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Manchester High School for Girls is an independent daytime school for girls and a member of the Girls School Association. Educational institutions are often categorised along several dimensions England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland A website (alternatively web site or Web site, a back-construction from the Proper noun World Wide Web) is a collection of Web pages A school (from Greek σχολεῖον - scholeion) is an Institution designed to allow and encourage Students (or "pupils" The Girls' School Association (GSA is the main association to which heads of girls' senior independent schools in the UK belong It is situated in Manchester, United Kingdom. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located The school is regarded as one of the top ten independent day schools based on A-level results.
The school currently enrolls over 930 students under the direction of Head Mistress Christine Lee-Jones who will step down at the end of 2008 after a ten year tenure. The New Head Mistress Designate is Claire Hewitt who will take up the position in January 2009. Mrs Hewitt is currently Headteacher at King Edward VI Grammar School, Louth, Lincolnshire. .
The School was founded in 1874 by nine men and women who were prominent citizens of Manchester. Year 1874 ( MDCCCLXXIV) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Having settled into new buildings at the Grangethorpe Road site in 1940, a sudden re-location occurred when the site was destroyed during World War II. World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including
The school archive, under archivist Dr Christine Joy, is one of the most extensive in the country, attracting a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund and contains material from the mid-19th century. The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF is a fund established in the United Kingdom under the National Lottery etc The 19th century of the Common Era began on January 1, 1801 and ended on December 31, 1900, according to the Gregorian calendar .
MHSG has Preparatory Department for girls aged 4 to 11 and many progress into the Senior School. Prep pupils benefit from a close community which includes a purpose-built infant section, two assembly halls and a fully-equipped playground and gardens. There are also specially designated areas for Mathematics and Science, a music room, library and two computer-suites providing multi-media facilities. Mathematics is the body of Knowledge and Academic discipline that studies such concepts as Quantity, Structure, Space and Science (from the Latin scientia, meaning " Knowledge " or "knowing" is the effort to discover, and increase human understanding A library is a collection of information sources resources and services and the structure in which it is housed it is organized for use and maintained by a public body an institution
In 2006, the school introduced the teaching of Mandarin to girls in Years 3 and 4.
MHSG has a varied curriculum which includes traditional disciplines such as Latin and extensive use of ICT resources. Latin ( lingua Latīna, laˈtiːna is an Italic language, historically spoken in Latium and Ancient Rome. Pupils are taught in smaller groups in a range of areas such as Mathematics, Science and Art and Design Technology. Mathematics is the body of Knowledge and Academic discipline that studies such concepts as Quantity, Structure, Space and Science (from the Latin scientia, meaning " Knowledge " or "knowing" is the effort to discover, and increase human understanding Art refers to a diverse range of Human activities creations and expressions that are appealing to the Senses or Emotions of a human individual Design and Technology (also Craft Design and Technology, D&T, D
MHSG is a multi-cultural school embracing many faiths. Assemblies are organised by Sixth Form students and include Christian, Hindu and Sikh, Humanist, Jewish, Muslim and Secular themes. A Christian is a person who adheres to Christianity, a monotheistic Religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth A Hindu ( Devanagari: हिन्दू is an adherent of the philosophies and scriptures of Hinduism, a set of religious, Philosophical Sikh (English or; ਸਿੱਖ sikkh, IPA) is the title and name given to an adherent of Sikhism. PLEASE TAKE NOTE************ A Muslim (مسلم pronounced Muslim, not Muzlim) is an adherent of the Religion Secularity ( adjective form secular) is the state of being separate from Religion.
A purpose-built Music House has 12 professional standard practice rooms and several classrooms, including one with space for orchestra rehearsals. Rm46jpg|thumb|Classroom in St Eunan's College, Letterkenny, Ireland]] A classroom is a Room in which Teaching or Learning activities An orchestra is an instrumental ensemble, usually fairly large with string brass woodwind sections and possibly a percussion section as well Tuition is probided by over 25 specialist instrumental teachers. A flood-lit, all-weather hockey pitch, tenniscourts, netball courts and swimming pool all provide opportunities for all-year-around sports. Hockey is any of a family of Sports in which two teams compete by trying to maneuver a Ball, or a hard round rubber or heavy plastic disc called a puck Tennis is a sport played between two players ( singles) or between two teams of two players each ( doubles) Netball is a non-contact team Sport similar to and derived from Basketball. Swimming is the movement by humans or animals through Water, usually without artificial assistance
MHSG's Sixth Form offers AS Level and A Level courses in around 25 subjects. The A-level, short for Advanced Level, is a General Certificate of Education qualification in England, Northern Ireland and Wales,
The curriculum contains English, Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, History, French, R. S. (Religious Studies), Music, Latin and Art (which deviates into Fine Art or Graphics in Y10). These subjects are taken in Y7 until Y9 when students choose which subjects to take for GCSE.
Uniform consist of a plain black A-line skirt, a cream, open necked shirt and a black blazer with the school logo on the left breast. Please note that school jumpers may not be worn even in cold weather. The uniform is worn by students from years 7-11. In Sixth Form, students can wear their own clothes.
There are four forms in each year, M, H, S and G and students placed in these forms remain in that form until Sixth Form.
Within the first month of the school year, new Year 7 senior school students go on a trip to the YHA Lakeside Outdoor Activity Centre on the bank of Lake Windermere. Windermere is the largest natural Lake in England. It has been one of the country’s most popular places for holidays and summer homes since 1847 when the Kendal During this trip, students participate in activities such as archery, orienteering and team challenges. The point of the trip is to allow students to make new friends and meet teachers outside of the school environment.