IT Fruity Workshops Students attended a workshop where they made key boards out of a variety of non-traditional components including apples, bananas and play doe, all connected to a PC via crocodile clips. Students were amazed at the creativity involved and have gained further practical understanding of concepts relating to both IT and Science.
Miss Higgins and I set off to the Ghyll Head outdoor education centre with an enthusiatic group of nine Y10 girls ready to take on the annual Kathy Fry Challenge. After tea, we headed back to the centre for our briefing for the weekend ahead. The first challenge was the night walk in which pupils were directed into a nearby […]
Loreto High School were the winning team for the 2013 Wordsmith Season and receive a year’s worth of free mentoring and the opportunity to perform at events across the UK during 2013/2014. Wordsmith is a poetry and performance organisation that discovers, encourages and nurtures new writing talent in young people. They work in partnership with […]
A veteran head teacher is retiring after 30 years to take up a part-time job… at his old school. Even though he’s stepping down, Luke Dillon just can’t get enough of Loreto High in Chorlton. The 58-year-old will continue two days a week in a bid to inspire pupils towards university and high-flying careers. […]
Year 7 took part in a Welcome Mass to which families were invited. Students prepared the readings and chose the hymns. Father Deegan celebrated the Mass and was delighted with the way the students joined in and led the Mass.
As part of their celebrations for Black History Month students worked alongside the professionals from the archive society and clay specialists to creat a model of the first know black slave in Manchester: Juba. Juba who was born in 1748, lived in Oldham and died at the age of 23. Students traced his life using […]
A group of 20 leading headteachers won a place on a research visit to learn more about the educational system in the UK. They were met by Headteacher at Loreto Mr Tite who gave them an insight into the reasons that make Loreto High school one of the best schools in the region.