Loreto Schools, Kolkata

Loreto Schools, Kolkata

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Loreto Schools are a group of all-girl Catholic schools worldwide. They originated in Ireland in the 1850s so as to combat the growing Protestant influence in English education in the then British-controlled Ireland. Its chief purpose was to ensure top-quality Catholic education for Irish Catholic girls. It spread to India and Australia in the 1870s.In Kolkata, India, Loreto schools are located at 7 Middleton Row (Loreto House - the largest and most prestigious of the group), Sealdah, Entally, Bowbazar and Dharmatala. There are Loreto schools in other cities across India including Darjeeling, Delhi, Lucknow (having two) and Asansol. The schools engage in charitable activities and on academic and all-round development of the students.show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • French
  • 6135783254
  • 9786135783254