months ago)

    Wow! what did imagine when you found out there were 4000 people in the primary school? hope you had a lot of fun?

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  2. Catrina Marsh
    May 30, 2018 at 1:21 pm (3 months ago)

    That sounds like it was fun and I wonder what Georgia, Aleksia and Chilli are doing right about now?
    Well I hope you all sleep well and have a lot of energy to do a lot more things :).

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  3. Mr Ross
    May 31, 2018 at 10:03 am (3 months ago)

    Sound like fun guys, chicken feet sound cool, hope you all had your deodorant for the day at school!

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