Grace Ling Liang English School

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Grace Ling Liang English School (glles)
21B, Hughes Road
Kolkata – 700046
School type Coeducational, Private
Motto Deo Gratias
(To God Be The Glory)
Established 1974
Founders Rev. Dr. T.D.Lamb and Mrs. Mary Lamb
Sister school Ling Liang High School, Kolkata
Session April to March
Chairman Pastor Chiang Kuo Thai
Principal Ms. Dorothy Jane Mathews
Classes Preparatory to Class 12
Medium of language English
Hours in school day 6
Lambs     , Davidson     , Verma     , Dzao     
Slogan Deo Gratias
Song We are Proud to Belong Ourselves
Sports Basketball, Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Throwball
Nickname Gracians
Yearbook Light
Communities served LTS
Affiliations CISCE
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Grace Ling Liang English School (informally glles) is a private, co-educational school imparting primary, secondary and higher secondary education, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. The school is located at 21B, Hughes Road in the city of Kolkata and is open to children from all creeds and communities.

The school has a church. The school is equipped with a basketball court.


The late Rev. Dr. and Mrs. T. David Lamb, a missionary couple that came to India from Shanghai, China in 1949, founded the Ling Liang Chinese Church Trust in 1961 and the Grace Ling Liang English School in January 1974. They brought with them a keen respect for literacy and did commendable piece of pioneering work in the field of education which finally resulted in the establishment of two educational institutions, one in central Kolkata and other in Tangra, an eastern suburb of Kolkata.


The Grace Ling Liang English School is recognized by the Department of Education, Government of West Bengal and is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi, which conducts the ICSE and ISC Examinations at the close of Classes X and XII respectively.

School Session[edit]

The school session is from April to March. Saturday is the normal weekly holiday (in addition to Sunday).


  • Late Mr Ravi Verma
  • Dr M.C. Alexander
  • Mr Valentine Peter Roy
  • Mr Terence John
  • Ms. Dorothy Matthews