Waikato Chinese School
aim is to deliver a consistently high education service to students,
and support children’s education within the Chinese and wider
The students who are
under 6-years-old start from learning simple daily Chinese
characters, and the students who are over 6-year-old learn Chinese
After a period of learning, they will be taught some basic Mandarin
skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.
In order to extend Chinese language and culture in the District of
Waikato, Waikato Chinese School
(referred to hereinafter as WCS) was established in July 2004 in the
CBD of Hamilton. Legal name
of our organization is “Future Education Trust Board”.
It is the only professional Chinese language school in Hamilton,
yet a non-profit corporation.
We have totally 12 experienced and professional Chinese language
& culture teachers.
We are currently running Saturday project at our own school
premise offering 6 subjects– Mandarin,
Chinese Martial Arts, Chinese Dancing, Chinese Art, Basketball
Our aim is to deliver a consistent high education service to
students, and support children’s
education within the Chinese and wider community.
There are five different levels of Mandarin courses at our
school. From Beginner to Intermediate classes, teachers teach
students both in English and Chinese. In Upper-Intermediate and
Advanced classes, teachers teach mainly in Chinese. The textbooks
are a series of books named ZHONGWEN, which is edited for those
Chinese learners who are living abroad.
The students who are under 6-years-old start from learning simple
daily Chinese characters, and the students who are over 6-year-old
learn Chinese Pinyin first. After a period of learning, they will be
taught some basic Mandarin skills of listening, speaking, reading
All classes are small and limited to 15 students maximum. Teachers
organize a wide range of interesting activities for students in
class. Every student’s needs are carefully considered. The students
are able to gain satisfactory Mandarin learning outcomes in a
Our dancing course is very popular at Waikato Chinese School. The
aim of the course is to learn basic dancing skills such as
flexibility, posture and dance steps. Students are able to learn
basic ballet skills and dance to music every class. Teachers are
professional and experienced. They relate well with students in
Art & Animation Courses
There are three different levels available. The course focuses on
teaching students basic drawing skills, graphic design and
animation. Also in Beginners’ class, handcraft activities are held
frequently to increase younger students’ interest in art. Various
topics will be taught in class including drawing cartoon characters,
making Easter Eggs, copying teacher’s sample pictures and Computer
Animation. Also, a sketch course will be held regularly for the elementary
class to improve students’ drawing skills. Interesting activities
will be arranged to stimulate their enthusiasm of learning.
Free observation for new students
Fax: 07 8382453
Level One, Tower Building,
48 Ward Street, Hamilton, New Zealand