Brentwood Ursuline Convent High School

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Brentwood Ursuline Convent High School
Brentwood Ursuline Convent High School Logo.png
Address
Queen's Road

, ,
CM14 4EX

England
Coordinates51°37′04″N 0°18′16″E / 51.6178°N 0.3045°E / 51.6178; 0.3045Coordinates: 51°37′04″N 0°18′16″E / 51.6178°N 0.3045°E / 51.6178; 0.3045
Information
Other nameBUCHS
TypeAcademy
MottoDuty
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
Established1900 (1900)
Local authorityEssex County Council
OversightRoman Catholic Diocese of Brentwood
TrustBrentwood Ursuline Convent High School
Department for Education URN138834 Tables
OfstedReports
HeadteacherRichard Wilkin
GenderGirls
Age range11–18
Enrolment1,088 (2018)[1]
Capacity1,047[1]
Houses
  •      Angela's
  •      Brescia's
  •      Clare's
  •      John's
  •      Trinity
  •      Ursula's
[2]
Colour(s)Brown, Gold, Blue             
Website

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.

History[edit]

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.[3] In September 1999 the school became a specialist Arts College. It converted to academy status in 2012.

Sports[edit]

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.

Notable alumni[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Brentwood Ursuline Convent High School". Get information about schools. GOV.UK. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  2. ^ "School Houses". Brentwood Ursuline Convent High School. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  3. ^ http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/written_answers/1978/mar/22/direct-grant-schools |chapter-url= missing title (help). Parliamentary Debates (Hansard). House of Commons. 22 March 1978. col. 582–586.

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