Student trip to China

Montgomery students climbed a holy mountain during a trip to China.

Montgomery students climbed a holy mountain during a trip to China.

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SCHOOL corridors were exchanged for the sites of Shanghai during a recent trip to China.

A group of 31 pupils from Montgomery High School in Bispham made the awe-inspiring, 13 day trip in April.

They visited a Chinese school, became one of the first UK groups to ascend Tai Shan, a pilgrimage site, and walked a little visited section of the Great Wall of China.

They experienced a Chinese sleeper train and the 350kmph bullet trains in the country and feasted on a number on unusual Chinese delicacies including scorpions on sticks, and chicken heads and claws.

Simon Cox, a maths teacher at the All Hallows Road school said: “The students had experiences which will last a lifetime and which taught them a huge amount about different cultures and the wider world outside of the UK. After Shanghai one student described the experience as unforgettable.”