The first Presentation Sisters arrived in Madras on the 13th January 1842 and started their work for the Lord in this land.
The sister's first foundation was at George Town educating both Indians and European girls. This foundation was established by the widow of an English Officer, Colonel Smith. After the death of her husband this lady led a very pious life looking after orphans of Catholic Soldiers. In 1810 Mrs. Smith started a regular school for the orphans, this school was none other than St. Ursula's which was formerly known as St. Mary's Orphanage School, George Town.
Dear Parents, Staff and Students,
Greetings to everyone in the name of Christ Jesus. I am grateful to God, the Almighty for the blessings showered upon us as we step into the academic year 2020-2021. We have begun this year with a great challenge of facing the global threat, COVID – 19, so let us join hands to make this journey of learning and self–realisation, a remarkable one. It gives me immense pleasure to invite you to work with due care and diligence, though things are not up to our delight and the future is uncertain.
At this juncture I would like to bring to light the untiring efforts of our founder Venerable Nano Nagle and our Presentation sisters who have been pioneers in lifting up the alma mater to the ever growing institution with their invaluable services. Let us follow their footsteps to enlighten the fruit of wisdom in the minds of our
St. Ursula's Anglo - Indian Higher Secondary School,
Presentation Convent, Church Park,
No. 216, Anna Salai, Thousand Lights
Chennai - 600006
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