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Chinese students learn all about Jersey culture


More than 100 students from China are in Jersey spending time with the school they are twinned with.

The youngsters are from a prestigious private school in Beijing and are linked with the island's Haulieu School.

Today they visited Noirmont Point to see the German bunker and learn about Jersey's involvement in the Second World War.

The students aged between 12 and 18 yesterday performed traditional dances and displays at Hautlieu.

The trip is aimed at sharing cultures and creating links with China - which is the second biggest economy in the world - and it's the second year it has taken place.

In two weeks time students from Hautlieu will visit the school - Bayi High School - which has 4,000 pupils.

From a Hautlieu perspective, obviously we're in a very small island when sometimes it's all too easy to have insular attitudes, so one of the things we strive for here is to promote a sense of internationalism with our students and we find that working with our Chinese friends we really begin to appreciate different ways of looking at the world."

– Nick Falle, Headteacher of Hautlieu School