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Our Partner School in Shanghai

  1. 1. JINYUAN, ShanghaiGEORGE ABBOT, Guildford<br />
  2. 2. Shanghai Jin Yuan Senior High School, linked with George Abbot School Guildford<br />
  3. 3. Jin Yuan Senior High School is one of eleven recently modernized boarding schools in Shanghai.It is in the Putuo district of Shanghai. It is one of eleven districts in and around ShanghaiThe district consists of 146 schools serving a population one million people. The total population in Shanghai is eighteen million.A school was originally built on this sight in 1904 and was known as the Hua Tong Public School, however it has been renamed and modernized in recent years.The stated aim of the school is ‘Optional Education, Overall Learning, Outstanding Development’<br />
  4. 4. The Subsidised Music SquareThe school takes students from 16-18, it is an experimental model high school, and is very important school in Shanghai<br />
  5. 5. Mr Moloney and the headteacher of Shanghai Jin Yuan Senior High School Mrs Wang Liping have worked together to establish the link.Mrs Liping has also worked as the Office Director of Putuo Educational Bureau and Deputy General Party Branch Secretary amongst other posts<br />
  6. 6. Both George Abbot School and Jinyuan have link schools all over the world, and both consider the Global Dimension as an essential part of students’ education<br />
  7. 7. left – The Stadium below left - The Astronomical Observatorybelow right – Student Dormitories<br />
  8. 8. The visit was funded in China by the Putuo Educational Bureau and some funding and support for the project has also been given by the British Council.below left – The Hallwaybelow right – The Lab Building<br />
  9. 9. The headteachers worked together to establish the link for students<br />
  10. 10. Students and staff from Jinyuan first visited George Abbot in 2008<br />
  11. 11. Younger students at George Abbot have been learning about China through the Creative and Expressive Arts<br />
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  13. 13. George Abbot students visiting Jinyuan students in 2009and learning about China<br />
  14. 14. George Abbot tell year 7 all about their visit to Jinyuan<br />
  15. 15. Students at George Abbot start to learn Mandarin(meanwhile the Jinyuan students are already very good at speaking English!)<br />
  16. 16. Jinyuan students and George Abbot students learning about the UK in 2010<br />
  17. 17. Jinyuan students and George Abbot students at the British Museum<br />
  18. 18. and finding time to relax!<br />
  19. 19. Back home Jinyuan students uphold traditions, but are encouraged to innovate too.In this picture students prepare for an important parade.<br />
  20. 20. Jinyuan is very proud of it’s history and traditions, and these are celebrated in a very modern way. In the twenty first century the students and staff work extremely hard at school, but the staff are keen for students to remember that the lighter side of life is very important too, as in this picture of staff on a day out!<br />
  21. 21. Students work hard, but the atmosphere is relaxed and friendly.There is a wide curriculum and many different styles of teaching.Students in this music lesson (left) were studying the song ‘Memories’ from the London show ‘Cats’<br />
  22. 22. Students in the experimental English class were studying a book called ‘The Personality Potion’ in which a boy must stand up for what he thinks is right against bullies in the playground<br />
  23. 23. Students were asked to discuss, to comment and to prepare to read in groups ‘in role’ as characters in the book<br />
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  25. 25. Students worked together, then they were asked to present their work in groups. The rest of the class voted on the best performances…<br />
  26. 26. This student was applauded for his individual style and creative interpretation of the story!<br />