Why Girls Only?
Based on educational research and our experience, we know that single-sex education offers girls the greatest chance to ignore stereotypes, develop strong self worth and grow in confidence.
In a co-education classroom, boys take up more than two thirds of a teacher's time. We make no apologies for giving girls our undivided attention.
Our learning environment is tailored to their needs and interests, and without the boys, girls show fewer inhibitions and take more risks.
Girls take on all the leadership roles and are surrounded by strong female role models. Young women graduate from a girls' school not only ready to take their place in the world as a person of equal intellectual stature, but also knowing that they are capable of running the show.
Studies have shown that girls in single gender schools are more likely to have:
- Higher participation in physics and upper levels of maths courses
- High occupational status in terms of acquiring leadership roles
- A stronger sense of capability in maths and science courses
- Higher achievement test scores
- Significant differences in positive attitudes towards science and maths
- A decrease in stereotypical views
- More student-teacher interaction and increased focus on class work
- More engagement during science and maths classes.
Other research and articles
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