Josh performs at the Globe Theatre

When Covid-19 closed schools and cancelled exams in 2020, it had wide and diverse effects on all of us working and studying in education. For Josh Pinnock, then an upper-sixth Loreto student, one of these missed opportunities was the chance

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SFCA Art Exhibition 2021: Fake News

We are delighted to share that 5 of our students have their work on display in the virtual exhibition ”Fake News”. This exhibition is hosted by the Sixth Form Colleges Association from 1st to 22nd July 2021 on their gallery

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Loreto Sociologists attend criminal justice lecture

Written by Sociology student James Lowe On Monday 12th February sociology students of Loreto College gathered in the theatre to hear about Dr Muzammil Quraishi’s research, who is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of

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Classical Theatre at Loreto

BTEC Performing Arts students as part of their Unit 18: Interpreting Classical Theatre for Performance assessment, performed abridged performances of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy ‘As You Like It’ and Euripides’ tragedy ‘Medea’. Many students had never worked with classical text before

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Match Report: Loreto SFC 5-1 Manchester Grammar

Manchester Grammar started the game off, the first five minutes was back and forth between the two sides. Loreto then took control, keeping possession which lead on to a great ball over the defence to give centre forward, Shaq, a

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Jodrell Bank – History trip

Jodrell Bank dominates its local landscape but, as a group of 35 Loreto History students found out, it also had an influence over the delicate balance of the Cold War. Working with lecturers and student ambassadors from the University of

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Impressive 22 offers for Oxford and Cambridge Universities

Year on year the success of Loreto students applying to and receiving offers from top universities is impressive: 2018 is no exception. The twenty-two Oxbridge offers cover a range of subject areas at the two globally respected institutions, from Natural

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The footballers who went to war

The BTEC Extended Diploma Sport 2nd Year students had the pleasure of attending a presentation organised by UCFB at the Etihad Stadium.  The presentation was highlighting the role that footballers played in the First World War.  The students had the

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Annual Presentation of Prizes and Certificates

By way of contrast from the customary battle through the Christmas market in Albert Square, en route to the Town Hall, this year a change of venue saw guests and students negotiating the intricacies of the new traffic flow system

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Squash World Championships

In December, the BTEC Extended Diploma Sport Year 1 students attended the PSA Squash World Championships, at the National Squash Centre in Manchester.  The PSA World Championships brought together the best in the world for Women’s and Men’s squash to

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Legally Blonde – The Musical

  A touch of Hollywood sparkle and glamour arrived in cold, dark Manchester with the college production of Legally Blonde, the Musical, playing to packed houses for three nights in December. Director Danny Price opted for a highly effective minimalist

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Lina Asobirionwu – WEABL Player of the Week

The WEABL (Women’s Elite Academy Basketball League) is the premier female junior basketball competition in the UK, featuring top under 19 programmes. Lina Asobirionwu, one of Loreto Sixth Form College’s players has been awarded Player of the week by League

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Leaders of the future – Youth Parliament

For many, the idea of standing up in front of hundreds of people and making a speech is one that fills them with dread. But for member of Youth Parliament, this is a requirement. Debating around proposed motions to represent

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MANCEP Shakespeare Festival 2017

There were grand professions of love, green eyed monsters as well as a few mistaken identities on this year’s instalment of the MANCEP Shakespeare Festival. The two night long festival hosted at Loreto College and performed by over 150 students from

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