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China Daily / 2020-01 / 15 / Page018

Physical education becomes major subject in Yunnan middle schools

China Daily | Updated: 2020-01-15 00:00

KUNMING-The newly released reforms of the high school entrance exams in Southwest China's Yunnan province has caused heated discussions after the total score allocated to physical education was raised from 50 points to 100 points, equal to the so-called "three major subjects" of Chinese, mathematics and English.

The reforms will be implemented from the fall semester of 2020. Students will take PE tests once a year during their three-year middle school education, and the proportion of each year's test has been tentatively set to 20 percent, 40 percent and 40 percent.

The exams include two parts: a physical examination and a skill test. The former, accounting for 60 points, will be conducted according to the national standards of students' physical health while the latter, accounting for 40 points, will be a test of sports skills.

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