Jesuit Education

The Jesuits in Britain developed a variety of ministries alongside the parish in Wimbledon. In 1892, they purchased Brackenbury’s, the Anglican Preparatory Military Academy, which had closed down in 1887 and re-opened it as Wimbledon College.  The school became a grammar school in 1944 and a comprehensive school in 1969, and over the ensuing years, has substantially increased its facilities. It is currently a state-maintained, voluntary aided (non-fee paying), secondary school for Catholic...
Mount St Mary’s junior school is Barlborough Hall, situated in Barlborough Park, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. The school was established in 1939, as the Preparatory School to Mount St. Mary’s Collegeand its on-site facilities include a swimming pool, dance studio, theatre, art and design rooms and specialist classrooms as well as a self-contained Nursery and early year’s department. While the curriculum is academically challenging, Balborough Hall also recognises the importance of all areas of a...
Mount St Mary’s College on the Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire/South Yorkshire borders is a co-educational Jesuit independent boarding and day school for 11-18 year olds. While some its buildings date from earlier centuries, the main college was opened in 1842. In addition to its academic record, Mount St Mary's College is also proud of the pastoral care it offers pupils. Its extensive co-curricular programme encompasses societies, events, music lessons, drama productions, sports fixtures and other...
St Mary's Hall is the Jesuit Preparatory School to Stonyhurst College, which educates boys and girls between 7 and 13 years of age. St Mary's Hall also has a thriving pre-preparatory department for 3-7 year-olds, based in Hodder House.Headmaster: Mr Ian Murphyi.murphy@stonyhurst.ac.ukTel: 01254 827016
The village of Old Windsor in Berkshire is home to St John's Beaumont independent school. Opened in 1888, it was originally a preparatory school for nearby Beaumont College, which was closed in 1967. St John’s Beaumont was designed by John Francis Bentley, one of the most famous architects of his day and the architect of Westminster Cathedral in London. It was built initially for 60 boys aged between 7 and 13, but over recent years the school has expanded both its classroom provision and its...
St Ignatius College in Enfield, Herts, provides a Catholic education in the Jesuit tradition for boys aged 11-18. Originally founded in 1894 and based in Stamford Hill, the College was set up to serve young men in North East London. It has been on the Enfield site since 1968. The school has an excellent reputation for its exam results and for nurturing a community that fosters an understanding of the Catholic faith and the value of learning. St Ignatius College has an extensive programme of...
The Jesuit Institute is a partnership of Jesuits and lay people which provides inspiration, training and resources for Jesuit schools.  The Institute runs a programme of conferences for heads and school leaders, teachers, and pupils, with the aim of supporting them in the articulation and living out of their identity and mission as Jesuit schools.  It also generates and commissions resources for schools. In addition to the schools of the British Province, the Jesuit...
St Aloysius’ College was founded by the Society of Jesus in September 1859, with the aim of educating Catholic boys in and around Glasgow. In addition to its original 19th century buildings, the College’s Garnethill campus now includes a state-of-the-art Junior School and the Clavius building for Maths, Science and Technology. In 1979, St Aloysius’ College became a fully independent school for boys and girls, aged 3 to 18. As a Jesuit school, it shares in a tradition of educational excellence...
Stonyhurst College in Lancashire has a distinguished history as one of Britain’s leading Catholic boarding schools. Originally founded by the Jesuits in Saint-Omer, France, in 1593, it arrived at its current location in the Ribble Valley in 1794. Since then, the school, which accommodates boys and girls from 13 to 18, has continued to expand, evolve and thrive. It is strongly influenced by the Ignatian ideals of education, seeking to achieve excellence in all its activities and aiming to...

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