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  • Special Primary Schools in Xuhui District

    Dong Er Primary School The public primary school with five-year duration, which is one of the fifty-two whole reform experiment schools in Shanghai The shool was named as Shanghai Second Phase Course Reform Experiment School by Shanghai Education Commission in 2001. It developed lots of practical research of explosive and experiencing learning. In addition, the school was named Xuhui District Civilized Unit for six successive years, and it was appraised as Xuhui Moral Education Advance, Technology Advance Group, Technology Special School, District Standard Demonstration School for many years successively, and was honored national and Shanghai “Advance Group of Study Tao” for many times. Address: 900 South Wanping Road Caohejing Central Primary School The school is a five-year duration public school, established in 1904. The slogan is “Happy to learn gnosis, diligent, health and strong, vie for better”. It has the good reputation of restrict teaching style and good education quality. The was rewarded the title of Shanghai Community Education Advance Group, and it is famous for handwriting & painting, movie & TV, tennis course etc. Address: 91 Xiqin Road Nandan Road Primary School It is a five-year duration primary school. The education target of the students is make two “whole”: educate the students the whole aspects of ethics, intelligence, sports, art and labor; face to the whole students; every student shall learn four “can”: can behave like a modern man, can speak foreign language, can use computer, and can play one kind of folk musical instrument; educate the students about the behavior and habits, which are “four gently”, “five shall”, and “seven follow”. Now the school is the Shanghai education scientific research base. Address: 26 North Xuhong Road Jian Xiang Primary School It is a full day five-year duration public primary school. The school is guided by experimental exploration of “Sensibility Education”, and owns the honor of outstanding technology school, with a group of students who had excellent achievements in national, city and district level technology competition. The school enjoys the good reputation for its computer education, and has attended the national, city level computer competitions for many times. Many students’ computer works have good achievements in national, city and district level computer competitions. Address: 255 Yueyang Road (headquarter); 420 Yongjia Road (branch) First Xuhui Central Primary School It is a five-year duration pubic school with ninety years history. The predecessor is Shanghai Bede Primary School The school is famous for its preciseness study atmosphere. The education reform is accelerated by scientific research, which is the technological character of the school. The school is the experimental school of “the Ninth Five-Year Plan” key task and the experimen school of the “middle, primary school and kindergarten education research program” appointed by the State Education and Science Committee. At present, the scholl actively combines the research program with the education practices, cultivate the students’ research capability in the theoretical and practical study. Address: 1197 Middle Fuxing Road No. 2 Middle Huaihai Road Primary School It is a five-year duration public school. The school is developed to delicacy and small class. It has had the small class education research for three years, and it is the only public school in Xuhui School which was checked and approved by Shanghai Education Commission. The school is special for its art education for a long time. It vies to become a brand school in Xuhui District with the elegant environment, small and classic, excellent performance and good reputations. Address: No. 2, 280 Lane, Wukang Road Selected from Shanghai Morning Post 30 March, 2004

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  • Kindergarten Enrollment Course ABC (Recommended)

