Wenzhou No.2 Foreign Language School is listed by Wenzhou Municipal People’s Government as one of the “Ten top Schools Facing the 21 st Century”. Under direct administration of Wenzhou Education Bureau, it is a boarding public school built in accordance with the standard of a first class demonstration high school of Zhejiang Province (formerly known as a provincial first class key high school). Wenzhou No.2 Foreign Language School was founded in 2010 and according to the requirements of “establish a leading school，train best teachers and cultivate outstanding talents”,the junior department is integrated with Wenzhou Experimental Middle School. The senior school department was set up in 2012 and it entrusts the school running to Wenzhou Middle School which is a prestigious high school in Zhejiang Province and beyond with a history of 110 years. The city government provides the great financial support to make Wenzhou No.2 Foreign Language School a garden-like, ecological and modern high school which is located in Nanhu Road, Nanbaixiang, Ouhai District, facing Wenzhou Middle School and adjacent to Wenzhou University town; it is embraced by Sanyang wetland and the river park with the beautiful ecological environment and the strong modern atmosphere. Wenzhou No.2 Foreign Language School covers an area of 367 mu (1 mu = about 0.16 acre) and the gross area is more than 100,000 m2. With the European-style buildings, rational layout and advanced equipment, the school is currently the largest one among the secondary and primary schools in the city of Wenzhou and has developed into an ecological park, a culture garden and a sweet home for students to study and live in.
Wenzhou No.2 Foreign Language School has advanced school-running conditions. It is the only middle school in Wenzhou that has two stadiums, two dining halls, two gyms and a large professional performance center. Besides, there are many places for sports and arts activities, such as tennis courts, volleyball courts, a swimming pool, a dancing room and a table tennis room. The school is also equipped with physics, chemistry and biology laboratories of high standard, a self-made apparatus laboratories, IT rooms, a crafts room and lecture halls. With the unique resources from University Town, the students’ senses of innovation and comprehensive abilities are cultivated on the platform provided by the school. Also in the campus, 6 dormitory buildings which are first-class in Zhejiang Province can make students feel like at home.
The teaching staff is made up of the excellent teachers from Wenzhou Middle School and Wenzhou Experimental Middle School, the outstanding teachers all over the country and the well-qualified graduates from top universities. In accordance with the standard of a first class demonstration high school of Zhejiang Province, Wenzhou No.2 Foreign Language School practises small-class teaching. The teaching method of “synchronous teaching, asynchronous instruction” (self-teaching and instruction in groups) is carried out to pursue high-quality education, pay attention to every student and teach them according to their aptitude. Wenzhou No.2 Foreign Language School promotes curriculum reform in an all-round way and establishes a curriculum system “BOYA (learned and accomplished)” based on the requirements of all-round development of students. Strictly complying with the principle, the school offers four kinds of selective courses which features foreign language teaching, including German, Japanese, Spanish, IELTS cooperated with New Channel and College English cooperated with well-known universities. The compulsory courses are also adapted as school-based curriculum. Classes are stratified according to different subjects and levels chosen by students, and all the courses are divided into foundational and advanced levels. Some specialized courses are also provided.
With the motto of“Learning broadly with ambition, practising widely with virtue”, we stick to the educational philosophy of “Education for Self-growth”, developing the school into“a model of liberal education” and “a paradise for self-growing”. The school staff devote themselves to training students to be citizens who learn broadly with ambition and practise widely with virtue.