Schools in Lancashire share teaching resources to offer their pupils Mandarin courses. Gordon McCully reports on This Is Lancashire:

East is meeting west at a primary school where pupils are getting to grips with learning Mandarin.

Youngsters at Gillibrand Primary, Grosvenor Road, Chorley, are picking up the new language with the help of Mandarin teacher Lichan Lu. Head teacher Sharon Franklin said: “She comes in once a week and she takes year one and year five children.

“It’s through our links with Parklands High School because she is a language assistant at Parklands.”

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