    【Recruitment 】 The public recruitment of kindergartens is in spring every year; the area generally is around the place where the kindergarten locates. The recruitment period for children to go the kindergarten is around June, but some kindergartens may make it earlier to April and May. The specific recruitment date will be informed by posting on each kindergarten gate, or public media advertisement, or by sending mails etc. You’d better pay more attention during this period. When the recruitment day comes, you can bring your child and the relevant materials to the kindergarten. The eligible age of the child for junior class must be no younger than 3 years old, since they have the basic linguistic and independent living skills. Some kindergartens have small junior classes, which are for children between 2-2.5 years old. 【Interview】 After looking through the materials, the kindergarten will assign special teacher to interview the child. The interview is about very simple questions such as child’s name, age, family address, and hobbies etc. Generally the interview will last five to ten minutes, and the major purpose is to examine the intellectual and perceiving level. Parents shall relax to help the child answer the questions. It is very important to teach the child in polite manner, which will make good impression to the teachers. [Relevant Links] Regular kindergarten entrance simulation test (1) Tell the teacher your name (dialect allowed). Requirement: The baby aby is brave, not very afraid of strangers, and speaks clearly. (2)Can you do the defecation by yourself? Do you still use paper diaper? Requirement: Can express yourself with some simple requests, such as defecation, typical uncomfortable feelings (such as stomach, body injury etc). (3)How old are you? Can you figure out by using your fingers? Requirement: Can figure out your age by using the fingers, which is accordant with what you said. (4)What’s your favorite thing? If the child likes drawing, the teacher will provide a clean white paper (without appraisal); if the child likes singing, the teacher may listen to his tone or pronunciation; if the child likes Tang poems, the teacher shall enjoy one. Requirement: The baby is brave to express his idea and speaks out the interests. (5)Who are the family members? Can you tell the teacher? ( say the relationship, such as grandfather, grandmother, dad, mum etc) Show how many people totally by using fingers? Requirement: The baby can recall basically, organize and accumulate the number. 【Enrollment】 After passing the interview, the kindergarten will release the name list and contact the parents by media within one month. If the parents have any questions about the name list, they can call the kindergarten for further information. 【Physical Examination】 “The Administration Rules of Nursery and Kindergarten Healthcare ”issued by the state stipulates that the child must go to local women and children healthcare centre or medical treatment institution authorized by the local hygiene administration department for physical examination before go to the kindergarten. It not only lets kindergarten teachers knowing the child’s health situation but also makes the parents finding out all about the child’s health situation. In general, the results of the physical examination will not affect the enrollment without any special condition. The regular items include the nutrition status hemoglobin, hearing test, vaccinate, historical disease records, allergic etc. Some kindergarten may ask the child to do IQ test. Generally speaking, IQ result above 85 is normal. Furthermore, the doctors may check if the tonsil and scrofula is swollen or inflaming; examine the growth stage of heart, liver, spleen, lung, skeleton, skin, pudendum, cross-eyed or not. 【Entrance Preparation】 Any negative factors of anxiety, uneasiness, fear will make the baby unwilling to go to the kindergarten. To make the child comfortable with the kindergarten life, it is necessary to make the psychological preparation three months in advance. For example, take the child to have a look at the kindergarten life, tell some kindergarten stories, and play kindergarten games with him at home, often take the child outdoor to make new friends. The parents shall believe in the child, school and teacher, to ease the child. Meanwhile, before going to the kindergarten, the parents shall adjust the child’s timetable, train his independent living skills to reduce the anxiety and inferiority complex. For example, have some sleep training (sleep early and get up early, have snap in the afternoon, fall into sleep by himself), dining training (eat by himself, do not carp at food, do not only eat limited food), toilet training, put on and take off clothes and shoes etc. In addition, the parents shall help the child prepare one gift for going to the kindergarten, for example, new bag, clothes, handkerchief, shoes, toy etc. Selected from Shanghai Evening Post 13 April, 2004

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  • Some Kindergartens in Xuhui District

    Organ Jianguo Kindergarten The first level kindergarten often receives visitors from many provinces and cities, and keeps in touch with foreign friends. The German Hamburger Middle School and Japanese Education Visiting Group have visited the kindergarten. It also cooperates with Ballet school and provides children ballet course, and optional courses such as painting, English, and computer which are guided by the professional teachers. Address: 570 West Jianguo Road Ziwei Experiment Kindergarten It is one of the earliest Shanghai kindergartens, which started the development of potentials of 0-3 years old children, and the family education guidance (0-3 years) in early stage. It has broken the fixed modes of kindergarten operation, and made the entrance age advance to when the child was born, and it is a very special and famous first level kindergarten in Shanghai. Address: 23 Lane 123 Guiping Road Wu Yuan Kindergarten The first level kindergarten has headquarter (middle and senior classes) and branches (junior classes), including three junior classes, three middle classes, and three senior classes. In recent years, the kindergarten has set up the art design course based on the general development principles and characteristics of children’s body and mind. Address: 112 Wuyuan Road Shangzhong Road Kindergarten The first level kindergarten is specializing in physical education. The open-minded teachers, qualified education facilities, wide playground, and sufficient toys can meet the demands of children’s activities. Address: 402 Shangzhong Road The Sixth Tianlin Kindergarten The municipal first level kindergarten has the children computer room, sea ball room, reading room, and function room etc. It specializes in language, word spelling, English, and handwriting & painting. Address: 40, the Twelfth Tianlin Village Selected from Shanghai Morning Post 23 March, 2004

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  • Foreign Consulates in Shanghai

