Loreto College of Rose-Hill
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Loreto College Rose Hill is a private secondary girls' school in Rose Hill, Mauritius. One of seven Loreto College campuses in Mauritius, it opened in 1951. Cathy de Cazanove is the current rector and the asst. rector is Roselyn Thomas.
|Loreto College Rose Hill(lcrh)|
Dr. Roux Street
|School type||Private secondary school|
|Motto||Cruci Dum Spiro Fido|
(While I Live, I Believe in the Cross)
|Rector||Cathy de Cazanove|
|Number of students||above 800|
|Average class size||32|
|Language||French & English|
|Hours in school day||6 hours|
|Classrooms||many classes more than 30.|
|Sports||Volleyball, football, basketball, badminton and swimming classes are offered to form 1-2 at Serge Alfred swimming pool|
It's on September 8, 1845 that a small community of Loreto Sisters arrived in Mauritius. Sister Augustin Hearne led a group of eight sisters from England. They installed in Port-Louis. They opened a non-paying secondary school there. Moreover, in the following years they opened three more secondary schools in Curepipe, Quatre-Bornes and St-Pierre. In 1951, a fifth secondary school in Rose-Hill was opened.
Loreto College Rose Hill is the only non-paying secondary school which offers German and it is compulsory for from 1-form 3. Moreover, some students also do their A-levels in German . Despite Loreto Colle Rose Hill being a catholic school, it also offers Hindi.
The school equipped with a biology, chemistry, physics and Junior Lab. Also three art rooms and a Design lab.
Sports and traditionsEdit
LCRH has a gymnasium in which the regional competitions are held every year, most of the time for the volleyball competition.
The school's students participate in a variety of sports including basketball, football, handball, netball, and volleyball. They are particularly known for volleyball and hold an annual volleyball tournament.
In a show of solidarity with the poor, the school holds an annual charity meal when students bring in food and share with the poor and each other. Every last Saturday of the month, the school's charity club gives food to those in need, bought from money the girls voluntarily give on a weekly basis.
- Ameeksha Dilchand, former Miss Mauritius