St Angela's Ursuline School
Newham, United Kingdom
About St Angela's Ursuline School
St Angela's Ursuline School is a voluntary aided school based in Newham in London for girls aged 11-18. It is a Roman Catholic school.
The school was built in 1862 by the sisters of the Ursuline order, inspired by the vision of their founder and the school’s namesake.
Approximately 90% of the school’s population are from ethnic minority backgrounds.
Values and vision
St Angela's Ursuline School sees itself as part of the Ursuline tradition which has as its hallmark the pursuit of the highest standards possible in education. The school wishes for its students to build up and live in a Catholic Christian community in which all members are equally valued.
The school is also dedicated to providing opportunities for students to experience what it sees as the fullness of Catholic life while developing a spirit of tolerance, understanding and respect for other cultures, traditions, and faiths. It is also keen to build a community based on justice and a sense of personal responsibility while acknowledging the power of reconciliation and forgiveness.
“St Angela's is an outstanding school. This agrees with the judgement of the school's leadership team, whose unrelenting focus on improving the quality of provision and raising standards informs all decision making. They have an astute understanding of the school's strengths and areas for development as a result of excellent self-evaluation, including rigorous monitoring of teaching and learning.”