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How Mandarin Changed Me: An Animation film with Archbishop Sentamu Academy

Part of China Changing

See a three-minute animation film created by a Yorkshire-based class of KS3 pupils from Archbishop Sentamu Academy in Kingston upon Hull.

Working alongside an artist animator, they have produced a film exploring the students’ experience of learning Chinese Mandarin within an English-speaking school.

This is the second year in which Southbank Centre and the Institute of Education’s Confucius Institute work together to facilitate a digital education project linking secondary school pupils to China Changing.

The animation is shown digitally on screens within Level 2 Foyers, Royal Festival Hall.

Archbishop Sentamu Academy is one of 45 Confucius Classroom schools across England.These schools have Chinese firmly embedded within their curriculum and provide support to other schools in their region that want to start offering Chinese.

Dates & times

7 Oct 2017
Approximate run time: 780 mins
  • 10:00 am


Royal Festival Hall
Green Display Space 7 - Level 2