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Changsha 25 – 31 May 2012


Highlights of Trip :

  • Visited birthplaces/hometowns of the politicians and scholars e.g. Mao Ze Dong, Chen Jia Geng. Pupils have a deeper understanding of these famous people.
  • Home-stay experience: They learn to interact and understand the culture of the people in China. Pupils also learn to be more independent.
  • Art & Craft Exchange: Riverlites and teachers have an opportunity to share our unique Batik Painting with the local pupils & staff. In exchange, 
  • the local school taught our pupils their expertise in Print-Making Art skills.

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Pupils enjoyed themselves experiencing traditional drumming dance


Pupils did a blog of their experiences in Changsha. Pupils have to divide out the work amongst themselves to do the blog during the trip and after they returned.

See their blog here


Pupils put up performance for the local schools. They also had hands-on experience in Print-Making and Batik Art.

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After listening to the introduction of the Chinese opera face masks, the pupils had hands-on experience with the painting of the masks.

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Pupils apply their skills learnt from Financial Literacy Workshop.

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Pupils did their reflection throughout the trip. (See blog & below)

Changsha Trip - Reflections


Pupils learn about different currency exchange rates before the trip. During the trip, they managed their money well.

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Pupils are able to pick up new skills and improvised on the spot.

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Interaction with the local pupils.

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Pupils gave a speech in front of 3000 local pupils confidently.

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Some of the pupils did not bring umbrellas and their group mates readily offered their umbrellas to their group mates.

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