Mallinson Girls School


Mallinson Girls School is a school for girls in Kashmir. It is located in Srinagar. The school was founded by Ms Fitze in 1912 at Fateh Kadal and later moved to Lal Chowk in Srinagar. The school was started by Christian missionaries and named after Mallinson. It still has affiliations with the Church Mission Society. Its motto is 'Faithful in the Least'.

The Mallinson Girls School

TypeChristian Missionary
Motto"Faithful in the least"
Established1912 CE
FounderMs Fitze
PrincipalMabel Youzon
Head of schoolMabel Youzon
GenderGirls only
ClassesNursery-12th ( Only 1 class of KG)
AffiliationJammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education
WebsiteOfficial Website

The school's principal is currently Alistair R A Freese.

History change

The Mallinson Girls Srinagar was established at Fateh Kadal in 1912. At this time, there was no education for the people of the valley. The school placed emphasis on physical activities such as cross cross run, camps, kho-kho, basketball, volleyball as well as mental activities such as quiz, seminars and debates. Mallinson Girls School holds the distinction of being one of the best schools in the Valley and in North India.[source?]

Houses change

The school is divided into four houses, named after various flowers in the Kashmir valley:

House Color Also known as
Kongposh Blue Florence Nightingale
Praniposh Green Helen Keller
Pamposh Pink Pandita Ramabai
Yambarzal Yellow Sarojini Naidu

Competitions between the houses are held.

Activities change

There are picnics, camping, mountain treks, swimming, C.C. Run, and outdoor games like kho-kho, volleyball and basketball.

Departments change

There are five departments:

Department Classes
Lower Primary Department Nursery to II
Junior Department III to V
Middle Department VI to VIII
Senior Department IX and X
Higher Secondary XI and XII

Other websites change

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