Queensmead School Windsor(5 Posts)
Verity47 Sat 03-Mar-18 10:31:33
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I noticed the change of the name of Brigidine Windsor. Does anyone know if the school management has changed? Or is this basically the same school with just a different name?
Hi there. I attended Brigidine Convent, (as it was), back in the 80's/90's, and still have connections to the school via the 'old girls' network. My understanding of the situation is: the school was underperforming, undersubscribed and threatened with closure. A group of parents took over the school and implemented lots of changes, the main one being that the school will become co-ed in the future. The change of name is because they want to completely sever any perceived ties with the Brigidine Order, (although the school is still Catholic). So the management hasn't changed recently, just the name. As far as I am aware, their results are on the up too.
Thanks for the reply. I’m not sure how the school is still RC as neither the proprietor or either head are Catholic. There are no links any more with the local parish. I know this as I attend the local church.
The new inspection report is an eye opener.
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