About Founder

Charles Sheridan joined the first Madras native Battalion as a cadet in 1782. In 1790, he became Lieutenant in third native Veterans Battalion. In 1798 he went on leave to England and married. He returned to England with his wife Rebecca (Anna Drew’s mother) in 1799.

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Bentinck Higher Secondary School For Girls

Founded on Love.

A citadel of hope, a tower of learning, an arena of discovery. Bentinck has been a gateway to a better life to many generations of deprived and underprivileged girl children in the heart of Chennai city for the past 180 years.

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To transform the lives of girl children, irrespective of caste, creed and religion, with special consideration given to the poor and the needy.


To provide quality education to girl children, to encourage every student to realize her fullest potential and to instil values in Christian lines.

News & Events

180th Annual Day Celebration

Celebrating 180th annual day on 19/07/2017, in the school auditorium at 5pm


  2, Jermiah Rd, Vepery, Periyamet
Chennai - 600007, India

  097888 13700