Website : https://www.cghs1856.org/
Address : 118 Princep Street, Kolkata 700 072, India Phone : 91 33 2215 1540 Fax : 91 33 2215 2728
Medium of instruction
The School is affiliated to ICSE - Indian Certificate of Secondary Examination (Class 10) and the Indian School Certificate Examination (Class 12). 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).
Class 10 ICSE Compulsory subjects
• English (1st Language)
• Bengali or Hindi (2nd Language)
• Environmental Education
• Optional subjects: Home Science / Commercial Application / Computer Applications
According to the requirements of the Council, internal assessments are conducted for all subjects.
Class 11-12 subjects offered
• Computer Science
• Home Science
• Second Langauge (Hindi/Bengali)
• Basket ball
• Indian dance
• Western dance
Knowles House BLUE
Our House has been named after Miss Emma Knowles, who took charge of CGHS as a dedicated Principal from the year 1890 to 1895
Paul House RED
Named after Miss Ada M Paul, a dedicated member of the staff, Paul House represents the color of courage and zeal
Maxey House GREEN
Named after Miss Elizabeth Maxey, Deaconess of the Thoburn Church, Maxey House reflects the refreshing emerald colour of the nature
Aim and Mission
To provide the students with a learning environment that is future-ready, with ample scope for research to hone their creative acumen • To provide high quality education at an affordable cost
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. Management of the school was handed over to Bishop J M Thoburn of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
The School is now owned and 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 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).