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Mary Leakey Girls High School’s KCSE Results, KNEC Code, Admissions, Location, Contacts, Fees, Students’ Uniform, History, Directions and KCSE Overall School Grade Count Summary

Mary Leakey Girls High School
Mary Leakey Girls High School

Mary Leakey Girls High School is a Extra-County Secondary Girls’ only Secondary School, located in Kikuyu Town, Kikuyu Constituency in Kiambu County; within the Central Region of Kenya. Get to know Mary Leakey Girls High school’s KCSE Results, KNEC Code, contacts, Admissions, physical location, directions, history, Form one selection criteria, School Fees and Uniforms. Also find a beautiful collation of images from the school’s scenery; including structures, signage, students, teachers and many more.

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SCHOOL’S KCSE RESULTS

Individual candidates can check their KCSE results by sending an SMS with their full index number (11digits) followed by the word KCSE. The SMS can be sent from any subscriber’s line (Safaricom, Airtel or any other) to 20076. For example, send the SMS in the format 23467847002KCSE to 20076. There should be no space left between the index number and the word KCSE.

One can also download the whole school’s KCSE results by Visiting the Official KNEC exams portal; https://www.knec-portal.ac.ke/.  This one requires the school’s log in credentials.

Finally, candidates can visit the school for their results. This is usually a day after the results have been released. It is important that you check your result slip to ensure there are no errors on it. Be keen to see that details such as your name, index number and sex are accurate. In case of any discrepancy, please notify your principal or KNEC immediately for correction.

SCHOOL’S KCSE PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS/ GRADES COUNT

The school has maintained a good run in performance at the Kenya National Examinations Council, KNEC, exams. In the 2019 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, KCSE, exams the school posted good results to rank among the best schools in the County. This is how and where you can receive the KCSE results.

SCHOOL’S BASIC INFO & CONTACTS AT A GLANCE

In need of more information about the school? Worry not. Use any of the contacts below for inquiries and/ or clarifications. Here is a collation of the school’s basic details:

  • SCHOOL’S NAME: Mary Leakey Girls High School
  • SCHOOL’S TYPE: Girls’ only boarding school
  • SCHOOL’S CATEGORY: Extra County school.
  • SCHOOL’S LEVEL: Secondary
  • SCHOOL’S KNEC CODE: 11241001
  • SCHOOL’S OWNERSHIP STATUS: Public/ Government owned
  • SCHOOL’S PHONE CONTACT: 0721-375711,020-2044633
  • SCHOOL’S POSTAL ADDRESS: P.O. Box 23080 , Nairobi – 00600 Kikuyu, Kenya
  • SCHOOL’S EMAIL ADDRESS:
  • SCHOOL’S WEBSITE: www.maryleakeyhighschool.sc.ke
SCHOOL’S BRIEF HISTORY

In 1900, Rev. A.W. McGregor was sent by the Chuch Missionary Society (CMS)as a pioneer missionary to Kikuyu-Land, Rev Mc.Gregor was already involved in missionary work among the Taita in Taveta in early 1892.Thus Rev. Mc Gregor arrived in Fort Smith in Kikuyu on October 13 1990.He started looking for suitable land for missionary work. He had been offered land at site of Fort Smith bu declined due to its reputation for atrocities against against the kikuyu.

He therefore went further afield in search of a suitable site. He finally purchased a parcel of land at Kabete locally known as Mayombo (the rocky place) from Cege Kanyi of Muthemba family. He took possession of the site in 1901 and named it Kihuruko (a place of quietness and rest). He started teaching the Word of God and literacy. By November 1901, he had five students. The local people nicknamed him “Kabora”. It was on this land that Mary Leakey Girls High School really started.

In eary 1902, Rev. MC Gregor was joine d by Rev. Harry Leakey who continued with the work. Rev MC Gregor later moved to Weitahaga in Muranga a few montyhs after Rev. Harry Leakey arrived, He was joined by his wife Mary, thier two little girls and a companion Miss Oakes. The locals nicknamed Rev. Leakey “Giteru” because of his bush beard. They were teaching a mixed group of boys and girls. However school work among women and girls was slow at first.

In 1904 Miss Alicia Higgnbothan, a missionary from Mombasa, joned the Leakeys. She assisted in teaching catechism and also taught women who came for treatment from her tent. She taught them sewing and basic reading. In 1905, the Leakeys went on leave to England. Under Miss Higgnbothan, the girls class was slowly taking shape. The leakeys returned to Kabete in 1906 .

Many boys had come to the school by then and the first two girl pupils were sister of aboy pupil and an orphan under his care. They lived with Leakeys and became the nucleus of the schools for they attracte dmore pupils.In 1909, Mrs. Mary Leakey opened a schoolfor girls which met on the veranda of her house.

From that time, girls as boarders became a regular feature, for many came from up-country and others had run away from home for various reasons such as circumssion. Until 1921, Kabete was the only C.M.S. station with accomodation for boarders in Kikuyu County. The school however, never became regular due to intermittent illness of Mrs. Leakey.

In 1922, when Julia Leakey (her daughter) returned to Kabete after training in England as a teacher and a missionary in her own right, the school reopened on a regular basis.

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SCHOOL’S VISION
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SCHOOL’S FORM ONE SELECTION CRITERIA & ADMISSIONS

Being a public school, form one admissions are done by the Ministry of Education. Vacancies are available on competitive basis. Those seeking admissions can though directly contact the school or pay a visit for further guidelines.

You have been selected to join form one at high school? Well. Congratulations. In case you need to see your admission letter, then click on this link to download it; Official Form one admission letter download portal.

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SCHOOL’S PHOTO GALLERY

Planning to pay the school a visit? Below are some of the lovely scenes you will experience.

Mary Leakey Girls High School
Mary Leakey Girls High School
Mary Leakey Girls High School
Mary Leakey Girls High School
Mary Leakey Girls High School
Mary Leakey Girls High School
Mary Leakey Girls High School
Mary Leakey Girls High School

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