Affiliated High School of South China Normal University (SCNU), abbreviated as
Huafu in Chinese, is among the first schools designated as a “State-Level Model
High School”, the only one of its kind that is co-managed by the Ministry of
Education of Guangdong Province and South China Normal University. With
Guangdong Olympiad School (supervised by Guangdong Education Department) as a
constituent part, Huafu is also honored with the title of “Head of the Red Army
School in South China”.
Passing On The Hundred Years Of Glory By Bringing Up
has inherited a rich historical heritage stretching back to 1888, when its
predecessor, Guangzhou Gezhi Academy, was founded, with a history of 130
years. The year 1952 saw the founding of the new Affiliated High School
of South China Normal University by amalgamating four schools, The
Affiliated High School of Lingnan University, The Affiliated High School of Sun
Yat-sen University, The Affiliated High School of Kwangtung College of Arts and
Sciences, and The Affiliated High School of South China Union University. The
motto of the school is “Advancing in virtue and refining the deeds;
investigating things and extending knowledge”, and the mission is “to turn out
high quality graduates through a holistic modern educational system” and “to
turn out hard-working learners for the national rejuvenation in the new era”.
After generations of hard work as a leading institute in secondary education
reform, Huafu has its shared value in place, which is “dare to pioneer, aim for
excellence and strive for the best”. In the 1950s, the school was regarded as
“a beacon of excellence in Lingnan secondary education” for advocating “the
Inductive teaching approach”. In the early 1980s, the school took the
initiative to organize extra-curriculum activities and graded teaching, and
became a benchmarking school in secondary education in Guangdong, even
throughout China. Ever since the beginning of this century, the diversification
characterization of training models with distinguishing features have sustained
its stand in the forefront of Chinese education reform.
has nurtured and produced a great number of talented people renowned in and out
of China, among whom are Chen Shaibai, the democratic revolutionist; Lin
yimin, a democratic revolution martyr; Xian Xinghai, the people’s musician; Gao
Jianfu, the founder of the Lingnan School of Chinese art; Liao Chengzhi, a
proletarian revolutionist; Tan Tiandu, a revolutionary pioneer; Zeng Sheng,
commander of the “Dong Jiang troop”; Huang Yaoxiang, agronomist and academician
of CAS; Deng Ximing, physicist and academician of the Chinese Academy of
Ruixian, physicist and academician of CAS; Fan Haifu, chemist and and
academician of CAS;Ceng
Kefa, phycist and academician of CAS；Jiang
Boju, mathematician and academician of CAS; Zhong Nanshan, medical scientist
and and academician of CAS; and master sportspersons such as Chen Jingkai and
of its outstanding achievements, the school has been inspected by party and
state leaders in different times, including Jiang Zemin, Li Lanqing, Wen
Jiabao. In 2017, General Secretary Xi Jinping wrote an inscription for the Red
Army School, which reads “Holding up the sun of tomorrow”.
Competitive Faculty Taking The Lead While Five Campuses In Full Swing
school boasts an impressive number of faculty members with high qualifications.
There are currently 278
faculty members, including 209
full-time teachers, 40.4% with a master’s degree and 3 with a doctoral degree.
There are 110 senior teachers, 5 top-ranked “master teachers” and 3 with Senior
Professional title. 13 teachers have acquired the title of “National Model
Teacher,” “Outstanding Teacher” or “National Educator”, and one has the title
of “National Master Artist”. 35 teachers are named “Nanyue Distinguished
Teacher,” “Nanyue Outstanding teacher,” or have received the “National Labor
Medal.” 4 have acquired the title of “Outstanding Teacher” in Guangzhou,
and 12 have got the training opportunity to participate in the “Hundred,
Thousand, and Ten Thousand” Project in the Guangdong General Education System.
