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A '''convent school''' is a [[school]] that is part of a convent, particularly in the Roman [[Catholic]] Church and in the Anglican Communion. Convent schools were among the first schools in Europe to educate [[girl]]s (by [[nun]]s, such as in the Ursulines order (since 1535) and the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (1849). Today, there are convent schools both for boys and for girls.