Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Language College

Infobox UK school
name = Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Language College

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latitude = 51.5330
longitude = -0.1126
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type = Community school, Comprehensive school
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president =
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head = Jo Dibb
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specialist = Language
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street = Risinghill Street, off Penton Street
city = London
county =
country = England
postcode = N1 9QG
LEA = London Borough of Islington
ofsted = 100457
staff =
enrollment = c. 1200
gender = Girls
lower_age = 11
upper_age = 16
houses =
colours = Pink and grey
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website = http://www.egaschool.co.uk/
website_name = Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Language College

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Language College is a large comprehensive secondary school for girls in Islington, London. It is classified as a Language College. [cite web
title = Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School
work = Guardian
publisher = Guardian News and Media Limited
url = http://www.guardian.co.uk/values/socialaudit/story/0,,1933589,00.html
accessdate =2008-03-18
] It is named in honour of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, the first woman to gain a medical qualification in the United Kingdom.

EGA’s buildings, which are located between King's Cross railway station and Angel tube station, are also named after great women in history, for example: Frida Kahlo (the art department), Emily Brontë (Humanities, English and Mathematics) and Mary Seacole (Languages).

As a designated Language College, students are encouraged to take "at least" one language alongside English, Mathematics, and Science, which are compulsory subjects at GCSE level.

It is a member of the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust.

ee also

*List of schools in the London Borough of Islington


External links

* [http://www.egaschool.co.uk/ Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Language College website]
* [http://schoolsfinder.direct.gov.uk/2064324/overview/ Profile at Direct.gov]

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