Loreto College wins SFCA Award

We are delighted to announce that Loreto College have been named as the winners of the Sixth Form College Association Social Mobility Award; for its commitment to supporting learners from all communities and to enhancing life chances for all young people.

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Ex-Loreto Dance student shines in national competition

Matthew Rawcliffe, who left Loreto two years ago, and is now in his second year at Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance, has achieved major success in the prestigious biannual BBC Young Dancer Competition. The competition features four categories

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BTEC Performing Arts showcase impresses audience

The Summer term for BTEC Performing Arts students was brought to a close in style with their showcase evening(pictured above in costume for Girls Like That); presenting two plays to a packed audience. Students had been working on two units:

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West Side Story – Theatre Trip

As part of the A Level Music course, one area of study is Musical Theatre. They examine the work of a range of composers, including the legendary Leonard Bernstein. The Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester have staged an acclaimed re-imagining of

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Social Responsibility Awards

The second Loreto College Social Responsibility Awards evening took place recently. This biannual event involves members of the Loreto family nominating worthy recipients, who have gone that ‘extra mile’ and made a real difference in their own communities or further

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Lourdes Pilgrimage 2019

On 21st April, a group from Loreto College embarked on their Easter Pilgrimage to Lourdes with HCPT as part of the Manchester Regional Group. Each year HCPT takes around 1000 disabled and disadvantaged children aged 8-18 to the HCPT Easter

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Loreto Education Trust

Last week, at Loreto College, we had the honour of welcoming several IBVM Sisters, approximately 20, including Sister Noelle, General Leader and Sister Judy, General Consultor who travelled from Rome for the Loreto Education Trust Annual General Meeting. The Loreto

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English Department Reading Group

A small but enthusiastic group met just after Easter to discuss the Reading Group’s latest selection, The Door, by Hungarian writer Magda Szabo. This unusual novel, published originally in 1987 and translated into English in 1995, and again in 2015,

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Ayan’s sponsored silence

At Loreto, many of our students and staff take part in many activities to raise funds and awareness for charities. We received an update from the local charity cornerstone (click here to visit the cornerstone website) telling us of Ayan’s fundraising

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Juvenes Translatores competition winner

Back in November 2018, five of our top linguists took part in Juvenes Translatores, a translation competition organised by the European Commission and which involved schools and colleges from the 28 EU countries. One of our students, Benjamin Gibson, got

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Easter Concert 2019

An undoubted highlight of the Loreto year is the Easter Concert, an annual celebration of the musical talents of our students. This spectacular event has now found a permanent, and natural, home at the Royal Northern College of Music, and

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Loreto College: National Basketball Champions!

Loreto College U17 Boys were crowned Dynamic English Schools champions after beating Charnwood College 92-78 at the National Basketball Performance Centre. Josh Grant was named MVP after scoring 24 points and bagging countless rebounds, with Luke Gordos (16), Malachi Boakye-Yiadom

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Loreto Chemists off to regional competition

A group of budding Marie Curie’s will be taking part in the RSC Young Analyst Competition taking place at the University of Manchester after Easter. The team of lower sixth students beat four other Loreto teams from the current cohort

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Lenten fundraising for Loreto Rumbek, South Sudan

Students at Loreto College, Manchester are responding generously and creatively to our Lenten campaign to raise much needed funds to help educate girls in South Sudan who attend Loreto School, Rumbek. With the Chess Club hosting a competitive tournament, BTEC

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Success for Photography student

Upper sixth Photography student Evan Purdy has been accepted onto the Fine Art Photography course at the prestigious Glasgow School of Art, internationally recognised as one of Europe’s leading higher education institutions for education and research in the visual creative

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International Women’s Day 2019

What a great celebration of International Women’s Day 2019  we had at Loreto College. There were so many activities throughout the day, including a board in Reception where students shared thoughts about the inspirational women in their lives. The ‘Women

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