Twelve Year 8 and 9 students from Loreto High School participated in an amazing musical collaborative project with The Grange School in Levenshulme for a week in July. The students all played their musical instruments in joint ensembles with The Grange pupils, facilitated by expert musicians from Create Arts, a London-based charity, and funded by intu Trafford Centre. […]
Loreto celebrated NPD on Thursday 28th September. The theme for the day was Freedom. With Freedom being one of our school values, pupils were excited to throw themselves into the poetry activities in their English lessons and in the Library. Some amazing pieces of poetry have been created and some poets were brave enough to perform […]
Albert Rusnak, former Loreto High School pupil and class of 2010, played for Slovakia against England in the world cup qualifier match held at Wembley on 4th September. Albert also played recently for his club, Real Salt Lake City, against Manchester United in a 2-1 defeat. Albert, who formerly lived in Chorlton, has moved around the globe to rise […]
In July Loreto celebrated our 10 year anniversary as part of the International family of Loreto schools. Here is a selection from the anniversary mass.
The Summer Music Concerts on 27th June were wonderful and joyful celebrations of the musical talents of our students. Such is the success of our music department that in order to accommodate all performers and their families comfortably, we have moved to a two-concert model and this enables all our young musicians the chance to perform […]
Loreto are taking part in the ‘Read Manchester – BookBench’ project. Our bench decoration was designed and painted by our Carnegie reading group. The group from year 10 and year 7 worked tirelessly on their artwork which is now positioned in Manchester Central Library. The bench will be on display until September, then it will be returned to […]
As part of Chorlton Arts Festival, visiting artist Lara Norris held a day of workshops with Year 7, 8 and 9 pupils. Pupils were asked to each create a personal pebble, focusing on their city, their diverse heritage and the wealth of different languages spoken in our school. Our creative, talented pupils rose to the challenge and created some […]
The Loreto High Jazz Band and Year 11 band performed at band on the Wall on Sunday 25th July along with musicians and singers from Loreto College. This was a fantastic and inspiring evening of entertainment and was especially good to hear students from Year 7 playing with such flair and accomplishment alongside students in […]
Erin Welsh-Stenson (year 8) and Tommi McKinlay (year 9) were selected, by their Raising Standards Leaders, to play at Old Trafford, as a reward for their excellent work. Teams were made up of students from other Manchester United Hub schools, as the club launched the new Inclusive Reds programme which focuses on making football more accessible to […]
The CILIP Carnegie Medal is the UK’s oldest and most prestigious children’s book awards. Often described by authors and illustrators as ‘the one they want to win’ – the gold standard in children’s literature. 2017 is the 80th anniversary of the award. Each year reading groups across the UK challenge themselves to read all 8 of the nominated […]
Congratulations to the year 8/9 girls’ football team who came runners up in the regional Hub tournament, at Whalley Range HS for girls, in April.