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A Taste of GCSE'S!

Year 8 had the chance to experience some sample GCSE lessons on Thursday 14th February- prior to choosing their options in March! Read More

*NEW ENRICHMENT OFFER* Skate Club

Due to excellent feedback from the 'taster session', the P.E Department are pleased to announce that Skate Club will start officially after half term in collaboration with Urban Studio Session's[http://www.ursulinehigh.merton.sch.uk]! Read More

Career Choices!

*“I really enjoyed it and whilst I was nervous at first, everyone was very easy to talk to and it was really interesting”. Year 9 Student* Read More

St Angela Feast Day Celebrations

We had a fantastic 2019 St Angela celebration on the theme of building community. Within our Masses we reflected on how we serve others in our community to live out Serviam and learnt about the global Ursuline community we are part of. This will link to our Lent them where we will be supporting the Ursuline school in the Congo. At each of the Masses, the students were presented with a wristband that said be ‘strong and courageous’ as a special gift for the Feast Day. We would like to say a special thank you to Father Michael, Father Hycathn, Cannon John and Father Joe for celebration these Masses for Us. Read More

Year 7 Ethos Day

Year 7 had a fabulous (annual) Ethos Day exploring the Ursuline values of respect, kindness, generosity, perseverance, gratitude and mercy. In groups they learned more about our patrons St Angela and St Ursula, they then presented their research through the choice of visual displays and dramas. Students also created acrostic prayers to St Angela or Ursula thanking them for their work and asking for their help to love our the school ethos Read More

Global Reading Project Launch

On Friday 25th January, Ursuline High School launched their new Global Reading Project in the LRC. The project was organised in response to an increased demand by students for our LRC to stock a wider range of international writers. In doing so, we hope to encourage our students to read more widely and diversely. Read More

Head Girl Team 2019

Congratulations to our new Head Girl Team; Lillie, Alice & Renoshni! We are sure you will all do a fantastic job in your new leadership roles! Read More

Christmas Donations for Kids on the Green

After the Grenfell tragedy occurred which killed an estimated 72 people. A group of friends (Niamh , Kiah , Keira & Poppy) wanted a give a small token to show we still care even after 18 months and so they decided to donate over 40 presents for the kids on the green Christmas party. Read More

Year 8 Retreat Day

Year 8 had fantastic Retreat Days(s) based around the theme of ‘Building Bridges- with friends, community and family. Thinking about relationships and where bridges might be broken and need mending. The day also included friendship dramas, a family portrait session and a team building challenge- building paper bridges effective enough to allow a small ball to travel across unhindered (above). Read More

Deutsche Schule!

15 Year 9 German students had the chance to spend the day at the *Deutsche Schule* in Richmond on Tuesday 15th January, attending lessons and experiencing life in a German school. They all enjoyed practicing their German with their buddies and attending lessons where they understood more than they expected! Read More

Global Readers!

On Friday 25th January, we will be launching our Global Reading Project, an initiative to encourage our students to read more widely and diversely. Read More

Brown Envelope Day

Year 11 were full of nervous anticipation and excitement on the Thursday 10th January as they collected their mock results during 'Brown Envelope Day', it was an afternoon full of mixed emotions and we thank all the staff who helped give the students a feel and taste of a 'real' results day! Read More

Christmas Carol Service

It was lovely to come together with *Wimbledon College* for our annual *Christmas Carol Service* last night at* Sacred Heart Church*. Choirs from both schools gave amazing performances and the classics such as ‘Silent Night’ and ‘O’ Little Town of Bethlehem’ were sung with much enthusiasm and greatly enjoyed by all those in attendance. Thank you to all staff, students and parents for taking the time to celebrate the season of Advent together and anticipate the joy of Christmas. Read More

Say No To Plastic!

Student Council are working hard to launch a *‘Say No to Plastic’ Campaign* after being inspired by David Attenborough's *Blue Planet* series. Their campaign ideas will be launched next term- we will keep you updated! Read More

Little Shop of Horrors!

A fantastic performance of the horror-comedy rock musical *Little Shop of Horrors*. Many thanks to all who attended- we hope to enjoyed it! A special thank you to the cast, crew, Drama, Music and Art departments who worked so hard to produce such a professional production. See below for some photos of the show in action! Read More

Christmas Tree Service

A lovely *Christmas Tree Service* was held in the Chapel to mark the start of advent coordinated by Ms Murphy, our Chaplain. Students from each year group came together with staff to sing hymns, decorate the Christmas tree and give thanks to God this advent in preparation for the celebration of Christmas. Read More

Thiepval Memorial

A photo from Rebecca visited the Thiepval Memorial on the Somme on 13th November with Eliza and Isabel. They have laid a cross of remembrance for a local soldier. Read More

Commissioning Service

The *Year 7 Commissioning Service*, which took place on Tuesday 6th November, was a lovely celebration, marking the formal end of the transition from primary school to secondary school. Read More

All Souls Day

Staff and students visited the Chapel to light a candle and say a prayer for loved ones who are no longer with us on All Souls Day. Many also visited for a moment of quiet reflection and a kind word from our Chaplain, Ms Murphy. Read More

The Big Broth

Ms Turnon, our (very kind) Sixth Form Study Supervisor surprised us all with offers of homemade soup on Friday 2nd November. Read More

New Orleans - posted 29th Oct

Over the October half term Agatha, Ruby-June, Solenn and Kristal were part of a group of eight students from various Ursuline Schools who went to New Orleans to work alongside the Ursuline Sisters from the USA and rebuild houses for those still affected by Hurricane Katrina. Read More

STEM Hacker Box Challenge

Students had an interesting day at the STEM Hacker Box event run by a STEM Ambassador from *Armadillo Sec* cyber security company, where they were told of the ambassadors career background and current role in cyber-security. Read More

Symposium in Rome

Young Catholic women from the Ursuline High School, Wimbledon asked for a full and active role within their Church at a Symposium in Rome on 1st October 2018. Read More

Adoremus Youth Congress

Niamh and I went to the Adoremus youth congress where we gained a deeper insight on religion and how religion is important for the younger generation. Read More

Goldman Sachs Coding Project

On Wednesday 12th September, many of our new Year 7 students participated in an exciting one day computing project with expert coders from Wandsworth City Learning Centre and Technology professionals from the global Bank, Goldman Sachs. Read More

Achievements at A-Level - posted 17th Aug

Congratulations to Ursuline students who sustained their outstanding progress from GCSE to A Level achieving the highest standards at ‘A’ level and all post 16 qualifications. 64% achieved A*-B, 90% A*-C, 100% A*-E. Read More

Year 10's 'Get Medical'

Few Year 10 students were successful in their applications for work experience at Kings College University and Guys & St Thomas' Hospital, however, Gemma, Rema, Faith, Sofia Jacqueline, Jessie, Ashinni, Leann, Daniela and Sophie were selected for this opportunity. Read More
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