Are Single Sex Schools Better?


Some people believe that single sex schools are better for high school students, but do you agree LiveTribers? Can a co ed environment be distracting for teenagers or is it important for growth and development to be around the opposite sex? Did you go to a co-ed or single sex school LiveTribers?

Posted by on 28 Oct 2019

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    Emma

    Yes and No. Yes being that studies can come first before any distractions from boys or girls. And No because I believe both girls and boys need to socialise and be mixed in together. As they grow up and leave school they may find it difficult to interact with opposite sex. They won’t be so wise to the outside world, and may never fully know or understand there sexuality.

    Posted by Emma on 03 Nov 2019

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    Helen

    I went to a single sex school, did well, no distractions. Went on to have a full and successful life.

    Posted by Helen on 03 Nov 2019

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    mishaman65

    i believe that males and females should be doing schooling together because that way when they have finished school and entered the world- workforce, they have a job with the opposite sex, they dont find it as hard being intergrated with each other.

    Posted by mishaman65 on 03 Nov 2019

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    grace

    there are pros and cons to both sides

    Posted by grace on 03 Nov 2019

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    Cheandrea

    I guess it's up t o the par e nt

    Posted by Cheandrea on 02 Nov 2019

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    Naheed

    I think single sex is better . I went to single sex school and I was just concentrating on my study. No boys around and no behaviour issues. No distraction and not trying to be attracted to anyone. In mixed schools most girls pay attention to their make up and the way they look rather than studies. You feel more relaxed and will have no worries.

    Posted by Naheed on 02 Nov 2019

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    David

    I went to a single sex school but think mixed is more normal

    Posted by David on 02 Nov 2019

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    Leonie

    Single sex schools are better but need affiliation with an opposite sex school to mix subjects not traditional to each.

    Posted by Leonie on 02 Nov 2019

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    Horn

    I think Single Sex & Co/Ed schools are both equally good co concepts , I prefer to judge a school by what it teaches and the quality of management and teaching staff . I myself went to primary Co/Ed and secondary same sex as that was how it was then . However my children and grandchildren have and are attending Co/Ed school , and I have no issue with it .

    Posted by Horn on 02 Nov 2019

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    Mally

    I think not because, it may not be as healthy nor helpful.

    Posted by Mally on 01 Nov 2019

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    redhead579

    There are good and bad for single sex schools as opposed to mixed such as differing opions but on the downside mixed schools can cause distractions. I went to a single sex school I exceletsted at Sports and English subjects

    Posted by redhead579 on 01 Nov 2019

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    MICH

    In my own opinion it would be better to go to a co-ed school for an incoming high school student or for high schoolers.As it plays a vital role in the high schoolers growth and development.It will help them more to deal with there opposite sex.ITS A TOUGH CRUEL WORLD OUT THERE! SO AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE WE NEED TO LET THEM GET READY AND GEAR THEM UP AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE SO THEY CAN BE READY FOR EVERY CHALLENGES THEY MAY ENCOUNTER in the future.I always believe that its a win win situation for both high schoolers and there parents/family that as early as possible they get acquainted with there opposite sex.

    Posted by MICH on 01 Nov 2019

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    Stephen

    Yes. Less distractions

    Posted by Stephen on 01 Nov 2019

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    Stephen

    Yes less distractions. I went to a single sex school

    Posted by Stephen on 01 Nov 2019

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    Stephen

    Yes. Less distractions from the opposite sex. You learn to compete socially, sportingly, intellectually with the sex you maybe more competing with employment in the future.

    Posted by Stephen on 01 Nov 2019

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    Stephen

    You learn to interact , compete and socialise with the gender you be competing for a profession in the future

    Posted by Stephen on 01 Nov 2019

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    Stephen

    Coed schools to much of a distraction for boys

    Posted by Stephen on 01 Nov 2019

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    Karel

    Single sex high school perhaps for priests and nuns. Never good in normal life. Distribution by gits / boys from study duties is so pleasant! To be honest, where the f*** men and women should learn to live together than really living together when young? Of course that I attended schools of both sexes. No alternative was possible, thanks to the God, the mother nature, the native party, etc. (* delete inappropriate). And I enjoyed greatly.

