Brentwood Ursuline Convent High School

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Brentwood Ursuline Convent High School
Established 1900
Type Academy
Religion Roman Catholic
Headteacher R. Wilkin
Founder Ursulines, Ursuline Sisters, Mother Clare
Location Queen's Road
CM14 4EX
51°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
DfE URN 138834 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Students -1011
Gender Girls and boys (in sixth form)
Ages 11–18
Houses Brescia, Clare's, Ursula's, Trinity, John's and Angela's
Colours Brown, yellow/gold, and blue

Brentwood Ursuline Convent High School is a Roman Catholic secondary school with academy status located in Brentwood, Essex, England.[1][2]


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.

Direct grant grammar school[edit]

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.


The school converted to academy status on 1 October 2012. The school continues to have arts as a specialism, for now.


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.

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