Founded in 1954, Nanhai No.1 Middle School is a government-run boarding senior middle school. It lies between Guangzhou city(Canton) and Foshan city, and covers an area of 110 acres with the building area of 76660 square meters. One of the first class middle schools in Guangdong, it enrolls about 1000 new students every year. At the moment, there are 56 senior high school classes in the three senior grades, with more than 3000 students and 200 teachers .The students' ages are from 15 to 18.
The educational environment in Nanhai No.1 Middle School is among the best in China. The office building, teaching building, science building,etc are all well equipped. Also, we have other advanced facilities: the Internet Center, library, music hall, sports field with the 300 meters rubber running track. ,etc. The indoor competition standard swimming pool and gym will be constructed using the most advanced materials and techniques available.
Students in Nanhai No.1 Middle School always achieve excellent results in the College Entrance Exams and all kinds of competitions, thus Nanhai No.1 Middle School has always been called the cradle of the high quality students who enter the best Universities. Moreover, there are different kinds of societies in Nanhai No.1 Middle School, such as poetry society, literature society, choir, dance society and so on. Also, there are a lot of activities held every year, for example, sports festival, technology festival, Chinese and English speaking competition and singing competition. Under the instruction of the school, these activities are mostly organized by the Students’ Union, thus improving the students’ own organizational ability.
Nanhai No.1 Middle School always provides a good environment for students to learn English in. Nanhai No.1 middle school has some graduates of famous foreign universities working as foreign teachers . Some teachers are selected to travel to Britain, for 3-month or one-year periods of further study. Moreover, Nanhai No.1 middle school is regularly visited by foreign experts and professors. we have had one teacher teaching Chinese in Perth,Scotland,UK(from 2007-2008)
Nanhai No.1 middle school is developing vigorously. Thanks to the committed support of the local government and Education Bureau, Nanhai No.1 middle school is able to make good use of its own reputation towards its own continuing development and now it has become one of the national-level middle school models