tel. +44795 728 7061
Try us for free. Bring your child for a free, 2-hour lesson. 
 ― De Yin School ―
Mandarin Lessons for Children in Islington, London 
A traditional Chinese weekend school to develop your child's intellect and character while learning Mandarin.
 ― De Yin School ―
Mandarin Lessons for Children in Islington, London 
A traditional Chinese weekend school to develop your child's intellect and character while learning Mandarin.
Teach Your Child Chinese in a Fun Way
Learn from Native Speakers
Develop perfect Mandarin pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary. Lay a strong foundation toward GCSE Chinese.
Understand Chinese Culture
We use legends, myths and tales from China's 5,000-year-old history to foster children's imagination & inner strength.
Have Fun While Learning
Through stories, historical references, and games, we inspire children to fall in love with Chinese language & culture.
Teach Your Child Chinese in a Fun Way
Learn from Native Speakers
Develop perfect Mandarin pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary. Lay a strong foundation toward GCSE Chinese.
Understand Chinese Culture
We use legends, myths and tales from China's 5,000-year-old history to foster children's imagination & inner strength.
Have Fun While Learning
Through stories, historical references, and games, we inspire children to fall in love with Chinese language & culture.
How It Works
1. Sign Up
Sign up for one term or the full academic year (3 terms). Not sure yet? Try us for free. Bring your child for a free, 2-hour lesson. 
2. Attend the Class
We hold the class on Saturdays, 12:00pm till 2:00pm. We're hosted by St. Mary Magdalene Academy (475 Liverpool Rd.)
3. Have Fun
Using the best of Traditional Chinese education, we teach children to speak & write like a native speaker.
How It Works
1. Sign Up
Sign up for one term or the full academic year (3 terms). Not sure yet? Try us for free. Bring your child for a free, 2-hour lesson. 
2. Attend the Class
We hold the class on Saturdays, 12:00pm till 2:00pm. We're hosted by St. Mary Magdalene Academy (475 Liverpool Rd.)
3. Have Fun
Using the best of Traditional Chinese education, we teach children to speak & write like a native speaker.
A Sneak Peek into Our School
A Sneak Peek into Our School
Praise From Students & Parents
"I really enjoy the Chinese characters. I also know all the numbers in Chinese. Chinese is so easy to learn!
— Scarlett, 6 yrs
"I loved every bit of it! Chinese is such a lovely language and both teachers made it so fun!
— Annabella, 9 yrs
"I love this Chinese because it helps you learn different language that your parents don't know and you can teach them!"
— Leah, 8 yrs
"I enjoyed Chinese poems very much!"
— Nico, 10 yrs
Praise From Students & Parents
"I really enjoy the Chinese characters. I also know all the numbers in Chinese. Chinese is so easy to learn!
— Scarlett, 6 yrs
"I loved every bit of it! Chinese is such a lovely language and both teachers made it so fun!
— Annabella, 9 yrs
"I love this Chinese because it helps you learn different language that your parents don't know and you can teach them!"
— Leah, 8 yrs
"I enjoyed Chinese poems very much!"
— Nico, 10 yrs
We Are Hosted by St. Mary Magdalene Academy 
― 475 Liverpool Rd, London N7 8PG, UK ― 
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We Are Hosted by St. Mary Magdalene Academy 
― 475 Liverpool Rd, London N7 8PG, UK ― 
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Choose Your Package

one term
£220
  
 ~10 lessons (2 hrs/lesson)
Free Textbooks


full year
£540
(Save £120)
 ~30 lessons (2 hrs/lesson)
Free Textbooks

Choose Your Package

one term
£220
 ~10 lessons (2 hrs/lesson)
Free Textbooks


full year
£540
(Save £120)
 ~30 lessons (2 hrs/lesson)
Free Textbooks

30-Day Money Back Guarantee
We know you're going to love our school just as much as your child. We want you to have an incredible experience with us and feel certain that you're getting the best value possible. If for some reason you’re not 100% satisfied with our school, let us know and we'll give you a full refund within 30 days after your first lesson. If you have any questions about our refund policy, feel free to contact us at admin@deyinschool.org or call +44795 728 7061.
We know you're going to love our school just as much as your child. We want you to have an incredible experience with us and feel certain that you're getting the best value possible. If for some reason you’re not 100% satisfied with our school, let us know and we'll give you a full refund within 30 days after your first lesson. If you have any questions about our refund policy, feel free to contact us at admin@deyinschool.org or call +447957287061.
About De Yin School
De Yin School is a bilingual Chinese school for 5 to 11 year-old children from various cultural backgrounds. 

