CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young)

For the second 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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Loreto students go litter picking in the local community

Article and photos – Beth Ennis: This week has seen a fantastic turn out of Loreto students take to the streets in an effort to keep our local area clean. The litter pick on Monday involved over thirty students in

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Textile Design students work with renowned fashion designer

Textile Design students recently had the rare and exciting opportunity to meet and work with successful fashion designer Jasper Garvida, leader of the London based fashion label Éthologie. Having worked with names such as John Galliano, Alexander McQueen and Vivienne

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Textile Design students work with renowned fashion designer

Textile Design students recently had the rare and exciting opportunity to meet and work with successful fashion designer Jasper Garvida, leader of the London based fashion label Éthologie. Having worked with names such as John Galliano, Alexander McQueen and Vivienne

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English Department reading group

The first choice of the reading group this year was W. G. Sebald’s novel Austerlitz. This highly unusual work, described variously by critics as ‘mesmeric…haunting…heartbreakingly tragic and a work of obvious genius’ proved to be a popular selection. Students were

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Cambridge Chemistry Challenge

 No fewer than thirty four AS chemistry students took part in this year’s prestigious Cambridge Chemistry Challenge. Nominated by their chemistry teacher the determined chemists sat a demanding ninety minute written examination, which is designed to stretch the most able

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Maths Roadshow spreading the word

Co-ordinator Ms Friedenthal writes: This term, 56 of our students have been running a maths roadshow for Years 5-8 in primary and secondary schools around Manchester. The project started with 5 weeks of training from MMU and Loreto staff, then

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Maths Roadshow spreading the word

Co-ordinator Ms Friedenthal writes: This term, 56 of our students have been running a maths roadshow for Years 5-8 in primary and secondary schools around Manchester. The project started with 5 weeks of training from MMU and Loreto staff, then

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Loreto musicians celebrate Christmas

2015 drew to a close with two traditional seasonal events which saw Loreto’s musicians take centre stage. Christmas Mass at the ‘Hidden Gem’ in Manchester provides our choristers and instrumentalists with the opportunity to perform in one of the city’s

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Loreto musicians celebrate Christmas

2015 drew to a close with two traditional seasonal events which saw Loreto’s musicians take centre stage. Christmas Mass at the ‘Hidden Gem’ in Manchester provides our choristers and instrumentalists with the opportunity to perform in one of the city’s

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Social Justice Group- Festive Coffee & Cake Morning

Student Alexandra Plummer writes: The Social Justice group recently hosted a festive coffee and cake morning in Chaplaincy. We invited nearby elderly residents from “The Little Sisters of the Poor”. We invited them as elderly people are especially vulnerable to

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Presentation of Prizes and Certificates

The Great Hall at Manchester Town Hall was once again the venue for our annual presentation evening. Unlike in previous years the rain held off as our guests made their way through the Christmas market in Albert Square to take

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Guys and Dolls

Something of the glitz and glamour of Broadway came to Hulme in December with the college production of perennial favourite Guys and Dolls. Described as a ‘musical fable’ Swerling’s and Burrows’ musical, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, leans

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Bums on seats

Students looking for somewhere to rest their weary limbs during breaks and lunchtime sessions now have the opportunity to not just sit down on any old bench but to place their posteriors on works of art created by students at

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Christmas Party for Mary & Joseph House

Students and staff have been sharing the joy of Christmas by hosting Loreto’s annual seasonal party for the residents of Mary and Joseph House, Ancoats. Our guests were treated to a traditional Christmas meal cooked by Loreto catering staff and

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AS Art students work with creative designer

A/S Art, Craft and Design students were treated to a collage workshop run by Helen Hallows. Helen is a mixed media artist /designer from Nottingham who specialises in experimenting with different media and stitch. Her work is published as cards

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