Tower Hamlets high school students celebrate Chinese New Year

PUBLISHED: 12:51 03 February 2014 | UPDATED: 12:53 03 February 2014

The Ian Mikardo High School dragon

The Ian Mikardo High School dragon


Students from Ian Mikardo High School in Tower Hamlets designed and created their own dragon to celebrate Chinese New Year.

Headteacher Claire Lillis led a procession of the dragon through the school building and grounds – and even down a slide.

In classes students explored the signs of the Chinese zodiac and found out about the characteristics that relate to the year of their birth.

Ms Lillis said: “It was an opportunity for students to think about who they are in a mythical way, as well as to have a lot of fun.”

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