On 14-18th May, Hanova’s secondary students traveled to Chengdu, China. During the five day trip, they had the opportunity to experience Education Outside the Classroom (EOTC) at a Panda Reserve outside the city. Our students spent two days volunteering at the Reserve – cleaning the Panda pens, feeding and caring for the pandas and learning how to prepare healthy panda treats. The trip also included great Chinese food, an evening visit to the Chengdu opera, a day of mountain hiking and plenty of lifelong memories with friends!
On 6-9th June, Hanova’s secondary students traveled to Luoyang, China. During the four day trip, they had the opportunity to experience Education Outside the Classroom (EOTC) in a city full of history and unique culture. Each day was a new adventure as the students and teachers explored the ancient Longmen grottoes, learned Chinese calligraphy techniques, hiked to the summit of Yuntai mountain, watched fantastic kung fu presentations, learned kung fu exercises and played football with the monks, made Chinese dumplings and much more…
This year the Year 6 students’ camp was in Foping. They stayed in a great hotel, tried some activities and had some different experiences. One of the highlights of these day for the students was the different activities, the BBQ including toasting marshmallows and seeing a very big bug.
This year our Year 4 and 5 had an exciting 2 days camping experience at Jing Yu Hu (鲸鱼湖) Whale Lake Xi’an city, in Ba Qiao district. Students had the opportunity to be risk-takers and sleep in tents.