Mother Anne De Xainctogne
A young French woman, later to be known as Mother Anne De Xainctogne became deeply aware of lack of educational opportunities for the girls of her time and was inspired to open schools.
On 29th November 1596, Mother Anne left her native town, Dijon, France, inspite of all resistance from her family to start the Society of St. Ursula. Through struggles and sufferings, she founded Society of St. Ursula on 16th June 1606.
Many young women joined her and committed themselves to this noble profession of educating girls and women of their time.
In 1953, a few Swiss Sisters came to India to continue the good work Mother Anne had begun. The Three Schools in Pune, namely St.Ursula High School(Akurdi), Stella Maris School (Vadagaonsheri), K.Bajaj School (Chinchwad) and St.Ursula School(Kankavli) are sister institutions.
St.Ursula (Akurdi) managed by Society of St.Ursula was founded by Mother Nicholas Buhlman in the year 1965 at Akurdi.
▪ To provide high quality education in theoretical and practical fields.
▪ To prepare the student for HSC, the turning point of students.
▪ To guide the student in his areas of shortcomings.
▪ To make good habits a second nature of the students.
▪ To inculcate good qualities among students.