METHODIST GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow Committed To Moulding Our Young Girls we are focused on building up the girl-child for a better future STAGE DRAMA BY OUR STUDENTS @ NATIONAL THEATRE IGAMU LAGOS New Layer Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom. George Washington Carver
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Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom. George Washington Carver

Leading Girls School In Lagos & Nigeria

In 1878, the same year that the Wesleyan Boys’ High School, now known as Methodist Boys’ High School, was established, by the African Members of the Wesleyan Methodist Mission, the Mission also tried to establish a girls’ school, in order to make secondary education accessible, not only to boys, but to their female counterparts as well.

However, this attempt failed because Miss Smith, the Missionary who came from England to establish the girls’ school, became indisposed and was compelled to return home.

Despite this setback, the founding fathers of the school were not deterred, as another attempt was made, in 1879, and this saw the establishment of the school in January 1879, with Rev E.W. Williams, a Nigerian, as her first Principal.

Field Trip and Excursion

  At MGHS, we recognise that learning experiences outside the classroom are inherently interdisciplinary. Enriched, regular, valuable educational field trips and excursions are undertaken, to complement classroom studies and bring excitement and adventure to learning and broaden students’ learning experience.

Art, Music and Drama

Our students are exposed to Creative Arts, in form of Art, Music and Drama. The school has a very strong and rich musical tradition.In the year 2008, the School Choir took third position in the Shell’s Schools Choir Competition. In December, 2014, the school gloriously took first position in individual presentation and second in group […]

Speech and Debate Club

At MGHS, we shape and mould great Public Speakers. Every student is expected to belong to the Speech and Debate Club, where students are introduced to, and drilled on the rudiments of public speaking and critical reasoning. The Club is designed to teach every student effective communication, independent research, teamwork, self confidence and self esteem, […]

Our Testimonials

For many decades, MGHS has contributed wonderfully and qualitatively to the building of our nation, through the women-folk. Impressive is the list of old girls, who, in every sphere of human endeavour bring honour, not only to themselves, but also to the school, their families and the country, making their marks and leaving measurable footprints in the sands of time. Notable among them are:
Late Chief (Mrs.) Hannah IdowuDideoluAwolowo –
The wife of the Late Sage, Chief ObafemiAwolowo
Chief (Mrs.) FolakeSolanke – The First Female Senior Advocate of Nigeria
Late Dame (Mrs.) Obafunmilayo Johnson – Former First Lady of Lagos State
Dame (Prof.) AjesolaMajekodunmi – The First Female Ophthalmologist in Nigeria
Mrs. ModupeOshikoya – An Internationally acclaimed Sports Icon of repute
EreluBisiFayemi – Former First Lady of Ekiti State
Mrs. Betty Irabor – Publisher, Genevieve Magazine
Mrs. Josephine Oluseyi Williams – Former Head of Service, Lagos State
Mrs. IbukunAwosika – Chairman of First Bank PLC. and CEO, SOKOA Chair Centre
Mrs. TaiwoAjai-Lycett – A Nigerian-born International Actress
Major Gen. (Dr.) TilewaAmusu – Corp Commander, Medical, Nigerian Army
Reverend (Mrs.) Onitiri – A Renowned Woman of God and General Overseer
Mrs. YinkaOgunde – CEO, Edumark
Miss. Esther Afolayan – First Senate President of the Nigerian Children’s Parliament
Late (Mrs.) FolukeMudashiru –Former First Lady of Lagos State
Prof. (Mrs.) BayoOdutola – Professor of Medicine
Justice DayoOyebanji – Judge, Lagos High Court
Mrs. S. A. Jackson, Former President, Old Girls’ Association
Mrs. Sade Ogunnaike – Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Establishment and Training, Lagos State.

Our School

Here you can review some statistics about our School
112
Certified Teachers
282673
Students Enrolled
97
Passing to Universities
100
Satisfied Parents

We make sure our parents get the best of their wards