GZ No. 21 Middle School, founded in 1954, is located in downtown area ofGuangzhou. And it covers an area of 49667 square meters with a green area of 10012.6 square meters. It is a complete educational facility with 42 classes of more than 2,000 students. Its fame in education over the last 50 years since its foundation has witnessed the efforts of the whole staff during this period. Over the past 10 years, it’s been trying out several National Educational Science Projects, such as4 in1 Teaching Method, English Newspaper Reading, Psychological Education, as well as the EPD project of UNESCO.
GZ No. 21 Middle School boasts a well equipped campus. Children educated at our school are able to enjoy such activities as football, basketball, badminton and table tennis. A swimming pool is also located on the premises. A stadium of 5000 square meters is being planned. Students can enjoy reading and search for information in a library with 10 thousand books and 35800 e-books. The classrooms are equipped with multi-media equipment and some are specifically designed rooms for different subjects, providing more attractive classes. Permanent facilities like the geology exhibition, the simulated ecosystem, theEnglishTownand the student counseling department are the highlights of this peaceful place.
Taking all-students development as its priority, the school goes all out to develop students’ talent and focus on the improvement of their overall quality. We have reached a great achievement in the teaching of English, history, and politics and so on, making these subjects our strength. In the past few years, the teaching quality has greatly been improved. With a percentage of over 98%, its university enrollment is higher than any other local school. With our effort, the school has won social praise. In recent years, there are 29 students who topped the first100 inprovincial college entrance examination and 6 students with high marks of over 800. Meanwhile, due to the achievement in the entrance exam to the senior school, the school has secured the first place for years in teaching evaluation performed by the education department of the city. The enrollments in both senior and middle school have surpassed the evaluation standard for provincial first-class schools.
Based on the moral education as the core of teaching, GZ No.21 Middle School insists on taking the formative education and psychological health of youth as the breakthrough point of its moral education. It makes full use of the rich internet recourses to work for the overall improvement of minors’ personality and morality. The school has form its own characteristics for moral education for that owing to its attention paid to help develop students’ initiative self-management and the cultivation of excellent learning atmosphere. Our school is also known for its great endeavor in creating a harmonious environment so as to meet the needs of students. From our previous efforts, our students have won 587 prizes in various competitions national .
We have never stopped our footsteps for development. In the new century, we have been confronted with a new mission——to build a more harmonious and more civilized campus and to stand out our characteristic as a green school. It is sure to keep up its endeavor for top standard and quality to compose a new chapter of brilliance and honor for the 21st century.