Manchester Muse in Lockdown

Life in lockdown has taken its toll on all of us in different ways. And whilst there is still a long way to go before things return to some version of normal, the college – its staff and students –

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BBC Exhibition chooses Loreto student in Lockdown

Following  the launch of At home, an online exhibition of photographs taken by sixth form college students during the Covid-19 lockdown. Over 140 students from 46 colleges submitted their photographs for the exhibition (4th to 19th June 2020). The exhibition

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And still the music plays

It has been an unusual and difficult time. Lockdown has presented all of us with many different challenges . Over the last 9 weeks or so, our music department have been broadcasting performances past and present from students and staff

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Josh’s Poetry by Heart success!

One of our U6th students, Josh Pinnock, has been awarded second place in the finals of a prestigious national poetry recitation, Poetry by Heart, which was judged remotely via video entry this year. He did a fantastic job choosing and

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Loreto’s new Principal: Michael Jaffrain

We are delighted to welcome Michael Jaffrain as Principal. Michael has over 24 years’ experience in Post-16 education. After a brief spell in the banking sector in France, Michael joined South Cheshire College in Crewe as a Modern Foreign language

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Coronavirus Update – 20th April 2020

CLICK HERE for further information, links and guidance  ESFA 16-19 Bursary Scam email We have become aware of a letter and / or email being sent to some parents that is suggested to come from the ESFA (the Education and

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College closed until further notice

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on 23rd March, we’ve taken the decision to fully close College from Wednesday 25th March at 4pm and until further notice. We had, in line with Government requests, opened College for a small number of

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Important information about Lower and Upper Sixth classes.

Dear Parent/Carer Please see below for emails that have been sent to all Lower and Upper Sixth students which explain a decision which has been reached regarding Lower Sixth Level 3 lessons.  Today’s challenges at Loreto College regarding staff absence

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U6 Student Set to RECLAIM Young Futures

RECLAIM Project provides a platform for young working-class voices to be heard where it matters, in places where decisions are being made about their futures. U6 student Olivia Clarke (pictured left) has been involved with the organisation since she was

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Poetry by Heart

Poetry by Heart is a national poetry recitation competition, open to all schools and colleges in England, with age categories ranging from primary to post 16. Students are required to select two poems from a comprehensive anthology provided by the

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Olympian Leads the Way

Before breaking up for the spring half term, the MANCEP family of Manchester based Catholic high schools and Catholic sixth form colleges, enjoyed MANCEP INSET Day, where subject teachers meet and take part in curricular focused activities. This year the

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Chaplaincy’s Retreat to Rome

“Rome was the best week of my life! Despite being of a different faith I was in awe of the true beauty of the various religious sites. I felt privileged to have walked along the same path as Mary Ward

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Hola Barcelona!

A group of 25 students have been enthusing about their recent four-day trip to Barcelona organised by Loreto’s Sociology and MFL departments, exploring the different cultures, lifestyles and attractions the global city had to offer. “Overall it was an amazing

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Runners take on the best in Coventry

                              In early February, a Loreto team of six male cross-country runners travelled to the War Memorial Park in Coventry to take part in the King Henry VIII

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Netball team dominant in win over Ashton

The Netball Team put on a dominant display in their latest North West Colleges league game, beating Ashton Sixth Form College 40-18. Loreto hosted Ashton on the 5th February. The game started out as it ended, in Loreto’s favour, with

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It’s Mary Ward’s birthday!

Thursday 23rd January is a very important day in the Loreto Family calendar – it’s our foundress Mary Ward’s birthday. This year it’s the 435th anniversary of her birth, so there was plenty of birthday cake given out across campus

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