Notre Dame High School, Southwark
Notre Dame High School
is an all-girls' Roman Catholic comprehensive school
(having been a grammar school
until 1977) situated in Elephant and Castle
, in south London in the UK. Girls attend the school from ages 11–16 (11-18 until the 1980s). The current headteacher is Anne Marie Niblock. Previous Headteachers include Sister Myra Poole, SND and Sister Rosemary O'Callaghan, SND. Sister Rosemary O' Callaghan is now acting as the school chaplain. The school was founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
. The school was established in 1855 and celebrated its 150th anniversary in the London Borough of Southwark
The Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur base their spirituality on the teachings of their Mother Foundress, Saint Julie Billiart. The Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur run other schools throughout the United Kingdom. They have two schools in Liverpool (having also previously had two in London - the other being in Battersea) as well as one in Surrey, Glasgow, Plymouth, Norwich, Leeds and Sheffield.
It is noteworthy that the school was OFSTEDed in Autumn 2012. It received an Outstanding report. It is the only school in inner city London to have received consecutive Outstanding gradings from OFSTED.
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