Ms. Helen Jerwood, a woman of strength laid the foundation of Queen Mary’s School and many other extended institutions.
It is very difficult to sum up the history and achievements of an institution like Queen Mary
School in a few words ; even it’s founder Principal Ms . Helen Jerwood could not have envisaged how big it would grow in a century after its inception. Ms Helen Jerwood, who was a Cambridge graduate, came to India as a self –supporting missionary. She wanted women in India to be educated .With this specific purpose in mind , in 1912 she opened an English medium ‘ Purdah ‘ school in a small house in Juma Masjid area with 8 students