    Posted by Karel on 31 Oct 2019

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    Figen

    Mixed is better

    Posted by Figen on 31 Oct 2019

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    Jan

    I didn't notice boys at school. It made no difference to me. The girls were bullies at times anyway. (Co-ed school).

    Posted by Jan on 31 Oct 2019

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    Angela

    No... I myself went to a same sex school. I remember girls at lunch time would talk to MEN through the fence around the perimeter of the school. So for me it is healthy for schools to be Co-Ed

    Posted by Angela on 31 Oct 2019

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    Bashir

    Mixed sex school is much better for teenagers, it helps them to know how to relate with each other.

    Posted by Bashir on 31 Oct 2019

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    Sumreen

    No, I think it's not good for children

    Posted by Sumreen on 31 Oct 2019

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    jeanettemargaret

    Having worked in a single sex High School for many years I have to say that yes they are better students work very hard to achieve the best for their future that does not mean that they cannot mix with the opposite sex it means that they achieve high rewards and excell in what they are doing

    Posted by jeanettemargaret on 31 Oct 2019

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    Dale

    I think in this day of age, it is important to keep as much human interaction as possible. Everyone is so busy being on technology now that human interaction is becoming less. When I went to school I went to a high school that was boys only. I think that going through puberty and low interaction with girls made me feel anxious about talking to girls. I think the more interaction the better.

    Posted by Dale on 31 Oct 2019

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    Ulysses

    No. I went to a single sex boarding school at age 12. I thought boys were something special. I now work as a teacher aide at a mixed sex high school. I so wish I had this experience. I ended up in a mentally / emotionally abusive relationship, partially because I did not relate to the other sex on a day to day basis when I was a kid.

    Posted by Ulysses on 30 Oct 2019

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    JASPREET

    No, I think single sex schools are not better for kids. Co education schools are much better for kids to provide them with open environment and moreover to provide opportunity to be friends with opposite sex and learn about each other. We need to teach our kids to respect each other, be friendly with each other and in co ed schools we can teach them to be respect, help, share, play.. with each other irrespective of sex.

    Posted by JASPREET on 30 Oct 2019

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    medusa 12

    Yes I think so cause they can focus on their Studying more

    Posted by medusa 12 on 30 Oct 2019

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    Gnu

    I believe that co-ed schools are needed it teaches young boys the respect they should have as a boy growing into a man toward girls growing into women ,it should also help them understand there hormonal growth,feelings,sexual attractions toward girls.

    Posted by Gnu on 30 Oct 2019

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    Ralph

    Co ed schools help young people to respect each other while they are growing up.

    Posted by Ralph on 30 Oct 2019

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    musicveg

    I cannot give my opinion based on experience because I went to co-ed schools, and I personally preferred it. Need to ask those kids who are going to both types and see what they say.

    Posted by musicveg on 30 Oct 2019

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    Arena

    Co ed schools are much better for growth and development.

    Posted by Arena on 29 Oct 2019

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    Diosdado

    Co ed is way better

    Posted by Diosdado on 29 Oct 2019

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    FijiCharlie

    My sister and I attended a Church of England Girls Grammar School in Caulfield, Victoria and we had great interaction, especially with maths and sports, with the Boys Grammar School down the road. They were fun, innocent and learning years. Change the emphasis, teach the teachers, let the children learn. I cannot remember any bad incidents between either school interaction but only the success of the individual students from each school without distraction!

    Posted by FijiCharlie on 29 Oct 2019

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    Ulysses

    I'd really like to know if your school was boarding, or day time only? I went to boarding. It was awful. I am still traumatised.

    Posted by Ulysses on 30 Oct 2019

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    Anne

    I do think that Single Sex Schools would be better. I had two daughters who were too embarrassed to attend Sex Education Classes. I feel that Sex Education is treated as not a very important subject. It needs to be treated with more sensivity.

    Posted by Anne on 29 Oct 2019

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    Samantha

    Mixed schools are better as it gets them ready for the real world...

    Posted by Samantha on 29 Oct 2019

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    Stuart

    I think its ok to mix you can learn alote

    Posted by Stuart on 29 Oct 2019

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    FijiCharlie

    Wow you can't even spell/write properly! ! !

    Posted by FijiCharlie on 29 Oct 2019

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    Ulysses

    Who cares, your punctuation isn't crash hot either. If you live in glass houses, don't throw stones. How the hell can you see how Stuart writes anyway?

