By Any Other Name by Christina CroftChristina Croft was born in Warwickshire, England, and grew up in Yorkshire. Educated at Notre Dame Grammar School, Leeds, she graduated in English and Divinity in Liverpool and obtained teaching and nursing qualifications. She began her writing career as a poet but moved on to biography and novels as well as giving talks about the Romanovs, Habsburgs, Queen Victoria and other late 19th and early 20th century royalties. Her other interests include general history, spirituality, herbs, nature and animals.
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Leeds school's reunion 50 years on
If you were unable to attend this year's information evenings, but would like to see the presentations, you can downlo The world in which we live - the precious gift of creation - is threatened by climate change. Our Y10 — Y13 students need greater exposure to decision makers from the business world. At school we teach them theor This article was written by Alice Gleeson who finished her studies at Notre Dame this summer. She is photographed with
Catholic secondary schools in the Diocese of Leeds
The Sisters of Jesus who had been resident in Northampton since were in danger of closure as four of their Sisters had died in a typhus epidemic and so it was suggested that they join the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. In the 19 th and early 20 th centuries Northampton had a very small Catholic community, so the school had a large number of non-Catholic students. In a new building was erected dominating the eastern end of Abington Street in the town centre.
The college is situated just east of Woodhouse Lane A road and the engineering departments of the University of Leeds in Woodhouse, Leeds. In the main part of what is now the Sixth Form College was built and opened as Notre Dame Collegiate School for Girls from the age of eleven to fourteen. Notre Dame was one of three catholic direct grant grammar schools in Leeds, and the second that was all-female from The school was handed over to the diocese in the s when the Sisters of Notre Dame changed their focus to education in developing countries. The school became the Notre Dame High School in , a catholic comprehensive school for ages 13—19 with around girls. The sixth form college was formed in September as the sixth form centre for Catholic education in Leeds. Notre Dame currently has student body of approx 2, pupils between the 2 years of A levels ; giving it a ten times larger student body than the average Leeds Sixth form.
My mum, my 2 sisters and I all came to Notre Dame. My maiden name was Baldwin. My main memory is of Sister Ann Aquilina and the thought that Cuvily was haunted. I hated that building! The Notre Dame federation were at hinsley Hall this weekend.
A LEEDS school at the centre of a new Jimmy Savile child sex abuse probe hosted the disgraced presenter for a prize-giving ceremony in the s, it has emerged. He came to present an award for charity fund raising so to say that we was never there is inaccurate. In response, Mr Grady said the probe carried out in was into whether Savile had regular contact with the school and would not have noted one-off visits. It was to investigate general contact with the school. Other schools and homes in focus are spread over towns and cities across England.