Welcome to Loreto College


Loreto College is part of an international community inspired by the spirit of Mary Ward, the foundress of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary. We encourage all of our students to live out the values Mary Ward promoted: Freedom, Sincerity, Truth, Justice and Joy. For further information about our Catholic mission, please click here.

The excellent behaviour of our students, the support of their parents, and the hard work of our staff all help to make Loreto College a very successful school.  On this website you will find a copy of our latest OFSTED report, in which the school is rated as outstanding.  You will also find that the school has been recognised for the excellent academic achievements of its students.  There are also numerous reports on the many extracurricular activities which help to enrich school life.

Mrs Lynch – Headteacher

Click here to read our: Easter 2017 Newsletter



National recognition for the achievements of Loreto students

In March 2017 we received this letter from the government congratulating us for being one of the “top state-funded schools in England”: Letter from Nick Gibb.

In 2016, Loreto College was recognised as being in England’s top 10% of non-selective schools in terms of adding value to pupils’ GCSE attainment: details here.

The government has also recognised Loreto College as a “Top 100” state school: details here.

The government has additionally given the school an award for its work with disadvantaged pupils: details here.