St. Stephen's Girls' College

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St Stephen's Girl's College
Chinese: 聖士提反女子中學
SSGC Logo.svg
Location
St Stephen's Girl's College is located in Hong Kong
St Stephen's Girl's College
St Stephen's Girl's College
Location in Hong Kong, SAR
Coordinates22°17′01″N 114°08′38″E / 22.28361°N 114.14389°E / 22.28361; 114.14389Coordinates: 22°17′01″N 114°08′38″E / 22.28361°N 114.14389°E / 22.28361; 114.14389
Information
School typePrimary and secondary
MottoIn Faith Go Forward
Chinese: 本信而進前
DenominationAnglican
Established1906; 113 years ago (1906)
School districtCentral and Western District
PresidentThe Revd. KOON Ho Ming Peter Douglas
(Chairman & Supervisor)
PrincipalMs Maggie CHAU
Staff89
GradesF.1 – F.6 (Equivalent of Grades 7–12)
GenderFemale
Number of studentsapprox 1,100
Classes offered30
Areaapprox. 930 square metres (10,000 sq ft)
Colour(s)Royal blue, sky blue, red and cobalt blue                 
NewspaperVortex Chinese: 漩思
YearbookNews Echo Chinese: 珏聲
Affiliations
Website

St Stephen's Girls' College (Chinese: 聖士提反女子中學), known as SSGC, is a grant school in Hong Kong under the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui (Anglican Church). Established in 1906, SSGC is a top girls' school and among one of the oldest schools in Hong Kong. It is managed by the St. Stephen's Girls' College School Council.

The school first opened in 1906. Originally on Caine Road, the school moved to its current location at Lyttelton Road, Mid-Levels, in 1923. SSGC counts 12 winners of the Hong Kong Outstanding Students Awards,[1] ranking 7th among all secondary schools in Hong Kong. The main building is listed as one of the declared monuments of Hong Kong.

Class structure[edit]

Form 1 -6: 5 classes Total : 30 classes

Principals since 1906[edit]

  • Miss W.M. Carden (1905–1915)
  • Miss W. I. Griffin (1915–1924)
  • Miss E.M. Middleton-Smith (1924–1929)
  • Miss E.S. Atkins (1929–1949)
  • Miss K.D. Cherry (1949–1961)
  • Dr. K.E. Barker (1961–1991)
  • Mrs. K.C. Too (1992–2003)
  • The Reverend Mrs. Jenny Nam (2003–2011)
  • Mrs. Christine Shain (2011-2014)
  • Miss CHAU Wai-chu, Maggie (2014-present)

Notable alumni[edit]

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