Chinese New Year Celebrations

Year 1 celebrate Chinese New Year

Year One have been learning all about Chinese New Year this week.

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They have looked at the traditions and celebrations and have written about the traditional animal race story. The children have made fortune cookies, lucky money envelopes (which Mrs Milnes and Mrs Dixon might have filled with chocolate coins!), lanterns and dragons.

IMG 0909The highlight of the week was a dragon dance workshop today. Everyone at Billinge House took part in dance sessions in the hall, but Year One were lucky enough to have two sessions culminating in a dance performance for the whole of the infant school.

What an exciting week!