Based on the principles of “Truthfulness-Compassion-Tolerance”, we provide students with a lovely environment to learn the Chinese language, the profound traditional Chinese culture, Chinese history, and traditional Chinese moral values. 

Both the traditional Chinese culture and its moral values are very important components in our teachings that distinguish the De Yin School from others. 

The De Yin School students are not only taught Mandarin, but also inspired to respect and care for others, be honest, and have a positive, upright and resilient attitude in life.
Teaching Characteristics 

This is a very special group of people who are very kind and had a lot of teaching experiences. Some are the veteran teachers who devoted their whole life in teaching. Some are currently full time teachers in other schools. We also have young teachers who have had bilingual language training. Most important, our teachers cherish the Traditional Chinese Divine Culture very much and they are willing to devote their time to teach and motivate our young generation to learn the Chinese Language and to cherish and benefit from the Traditional Chinese Culture.
In addition to teaching our students to recognize and to write Chinese characters, we also teach them the history and the culture behind the characters. This lays a very good foundation for their further study in the Chinese language and its culture.
Teaching Objectives

Through learning Chinese characters, develop learning potential, to understand traditional Chinese culture, students confident and optimistic, self-denial and self-discipline, respect for others, compassionate, moral social responsibility.
Uniqueness

Students during school time fully immersed in the Chinese culture and tradition, with the particularity of the situation to enhance the relevance and internal resistance culture. Studies Education, Chinese clothes as uniforms, school etiquette, learning content including traditional culture and etiquette, writing and learning through internalization of culture, Reformed behavior; text-based teaching man root, take Lenovo divergent teaching methods, learning covering the core vocabulary (GCSE exam vocabulary, speaking and writing), vocabulary extension (by the association to reach divergent ways of vocabulary, I heard read), and peripheral vocabulary (Chinese reading other related words, you can understand).
Teaching Materials

Modern materials: Preparing for the localization of overseas Chinese children Chinese textbooks (USA) / United Kingdom Taiwan Chinese school textbooks / swimming character (book and movie) (Taiwan); teaching points: speaking and writing; 2. Ancient Book: for Students (book and movie) / Three Character Classic (book and movie) / thousands of poems / Weng Li Yun / Thousand etc; teaching focus: traditional cultural Idioms / Poetry) / rhymes / storytelling / Chinese music appreciation / calligraphy, etc.

About De Yin School
De Yin School is a bilingual Chinese school for 5 to 11 year-old children from various cultural backgrounds. 

Based on the principles of “Truthfulness-Compassion-Tolerance”, we provide students with a lovely environment to learn the Chinese language, the profound traditional Chinese culture, Chinese history, and traditional Chinese moral values. 

Both the traditional Chinese culture and its moral values are very important components in our teachings that distinguish the De Yin School from others. 

The De Yin School students are only taught Mandarin, but also inspired to respect and care for others, be honest, and have a positive, upright and resilient attitude in life.
Teaching Characteristics 

This is a very special group of people who are very kind and had a lot of teaching experiences. Some are the veteran teachers who devoted their whole life in teaching. Some are currently full time teachers in other schools. We also have young teachers who have had bilingual language training. Most important, our teachers cherish the Traditional Chinese Divine Culture very much and they are willing to devote their time to teach and motivate our young generation to learn the Chinese Language and to cherish and benefit from the Traditional Chinese Culture.
In addition to teaching our students to recognize and to write Chinese characters, we also teach them the history and the culture behind the characters. This lays a very good foundation for their further study in the Chinese language and its culture.
Teaching Objectives

Through learning Chinese characters, develop learning potential, to understand traditional Chinese culture, students confident and optimistic, self-denial and self-discipline, respect for others, compassionate, moral social responsibility.
Uniqueness

Students during school time fully immersed in the Chinese culture and tradition, with the particularity of the situation to enhance the relevance and internal resistance culture. Studies Education, Chinese clothes as uniforms, school etiquette, learning content including traditional culture and etiquette, writing and learning through internalization of culture, Reformed behavior; text-based teaching man root, take Lenovo divergent teaching methods, learning covering the core vocabulary (GCSE exam vocabulary, speaking and writing), vocabulary extension (by the association to reach divergent ways of vocabulary, I heard read), and peripheral vocabulary (Chinese reading other related words, you can understand).
Teaching Materials

Modern materials: Preparing for the localization of overseas Chinese children Chinese textbooks (USA) / United Kingdom Taiwan Chinese school textbooks / swimming character (book and movie) (Taiwan); teaching points: speaking and writing; 2. Ancient Book: for Students (book and movie) / Three Character Classic (book and movie) / thousands of poems / Weng Li Yun / Thousand etc; teaching focus: traditional cultural Idioms / Poetry) / rhymes / storytelling / Chinese music appreciation / calligraphy, etc.