    CONSULATES TEL ADDRESS Australian consulate 6433-4604 17 Fuxing Xi Rd Austrian consulate 6471-2572 Qihua bldg, 1375 Huaihai Zhong Rd Belgium Consulate 6437-6579 127 Wuyi Road Brazil consulate 6437-0110 1375 Huaihai'zhong Lu Xuhui, Shanghai China 200031 Brazilian consulate 6437-0110 10B, Qihua Blg, 1375 Huaihai Zhong Rd British Consulate General 6279-7650 Room 301, West Tower, Shanghai Centre 1376 Nanjing Road (W) Great Britian Consulate 6433-0508 244 Yongfu Lu Luwan, Shanghai China Canada consulate 6279-8400 Rm.604,West Tower,Shanghai Center,1376 Nanjing Road(W) Chile consulate 6249-4933 ¡¡ Cuba consulate 6275-3078 55 Loushanguan Lu Changning , Shanghai China 200335 Czechoslovakia 6471-2420 1375 Huaihai'zhong Lu Xuhui Denmark consulate 6209-0500 2200 Yanan'xi Lu Changning District Finland 6474-0068 1375 Huaihai'zhong Lu Xuhui France consulate 6472-3631 1375 Huaihai'zhong Lu Xuhui Germany consulate 6433-6951 81,Yongfu Lu Xuhui Indian consulate 6275-8885/86 1008, Shanghai Int'l Trade Centre 2200 Yan An Xi Lu Iran consulate 6472-1389 205 Maoming'nan Lu Jingan, Shanghai China 200020 Israel 6209-8008 New Town Mansion, Room 703 55 Loushanguan Lu Changning , Shanghai China 200335 Italy consulate 6252-4373 127 Wuyi Lu Changning , Shanghai China 200050 Japan consulate 6278-0788 8, Wanshan Rd. Korea consulate 6219-6417 ¡¡ Mexico consulate 6437-9585 1375 Huaihai'zhong Lu Xuhui, Shanghai China 200031 Netherlands Consulate 6248-0000 ext 1403 Room 1403 250 Huashan Lu Xuhui, Shanghai China 200040 New Zealand consulate 6433-2230 1375 Huaihai'zhong Lu Luwan, Shanghai China 200031 New Zealand trade Office 6433-2230 1375 Huaihai'zhong Lu Luwan, Shanghai China 200031 Norway consulate 6471-2986 1375 Huaihai'zhong Lu Xuhui, Shanghai China 200031 Poland consulate 6433-4735 618 Jianguo'xi Lu Xuhui, Shanghai China Russia consulate 6324-2682 20 Huangpu Lu Huangpu, Shanghai China Singapore consulate 6437-0776 400 Urumqi'zhong Lu Xuhui, Shanghai China Sweden consulate 6474-1311 6A Qi Hua Tower 1375 Huaihai Zhonglu Swiss consulate 6270-0519 ¡¡ Thailand consulate 6323-4095,6321-9371 7 Zhongshan Rd., East 1, Shanghai 200002, China United States consulate 6433-6880 1469 Huaihai'zhong Lu Xuhui, Shanghai China 200031

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  • List of the Birds and Flowers Market in Shanghai

    Cao’an flowers market 2207, Wuning Road (near Daduhe Road) Wujiaochang birds and flowers market Near Heishan Road and Changhai Road Jiangyin Road birds and flowers market The birds and flowers market of West Shanghai Workers’ Palace Back gate of the Palace Qinzhou Road birds and flowers market 699, Qingzhou Road (Take Metro line one to Caobao Road Station, and then walk along Caobao Road. Turn right at Qingzhou Road and go straight.) Hongjing Road birds and flowers market Hongjing Road and Hongsong Road Hongqiao birds and flowers market Opposite Shanghai Zoo Wenmiao Temple birds and flowers market Renmin Road and Penglai Road Benxi Road birds and flowers market Jiangpu Road and Benxi Road Lanling flowers market Langao Road and Lingshi Road Lanlin birds and flowers market Lingshi new estate (near Dahua new estate, opposite the Party school of Putuo District) There is a small market in the neighborhood near Hutai Road and Yichuan Road Xinyin birds and flowers market is on the east of Hongqiao Road Station of Metro line 3. Xinshigang birds and flowers market is just 200m north from Xinyin market. 1. Hutai Road (near Yichuan Road) birds and flowers market (small) 2. The birds and flowers market of West Shanghai Workers’ Palace (large) 3. Xinyin birds and flowers market (Anshun Road/ Kaixuan Road) (Medium) 4. Cao’an birds and flowers market (Wuning Road/ Daduhe Road) (Large) 5. Xuhui birds and flowers market (Wanpin Road South/ near Zhaojiabang Road) (Small) 6. Qinzhou Road birds and flowers market (near Tianlin Road) (Large) 7. Ring Island birds and flowers market (Wujiaochang/ near Heishan Road) (Small) 8. Quyang birds and flowers market (Quyang Road) (Small) 9. Fengyang birds and flowers market (Fengyang Road) (Small) 10. Xinshigang birds and flowers market (Anshun Road/ Kaixuan Road) (Medium) 11. Jiangyin Road birds and flowers market (Jiangyin Road/ Huangpi Road) (Medium) 12. New Jiangyin birds and flowers market (Anlan Road/ near Xizang Road South) (medium) 13. Xizang Road birds and flowers market (near Dongtai Road) (Medium) 14. Yangpu Park birds and flowers market (Longchang Road) (Medium) 15. Jiangong 006 market (Pudong Thoroughfare/ Jujiaqiao Road) (Large) 16. Huangshan birds and flowers market (Yunshan Road/ Zhangyang Rd) (small) 17. Shangnan birds and flowers market (Shangnan Road/ Yongtai Road) (Medium) 18. Yuntai birds and flowers market (Yuntai Road/ Changli Road) (Medium) 19. Double rings birds and flowers market (Pudian Road/ Laoshan Road East) (small) 20. Dongfang Road birds and flowers market (Pujian Road/ Yanggao Road, under construction) (medium) The large, medium and small above are based on the scope of the pet fish. Changqiao birds and flowers market (Longchuan Road North, 10min’ walk from Shanghai South Railway Station of Metro line 3)

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