Jesuit Schools in the United Kingdom
   

There are eleven Jesuit schools in the United Kingdom in six locations:

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND
St Aloysius College, Glasgow
St Aloysius College Junior School, Glasgow

CLITHEROE, LANCASHIRE
Stonyhurst College, Hurst Green
St Mary's Hall, Hurst Green
St Joseph's School, Hurst Green

SHEFFIELD, DERBYSHIRE
Mount St Mary's College, Spinkhill
Barlborough Hall School, Barlborough

NORTH LONDON
St Ignatius College, London

SOUTH WEST LONDON
Wimbledon College, London
Donhead Preparatory School, London

WINDSOR, BERKSHIRE/SURREY
St John's Beaumont, Old Windsor

A list of other schools in the Ignatian tradition is given below.

The Spirit of Jesuit Education
A film (June 2014) by Dominic Hartley about Jesuit education as seen in the schools of the British Province. With accompanying booklet. Available from the Jesuit Institute. The film may also be viewed online:
The Spirit of Jesuit Education

Jesuit Schools - A Quick Introduction
A brief introduction to Jesuit education and the Jesuit schools in the UK.
Jesuit Schools (pdf)

Admissions to Jesuit Schools in the UK
Each of the schools controls its own admissions and has different admissions criteria. In general, the independent schools will require an interview with the child and parents and, in some cases, an entrance examination. Independent schools are fee-paying but will also have scholarships and bursaries. The Voluntary Aided schools (which are part of state provision of free education) tend to be oversubscribed and will give preference to practising Roman Catholics. Further information is available on the schools' own websites.

English Language Summer Schools
Stonyhurst College and St John's Beaumont offer English language summer schools for school-age children.
Jesuit summer language schools

Stonyhurst College
Stonyhurst College is the oldest continuously existing Jesuit school in the world.
Founded 1593
Independent (HMC)
470 boys and girls ages 13-18
Boarding and day

Head: Mr John Browne
Stonyhurst College
Stonyhurst
Clitheroe
Lancashire BB7 9PZ
01254 826345
School website
Email
Google map location

St Mary's Hall
St Mary's Hall is the preparatory school for Stonyhurst College.
Founded 1807
Independent (IAPS)
220 boys and girls ages 3-13
Boarding and day
Head: Mr Ian Murphy
St Mary's Hall
Stonyhurst
Clitheroe
Lancashire BB7 9PU
01254 826244
School website
Email
Google map location
St Joseph's School
St Joseph's School is the parish school of Hurst Green in Lancashire. It is the oldest Catholic primary school in England.
Founded 1686
Voluntary Aided
75 boys and girls ages 3-11
Day

Head: Mrs Moya Smith
St Joseph's RC Primary School
Whalley Road
Hurst Green
Clitheroe
Lancashire BB7 9QJ
01254 826246
School website
Email
Google map location

