Calcutta Girls’ High School was founded in 1856 under the patronage of Governor General of India, Lord Canning. It was supported by the Evangelical denominations of the city. In 1877 the Management of the school was handed over to Bishop J.M.Thoburn of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
The School is now owned & managed by the Methodist Church in India and is under the Supervision of the Calcutta Christian School Society, registered under Act XXI of 1860, and a local Managing Committee headed by the Bishop of the Bengal Regional Conference as Chairman.
The aim of the school is to provide high quality education at an affordable cost. The medium of instruction is English, but students need to be also proficient in either Hindi or Bengali. The school is recognized by the Deputy Director of Secondary Education (Anglo Indian Schools) West Bengal and is affiliated to the CISCE (Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi).
- Day School
- Girls Only
- School provides transportation
Please check notice at Home page under "Notice Board".
- Grades: 1-12
- School Day: 5 Days
- Timing: 08:00 am to 02:00 pm
- Gender: Girls Only
- Religion: All
- Principal: Mrs. Basanti Biswas
- Acronym: C.G.S
- Curriculum: ICSE
- Language: English
- Fees: Contact to School website
Extra Curricular Activities
The School is affiliated to ICSE - Indian Certificate of Secondary Examination (Class X) and the Indian School Certificate Examination (Class XII).
Class X students appear for the ICSE Examinations is March. The Compulsary subjects for the examinations are English (1st Langauge), Bengali or Hindi (2nd Langauge),Environmental Education, History, Geography, Mathematics, Science or Commercial Studies or Environmental Science. The optional subjects we offer are Home Science / Commercial Application / Computer Applications.
According to the requirements of the Council, internal assessments are conducted for all subjects.
In Class XI and XII,along with English, the following elective subjects are offered:(Compulsory)Second langauge (Hindi/Bengali),History, Geography, Political Science, Sociology, Home Science,
Economics Structure of Commerce, Principles of Accounts, Elective English, Computer Studies, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics. Class XII Students appears for the ISC Examinations in March.