Leicester High School for Girls


Leicester High School for Girls

Infobox UK school
name = Leicester High School for Girls


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longitude = -1.0977
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established = 1906
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type = Independent school
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head_label = Headmistress
head = Julia Burns
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founder = Mrs. Holles
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street = London Road
city = Leicester
county = Leicestershire & Rutland
country = England
postcode = LE2 2PP
LEA =
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enrollment = c. 435
gender = Girls
lower_age = 3
upper_age = 18
houses =
colours = Dark and light blue
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website = http://www.leicesterhigh.co.uk/
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Leicester High School for Girls is an independent day school for girls aged 3-18 situated in South Knighton, Leicester. It was founded in 1906 by Mrs. Holles as a coeducational school, and it received its current name in 1985. [cite web
title =Leicester High School for Girls
publisher =Schools Guide Book
url =http://www.schoolsguidebook.co.uk/schools/Leicester_High_School_for_Girls.html
accessdate = 2007-12-07
] Although it is a Christian school it is open to students of all faiths. It is a member of the Girls' Schools Association (GSA). and currently enrolls 435 pupils. [cite web
title =Leicester High School for Girls
publisher =Department for Children, Schools and Families
url =http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/cgi-bin/performancetables/dfe1x1_04.pl?Code=&No=856&Type=&Reg=&Mode=&School=8566009&back=
accessdate = 2007-12-07
]

Current extension plans are opposed by some residents. [cite web
last =Jenny
first =Ousbey
coauthors =Oliver Wright
title =Protest over 'Berlin Wall'
work =Leicester Mercury
date =2007-11-24
url =http://www.thisisleicestershire.co.uk/displayNode.jsp?nodeId=133136&command=displayContent&sourceNode=133129&contentPK=19057091&folderPk=77469&pNodeId=133087
accessdate = 2007-12-07
]

External links

* [http://www.leicesterhigh.co.uk/ Leicester High School for Girls]
* [http://www.isinspect.org.uk/report/0846.htm ISI Report]

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