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Hangzhou Greentown Yuhua

BRIEF INTRODUCTION Hangzhou Greentown Yuhua School is located in the west of Hangzhou Citywith Xixi wetland in the south, Zhejiang University in the north,which takes up an area of 11.67 hectares with beautiful environment andadvanced facilities. It is a modern boarding school of the first class in Chinaintegrating the functions of garden, campus, homeland and paradise. The school has been taking initials and implementing transforming in schooling in the pursuit of providing opportunities to each Yuhua student.

AWARDS It is the only key private school directly under the jurisdiction of Hangzhou Education Bureau and awarded "the National Outstanding Private School" by the China National Ministry of Education,"Youth Civilization Unit of Zhejiang Province" and "First Peace Demonstration School of Hangzhou City". Hangzhou Greentown Yuhua Education Group is one of the five famous education groups in Hangzhou City,which was twice awarded "Outstanding Education Group". As a school with the features of sports and art in Zhejiang Province,the school attaches great importance to cultivating students’ overall quality.The student media “Green Voice” won national awards for many times. The students in this school attended many national, provincial and municipal contests and over 100 students won awards. Along with the overall upgrade of key schools in Zhejiang Province, the school was listed into the first 32 provincial demonstration high schools in February, 2014 after several examinations and assessments by the experts in the provincial department of education.

INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE The school attaches importance to international exchange and keeps in touch with the first-grade international education. It establishes ties of twinningschools with 13 foreign famous schools including Hwa Chong Institution inSingapore, Walther-Rathenau-Gymnasium in Germany, the Winsor School in US, Delhipublic School inIndia, Lynfield CollegeinNew Zealandand Folkungaskolan in Sweden etc., and cooperates with other 10 foreign famous schools. The school selects and dispatches over 200 students to go abroad forinvestigation and study including participation into the “Global Student Leaders Summit” inSingaporefor 8 consecutive years. It is the practice base of Uppsala University inSweden and the Chinese culture learning base for high school students of German Education Department. With the help of municipal government, the school concludes an education agreement with Chinese International School in Hong Kong, a world-famous private school, to establish a CIS learning center inChinain the campus. These two schools will have a wide cooperation concerning teacher training, student interaction and curriculum exchanges, etc.

CURRICULUM Based on the good-quality international education resources, the curriculum system in the school develops its own unique style. It adopts the "Elective Course and Optional Class"system in an all-round way according to the domestic and foreign advanced education system and the students select their curriculum, level and classaccording to their ability, preference and flexibility for common development of academic performance and comprehensive quality. The curriculum project in the school is highly matched with students’ career planning so that the studentscan flexibly make up their three-year learning plans. Besides the compulsorycourses in the graded learning system, they can select dozens of high-qualitycourses in the school such as archery, seal cutting, the French language, teaculture, business operation and planning, etc., concerning three core coursesin Yuhua School including students’self-cultivation, international comprehension ability and life education. The student management system evolves from the class adviser system to the dual-track system of class adviser and tutor, and more than 10 professional teachers will give individual instructions for every student on courseguidance, moral education, boarding management, career planning, psychological guidance, etc.

DSD PROGRAM The school established a DSD German language course authorized by German Education Ministry in 2007, through which students learn the German language, and they will study in German universities as a German student after relevant examination and enjoy German local tuitionstandard (about 400 Euros annually). The DSD passing rate of graduates in the previous three years was higher than 80%, while it reached 100% in 2013.By now 69 students were admitted into the preparatory courses by some nationaluniversities such as Philipps-Universitat Marburg and Karlsruher Institut für Technologie. The school cooperates with Zhejiang University to organize a class for studying in theAmerica andCanadain relation to some famous universities in theAmerica,Canada,AustraliaandEnglandand realizes international cooperation of studying abroad. And the sister schools abroad also provide many opportunities for our school and have admitted 7 groups of students into their high schools since 2006.

School website:www.hzlcyh.com

Email Address(for enquiry in English) : greentownyuhua@gmail.com Contact Person: Lin Zhen

Zip code:310012 Fax:0571-88477472