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Julia Waters is National Leader in Educa…

Julia Waters is National Leader in Education

Julia Waters, Headteacher, and staff at Ursuline High School have been selected for a top role supporting schools in challenging circumstances. Ms Waters is one of 137 headteachers to be appointed to the...

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Bishop Commissions New Eucharistic Minis…

Bishop Commissions New Eucharistic Ministers

Bishop Paul Hendricks visited the school on Tuesday 27 January, the Feast Day of St Angela Merici. He celebrated a Mass for all our Sixth Formers and commissioned nine of them to...

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UHS Student's Maths Challenge Success

UHS Student's Maths Challenge Success

Year 12 student Karolina Molinska won the Gold Certificate, Best in Year Certificate and Best in School Certificate in the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust, Senior Challenge 2014. Year 12 and Year 13 Further...

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Welcome to Ursuline Sixth Form

Our Sixth Form will give you the opportunity to develop as young women who  seek to use their talents for the benefit of others in the spirit of our foundress, St Angela Merici.


Beginning the Sixth Form is an exciting time when you will be making important decisions about the next step in your education. Ursuline Sixth Form offers an excellent pathway to your chosen university, further education, apprenticeship or training. Every subject has a link with a university department, we prepare you for the independent learning skills needed for lectures and seminars and our expert Careers Advisor offers one to one advice and guidance on university and career choices.


We also offer students specialist support from our Oxbridge Co-ordinator, Medical Co-ordinator and for students applying to the Russell Group Universities. We are strong on careers in engineering and offer the opportunity to support applications for Arkwright scholarships. For students wishing to pursue clinical careers such as Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, Radiography or Physiotherapy we have the Getting into Medicine Scheme led by staff from University Medical Schools, with support from clinicians and senior staff from the Science Faculty.

As a student at the Ursuline you have access to courses at Wimbledon College as part of our partnership arrangements. This facilitates a greater choice of subjects as well as different combinations.

Every Sixth Form student is invited to take full part in the life of the school through our societies, chaplaincy, prefect system, leadership training and community service programmes. We give every student the opportunity to contribute to the development of the Sixth Form through our student council.


We have a flourishing enrichment programme in drama, music and many other extra-curricular activities. There are many opportunities for field work and cultural trips. Recent visits have included New Orleans, New York, Dallas and India.
We are confident that you will find the Sixth Form challenging and rewarding and an excellent preparation for either university, further education or the world of work.


We look forward to welcoming you into our Sixth Form in September.

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Ms Julia Waters BSc (Hons) MA
Headteacher