Girls can learn math, science and computers just as well as boys. An all-girls’ school is designed to support girls and offers the following advantages for your daughter:
A school’s curriculum that is designed to complement girls’ learning styles helps young women attain academic achievement in a wide array of subjects. Studies have shown that girls in single-sex schools perform better than girls in coed schools, regardless of socio-economic and ability levels.
Increased career aspirations
Single-sex schools often give students the confidence to pursue lofty goals both at school and in the work force. 95 per cent of recent graduates of all-girls’ schools said that having a career and profession was very or extremely important to them, and 78 per cent added that it was very or extremely important that they hold leadership positions in their professional lives as well.
Identity awareness and confidence:
While many young girls are caught up in self-consciousness, doubt and cattiness, an all-girls’ school can provide an environment to foster sisterhood and self-expression. Girls are able to pursue areas of their choice, surrounded by strong role models to follow.
Source: The Girls’ School Experience: A Survey of Young Alumnae of Single-Sex Schools, 2005.