    Posted by Ulysses on 30 Oct 2019

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    kirilly

    i don't think so. but in year 8 only. all our home room classes were split into all girls and all boy. but i don't know if that made a difference, but it was nice to just every now and then have a class just with girls.

    Posted by kirilly on 29 Oct 2019

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    radphobia

    Off course not!

    Posted by radphobia on 29 Oct 2019

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    Guy

    Education comes from many forms interacting with all sexes as there is more than 2 , Education = Freedom

    Posted by Guy on 29 Oct 2019

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    puntingdaz

    A mate at Uni went to private male school & was so scared when put next to a girl at university prac classes. Did not know how to talk to a girl & felt intimidated & stressed about working with a girl! I went to a co-ed public school & had great girl friends.

    Posted by puntingdaz on 29 Oct 2019

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    FijiCharlie

    Oh dear, think you to chat with Mum and Dad about that one . . .

    Posted by FijiCharlie on 29 Oct 2019

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    Steph

    I went to an all girls school and hated it. We sent both our children to co ed schools and now our grandchildren all go to co ed schools.

    Posted by Steph on 29 Oct 2019

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    Tonyporritt

    Yes. Both of my children went ti single sex schools and have turned out to be wonderful well adjusted and stable adults.

    Posted by Tonyporritt on 29 Oct 2019

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    medusa 12

    Yes I believe that schools should enforce their rules more about the way they go dressed to schools and no makeup allowed in schools

    Posted by medusa 12 on 29 Oct 2019

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    medusa 12

    Yes single sex schools are better for students to co cent rate netted

    Posted by medusa 12 on 29 Oct 2019

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    medusa 12

    Yes co Ed schools can be more distracting than singlec sex schools

    Posted by medusa 12 on 29 Oct 2019

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    L3TO

    Both males and females need to interact with each other. Because they will interact with each other in the real world

    Posted by L3TO on 28 Oct 2019

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    Josephine

    I think co-ed may be the better option

    Posted by Josephine on 28 Oct 2019

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    Patricia

    Co-Ed school are definitely better in my opinion. I have attended both

    Posted by Patricia on 28 Oct 2019

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    Stafsta

    hi.i think co-ed schools are better you need interaction with both male+female otherwise they have no idea how to talk to each other and having a woman's perspective on things instead of just male's and Vice Versa is better than the same sex all of the time.i couldn't imagine doing school with all male's sorry.

    Posted by Stafsta on 28 Oct 2019

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    Jackie

    They are much better for girls in high school boys going through year 8 to 10 can be really disruptive to a class

    Posted by Jackie on 28 Oct 2019

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    David

    I went to a single-sex school, both for Primary and High School. They have plenty of time in the non-school part of their lives for social interaction. Keep them separate.

    Posted by David on 28 Oct 2019

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    David

    On one side there is the argent that this protects the fairer sex from male bullies and eventually their sexual advances, however by allowing them to experience that in a 'sanitary' environment helps them to develop a 'thicker skin', greatly reducing the effect that criticism or mockery has on them while teaching them how to stand up against unwanted sexual advances without fear of violence (to a sensible degree).

    Posted by David on 28 Oct 2019

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    flyhigher

    males need 2 learn not to be sexual predators

    Posted by flyhigher on 11 Nov 2019

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    Kitty SlamHer

    No

    Posted by Kitty SlamHer on 28 Oct 2019

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    Ozoigbo

    I personally went to mixed sex school, it sharpened my understanding about the opposite sex. I have a sister who went to a single sex school who behaves awkward towards the opposite sex and prefers to always be on her own. So I think co education should be the basis as they ain’t single sex work environment aswell.

    Posted by Ozoigbo on 28 Oct 2019

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    David

    Seclusion from another sex is just a more extreme level of segregation. Without being able to interact fear and hostility will often arise.

    Posted by David on 28 Oct 2019

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    Loreen

    I also went to single sex elite school and have been married more than once and interact easily with the opposite sex I do not think that people can blame their social orientations on the school

    Posted by Loreen on 28 Oct 2019

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    m

    I went to a prestigious single sex school and have never married. I blame it on the lack of contact/mixing with the female sex.

    Posted by m on 28 Oct 2019

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