Sporting Excellence

Congratulations to the following students who have been selected by their sporting National Governing Body to enrol on the Diploma in Sporting Excellence (DiSE) qualification.  The DiSE qualification is designed to assist students with their nutritional and mental skills strategies, career considerations

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Loreto Students Celebrate the Year of the Tiger

No pre-made frozen dumplings for these guys, as Loreto staff and students celebrated the Lunar New Year by making Chinese dumplings from scratch.

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Team Loreto Victorious in Away Fixture

Loreto’s Netball Team were away to Aquinas College in their first game back after Christmas, securing another victory in the North West Colleges’ League. Loreto were dominant from the outset, pulling ahead from the first centre pass and managing to

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Magic News!

Loreto College Upper Sixth student Zak Moore was voted MVP as Manchester Magic claimed the U18 National Cup with a  70-66 victory over Sussex Storm at the National Basketball Performance Centre in Belle Vue on Saturday 22 January. Alongside  Moore,

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Loreto Student plays in goal for Man City

Due to absences in the first team, Khiara was called up to play in Manchester City women’s team against Arsenal at the weekend. Khiara was beaming with pride as I spoke to her after the game. Her first club was

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Cornerstone’s Appeal

Cornerstone is a local charity run day centre near Loreto, which provides food, support, and services to disadvantaged people in our community. Just before Christmas every year, the College appeals for donations on behalf of the charity. Our students rallied

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What did Papa do next?

Former Loreto College photography student Papa Nii Akushey Quaye, is part of a group of final year photography students from Manchester Metropolitan University, who have work in the exhibition Sonder, which had a very successful launch on Tuesday (14th December)

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Poetry Slam at Loreto

Motivated by a collective wish to promote Black History beyond the annual 31 days allocation, Loreto U6 students Destiny, Claire, Favour, Tia and Ruth came up with the idea of hosting Loreto’s first Poetry Slam. There was an open call

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Philosophy Society: Freedom and why too much of it might be a bad thing

Loreto’s Head of Theology Mr Vaughan, led a discussion at a recent meeting of the College’s Philosophy Society on the concept of Freedom, which featured such historical figures as Emily Pankhurst, the Suffragette from Manchester and the Nobel Peace Prize

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First Team Football Report

Loreto College vs Cheadle Hulme Match Report by Mr Fitchett, Loreto College’s 1st Team Coach/Manager After the euphoria of last week’s away win at Xaverian, it was always going to be an uphill struggle to replicate, especially when we had

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Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall

        Lamin Manneh was seriously injured by an IED in Afghanistan. Lamin and his son Musa, a Loreto upper sixth student, were invited to speak at this year’s The Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance at the

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Goals Galore at the 1st Team Football Derby

Xaverian College vs Loreto 1st Team Match Report by Mr Fitchett, Loreto College’s 1st Team Coach/Manager As we travelled the short journey to our hosts (and friendly rivals) Xaverian College, we mentally prepared for the battle ahead. Both teams started

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Loreto 1st Team Outclass OSFC

Loreto 1st Team vs Oldham Sixth Form College Match Report by Mr Fitchett, Loreto College’s Ist Team Manager With injuries to 3 key Loreto players (Harry, Isiaq and Sami – captain) we lined up a little differently to start with.

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Loreto Student Adds Voice to Million Minutes

As part of their Black History Month celebrations, the youth ministry website Million Minutes posted an insightful article by Upper Sixth student Destiny Odogiyan (pictured above), giving us a young Catholic’s perspective on the month, faith and race. You can

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Team Loreto fall to clinical Oldham side

Loreto’s netball team were missing some key players and others playing out of position, when they hosted Oldham Sixth Form College (OSFC) in their third fixture of the season this week. The game was extremely close from the outset, with

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Mary Ward Week

Each year, Loreto College celebrates the life of Mary Ward – the founder of our college, alongside the seven values that underpinned her life: Excellence, Freedom, Internationality, Joy, Justice, Sincerity and Truth. Usually the students are given a day off

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