About Us

St. Theresa's Girls Grammar School, Ughelli is a world-class Catholic School founded in 1898. The school accepts girls from JSS 1 to JSS 2. STGGSU numbers among Nigeria's pre-eminent Catholic Schools, with a reputation for excellence extending well beyond the country's borders. Based in Ughelli, Delta State, St Theresa's follows the rich traditions of the Catholic Church.

Teaching is based on sound values and morals and the Catholic ethos of respect and care, while also celebrating the traditions of other faith communities to encourage mutual understanding and tolerance. The strong commitment to academic excellence is balanced by a diverse and rich extra-curricular cultural and sporting programme, to produce young individuals who are inquiring, enthusiastic, tolerant and resilient. We nurture today's children to lead tomorrow's world rightly trained in body, mind and character.

Mission

Our mission is to give qualitative, innovative and Holistic Education to the young girls, so as to develop a sense of active and creative minds, which will elicit them to be able to meaningfully contribute and promote the common good of the society, be it temporal or spiritual.

Vision

To foster young adults into competent leaders who will be sound in character, morals and academic in an ever changing world.

Our Philosophy

St. Theresa's Grammar School is under the patronage of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus. (St. Theresa of Lisieux) we draw our inspiration from her total love and dedication, humility and service to Jesus Christ.