The Yorkshire school where Chinese pupils go to learn how to behave like royalty

When eight Chinese schoolchildren arrived at a 16th century manor house in Yorkshire this summer, all were keen to become model English subjects. Over the following days, the pupils – mostly children of the super-rich Beijing elite – were given intensive training in the art of “the perfect handshake”, “afternoon tea etiquette” and “how to sit like the Duke and Duchess of …

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