About Holy Child College
Holy child college south-west Ikoyi Lagos was founded by the society of the Holy Child Jesus in Lagos in 1945 at the
invitation of the late Archbishop Leo Taylor, who wanted a good secondary school education for girls in the archdiocese of
The history of Holy child schools cannot be divorced from the vision of the foundress of the society of the Holy Child Jesus
Society Venerable Cornelia Connelly who founded the society in England. She set up her first convent in Derby, England in
1846 and over the years established schools for the education of all classes. She developed a method of education based on
trust and reverence for the dignity of each person. This vision is what makes Holy Child Schools and Institution unique.
Situated on a four acre plot of land at a strategic corner of south-west ikoyi, in ojo street off keffi street, Holy Child
college with its well laid out lawns laced with palm trees and flowers has a serene atmosphere which is very conducive for
learning. Here she is expected to think independently and is also challenged to undertake some task which will in the long
run help her in achieving great things when she is out there in the world.
As you browse through our various pages, you will have a firsthand knowledge as to who we are, what we do and what we have
achieved. Furthermore we will give you updates of what happens in the college.
It will be our pleasure to have you visit the college and have a first class experience of what Holy Child College South-west
ikoyi Lagos is all about.
We look forward in welcoming you here.
Learn about the school activities in 2012/2013 Academic session