2016 Results – Loreto Students going for gold!

Loreto College students clearly have the Team GB spirit; they have excelled once again in the advanced level examinations producing an outstanding pass rate, an excellent high grades profile and a record number of students progressing to university. Advanced Level

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A Year of Diplomacy

It has been an excellent year for Loreto students at Model United Nations conferences across the North West and beyond. Over forty students have attended one or more event, honing their diplomatic and negotiation skills in a range of debates.

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Media Round Up

It’s been another exciting year in the Media and Film department. We’ve been on lots of trips, visited lots of events and exciting places, and we’ve even won a competition or two. Here’s our round up of everything we’ve not

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Musicians sign off in style

Loreto’s musicians finished the academic year in spectacular fashion with appearances at two contrasting venues. The Chamber Choir took part in the annual One Education Showcase at the Royal Northern College of Music, performing a short but diverse set comprising

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Dick Camplin Trust Award Presentation

On Thursday 7th July the college was honoured to hold the 10th Dick Camplin Trust Award presentation. 13 students received a £1000 scholarship to help support them with their first year of studies at university. This event was attended by

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EK05

The last couple of months have seen the exam season in full swing, AS students taking study leave and, excitingly, the appearance of the latest E&K Records annual compilation. Now in its fifth year the E&K Records label represents the

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Creative Arts Exhibition

The closing weeks of the summer term bring into focus the achievements of those students taking courses in the Creative Arts as the college opens its doors to students, parents and friends who all come to the Creative Arts Exhibition.

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EU Referendum – Loreto decides

Loreto students have voted in favour of remaining in the European Union. In a mock referendum run yesterday, the vote was 389 in favour of remain, with 72 for leave. The vote was the culmination of a series of events

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Professor Michael Wood visits Loreto

Professor Michael Wood of the University of Manchester recently visited Loreto for the second time to offer a lecture on the history of the ancient city of Troy.  As ‘A’ Level Classical Studies students read the works of Homer and

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Professor Michael Wood visits Loreto

Professor Michael Wood of the University of Manchester recently visited Loreto for the second time to offer a lecture on the history of the ancient city of Troy.  As ‘A’ Level Classical Studies students read the works of Homer and

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Oxbridge success

Students at Loreto with aspirations to study at Oxford, Cambridge and other research intensive Russell Group universities, continue to make applications and receive firm offers in encouraging numbers. At present sixteen students have firm offers from Oxford or Cambridge and

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Oxbridge success

Students at Loreto with aspirations to study at Oxford, Cambridge and other research intensive Russell Group universities, continue to make applications and receive firm offers in encouraging numbers. At present sixteen students have firm offers from Oxford or Cambridge and

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Acting in style!

A2 Drama and Theatre Studies students impressed examiners and audience members in this year’s practical examinations for DRAM 4: Devised Drama. Students were tasked with creating a piece of original theatre in a theatrical style of their choosing. The range

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Acting in style!

A2 Drama and Theatre Studies students impressed examiners and audience members in this year’s practical examinations for DRAM 4: Devised Drama. Students were tasked with creating a piece of original theatre in a theatrical style of their choosing. The range

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Sic transit Mercurio

In May, students and staff at Loreto College observed a rare transit of the Sun’s disc by the smallest planet in our Solar System, Mercury.  At a mean distance from the Sun of 58 million kilometres, Mercury travels quickly around

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Further success in Chemistry Olympiad

Congratulations to our amazing group of second year Chemistry students, over twenty five of whom recently undertook the first round of the International Chemistry Olympiad.  They voluntarily gave up their lunch hour and free time to compete with the top 6% of

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