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A word about schools lists

The Ursuline Convent School for Girls, Westgate, Kent, was an Independent Boarding and Day School for Girls founded in 1904 by nuns fleeing anti-clericalism in France. In my day there were about 300 of us including the Preps. Everyone knew everyone else. We were taught by nuns and secular staff (all female).

Ursuline College is a mixed comp. There is, as far as I know, only one nun on the staff, the Headmistress, Sister Alice. When she retires there will no longer be any nuns on the teaching staff. It occupies the same physical space as the Ursuline Convent, but it is a completely different school.

The Ursuline Convent is no more, except in the hearts and memories of we who were fortunate enough to go there.