Author Visits

25th Oct 2018 – We’ve had an exciting week at Loreto with visits from not just one, not just two, but THREE fantastic authors!  Mrs Parkin, who masterminded all of this, tells us more about it … Each year we hold a week focussing on reading for Years 7, 8 and Read More...


Bletchley Park visit

22nd Oct 2018 – Last Thursday a group of Y10 and Y9 students visited Bletchley Park in Milton Keynes as part of the Computer Science curriculum. The students were able to explore the original huts where Alan Turing and his team of code breakers decrypted messages from the German army.  They Read More...


International Day of the Girl

11th Oct 2018 – Today is the United Nations International Day of the Girl.  The Loreto College Women of the World group would like to share the following information about this … First set up six years ago, this day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges which girls Read More...


National Day of Poetry

10th Oct 2018 – We were delighted to receive a visit last week from the performance poet Ingrid Dover-Vidal, the author of “Make it Shine!”, as part of our celebration of the National Day of Poetry.  She shared some of her work with our Y7 pupils.  They really enjoyed Ingrid’s visit and Read More...


Parent Support

10th Oct 2018 – Families currently facing extra challenges should be aware of three different opportunities for families to receive support and guidance relating to various issues. Wellbeing Village There have been many stories in the media in recent months highlighting the importance of identifying and supporting youngsters facing mental health challenges.  Read More...


Open Day Science

3rd Oct 2018 – For those of you who couldn’t make it to the Science department during last week’s Open Evening, here are a few photos of what took place.  The Science programme of activities and displays was designed to give parents and potential students a taste of what Science is like Read More...


Y8 MFL Fun Day

1st October 2018 – Last Friday the MFL department put on its annual Fun Day for Y8 pupils.  Here Lottie (8T) and Jewel (8F) tell us more about what took place … This was a brilliant day full of learning, culture and languages and all of us enjoyed ourselves. At the Read More...


OBE for Loreto Sister

28th Sept 2018 – We are immensely proud of the fact that Sr Imelda Poole has been made a Member of the British Empire for her work to tackle modern slavery in Europe. Sr Imelda is the President of Mary Ward Loreto (Albanian Mission Against Human Trafficking) and also President of Religious Read More...


MFL Fun Day Preview

24th Sept 2018 – This Friday our Y8 students will be off timetable to take part in a day of MFL fun.  Last week they took part in a competition to design the posters advertising the event.  Well done to the following winners: 8F – Tara King, Laila Rivers, Lydia Read More...


Art department: Museum Visit

14th Sept 2018 – Taking full advantage of the opportunities presented by the opening of the new St Albans Museum, our Y10 GCSE art students recently went to look at the ‘Hand Drawn Action Packed’ exhibition.  Jennifer Johnson of 10J tells us more about it: This exhibition featured work by a number Read More...




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