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Loreto’s Bench is Central

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 […]

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Positive Pebbles

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 […]

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Band on the Wall

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 […]

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Students play at Old Trafford

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 […]

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Carnegie Reading Group

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 […]

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Year 8-9 Girls Football Runners Up at Whalley Range

Runners Up

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.

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I Love Reading!

Year 7 pupil, Savannah Smith, celebrated reading over 50 books between March and May this year.  This is an absolutely staggering achievement as she has covered a variety of genres including adventure, horror, fantasy, graphic novels, historical and literary fiction.  Her current word count is over half a million. Savannah has set herself a target of […]

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Mentoring League/Peer Captains

The Manchester United Foundation Mentoring League is now in full flow at Loreto and has had a positive impact on the twelve students who are part of the league. Students who excel on the programme and display leadership qualities can be promoted to the next level of ‘Peer Captain,’ where they work with younger students. The competitive point-scoring reward system […]

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New Mini League

Following the girls’ recent success, there has been a huge demand to play more competitive games. To this end, three local schools have worked together to set up a mini league, to challenge the talented teams. Following the initiative, Loreto girls will play teams from Manchester Academy and Trinity High school, throughout May. Each week the schools will play two games each and if […]

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