Ursuline High School, Wimbledon

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Ursuline High School
Motto Serviam
("I will serve")
Established 1892
Type Voluntary aided comprehensive
Religion Roman Catholic (Ursulines)
Headteacher Ms Julia Waters
Location Crescent Road
Greater London
SW20 8HA
England, UK
51°24′50″N 0°13′22″W / 51.4140°N 0.2227°W / 51.4140; -0.2227Coordinates: 51°24′50″N 0°13′22″W / 51.4140°N 0.2227°W / 51.4140; -0.2227
Local authority Merton
DfE URN 102683 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 1299
Gender Girls
Ages 11–19
Colours blue and white
Archdiocese Southwark
Website www.ursulinehigh.merton.sch.uk

The Ursuline High School, Wimbledon (“the Ursuline”) is a government-maintained, voluntary-aided, Roman Catholic Secondary School for girls aged 11 to 19. The school is based at Crescent Road and the Downs, Wimbledon, London. It was founded in 1892 by the Ursulines. It is affiliated with The Ursuline Preparatory School, its previous feeder preparatory school. As well as Wimbledon College, the high schools sister school, who have worked in partnership since 1986 and share joint Sixth Form. The school specialises in Business & Enterprise and Modern Foreign Languages and it was previously designated a Gifted & Talented Lead School.[1]

Pastoral care[edit]

Each year is split into seven tutor groups: Angela, Bernadette, Catherine, Francis, Margaret, Theresa, Ursula. A peer mentoring programme is in place where sixth form girls are paired with younger girls. Counselling is available through the Youth Awareness Programme, the Ursuline Sisters and the Cabrini Society.[1]


Notable former pupils[edit]

Dame Julia Stretton Higgins (née Downes) Scientist

See also[edit]

  • The School Prospectus [3]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Pastoral Care
  2. ^ Deeley, Laura (2007-10-27). "Back on top after a bad spell". Times Online. Times Newspapers. Retrieved 2008-09-17. 
  3. ^ [1]