Pathways 3rd Year Students – Supported Internship Update

Our 3rd year students have now started their second rotation for their supported internships with Pure Innovations. One of our students is working for One Manchester, Manchester’s largest housing association. She has been busy checking and updating client details and

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Juvenes Translatores

On Thursday 23rd November, five Loreto students currently studying Modern Languages were selected to take part in a translation competition organised by the European Commission based in Brussels. They were competing against colleges from 27 other European countries. This is

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Media and Film trip to MediaCity

Twenty lucky A Level Media and Film students had a behind the scenes look at the studios and production facilities at BBC MediaCity, which employs 3000 people. The group visited the BBC 6Music studio to get a feel for how

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European Union Mock Council

On Wednesday 22nd November, at The Law Society in London, students from 32 schools across the UK took part in a mock summit of EU leaders.  Loreto was privileged to represent the UK, focusing particularly on the rights of EU

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St Cecilia Concerto Competition

November 22, St Cecilia Day, saw the third Loreto Concerto Competition. This annual event for talented instrumentalists has grown in prestige and popularity, and this year six hopeful soloists competed for the prize. Friend of the college Jonathan Fisher, staff

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Celebrating Young People Awards

On the evening of Thursday 23 November 2017, along with hundreds of young people, youth workers and teachers, family and friends, we gathered in London’s Leicester Square for the Celebrating Young People Awards. The event, held in the Prince Charles

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Loreto poets perform at the Palace Hotel

A group of budding poets from Loreto, under the guidance of Ms Goodwin and Yvonne McCalla, a mentor from spoken word collective Young Identity, took part in a poetry event at the Palace Hotel in Manchester. Students Ewa Hercyk, Rebecca

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Battle of Ideas

After winning last year’s Debating Matters competition, the winning squad were honoured to be guests at the annual ‘Battle of Ideas’ festival For further information about the festival, follow the link: https://www.battleofideas.org.uk/ As part of the weekend, Nichita Matei and

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Speak Out 2017

Debate Club’s fourth annual Speak Out competition was held in October. Open to all lower sixth students, it took as its theme the seven values of Mary Ward. From the initial entry, a group of twelve was invited to give

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Much Ado About Nada

A Review by student Calum Conner-Jones. This adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing (directed by Matthew Dunster) is a beautiful display of exuberance, culture and spirit. With more ammunition and strums of a guitar than a Texan birthday party we

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Loreto hosts guests from St Joseph’s Nursing Home

On Monday 6th November, we were visited by the residents of the St Joseph’s Nursing Home in Plymouth Grove. We have a link with the staff and residents that has strengthened over the years. We had a lovely time chatting

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Debate Club – Model United Nations

MUNCH at Cheadle Hulme School 7th – 8th October, Loreto representing the USA, Zimbabwe and Afghanistan. Student Anna Seifu writes: MUNCH 2017 was host to heated debates, a pandemic caused by the hippie group ‘death 2 flowers’ and some hilarious

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English Department Reading Group

The Reading Group convened just before half term to discuss the first choice of the year, Patrick McCabe’s disturbing, anarchic short novel The Butcher Boy. Written in a sometimes confusing, punctuation ‘light’, first person narrative style, the novel tells the

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Geographers at Llandudno

Geographers headed to the beautiful Welsh coast to develop key research skills as part of their A level course. The students carried out various activities at Llandudno in North Wales, including calculating beach profiles, investigating weathering and mass movement on

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DofE Expedition

Early October saw another successful DofE Gold final expedition in Glenridding in the Lake District. Twenty-seven upper sixth students successfully navigated their way up some high hills, through muddy fields, and battled strong winds and heavy rain. Despite the continuous

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Loreto musicians on tour…

Students Jamal Martins and Catrin Pilkington write: Following on from previous highly successful trips to Barcelona and Paris, a party of assorted Loreto instrumentalists and singers ended the academic year in July by travelling across the channel to Belgium for

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