Brentwood Ursuline Convent High School
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|Brentwood Ursuline Convent High School|
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Local authority||Essex County Council|
|Oversight||Roman Catholic Diocese of Brentwood|
|Trust||Brentwood Ursuline Convent High School|
|Department for Education URN||138834 Tables|
|Colour(s)||Brown, Gold, Blue|
Brentwood Ursuline Convent High School (BUCHS) is an 11–18 girls, Roman Catholic, secondary school and sixth form with academy status in Brentwood, Essex, England. It was established in 1900 and is a Ursuline school. It is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brentwood.
The school first opened in 1900 as a Catholic girls' school, which until the 1990s had boarders. Until the 1918 Education Act, there were two schools, St Mary's for ladies and St Philomena's for tradesmen's daughters. These schools then merged. It was a direct grant grammar school for girls, with the Brentwood School being a similar school for boys. It became a comprehensive in 1979. In September 1999 the school became a specialist Arts College. It converted to academy status in 2012.
The school has an active involvement in local and county-wide competitions. In netball, hockey, football, badminton, indoor athletics, track and field and many more.
- Marie José of Belgium, Princess of Belgium; the last Queen of Italy (in May/June 1946)
- Katie Amess, actress
- Cassyette, musician
- Betty Laine, dance teacher and founder of Laine Theatre Arts
- "Brentwood Ursuline Convent High School". Get information about schools. GOV.UK. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
- "School Houses". Brentwood Ursuline Convent High School. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
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