Located in Yichang City, Hubei Province, with Yangtze River on the east, Moji Mountain Park on the south, Gezhouba Dam Water Control Project to the north, Yichang Foreign Languages High School is called “Riverside School”or “Park School” for its beautiful natural scenery and excellent bio-environment. The school is well-equipped with abundant modern teaching, working and living facilities such as the teaching building, science and technology building, office building, students’apartment building, foreign teachers’apartment building, catering center, clinic, outdoor stadium and gymnasium, etc.
Previously known as Yichang No.12 Middle School founded in 1959 and Yichang Foreign Languages School granted permission in 2001 by Yichang People’s Government to cooperate with Wuhan Foreign Languages School, Yichang Foreign Languages High School came into being in August, 2017 in accordance to High School Characterized Development Strategy put forward by the 13th Five-Year Plan for Education in Yichang. Over the years, in response to the requirement for a well-known school of high starting point, high standard and high quality proposed by Yichang People's Government, Yichang Municipal Party Committee and Yichang Bureau of Education, Yichang Foreign Languages High School has adhered to the school philosophy of laying a solid foundation for students' lifelong development and paving the way for students' future well-being，school’s prosperity relying on quality, characteristics and hard work as well as the school objectives of emphasizing arts and sciences, featuring foreign languages and strengthening international co-operation. Aiming at a distinguished characterized school with international influence, Yichang Foreign Languages High School has made outstanding achievements, thus earning widespread recognition in society.
Yichang Foreign Languages High School now accommodates approximately 1,200 students aged between 15 and 18 and 160 staff members. 70 percent of the teaching staff being senior teachers, Yichang Foreign Languages High School takes pride in its scores of national top talents, including 1 superfine teacher, 10 provincial key teachers, 2 municipal famous teacher studios, 6 municipal famous teachers, 20 municipal academic leaders and Entrance Examinations Preparation core members. Over 20 teachers are awarded first or second prizes in national, provincial or municipal teaching contests. Several national and provincial projects like Sunshine Moral Education have been verified for acceptance.
学校严格按照国家教育部要求开设课程开足课时，所开课程包括核心基础课程、素质提升课程、社会实践课程和特色校本课程，组建了三十多个学生社团和俱乐部，每学年组织开展“体育科技节”、“中外文化艺术节”、“读书节”等活动。学校常年聘请外教传授英语口语和国外先进文化，开设日语、法语、德语等第二外语课程。学校与美国Green Local Schools, Camden Hills Regional High School, 加拿大多伦多市威尔士高中Wales College Secondary School、日本富士国际语学院等四所学校结成友好学校，在师生语言和文化交流等方面开展了广泛合作，每年组织学生赴欧、美、澳、日等地著名中学和大学开展游学夏令营。学校已成为宜昌教育对外交流的重要窗口。2016年,我校与新东方教育科技集团合作开办国际班。2017年开办了法语、日语两个小语种班。
Yichang Foreign Languages High School has abided strictly by the requirements of the National Ministry of Education, providing core elementary courses, quality promotion courses, social practice courses and school-based curriculum for Senior One through Senior Three students. Over 30 societies and clubs have been set up and diverse activities like Sports & Science Festival, Culture & Art Festival and Reading Festival are held annually. Foreign experts are employed on a regular basis to give lectures on oral English and foreign cultures as well as second-language courses like Japanese, French, German and Spanish. Friendly relations and extensive co-operation have been established with 4 schools including American Green Local Schools, Canadian Wales College Secondary School. Every year, students from Yichang Foreign Languages School make their way to Europe, America, Australia and Japan for the summer camp held by famous schools and universities. Being the window school for Yichang foreign exchange, our school joined forces with New Oriental Education & Technology Group in 2016 to launch the international classes. Since 2017，French Classes and Japanese classes have begun to recruit students from junior middle schools.
Since 2014, Yichang Foreign Languages High School has been dedicated to building a digital smart campus with the construction of modern teaching facilities such as the the Campus Recording Studio, the English Simulation Room, the Digital Exploration Laboratory for Physics, Chemistry and Biology, the Lecture Hall, the campus theatre and so on. Co-operating with Xi'an Excoord Group to explore microlectures and Littleant Mobile Teaching Platform, our school has successfully offered online courses, ascending into the leading schools enjoying nationwide popularity for the application of network information technology. In an attempt to benefit the students further, our school has applied to set up TOEFL and IELTS standardized test sites on the campus.
从创办至今，学校取得了跨越式发展。连续10年各学科均获得宜昌市高考教学质量奖。近年来，一大批优秀的学生以优异成绩考入复旦大学、武汉大学、华中科技大学、北京外国语大学、上海外国语大学等国内知名高校和美国、加拿大、澳大利亚等国外高校深造。2006年学校被授予“宜昌市名牌学校”，2008年被评为“宜昌市十佳文明示范窗口”，2009年被评为“宜昌市花园式学校”，2009年被授予“湖北省A级卫生单位”， 2015年被市直机关工委表彰为“红旗党支部”，2006-2017连续五次被省委省政府授予“湖北省文明单位”称号，2016年荣获“宜昌市教育技术工作先进学校”，2016年获宜昌市“市民最放心餐饮单位”， 2016年被授予“国家科技支撑计划课题科普示范基地”，2016年获“宜昌市教育局文明宿舍”，2017年高三年级组被市总工会授予“工人先锋号”荣誉称号，2014、2016年分获湖北省中学生运动会乒乓球男团第二名、女团第三名，2015年获得湖北省青少年校园足球联赛第四名。
Since the foundation, Yichang Foreign Languages High School has achieved giant development with all the subjects winning Teaching Quality Awards in the National College Entrance Examinations for 10 years on end. In recent years, quantities of graduates from Yichang Foreign Languages High School have been admitted to such prominent universities as Fudan University, Wuhan University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology , Beijing Foreign Studies University, Shanghai International Studies University, and some foreign universities in the USA, Canada ,Australia, etc for further education. The school has been awarded many titles and prizes, such as “Yichang Municipal Brand School” in 2006, “Yichang Municipal Best Civilized Window Unit” in 2008, “Yichang Municipal Garden School” in 2009, “Hubei Provincial A-Class Health Unit” in 2009, “Yichang Municipal Red Flag Party Branch” in 2015, “Hubei Provincial Civilized Unit” for five times from 2006 to 2017, “Yichang Municipal Advanced School of Education Technology” in 2016, “Yichang Municipal Most Reassuring Restaurant” in 2016, “The National Model Base for Scientific Popularity Project” in 2016, “Yichang Municipal Civilized Bedroom” in 2016 , “Yichang Municipal Pioneer worker” in 2017, ranked the 2nd in Provincial boy’s table tennis group match in 2014 and the 3rd in girls’ in 2016 and also ranked 4th in Provincial Students’ Football match in 2015.