Staff balloon debate

This year’s debate saw six intrepid members of staff trying to convince a sceptical audience of students that their chosen item or idea was the greatest that mankind has ever known. Making the case for chemists everywhere Colin Fielding kicked

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LAMDA Workshop with Loreto Drama and Performing Arts students

Students form our A-level Drama and Theatre Studies and from our BTEC Performing Arts courses were treated to a workshop held by Nathan Crossan-Smith, who trained at LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) – one of the most

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Record breaking: 25 offers from Oxford and Cambridge University.

Year on year the success of Loreto students applying to and receiving offers from top universities goes up: 2017 is no exception. The twenty-five Oxbridge offers cover a range of subject areas at the two globally respected institutions, from medicine

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Lucy Powell, MP visits Loreto

Written by Anna Seifu, L6, Chair of Pol Soc Lucy Powell (Labour MP of Manchester Central) returned for the second time to Loreto college for a Q&A at a controversial time in British politics. As well as answering questions regarding

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Latest football result: Loreto College 3, Xaverian College 2

A well won battle for Loreto in a game that finished 3-2 against Xaverian College in the cup quarter final. The will and desire from the side to overcome the challenge that the Xaverian first team side posed was commendable.

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Loreto Social Responsibility Awards

A new venture for 2017, Loreto College has developed a set of awards for students, alumni and staff to acknowledge and reward their good work. Engagement in various activities which demonstrate Social Responsibility (exemplifying some of our core Loreto values)

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Loreto students go litter picking in the local community

This week has seen a great turn out of Loreto students take to the streets in an effort to keep our local area clean. On Wednesday the group gathered to get their kit on before dispersing into groups to tackle

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Textile Design students shine at Manchester Art Gallery

Ms Walsh’s second year Textile Design students were thrilled to be given the opportunity to take part in a competition as part of the Future Creatives Programme, organised in conjunction with Manchester Art Gallery. Students responded to an exhibition at

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English Department Reading Group

Mr Jones’ English Department Reading Group squeezed its most recent meeting into the week before the Christmas holiday in December, when Patrick Suskind’s unusual cross genre novel Perfume was up for discussion. Despite the absence of a recognisable ‘good guy’,

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CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young)

For the third successive year the college was pleased to welcome representatives from CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young), who carried out a large scale screening programme on nearly a hundred of our students. This organisation operates nationally and aims

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A Capital Experience with Career Ready

Eleven Loreto students who have gained places on the prestigious Career Ready programme recently joined over a thousand other students in London for a ‘Capital Experience’ which was the launch of their yearlong programme of masterclasses, internships and mentoring. The

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Hitting the mark in 2017

Students have been completing their winter internal exams over the last week in college. The exams, invigilated and organised just like the summer external examinations provide an excellent opportunity for  students to put their hard work and skills developed so

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Annual Presentation of Prizes and Certificates

A later Christmas break-up date this year meant that instead of making their way to the Town Hall through the Christmas market crowds in Albert Square, our students and guests could witness the collective dismantling of the market stalls, whilst

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Loreto students and the Institute of Ideas

Every year the Institute of Ideas runs the ‘Battle of Ideas’, a chance to debate and discuss a wide range of subjects with the slogan ‘Free Thinking Welcome!’ As well as the main event in London, there are a range

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Ethics in the modern world

Theology and Ethics students at Loreto are given every opportunity to engage in wider debate on the fundamental issues covered in the course. Students visit conferences and universities and the department invites guest speakers to come to college and work

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Loreto students meet renowned photographer

A group of twelve A2 photography students recently visited Manchester Art Gallery to attend an illustrated talk presented by renowned photographer Martin Parr, who is curating an exhibition at the gallery entitled ‘Strange and Familiar: Britain as revealed by International

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