CCMA Government Girls Higher Sec. School, Coimbatore - one of the oldest -to be restored soon!!

CCMA Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Coimbatore,

The PWD of TN government made an official statement in the recent past  to renovate more than 25 heritage buildings across Tamil  Nadu including schools, government buildings, etc. Among them they have chosen  CCMA Government Girls Higher Secondary School building on Raja Street in Coimbatore. Established in 1895, it is one of the oldest school in this industrial city and is being managed by the government. The school offers Grades from 1 to 12 in Tamil medium  and does not have a pre-primary section. The school also offers working knowledge of English.   

The school building, an old one, has spacious 29 class rooms for teaching purpose  plus two rooms for non-teaching activities with all facilities enclosed within the compound (boundary) wall all around. The school library has the largest collection of books - more than 16000 books and a modern computer- aided  lab with teaching facility. Though the school does not have a separate play ground for the girls to play , the classes in the school can be accessed by disabled children     The school is having a computer aided learning lab. Yet another plus point is  the school has free food - mid-day meal scheme  and the school offer facilities to cook food on the premises itself.  

 In January 2019, Indian Bank, Coimbatore Zone donated Sanitary Napkin Vending Machine to the Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Raja Street.

One Jayanthi Venkatesan,  a well trained language expert in November  2019 embarked on a project to train well talented girls  to improve their spoken English. To help the struggling  students  she prepared an English Manual to improve pronunciation and speaking skills.  The English teacher distributed as many as 1000 books with guide to pronunciation. She also at this school conducted a program called 'Train the trainers'' for 60 English teachers to become an effective teacher in the language.

Located on Raja street, Coimbatore city, a sum of rs.7.2 crore is allocated to this  old school  by the government for restoration and renovation. Restoration work is already going on in Nagarcoil, Kanyakumari district and the beneficiary is 93 year old Rani Sethu Lakshmi Bai girls' school established by the Royal family of Travancore.