Zhuhai No.1 High School, founded in August 1960, has been awarded the first batch of First-grade School of Guangdong Province, National Experimental School of Modern Education Technology, and National Model Senior High School of Guangdong Province. Over fifty years of development has witnessed its constant efforts and remarkable achievements, earning such educational honors as National Civilized Unit, National Advanced Unit of Spiritual Civilization, First National Model School Managed by Law approved by the Ministry of Education, National Advanced School of Harmonious Campus, Advanced Collective of Guangdong Province, Provincial Advanced Unit of Staff Work Ethics, Provincial Advanced Collective of Science and Technology Education, Provincial Secure and Civilized School, First Provincial School Featured with Youth Science and Technology Education, First National School Featured with Aviation, Provincial Scholarly Campus, Zhuhai Citizens’ Satisfactory School and so forth.
With an outstanding teaching staff, advanced facilities, an excellent academic atmosphere and school spirit as well as fascinating campus views, our school has seen splendid achievements in education by strictly adhering to the Party’s education policy. Our faculty is comprised of 278 teachers, all of whom have a bachelor degree or above, including 4 teachers with special-grade titles, 127 with senior titles and 88 with a master’s degree. At present, the school is a boarding school with 78 classes and 4300 students.
Always showing meticulous care and bearing our school in mind, Li Changchun, Zhang Dejiang along with other Party and state leaders paid inspection visits to our school and thought highly of our running of the school. Meanwhile, as a window school in the special economic zone, our school received thousands of principals of secondary schools nationwide and educators from Hong Kong, Macao or overseas countries every year.
Over the years, based on the educational mission of “High Quality, Distinctive Characteristics and Modernization” and the core conception of “Aesthetic Education”, the school has been persistently striving to construct a teacher-centered and student-oriented, highly effective and standardized, excellent and harmonious culture, thus shaping an outstanding school culture with distinctive features, forming an edge in education with regional characteristics, and a teaching staff of high quality. With the tenet of bringing up young people who “enjoy learning, seek truth, excel at communication, and are bold in blazing new trails”, the school has attached great importance to the cultivation of morality, individuality and ability based on knowledge transmission and character-molding, and has been devoted to training excellent youths to be highly-qualified citizens with the capacity of sustainable development, positive attitudes towards life, passion for science, as well as with civilized and democratic qualities.
In order to achieve “excellent, distinctive and comprehensive” educational reform and development, great efforts have been made to carry out quality-oriented education by constructing school-based curriculum with distinctive features of our city and our school. As a result, under the joint efforts of the whole school, the teaching quality has been improved steadily. What’s more, to cater for students’ diversity, students can enjoy abundant activities outside class, including 46 student societies, such as symphonic band, chorus, astronomical society, scientific and technological innovation groups, and life science club and so on, which won various awards in different contests at home and abroad. It’s noteworthy that the students have a stunning performances in the National College Entrance Examination for many years. In 2004 and 2005, students in our school won championship in total score; and this amazing victory was rewritten in 2008 and 2009. Despite booming enrollments and the change in supply of students, more than 98% of the graduates were admitted to colleges or universities and 63% of them entered the key ones, which gained wide recognition from the society. Owning to its continuous splendid achievements, the school has been honored with Special Contribution Prize for NCEE Performance of Zhuhai for years. It has been a cradle for prestigious universities to select first class students, thus successfully accomplishing the task entrusted by local citizens.
Under the lead of our Party and government, the whole school is endeavoring to hone educational skills and form innovative spirits, so as to become an elite school in the special economic zone which can nurture future talents, thus making greater contributions to the modernization of basic education in Zhuhai and opening a more glorious chapter in future.