Macbeth Production

30th Nov 2018 – Something wicked this way came … Many thanks to all who came out to Macbeth this week. The cast and crew put on a delightfully ‘wicked’ rendition of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, with living cauldrons, murderous witches, and tyranny literally gone mad!  The students, both on stage and Read More...


French Play

30th Nov 2018 – Escape room … in French!  Last week Onatti Productions performed a play in French for our Year 9 pupils. Here Freya Clancy and Jessica Buzzle tell us all about La salle des Énigmes … The story was about two friends called Marie and Jeremy who were stuck Read More...


A busy week for the Music Department!

26th Nov 2018 – Last Monday, Cantores and the Chamber Choir performed at the annual SASSMA (Secondary Schools Music Association) concert, which brings all the secondary schools in St Albans come together at the Alban Arena. Thank you to all those parents who came to support our school at this concert – Read More...


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...




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