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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 (such as in the Ursulines order (since 1535) and the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (1849). Convent schools are not the same as private religious schools. Only those schools that belong to a convent (a monastery or nunnery) are called convent schools. Traditionally, male orders ([[monk]]s) would educate [[boy]]s and female orders ([[nun]]s) would educate girls. Today, there are also co-educating convent schools.
 
== Corporal punishment in convent schools ==
Convent schools are traditionally known to place high emphasis on [[discipline]] and [[obedience]]. To this end, [[corporal punishment]] in these schools was common and severe, not only by modern standards but also compared to secular schools of the same eras and places.
 
Convent schools are traditionally known to place high emphasis on [[discipline]] and [[obedience]]. To this end, [[corporal punishment]] in these schools was common and severe, not only by modern standards but also compared to secular schools of the same eras and places. See also [[school corporal punishment]].
 
== See also ==