Jiangsu Tianyi High School, one of the provincial key high schools, has been checked and accepted as a national exemplary high school by the Education Commission of Jiangsu Province and entitled the National Advanced School of Moral Education by the Ministry of Education of China. As a member of the National Association of Gifted Education and experimenting schools of the Ministry of Education, our school enjoys a fine reputation for its extraordinary high quality throughout the country.
Our school, set up in 1946, was confirmed as one of the first sixteen well-run key high schools in 1978 and as one of the first qualified senior high schools in 1990 by the provincial Education Commission. In 1992, it was appointed the base for students from Changshu Advanced Vocational College, Nanjing Normal University, Suzhou University and members of the provincial principals training class to do their teaching and working practice.
Our school now has 95classes,5000 students and 500 teaching staff members. It covers an area of 150 mu, with a pavilion, a rockery with waterfalls and bridges over a river in which fish can be seen swimming, the campus is extremely beautiful and attractive, with green grass growing and fragrant flowers blooming all the year round pigeons flying to and fro and birds chirping and singing in trees and bamboo forests.
Besides, the botanical gardens, the meteorological station, the cultural corridor and the world biggest golden apple in our school all convey rich cultural messages and help create a supportive educational environment. It is no wonder that our campus is vividly described as "a stero textbook rich in content" by various press media.
Our school is distinguished and prestigious for its excellent teaching mode, unique features, the teachers' vigorous approach to teaching and the students' down-to-earth attitude to learning. A qualified teaching faculty with up-to-date educational conception and modern qualifications has formed the "backbone" to guarantee a higher and higher quality of our education. Our school takes "striving for excellence in every aspect" as the educational value and aims at doing everything possible for the sake of our students and has developed our own characteristics in gifted education and science and technology education.
Our teaching goal incarnates the overall development and the successful experience of every student on the campus. Our students can expect to develop to the full extent physically, morally, academically and aesthetically. Students with a gift for art, writing, sports or model-making are constantly emerging. All the students here can get a solid foundation for their life-long development.