body consisting of both sexes, nevertheless there are a
significant number of schools carrying on the tradition of
a single sex system. The fact that there is an undeniable
number of single sex schools, is profound proof that the
advantages of the single sex system overweigh the
People said that friendship starting from childhood is more
stable and valuable than friendship starting when working
in the society. During leisure time boys will naturally
gather together and talk a bout topics of interest to them.
Some topics of conversation is probably not suitable in
the presence of girls. The same happens to girls in single
sex schools. In a school of single sex, the students will
feel more comfortable and relaxed in this way.
The students in grade 8 would probably start to enter into
their teen-age years. These teenagers because of curiosity,
would have interest in trying to understand the difference
between the two sexes, such as life style, interest, etc.
Being in the same classroom every day this might not be
able to let them concentrate well enough on their studies.
Besides the above advantages, studying in a single sex
school would also keep attendance problems to a minimum.
Boys and girls, being in the same classroom every day would
naturally talk about activities after school such as going
for movies, having a drink in the evening. In a school of
single sex, the students will not be given any extra
temptations to skip or be late because of their social
Opinions from the public seem to indicate that schools of
single sex are more popular than co-ed schools . If this
system was not beneficial then all the schools such as
Brebuef that has adopted this system would have eliminated
it. Therefore the advantages must de finitely overshadow