St Ignatius College

Kene Chukwuma is currently in his final year of A-Level studies at St Ignatius College in Enfield. In this series of articles, we have asked students at the college to look at the reality of race in Britain today. Race is a very difficult concept to grasp when attempting to think about it from many different viewpoints and perspectives. While reading about race relating to the Church, I came across an article that said racism was ‘no different to a disease’. This resonated with me...
Tobi Filani is currently in his final year of A Level studies at St Ignatius College in Enfield. In this series of articles, we have asked students at the college to look at the reality of race in Britain today. Black is more than a race, or a shade, or a people: it is a collective power contributing to the history of the world. A potent force that screams power and serenity.We’ve helped shape the world like a potter and his clay, but instead of receiving respect, we receive disdain....
Ekene Onyema is currently in his final year of A Level studies at St Ignatius College in Enfield. In the first of series of articles from students at the college, Ekene looks at the reality of race in Britain today. Growing up black in England is tough. My first experience of racism was in primary school: at the end of term, my form teacher let us watch a film as a treat. Before the movie started, she turned off the lights and in the darkness some of my friends started to...
On Friday 25 January 2020 the staff and pupils of St Ignatius College, Enfield attended a service at Westminster Cathedral to mark the 125th anniversary of the school, which fell on 10 September 2019 (click here for pictures).  St Ignatius College is a comprehensive school providing a Jesuit education for boys, and in the sixth form, for girls as well.  It is housed in modern buildings in Enfield, with sports hall, swimming pool, theatre, playground and playing field.  It is an...
Pupils, teachers and special guests travelled to Westminster Cathedral to celebrate a special Mass marking the 125th anniversary of the College.Since is founding in 1894, the College has educated the likes of Alfred Hitchcock (filmmaker), Cardinal Heenan (Head of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales 1965-75), and Donal Logue (actor who starred in Vikings and Sons of Anarchy).When it opened, the College only had 46 boys, four Jesuits and a dog! In 1907 the College was recognised by the...
Join us for St Ignatius College's celebration of the school's 125th Anniversary.Drinks Reception and Tours 6.30pmDinner 7.30pmCarriages 11.00pm Tickets available to purchase via Eventbrite: £75 per ticketDownload the poster 
St Ignatius College, Enfield
Jesuit schools across the country celebrated their pupils’ superb A-level results last week.Mary O’Keeffe, Headteacher of St Ignatius College in Enfield, North London, said: “We are incredibly proud of the academic achievements and the wonderful results of our Year 13 students. They have developed into fine young men and women who will continue to make a positive contribution to society. It is wonderful that our students have the academic qualifications that they need to access the courses and...
This year there are 16 teachers associated with Jesuit schools who are taking on the London Marathon challenge for Jesuit Missions, including a team of 6 from Stonyhurst college and 4 at St Aloysius in Glasgow.Each were given one of the 16 Jesuit pupil profile virtues and asked to write why that word links to their training. Here are a few of their responses:Faith-filledRyan Ferrie - St Aloysius CollegeLondon 2019 will be my second Marathon and it certainly is an exercise in faith! Faith that...
Daily classroom prayer at St Ignatius College
The chaplaincy at St Ignatius College Enfield is a vital part of the life of the school.Led by lay chaplain John Dawson, the programme encompasses annual retreats for each year group, daily prayer time in school, and social justice projects.“We begin every school day at 8.15 by praying St Ignatius’ prayer of generosity which begins ‘Lord, teach me to be generous – to give and not to count the cost’” John explained, “and we end the week with a Friday examen which gives students and staff a...
The choir and orchesta of St Ignatius College, Enfield, and the choir and orchestra of Sint-Barbara College, Ghent (Belgium), present Music for Mass and Concert, at St Ignatius Church.The Mass will start at 7pm, with the concert following next - no admission charge. Download the event's poster

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