Hornsby Chinese Language and Culture School (HCLCS) is a leading community language school in Sydney’s Upper North Shore. Nowadays, the ability to speak, read and write Mandarin is an indispensable skill.Since 2003, we have been dedicated to empowering individuals of all ages and backgrounds, with the opportunity to learn Mandarin at affordable prices. In addition, we have a variety of Art, Dance, and Music classes, for you and/or your child to explore new interests and talents.

Our motivated team of staff will ensure our teaching programs are delivered to you with diligence and enthusiasm, and are tailored to your pace, your learning style and your goals.


Enrolments for 2020 are now open! Apply now to secure your spot, and receive a bonus gift.

We have two exciting courses opening up:

CALLIGRAPHY – available on Thursday afternoon, Friday afternoon, and Saturday

DANCE – available on Saturday

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Opening Hours


Hornsby Girls’ High School

Saturday: 9:30am-5:30pm

Normanhurst Boys High School

Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm

Waitara Public School


Wednesday: 3:30pm-6:00pm

Sunday: 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Wahroonga Public School

Thursday: 3:20pm-6:00pm

Hornsby North Public School

Friday: 3:20pm-6:00pm