Mount St Mary's College
Mount St Mary's College is a day and boarding school for 11-18 year olds.
Founded 1842
Independent (HMC)
300 boys and girls ages 11-18
Boarding and day
Head: Dr Nicholas Cuddihy
Mount St Mary's College
Spinkhill
Sheffield S21 3YL
01246 433388
School website
Email
Google map location
Barlborough Hall School
Barlborough Hall School is the preparatory school for Mount St Mary's College.
Founded 1939
Independent (IAPS)
165 boys and girls ages 3-11
Day
Head: Mrs Karen Keeton
Barlborough Hall School
Barlborough
Chesterfield
Derbyshire S43 4TJ
01246 810511
School website
Email
Google map location
St Aloysius College
St Aloysius College is situated in Glasgow city centre.
Founded 1859
Independent (HMC and SCIS)
775 boys and girls ages 12-18
Day
Head: Mr Matthew Bartlett
St Aloysius College
45 Hill Street
Glasgow G3 6RJ
0141 332 3190
School website
Email
Google map location
St Aloysius College Junior School
The Junior School for St Aloysius College is situated in an award-winning new building in Glasgow city centre. It caters for girls and boys from 3 to 12 years of age.
Founded 1954
Independent (IAPS and SCIS)
350 boys and girls ages 3-11
Day
Head: Dr Aileen Brady
St Aloysius College Junior School
56 Hill Street
Glasgow G3 6RJ
0141 331 9200
School website
Email
Google map location
St John's Beaumont
St John's Beaumont is a successful boys' day and boarding school to the west of London.
Founded 1888
Independent (IAPS)
300 boys ages 3-13
Boarding and day
Head: Mr Giles Delaney
St John's Beaumont
Old Windsor
Berkshire SL4 2JN
01784 432428
School website
Email
Google map location
Wimbledon College
Wimbledon College is a comprehensive school for boys in south west London.
Founded 1892
Voluntary Aided
1,300 boys ages 11-18
Day
Head: Mr Adrian Laing
Wimbledon College
Edge Hill
Wimbledon
London SW19 4NS
020 8946 2533
School website
Email
Google map location
Donhead Preparatory School
Donhead Preparatory School is an independent preparatory school for boys ages 3 to 11. Donhead sends a large proportion of its Y6 leavers to Wimbledon College (whose preparatory school it formerly was).
Founded 1933
Independent (IAPS)
300 boys ages 3-11
Day
Head: Mr Philip Barr
Donhead Preparatory School
33 Edge Hill
Wimbledon
London SW19 4NP
020 8946 7000
School website
Email
Google map location
St Ignatius College
Founded at Stamford Hill in north London, St Ignatius College moved to its present site at the very northen tip of London in 1968. St Ignatius College is a comprehensive school for boys in north London.
Founded 1894
Voluntary Aided
1,150 boys ages 11-18
Day
Head: Mrs Mary O'Keeffe
St Ignatius College
Turkey Street
Enfield
London EN1 4NP
01992 717835
School website
Email
Google map location
       

Delegate for Education

The Delegate for Education for the schools of the Jesuit Province of Britain is Fr Adrian Porter SJ.

Fr Adrian Porter SJ
St John's Beaumont
Old Windsor
Berkshire SL4 2JN
United Kingdom
(office) +44 (0) 1784 494 063
(mobile/cell) +44 (0)7557 902 004
Email

       

Former Jesuit Schools

These schools were founded, or run for part of their history, as Jesuit schools but are no longer in the care of the Society of Jesus:

St Francis Xavier College, Liverpool (founded 1842; transfered to trusteeship of the Brothers of Christian Instruction 1974)
school website

Beaumont College, Windsor (founded 1861; closed 1967)
Beaumont Union

Preston Catholic College (founded 1865; closed 1981 with the sixth form merged to become Cardinal Newman College)
sixth form college website

St Michael's College, Leeds (founded 1905; merged to become Mount St Mary's Catholic High School 2005)
school website

St Aidan's College, Sunderland (founded 1928; transferred to the Society of Jesus 1935; transferred to trusteeship of the Christian Brothers 1948)
school website

St Peter's School, Bournemouth (founded 1936; transferred to trusteeship of the De La Salle Brothers 1947; merged with two other Catholic schools under the Diocese of Portsmouth 1980)
school website

Loyola Preparatory School, Buckhurst Hill, Essex (founded 1950; established as an independent trust in 2000 with trustees appointed by the Diocese of Brentwood)
school website

The Campion School, Hornchurch, Essex (founded 1962; transferred to the trusteeship of the Diocese of Brentwood 1965)
school website

 

 

Ignatian Schools in the UK

There are many other Ignatian schools in the UK usually founded by religious orders with an Ignatian tradition and spirituality.

Congregation of Jesus Schools
St Mary's School, Ascot
St Mary's School, Cambridge
St Mary's School, Hampstead
St Mary's School, Shaftesbury

FCJ Schools
Bellerive School, Liverpool
Gumley House School, London
Maria Fidelis Convent School, London
FCJ Primary School, Jersey

Loreto Schools
Loreto Grammar School, Altrincham
Loreto High School, Chorlton
Loreto College, St Alban's
Loreto Sixth Form College, Manchester

If yours is an Ignatian school and you would like to be included in this list, please contact us.