Social Mobility Foundation

ImageImageThe Social Mobility Foundation provides a range of high quality support including internships, residential courses and mentoring for students who meet eligibility criteria which identifies them as both socially disadvantaged and very bright.

We are delighted that eighteen lucky Loreto students have already been accepted on the ‘Aspiring Professionals Programme’ run by this foundation which will give them mentoring, training and work experience with a variety of highly prestigious professional organisations over the summer holidays.  Most of these involve engineering, biological sciences or medicine, but there are many other opportunities available to students and we are still awaiting results for applications for the residential programmes this year.

Winning the Primaries!

ImageImageLower and Upper Sixth BTEC Performing Arts students have just performed their final major performance piece of theatre for children, that they have been developing for Years 4 – 6 in a local Primary Schools. Over 85 Pupils from Holy Name Primary school and Rolls Crescent Primary were entertained by the five, thirty minute performances that were presented to them over several days

Theology Conference

ImageImageInternationally renowned philosopher of religion, Dr Peter Vardy, spent the day at Loreto recently. Our AS Theology students were lucky enough to have a full day conference covering topics ranging from the Philosophy of Plato, to the shared history of Islamic and Christian Philosophy, and the Problem of Evil and suffering. Dr Vardy, the author of numerous books, delivers lectures internationally, and fascinated students with his charismatic style and encyclopaedic knowledge.

British Physics Olympiad Experimental Project

ImageImageSix Loreto College A2 physics students took part in the British Physics Olympiad Experimental Project 2014/15.  Three of the students were awarded a Bronze for their submission to the national competition.

Making a drama

ImageImageA2 Drama and Theatre Studies students performed their final devised drama exam pieces to large audiences over two evenings in the college’s purpose built Ellis and Kennedy Theatre. Students were tasked with creating a 15-30 minute piece in a theatrical style of their choosing.

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