Term Dates
Timetable of Classes

Term Dates

Term Dates + Important Dates

Autumn Term 2023

Sunday 17 September – First Day of Term; School Open Day; 
Sunday 24 September – Second Week of Term; School Open Day, Mid-Autumn Festival Activity
Sunday 29 October – Half Term; School Closed
Sunday 03 December – Teacher & Parents Consultation Day (11:10 am – 12:00 pm)
Sunday 10 December – End of Term

Spring Term 2024

Sunday 07 January – First Day of Term
Sunday 11 & 18 February – Half Term; School Closed for 2 weeks
Sunday 25 February – Chinese New Year Celebration and Tzu Chi Year End Blessing Ceremony (estimated finishing time 2:30 pm)
Sunday 24 March – End of Term

Summer Term 2024

Sunday 14 April – First Day of Term
Sunday 05 May – Inset Day; School Closed for 1week
Sunday 12 May – International Mother’s Day & Tzu Chi Anniversary (estimated finishing time 12:30 pm)
Sunday 26 May – Half Term; School Closed for 1 week
Sunday 16 June – Father’s Day & Dragon Boat Festival Activities, Competitions on Chinese Words and Jing-Si Aphorisms
Sunday 23 June – Annually Language Level Testing
Sunday 30 June – End of Term; Awards Ceremony (11:00 am – 12:00 pm)

Timetable of Classes

Introduction to Classes of Academic Year 2023-24

School Time: 10:00 – 12:00 (10:50-11:10 break time) Every Sunday (Term Time Only)

*** All the courses provide learners with textbooks in Traditional/Simplified Chinese with Zhuyin/Pinyin phonic systems plus Tzu Chi humanistic education.

ClassesTeaching TimeStudents RequirementTeaching Materials
R1 Plum Class10:00 – 10:30
5 mins break
10:35 – 10:50
Reception《 Living Mandarin 》K1 + K2
R2 Mango Class
11:10 – 11:40
5 mins break
11:45 – 12:00
Year 1《 Living Mandarin 》K2 + K3
P110:00 – 10:50
20 mins break
11:10 – 12:00
Year 1 – Year 3
Beginner; recognise and
use 150 Words or Less
《 Let’s Learn Chinese 》Book Basic
P210:00 – 10:50
20 mins break
11:10 – 12:00
Year 2 – Year 4
Recognise and use
150~300 Words
《 Let’s Learn Chinese 》Book 1A + 1B
P310:00 – 10:50
20 mins break
11:10 – 12:00
Year 4 – Year 6
Recognise and use
300~450 Words
《 Let’s Learn Chinese 》Book 2A + 2B
P410:00 – 10:50
20 mins break
11:10 – 12:00
Year 5 – Year 7
Recognise and use
450 ~ 600 Words
《 Let’s Learn Chinese 》Book 3A + 3B
P510:00 – 10:50
20 mins break
11:10 – 12:00
Year 6 – Year 10
Recognise and use
600~750 Words
《 Let’s Learn Chinese 》Book 4A + 4B
《Edexcel GCSE Chinese 2009》
P610:00 – 10:50
20 mins break
11:10 – 12:00
Year 8 – Year 11
Recognise and use 750
Words and above
《 Let’s Learn Chinese 》Book 5A + 5B
《Edexcel GCSE Chinese 2009》
A110:00 – 10:50
20 mins break
11:10 – 12:00
Adult Class Beginner《 Let’s Learn Mandarin 》Book 1
A210:00 – 10:50
20 mins break
11:10 – 12:00
Adult Class Intermediate《 Let’s Learn Mandarin 》Book 2