Teaching Characteristics 

This is a very special group of people who are very kind and had a lot of teaching experiences. Some are the veteran teachers who devoted their whole life in teaching. Some are currently full time teachers in other schools. We also have young teachers who have had bilingual language training. Most important, our teachers cherish the Traditional Chinese Divine Culture very much and they are willing to devote their time to teach and motivate our young generation to learn the Chinese Language and to cherish and benefit from the Traditional Chinese Culture.
In addition to teaching our students to recognize and to write Chinese characters, we also teach them the history and the culture behind the characters. This lays a very good foundation for their further study in the Chinese language and its culture.
Teaching Objectives

Through learning Chinese characters, develop learning potential, to understand traditional Chinese culture, students confident and optimistic, self-denial and self-discipline, respect for others, compassionate, moral social responsibility.
Uniqueness

Students during school time fully immersed in the Chinese culture and tradition, with the particularity of the situation to enhance the relevance and internal resistance culture. Studies Education, Chinese clothes as uniforms, school etiquette, learning content including traditional culture and etiquette, writing and learning through internalization of culture, Reformed behavior; text-based teaching man root, take Lenovo divergent teaching methods, learning covering the core vocabulary (GCSE exam vocabulary, speaking and writing), vocabulary extension (by the association to reach divergent ways of vocabulary, I heard read), and peripheral vocabulary (Chinese reading other related words, you can understand).
Teaching Materials

Modern materials: Preparing for the localization of overseas Chinese children Chinese textbooks (USA) / United Kingdom Taiwan Chinese school textbooks / swimming character (book and movie) (Taiwan); teaching points: speaking and writing; 2. Ancient Book: for Students (book and movie) / Three Character Classic (book and movie) / thousands of poems / Weng Li Yun / Thousand etc; teaching focus: traditional cultural Idioms / Poetry) / rhymes / storytelling / Chinese music appreciation / calligraphy, etc.

Meet Our Teachers
Mrs. Ying Adams
Mrs. Adams has more than 30 years experience in teaching Chinese both in China and across the UK. She developed De Yin School's textbooks and teaching methodology. She currently trains our teachers and also teaches Mandarin at King Edward VI Grammar School and Chelmsford County High School for Girls.
Say Soon Ooi
Say is our head teacher. A few years ago, he suffered an unexpected illness that turned his life upside down. Dejected by the modern way of life, he looked for a solution in tradition. He recovered fully after practising Traditional Chinese Qi-Gong while studying Classical Chinese poetry and literature. Realising the wisdom behind the teachings, he aspires to teach children those same values & principles that transformed his life.
Luke Lin
Luke is passionate about China's 5,000 year-old culture. He loves teaching children the stories & profound meanings behind the Chinese characters, making sure everyone is pronouncing Mandarin properly. He grew up in China but moved to the UK during his teenage years. His experience in both Chinese & UK schools gives him a unique perspective on how to teach English-speaking children to speak Chinese like a native.
Emily Li
Emily moved to the UK to study law, but her passion for Traditional Chinese calligraphy and crafts led her to De Yin School. She teaches De Yin students how to write the characters properly and how to memorise the correct stroke sequence. She has an amazing talent in connecting with children, grabbing their attention while teaching them all the intricacies of Chinese language & writing. 
Joy Duguid
Joy has a long teaching career in the UK. She loves traditional Chinese culture and its meaningful, thought-provoking stories. Through storytelling, she teaches children traditional values, captivating their imagination. She inspires them to apply those wonderful principles in daily life. 
Teaching Characteristics 

This is a very special group of people who are very kind and had a lot of teaching experiences. Some are the veteran teachers who devoted their whole life in teaching. Some are currently full time teachers in other schools. We also have young teachers who have had bilingual language training. Most important, our teachers cherish the Traditional Chinese Divine Culture very much and they are willing to devote their time to teach and motivate our young generation to learn the Chinese Language and to cherish and benefit from the Traditional Chinese Culture.
In addition to teaching our students to recognize and to write Chinese characters, we also teach them the history and the culture behind the characters. This lays a very good foundation for their further study in the Chinese language and its culture.
Teaching Objectives

Through learning Chinese characters, develop learning potential, to understand traditional Chinese culture, students confident and optimistic, self-denial and self-discipline, respect for others, compassionate, moral social responsibility.
Uniqueness

