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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BBC Breakfast Interview

Loreto A level student Ola Kozlowska was interviewed on BBC breakfast news on television alongside Bill Watkin, Chief Executive of the Sixth Form Colleges Association (SFCA) explaining the benefits of enrichment and her reasons for choosing Loreto College. Ola writes: Education

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Breast Cancer Awareness Day 2017

Loreto was pretty in pink for the last friday of term to raise money for Breast Cancer Care. Staff and students from across campus dressed in pink outfits, baked (and ate) pink cakes and even had their hair sprayed pink

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Drama & Theatre students wowed!

Review written by Amayna Solaiman, Drama student: The play People Places & Things, very beautifully presented the raw, horrifying reality of Emma, a drug addict and an alcoholic who struggles with her own sobriety and identity and, in a brave

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Fantastic results in Pathways at Loreto

Exceptional Results! The Pathways to Independence Department have been celebrating an exceptional year of academic success among their Upper 6th students: For the 3rd year running The Pathways Employability programme was awarded the Gold Standard for outstanding workplacements in 2018.

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EPQ Success at Loreto!

This summer we celebrated the success of the first Loreto students to complete the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ). Thirty-four students took part in our launch year of the EPQ –half of them secured the highest A* grade with every student

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Kaiyem Cleary -A Basketball star in the making

We are very proud of A level and Basketball Academy student Kaiyem Cleary. He was part of Great Britain’s Under-18 team clinch promotion to Division A of the Fiba European Championships. The Manchester Magic and Loreto College star, 18, now

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