Hengshui High school of Hebei Province, first built in 1951, is one of the first model high schools in Hebei Province . It covers about 13.3 hectares and contains more than 5000 students and 490 teaching staff. The aims of Hengshui High school are to run this school based on reality, dreams of the future, with the nation in heart and the world in mind ” .It is under the guidance of the philosophy of “People-oriented practice, scientific management, seeking truth and being realistic, quality first” . What’s more ,on the basis of the quality education , it grasp every chance to reform and innovate ,and spare no effort to fulfill five educational theories ,among which lifelong education is the principal one .These educational theories activate both teachers’ and students’ creativity demand, stimulate campus cultural energy and help realize the school’s harmoniously and rapid development.
During the past years, approximately 80 teachers from our school have been invited to present lectures on teaching. Furthermore, 200 teachers have received honorary title from HengShui city, HeBei Province, and the nation. Students tend to develop comprehensive qualities, innovative consciousness and creative spirit under the guidance of the high quality and well educated teachers. About 300 students have won a variety of competitions, such as the International Olympic Competition of Robot, the National Juvenile Science and Technology Innovation Competition, the China Intelligent Robot Competition and so on. In terms of College entrance examination achievements, our school ranks 1st in HeBei province continually since 2000. The Grade three students have gained the highest scores of College entrance examination both in Art and Science separately in a row since 2006.
In the past four years, there have been 172 students admitted to Tsinghua University and Peking University, 8 students admitted to University of Science and Technology of China Youth Class and more than 5000 students admitted to key universities. All of these students have strong sense of responsibility, good academic performance , comprehensive qualities and high development potential. Some of them serve as student leaders, and some have got honorary titles many times. And many students have been admitted to world famous universities. Many graduates from Hengshui High School have obtained PHD’s degrees so far and play a very important role in all fields both at home and abroad in society, economics and politics. Hengshui high School has become excellent student base.
On the basis of opening principle, Hengshui High School has been making every effort to create opportunities of international exchange and cooperation, aiming to foster graduates of good quality. We have invited more than 30 foreigners to teach in our school, who graduated from well-known universities. Also, we have founded sister school relationship with Roger Manwoods School in Britain and William Tolman High School & Charles Shea High School in America. All this has laid a good foundation for the goal of educating graduates who love their country, have a good knowledge of the world and keep pace with modern society.
More than twenty national newspapers and magazines, such as Education Newspaper of China, Newspaper for Chinese Teachers and People’s Education, have publicized the educational experience of Hengshui High School to the whole nation, thus attracting the attention of the field of Chinese education. As a result, over 150,000 people from 30 provinces and regions have come to pay a visit to the school. They think highly of the school, saying that Hengshui High School has created an educational legend and leads by example.