Students during school time fully immersed in the Chinese culture and tradition, with the particularity of the situation to enhance the relevance and internal resistance culture. Studies Education, Chinese clothes as uniforms, school etiquette, learning content including traditional culture and etiquette, writing and learning through internalization of culture, Reformed behavior; text-based teaching man root, take Lenovo divergent teaching methods, learning covering the core vocabulary (GCSE exam vocabulary, speaking and writing), vocabulary extension (by the association to reach divergent ways of vocabulary, I heard read), and peripheral vocabulary (Chinese reading other related words, you can understand).
Teaching Materials

Modern materials: Preparing for the localization of overseas Chinese children Chinese textbooks (USA) / United Kingdom Taiwan Chinese school textbooks / swimming character (book and movie) (Taiwan); teaching points: speaking and writing; 2. Ancient Book: for Students (book and movie) / Three Character Classic (book and movie) / thousands of poems / Weng Li Yun / Thousand etc; teaching focus: traditional cultural Idioms / Poetry) / rhymes / storytelling / Chinese music appreciation / calligraphy, etc.

Meet Our Teachers
Mrs. Ying Adams
Mrs. Adams is our Lead teacher. She has more than 30 years experience teaching Chinese both in China and across the UK. She developed De Yin School's textbooks and teaching methodology. She currently trains our teachers and also teaches Mandarin at Southeast Essex Chinese (Sunday) School, King Edward VI Grammar School, and Chelmsford County High School for Girls.
Say Soon Ooi
Say is our head teacher. A few years ago, he suffered an unexpected illness that turned his life upside down. Dejected by the modern way of life, he looked for a solution in tradition. He recovered fully after practising Traditional Chinese Qi-Gong while studying Classical Chinese poetry and literature. Realising the wisdom behind the teachings, he aspires to teach children those same values & principles that transformed his life.
Luke Lin
Luke is passionate about China's 5,000 year-old culture. He loves teaching children the stories & profound meanings behind the Chinese characters, making sure everyone is pronouncing Mandarin properly. He grew up in China but moved to the UK during his teenage years. His experience in both Chinese & UK schools gives him a unique perspective on how to teach English-speaking children to speak Chinese like a native.
Emily Li
Emily moved to the UK to study law, but her passion for Traditional Chinese calligraphy and crafts led her to De Yin School. She teaches De Yin students how to write the characters properly and how to memorise the correct stroke sequence. She has an amazing talent in connecting with children, grabbing their attention while teaching them all the intricacies of Chinese language & writing. 
Joy Duguid
Joy has a long teaching career in the UK. She loves traditional Chinese culture and its meaningful, thought-provoking stories. Through storytelling, she teaches children traditional values, captivating their imagination. She inspires them to apply those wonderful principles in daily life. 
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How old should my child be to attend your classes?

A: We teach 5 to 11 year-old children.

Q: Where and when are you holding your classes?

A: We're hosted by St. Mary Magdalene Academy (475 Liverpool Rd, London N7 8PG). We hold the class on Saturdays from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. We're going to open more timeslots on Saturday and Sunday soon. For updates, email us at admin@deyinschool.org (or ping us on Facebook)​ 

Q: What are the dates for each term of this academic year?

A: First half: 12th January 2019 - 16th February 2019 
Half term: 18th February 2019 - 22nd February 2019
Second half: 2nd March 2019 - 30th March 2019

Children can join at any point of the term, the fee is automatically calculated on pro rata basis. 

Q: How many children do you teach per class?

A: Our class size is 5 to 10 children. We try to keep our class size small, so every child gets personalised attention, ensuring they learn and progress fast.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How old should my child be to attend your classes?

A: We teach 5 to 11 year-old children.

Q: Where and when are you holding your classes?

A: We're hosted by St. Mary Magdalene Academy (475 Liverpool Rd, London N7 8PG). We hold the class on Saturdays from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. We're going to open more timeslots on Saturday and Sunday soon. For updates, email us at admin@deyinschool.org (or ping us on Facebook)​ 

Q: What are the dates for each term of this academic year?

A: First half: 12th January 2019 - 16th February 2019 
Half term: 18th February 2019 - 22nd February 2019
Second half: 2nd March 2019 - 30th March 2019

Children can join at any point of the term, the fee is automatically calculated on pro rata basis. 

Q: How many children do you teach per class?

A: Our class size is 5 to 10 children. We try to keep our class size small, so every child gets personalised attention, ensuring they learn and progress fast.
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St Mary Magdalene Academy
475 Liverpool Road, London,  N7 8PG
United Kingdom
CONTACT US
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+44795 728 7061 (English) 
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De Yin School
St Mary Magdalene Academy
Liverpool Road, London,  N7 8PG
United Kingdom
CONTACT US
admin@deyinschool.org
+44795 728 7061 (English) 
+44744 027 2275 (中文)
FOLLOW US
Copyright © 2019 De Yin School