Mandarin Summer School for Children | 儿童暑期班

Since 2012, the Sheffield Confucius Institute has been organising Summer School for local school-age children, exploring Mandarin Chinese language and incorporating STEM projects.

Confucius Summer School pupils outside of the Octagon Centre
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Summer School for Children 2022 will be heading back to face-to-face, at one of the University premises.


Mandarin Summer School for Children 2022_ In Person

Fun learning and play care for school-age children (aged 5-16) from all walks of life.

Time: 08:45-17:15, Monday to Thursday, 25th to 28th July 2022

Venue: Room DB13 (also rooms DB9, DB10 for different age groups), Bartolome House, School of Law, Winter Street, Sheffield S3 7ND

Address: Winter Street, Sheffield S3 7ND

Fees: £80 per child. 

All staff teachers and tutors are DBS checked and are already working at the Confucius Institute.

Structured activities include:

  • Mandarin language taster and classic Chinese;
  • Writing Chinese characters;
  • Songs and music;
  • STEM projects;
  • Arts and Crafts;
  • Indoor and outdoor games.

Please bring lunch for your child. You can also take your child away for lunch at 12:00-1:00pm.

Drinks, fruit and biscuits will be provided during break time.

For more information, please contact: Dr. Hu, Confucius Institute, 2-4 Palmerston Road, Sheffield S10 2TE. Tel: 07593502130
Registration at the University Online Shop


Summer School for Children 2021

Held online, 26 July - 6 Aug 2021, Monday to Friday, 1h/day, 10 days

Opened to all school-age children including English-speakers.
Chinese-speakers , 11:15am - 12:15pm
English-speakers ,  1:30pm - 2:30pm

Activities included Chinese Language Tasters and Study Skills; Chinese Songs and Vocal Training; Chinese Brush Painting and Watercolour.


Online Mandarin Summer School 2020

Summer Care, Fun, Inspired and Aiming Higher!

Let’s talking in Chinese; exploring Chinese Characters; retelling stories; singing songs; playing games and engaging STEM activities. Open to all aged 5-16.

Being able to speak Mandarin is NOT a prior requirement.
Two sessions a day, 1h/session, Monday-Friday, 3 - 15 August 2020.

Open three groups depending on the number of children registered and their ages.
Group 1, for children at KS1, open at 9am and 1pm;
Group 2, for children at KS2, open at 10:15am and 2:15pm;
Group 3, for children at secondary schools and above, open at 11:30am and 3:30pm.

Real-time classrooms involve presentations, demonstrations, interactions and home assignments.
Teachers: experienced, friendly, empathetic and passionate.
Children: stimulated, engaged and peer-collaborated. Maximum 15 children/class.
Parents: ensured online safety at home and encouraged to join in themselves.

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