The number of the students is about three thousand. In this academic school, learning takes places in different forms. Besides the formal instruction in the classroom, students are encouraged to take part in a variety of extracurricular activities. Also, our students are expected to become critical thinkers and autonomous learners. Most of all, we hope that they would leave this school with competences, confidence, desirable attitudes and visions with which they could make contributions to the global world. In Zhong-shan, there are 73 classes in total, including 6 gifted classes.
are required to have 160 credits for graduation.
One credit is given after 18 hours of learning. The number of credits for sujects
vary according to the learning hours.
Although the learning hours are roughly the same among different grade of students, the distribution of subject is slightly different. Take the 11th graders for example, they have 16 subjects in one semester, which means 36 hours a week.
•Two hours a week: history, geography, citizen and society, earth science, chemistry, art, PE, home economics
•One hour a week: weekly meeting, class weekly meeting, club time, music, military training
& Social Sciences Class
Besides the regular lessons, students in this class have to take some other courses, such as politics, economics, philosophy, social studies, and so on.
The Math and Science Class
Just like the humanity & social science class, the math and science class also has special lessons, such as advanced biology, advanced chemistry, advanced physics and so on. The members of this class also compete with other schools・ students in some science competitions.
Zhong Shan Girls High School 2008
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