(Street View) With advanced facilities and beautiful environment, Dong Cheng Elementary School (website: http://hsddcxx.jgedu.net.cn/) affiliated to Hangzhou Normal University has two campuses: The Yiyuan Campus and The Keyuan Campus. The school covers a total area of 36386 square meters and a building area of 24760 square meters. Currently, Dong Cheng Elementary School has an enrollment of more than 2900 students in 71 classes with 172 teaching staff.
Under the guidance of the school philosophy “The great soil to nurture the best souls”, which is advocated by Hongxia Wang the headmaster, the school has made enormous strides in education. The vision of the school is to be “the enchanting campus loved by students & the spiritual home enjoyed by teachers”. Aimed to be “an excellent elementary school highly respected and deeply loved”, the school has made great efforts. Curriculum construction is focused and education reform is deepened. With the team construction optimized, an overall success will be achieved, therefore realize the quality enhancement of educational internationalization and informatization.
Decades since its establishment, Dong Cheng Elementary School has further developed in international communication. Dozens of honorary titles has been awarded. The aloha international Abacus Arithmetic competition was successfully hold in May 2014 and was highly praised. The school has also established friendship with Canada Montreal Pearson Education Group and Mid-Tennessee State University since 2009. Exchange learning and communication between the countries have broaden the international vision in education. Moreover, Canada Montreal class project has launched in April 2017, combining the original STEAM teaching methods into the daily teaching routine.
Dong Cheng Elementary School has been rated “A rank Teaching Quality School” in Jianggan District, Green Initiative School and Demonstrated parent school. It is now truly becoming the enchanting campus loved by students & the spiritual home enjoyed by teachers.
Interview with Headmaster Ms. Wang
About the City
Hangzhou is the capital of Zhejiang province and is located not far south of Shanghai. The city is regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in China with numerous historic relics and natural beauty. Most famous for its picturesque West Lake, elected as a National Key Scenic location due to its historical and cultural significance and many temples, pagodas, ponds and plants.
The city is one of the most livable in China with a natural balance of local Chinese culture and Western amenities providing a dynamic atmosphere of live music, cafes and bars, a variety of events and an eclectic mixture of people from all over the world. Mix a buzzing city with a pleasant year round climate and low cost of living and you see why Hangzhou has earned the reputation it has.