Loreto Duke of Edinburgh students receive awards

20 ex-Loreto students recently attended a prestigious event at St James’s Palace in London, where they received their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards.  The students, many of whom travelled from universities around the country where they are now following degree

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Psychology Department Book Club

Forty Psychology students experienced a lecture by PhD student Tamsyn Hawken. She discussed her research: ‘Understanding of Stress and the Development of Psychophysiological Resilience’. The focus was on the experience of young carers, and the psychological and physical implications of

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Loreto student wins photography competition

AS Photography student Kiya Jordan was delighted to be declared the winner of her category in a competition set by the ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council). The brief was to take a photograph showing how you see the world

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Reykjavík, Iceland 2016

Forty Loreto geographers recently returned from an amazing five day trip to Iceland, where they had the opportunity to see some of the most unique geographical features in the world, including new land being created by tectonic plate movements, dramatic

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Easter Concert 2016

Halle St Peter’s resounded with outstanding performances given by over 80 Loreto students in seven different choirs, ensembles and solos on Friday evening last week. The amazing venue was packed with proud parents, grandparents and friends.   It was a night

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Careers Fair 2016

“The fair was greatly planned out and the information given by the visiting universities was very helpful…” “I really enjoyed it and found it a valuable activity…” These are just a couple of quotes from our students who attended this

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The Larkins go back to college!!

It was another rainy day in March when two members of the soon to be signed, four piece indie band The Larkins, Josh Noble and Matt Williams, popped into Loreto College for a quick chat. These guys are going places,

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Robyn Skeete and…Glenda Jackson!

BTEC ICT student Robyn Skeete is celebrating after being chosen for a leading role in a prestigious BBC radio drama. ‘The Dream’ by Emile Zola , will be broadcast on Radio 4 in May, with recording taking place earlier at

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Further recognition for Loreto musician

A2 Music student Sarah Spencer has been chosen to be part of a prestigious event taking place at the Southbank Centre, in London, as part of the celebrations for International Women’s Day on March 8. The Southbank concert is one

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Hackathon

Thirteen Loreto students took part in a two-day half term hackathon organised by Hack Manchester and Hive Manchester. The aim was to solve one of the three challenges set by the industry sponsors and work as a team of up

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Jubilee Year of Mercy

Pope Francis has designated 2016 as the Year of Mercy and the work of the Chaplaincy at Loreto will reflect this. The Lenten theme is ‘mercy’ and there will be daily tutorial resources, a thought for the day on the

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English Department Reading Group

The group’s latest choice was Meg Rosoff’s novel How I Live Now. This first person narrative describes events in the imagined aftermath of an armed conflict that leaves the population of the UK struggling for survival in a society bereft

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Maths Challenge Certificate Presentation

Students at Loreto achieved a remarkable 6 gold, 38 silver and 57 bronze certificates in this year’s UKMT Senior Maths Challenge. Over 82,000 students from across the UK took part in the Senior Maths Challenge, with the top 10% receiving

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Manchester Digital Skills Festival

Two Loreto students, Katie Mitchell and Jonathan Tang, attended this prestigious event at Manchester Town Hall, sitting on a panel before an audience of over a hundred industry experts and educators. Katie Mitchell takes up the story: “Manchester Digital Skills

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Dance Festival

February saw the staging of the eagerly awaited Dance Festival. An appreciative audience of families and friends created an encouraging atmosphere in the Ellis and Kennedy theatre, as Pippa Beaumont’s AS and A2 dancers, together with members of Loreto’s in-house

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Holocaust Memorial Day

 The college has a tradition of commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day in a variety of ways. This year, working with the Chaplaincy, a group of our students visited HOME, in Manchester. Student Megan Auld takes up the story: “On Holocaust Memorial

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