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Industrial Action – 26th March

As you are aware, due to industrial action that is taking place on Tuesday 26th March 2019, Hautlieu School will be closed to students.

However, should the current situation change we will let you know as soon as possible.

We fully appreciate that this is a very important time and we would like to remind students that the following exams are taking place:

Year 11 – 1st April Maths Mock Exam   

2nd April English Mock Exam

We would strongly recommend that students spend this period of time focusing on their revision for their pending examinations.  Most students would have attended the Elevate sessions on highly effective revision techniques.  We will be emailing students links and passwords to the Elevate revision and support site to access on this day.

Year 10 students should also be using Elevate in conjunction with subject specific websites such as MyMaths, Tassomai and GCSE Bitesize to complete subject revision.

China visit 2019

Students returned from home stays with wonderful gifts & stories for life. Traditional Chinese art & folk dance lessons finished our time at Bayi school. Many thanks again for their hospitality.

Haggling at the Hong Qiao pearl market and a sublime Acrobatics show made up a busy last day. Finally, happy birthday to our own Ed Vivian. I’m sure it’s one you’ll never forget!

Our time in Beijing nears to an end.

China visit 2019

A wonderful reception today at Bayi School from Principal Shen, his colleagues & amazing pupils. Our Hautlieu students truly embraced the experience, quickly bonding with their home stay buddies before attending lessons & learning martial arts.

Student Max Godel bravely addressed the room following speeches from respective teaching staff, demonstrating his Mandarin craft.

Our quirky gift, something that dominates Jersey culture, was warmly received. What might it be?

China visit 2019

Today was an incredibly surreal experience visiting Tiananmen square and The Forbidden city whilst the annual Chinese Communist Party conference proceeded. Police and army officials dominated the area with massive crowds present. 80,000 capped tickets are sold daily permitting access to this superbly historic location.

Student George Waller: “The grandeur of Tiananmen Square and The Summer Palace was overwhelming. We saw the huge portrait of Chairman Mao before hearing infamous stories of the Forbidden City”.

China visit 2019

Yesterday started in the Beijing suburbs with a stroll along the Sacred Way, hearing stories of Chinese Emperors and their final resting places. An afternoon trip to the Great wall of China followed by a professional Kong Fu show made up another unforgettable day.

Student Maddy Julé: “The Great Wall was breathtaking with some fasincating stories behind it and the toboggan run on the way down was really fun. This evening the Kong Fu show was exciting with some ‘look away’ moments too”.

Tomorrow we visit Tiananmen square and the Forbidden City amidst a very busy Beijing with The Chinese Communist Party’s annual conference under way.

China visit 2019

Today was action packed arriving early in Beijing by sleeper train and visiting the Olympic park, Confucius temple, a traditional Hu Tong and the Temple of Heaven. A tea ceremony and fine Beijing cuisine ended our day.

Student Alastair Mo: “The overnight train was definitely an unexpected highlight of the trip; sharing a cabin rocking our way hundreds of miles through China truly was an unforgettable experience”.