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Our Lady's Convent
High School

For Students

House System

The school operates a House system with one for in each year group associated with each House.  The House names reflect our Servite Heritage.

H is for St Hugh – blue is the colour for the H forms

St Hugh was one of the original seven Servites and both worked hard to establish the beginning of the Order. He is an example of true friendship in the love and service of God and Our Lady.  He died in Florence in 1282 and his feast is celebrated on 3rd May.

7H, 8H, 9H, 10H, 11H, 12H, 13H.

M is for St Manettus – yellow is the colour for the M forms

St Manettus was born in Florence in 1203 and was one of the original seven Servites. He travelled to France, establishing the order and spreading knowledge of Servites widely. He died at Monte Senario in 1268 and his feast is celebrated on 20th August.

7M, 8M, 9M, 10M, 11M, 12M, 13M.

 

 

J is for St Juliana Falconieri – red is the colour for the J forms

St Juliana Falconieri was born in the second half of the 13th century. She is regarded as the first Servite nun. Her feast is on 19th June.

7J, 8J, 9J, 10J, 11J, 12J, 13J.

P is for Mother Philomena – green is the colour for the P forms

Antoinette Morel who later became Sr. Philomena was born in France in 1826. She became a sister in 1850, became the prioress and was one of the four evacuated to inner London because of the political situation of the time. Sr. Philomena lived with four sisters in Great Titchfield St. near Oxford Street. Their aim was to study English so that they could go on the foreign missions. They worked very hard and lived simply. It was through her embroidery work that Philomena helped to earn money for the community.

7P, 8P, 9P, 10P, 11P, 12P, 13P.