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No 89 High School, Xi'an

No 89 High School in Xi'an is our parner school in China.

No 89 is a very big school with about 5000 13-18 years old students and 300 teaching staff.. The school will celebrate its centenary next year. It is situated within the city walls of Xi'an, a very old and interesting city in China.

Find out where our partner school is
No 89 School Website

Mandarin Chinese at Upton

Did you know?

  • 1 in 5 people on the planet are Chinese
  • China is the 4th largest country in the world with the highest population
  • China produces more patents than any other country and produces over 300 000 engineers to the UK’s 30 000 every year
  • There are currently 338 million internet users and 700 million mobile phone users in China

Mandarin Chinese and Summer Camps to China (3.54 MB)

2009 Specialist Schools Trust Autumn Camp in China

7 students: 4 Year 12 and 3 Year 10 students took part in the 2009 SSAT Summer Camp to China. They visited Beijing and  Xi'an in Shanxi province where they had the opportunity to see the famous terracota warriors. This was the second time Upton students visited China. Details of the 2010 Summer Camp will be announced as soon as they are available. This year, we are also going to start developing a partnership with a school in Shanxi province which is now twinned with Cheshire West and Chester so new opportunities will be offered to students in the near future.