10 teachers have set up their “Guangdong Master Teacher’s Workshops”, and one has
her “Guangdong Head Teacher’s Workshop”.
research is bringing in fruitful achievements, with two National Innovation
Excellence Awards, four First Prizes and four Second Prizes in the Guangdong
General Education Teaching Research Achievement, six Province Educational
Research Achievement Awards (Huanghua Award), nine Guangdong Middle and Primary
School Innovation Awards.
school today is a diverse, collectivized education group, comprised of the Main
Campus at No. 1, Zhongshan West Road in Tianhe District, Guangzhou, and
four branch schools, including Panyu School in Panyu District, Guangzhou;
Linnan New World School in Baiyun District, Guangzhou; Nanhai Experimental High
school in Nanhai District, Foshan City; and Shanwei School on Tonghang Road,
Characteristic Quality-Oriented Education Fruitful In
the university entrance exam, Huafu has topped the winners-list by producing
the most top-scorers among Guangdong schools ever since the reform and
opening-up, being the only school in Guangdong with more than 90% of its
graduates scoring higher above the minimum requirements of key universities for
18 consecutive years from 2001 to 2018. Every year more than thirty graduates
get admitted into Tsinghua University or Peking University and more than 60% of
its graduates go to universities sponsored by Project 985.
is a leading player in the International Olympiad competitions, with 14 gold
medals, one silver and one bronze for mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology,
and information technology since 1994 (ranking the sixth in all the schools
across the country). In addition, the school is also holder of 17 gold medals,
15 silver medals and 2 bronze medals for astronomy and astrophysics in
International Olympiad, geography in International Olympiad, physics in Asian
Olympiad and mathematics in the National Olympiad in Russia.
has made remarkable advancements in science and technology innovation
competitions, and is granted the honorable title of “Top Ten School in National
Science and Technology Innovation”. In the past five years, the school has won
three gold medals, two second prizes and three third prizes for the Paris World
Exposition, and the first prize for the Intel Talent Award. Moreover, the
school is five times first prize winner, one time second prize winner and two
times third prize winner in The China Adolescents Science & Technology
Innovation Contest. In The Little Scientist in the Future competition, the
school has three first prize winners, three second prize winners and two third
prize winners. In The Dongrun-Yau Science Award, the school has one first prize
winner, two second prize winners and six third prize winners.
is the “National School of Track and Field as Traditional Sport”, “Guangdong
School of Track and Field, Swimming and Football as Traditional Sports”.
Education in sports and arts is well represented on the sports fields and in
various competitions. Huafu Swimming Team has four times taken part in World
Schools Swimming Championships representing China and has achieved six third
places in different competitions, and has won 23 golds, 27 silvers and 21
bronzes in the National High School Swimming Championships. In the National
High School Track and Field Championships, 6 golds, 6 silvers and 7 bronzes
have been collected. The school football team won the third place in the 2017
National Sports Meet and the first place for the High School Group in the 2017
Guangdong Football “Governor’s Cup”. The school aerobics team won three grand
prizes in national competitions. The choir won the first prize in the 2017
Guangzhou Chorus Competition.
curriculum and rich culture of the school provides nourishments for the growth
of the students. Social immersion programs in the countryside encourage
students to serve the country, and the volunteer activities make good platforms
for service learning projects. The approximate one hundred school-based courses
in science, arts, sports, social activities, career development, and
international education, help explore the academic interests and maximize the
potential of individual student. A great range of festivals, including
festivals of sports, arts, communities, science, technology & culture,
English language and psychology, provide excellent opportunities for a show of
the students’ talents and interests.
achievements in international education are well recognized. Huafu
International Department (HFI) offers the International Foundation Year (IFY)
program, accredited by the Northern Consortium (NCUK), allowing matriculation
to British and Australian universities, and an Advanced Placement program,
allowing students to matriculate to tertiary education in the United States.
90% students in AP program are admitted to the TOP 50 universities in the US,
57% to the TOP 30 universities and colleges in the United States, Canada or
Hong Kong, China, 20% to the TOP 20 universities and colleges in the United
School management staff:
School Principal: Yao Xunqi;
Secretary of Party Committee: Yao Xunqi
Vice Principals: Wu Qing, Xiao Zhaoyun，Li
School Address: No. 1, Zhongshan West Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou