Beijing Yucai School is a model high school of Beijing city. It is located in the royal garden built in Ming and Qing dynasties - Xiannongtan. Under the shade of the pines and cypresses, the school campus is full of scholarly charm and vitality. Teachers and students work and study here and also cultivate their mind. The school grows up in the care of the communist party and state leaders for more than 70 years. Three generations of leaders, Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, and Jiang Zemin, wrote inscriptions for the school in different historical periods, who had placed much hope on the development of the school, while inspiring Yucai people generation after generation to work hard for the brilliant.
Beijing Yucai School is an institution with 12 grades, consisting of a primary school, middle school, high school, and International Department. There are 99 classes, over 3,800 students and over 440 staff. 1/3 of the teachers are the special senior teachers, urban academic leaders, core teachers, and the Hope Star teachers. Yucai has good school ethos, gradually improving quality of teaching and first-class teaching facilities,. Schools adhere to the "traditional plus modern" path of development, and constantly develop the characteristics of the school to form the brand and influence of Yucai. The goal of school is "insisting on the path of connotation development path and sustainable development, to build the school into a model school in Beijing with a good reputation and high quality, and Beijing basic education reform experimental base."
Beijing Yucai School follows the traditional and modern educational ideas, takes "worrying about the world, inspiring mind, developing superiority" as student training requirements--- training students to worry about the world: a sense of responsibility, having ideals and beliefs, law-abiding, being honest, dilligent, friendly and helpful; inspiring students’ mind: to improve scientific literacy, cultural literacy, practical ability and innovation; developing the students superiority: to develop students’ interests and specialties, forward students ' personality superiority to promote their comprehensive development. Yucai takes “fully healthy growth of students, scientific and happy work of teachers" as the core values of the school and to cultivate outstanding school teachers as the priority of school development. Yucai guides teachers to use scientific methods to carry out educational activities, implements the incentive-based education to have teachers feel the sense of worth and happiness of "learn as teachers, behavior as models" in the work.
Beijing Yucai School is the largest, most complete organization with prominent features in Xicheng District. Yucai takes "Stimulating interest, focusing on universalization, 0learning with superiority, and cultivating professional personnel," as the principle of education. The following is the main aspects the school builds:
A group (Jinpeng Technology Group)
Two sails (Jinfan Symphonic Band, Golden Sail Drama Institute)
Three projects (flying base project, Eagles base project, the Chinese Academy of top creative talents future projects)
Four specialties (twelve education series, digital campus, students’ autonomy in +learning management, students' psychological support and career planning)
Five teams (baseball, softball, basketball, handball, bridge)
Six characteristics (technology, arts, sports, international education, moral education, school-based curriculum)
Our school has been reached in a consensus of all staff in the following six points: (1) the importance of developing students' innovative spirit and practical ability; (2) the mutually reinforcing relationship between feature education and academic achievement; (3) the focus on the popularization of science and the cultivation of humanity quality, and the emphasis on fostering innovation talents; (4) feature innovative education as a work that teachers and students all can participate in; (5) feature education using classroom instruction as the main channel, and group teaching as assistance. (6) to give full play to the advantage of the 12-grade system to build twelve feature education systems and cultivate innovative talents superiority.
Beijing Yucai School has an outstanding outcome regarding “students’ all-round development and specialty learning". Academy classes have made outstanding achievements and students benefit a lot from the science curriculum and excellent teaching. Art Sports Science specialty class is distinctive, named "National School of Arts Education Advanced School", and "National Advanced School Art School Environment." School Symphonic Band is sub-committees of Beijing Golden Sail Art. Science and Technology Jinpeng Group School is the traditional project school of baseball, basketball, handball, and has won the championship of national youth baseball game. The primary school handball team has won the national championship for many years, and represented the country to attend international games. As the Beijing Science and Technology Demonstration School, the school has been approved by the Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Innovation Institute for Youth "Flying Program" biological base.
Beijing Yucai School has become a modern educational base to train the talents.