Jiangyin Wenlin Middle School was founded in October 1949 by Mr. Zhou Yongqing, the same age as the Republic of China. With seventy-year-long sedimentation, the song of education never stops. The School follows the philosophy of “morality first, people first”, adhering to the school goal of "Let Every Student Achieve Success", and has formed a "Preciseness, civilization, diligence and innovation" school spirit, the teaching style of "Dedication, Students-loving, Erudite, good guidance" and the learning style of "Study with joy, good thinking, fitness and strong ability".
Over the years, with people in Wenlin Middle School trying their best to probe the truth and unremitting self-development, we’ve gained fruitful achievements. The school has won the honors of "Advanced Unit of Moral Education Work in Wuxi", "Advanced Trade Union Collective of Wuxi Education System" ,"Health Promotion School in Jiangsu Province", "Advanced School of Civilized Tourism Education in Jiangsu Province" and "Experimental Base of Curriculum Reform and School-based Curriculum Research of the Chinese Educational Society" and so on.
At present, Wenlin Middle School focuses on the quality of education, curriculum reform and the unique features. Teachers devote themselves to teaching and educating, and students study hard to amount to something. It was listed as one of the Curriculum Reform schools in Jiangyin in December, 2016. Our school has sent teachers to a variety of famous schools in Jiangsu Province to study advanced experience. Besides, we often invite top teachers as well as experts to give us professional guidance, and we’ve had 23 times of meetings on curriculum reform. After several years of exploration and practice, we’ve made some achievements on curriculum reform, with its effects better and better. There is a growing trend on the quality of education in the recent years and the average score and excellent rate of students who take senior high school entrance examinations rank top among rural junior middle schools. Our school also formed moral education which features as aesthetic education, and we have compiled several school-based teaching textbooks, such as Aesthetic Education and Middle School Students’ Environmental Protection which fortunately achieved the second award in Jiangyin’s excellent school-based teaching textbooks. Cultural Charm---campus newspaper and Cultural Seeding---school magazine offer a stage for teachers and students to show their talents, and win a good social reputation.
Wenlin Middle School started a program on mouth organ in April,2018. During the 39th “Lark” artistic performance in 2019 in Jiangyin, our school’s “Oriental Rhythm” harmonica orchestra won the the first award among the middle school group. Our school held the second “Oriental and Cultural Charm” harmonica concert on May 31st ,2019. At the meeting, we carried out a signing ceremony with the Oriental Instrument Limited Company for cooperation, and the President of Harmonica Professional Committee of China Popular Music Association, Bai Yansheng, awarded us the title of the Harmonica Teaching Demonstration Base; Xiajianhui, the alcalde of Zhutang Town ,fully affirmed the prospect of our school’s special Harmonica Education, hoped that we can make the harmonica specialized education better. In August 2019, our band went to Lanzhou to attend the third Huaxia Harmonica Art Festival Competition, and our big ensemble, trio and quartet all won the gold award. Besides, we also attained the “Best Team” award. In the third batch of Students’ Character Improvement Projects of Jiangyin’s primary and secondary Schools, our project, “Educate rural students’ diligence with the help of harmonica culture, ranked among them.
Wenlin Middle School revised Wenlin Middle School Charter and perfected the regulations and rules, truly achieved doing things with guidelines and institutionalized management. Up till now, the various systems have been deeply rooted in people’s hearts and gradually internalized into the self-conscious behavior of teachers and students, making our school enter the virtuous circle of legal management.
The essence of education should be for the all-round development of human beings. All the faculties are trying to listen to the sounds of progress in students’ lives with a tolerant heart and a correct view of nurture, and strive to lay a solid foundation for their future. Under the leadership of Zhutang Town Party Committee Government and the support of all sectors of the society, Wenlin Middle School is developing healthily with a thriving momentum.