Loreto College of Rose-Hill

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Loreto College Rose Hill(lcrh)
Dr. Roux Street
Rose Hill
School type Private secondary school
Motto Cruci Dum Spiro Fido
(While I Live, I Believe in the Cross)
Denomination Roman Catholic
Established 1951
Rector Ginette Fernand
Gender Girls'
Age range 11-18
Number of students above 800
Average class size 32
Language mainly French
Hours in school day 6 hours
Classrooms many classes more than 30.
Colour(s) Green
Sports Volleyball, football, basketball, badminton and swimming classes are offered to form 1-2 at Serge Alfred swimming pool
Newspaper school magazine

Loreto College Rose Hill is a private secondary girls' school in Rose Hill, Mauritius. One of seven Loreto College campuses in Mauritius, it opened in 1951. Ginette Fernand is the current rector and the asst. rector is Roselyn Thomas.


In Mauritius, it is on 8 September 1845 that Mary Ward introduced a small community of Loreto nuns in the "Isle de France". Sister Augustin Hearne led a group of 8 nuns from England. They installed in Port-louis. They opened a non paying secondary school there.Moreover, in the following years they opened three more secondary schools in Curepipe, Quatre-Bornes and St-Pierre. In 1951, a fifth secondary school in Rose-Hill was opened.

The mission of loreto institute is to be opened to all. To engage in the formation of young people so as they become adults who are competent, conscientious, caring and capable of shouldering responsibilities in the world of today and tomorrow.


Loreto College Rose Hill is the only non-paying secondary school which offers German and it is compulsory for from 1-form 3. Moreover, some students also do their A-levels in German . In fact, an ex-Head Girl Of Loreto College Rose Hill is studying and living in Germany. Despite Loreto Colle Rose Hill being a catholic school, it also offers Hindi.

The school equipped with a biology, chemistry, physics and Junior Lab.

Sports and traditions[edit]

LCRH has a gymnasium in which the regional competitions are held every year, most of the time for the volleyball competition.

The school's students participate in a variety of sports including basketball, football, handball, netball, and volleyball. They are particularly known for volleyball and hold an annual volleyball tournament.

In a show of solidarity with the poor, the school holds an annual charity meal when students bring in food and share with the poor and each other. Every last Saturday of the month, the school's charity club gives food to those in need, bought from money the girls voluntarily give on a weekly basis.

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Coordinates: 20°14′24″S 57°28′30″E / 20.24°S 57.475°E / -20.24; 57.475