My Teen Brain

Sept 12th / Research into brain development has shown that the teenage years are a particularly important time in our lives. Therefore Vista has organised a programme of four information evenings for Y7 parents.  These will explore issues such as responding to difficult feelings, communication, managing conflict and problem solving. These sessions will take Read More...


Year 7 Mob Race

Sept 10th / Congratulations to all Year 7 pupils who took part in the Mob Race on Tuesday 9th September. This is the first inter-schools competition of the new academic year and involves all schools within the local area. Over 170 girls took part in the Mob Race (26 from Read More...


Pilgrimage to Lourdes

Sept 9th / During the summer, some of our pupils took part in the Westminster Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes.  Every year over five million pilgrims visit the grotto where the Immaculate Conception appeared to St Bernadette. Alongside these pilgrims hundreds of young people volunteer as “Red Caps” to assist the Read More...


GCSE Results

Aug 21st / There was plenty to be pleased about today, with our students once again achieving GCSE results well above the national average.  This is a great tribute to the positivity and hard work of everyone who has contributed to their success, not least of all the young ladies themselves. The Read More...


Y13 Results Day

August 14th / Once again we find ourselves very proud of our Y13 students.  They have been in school today to find out what grades they gained in their exams.  The pass rate in our academic A-level courses was 100%, with a quarter of the grades at A* or A.  In addition to Read More...


Drama Festival 2014

July 18th / Last week students and staff celebrated another successful Drama Festival. The first part of the festival took place on 9th July, and involved all Key Stage 3 forms. The festival aims to foster the skills of writing, directing, set designing, costume creating, prop hunting, rehearsing, and performing their own short play. Read More...


Duke of Edinburgh Training

July 17th / Last weekend some of our Year 12 students took part in a weekend of training for their Duke of Edinburgh Award Expedition.  They spent two days navigating through deepest, darkest Hertfordshire, carrying all their own gear on their backs.  They practised cooking for themselves on Trangia gas Read More...


The Circus Comes to Loreto

July 16th / Yesterday the Year 5 classes of three of our local Catholic primary feeder schools spent the day with us. Pupils from St John Fisher, St Bernadette’s and St Alban and St Stephen enjoyed all kinds of learning experiences. The morning was spent discovering exciting new circus skills. Later there Read More...


Sports Day Results

July 15th / Today saw the whole school heading down to Westminster Lodge to take part in Sports Day.  The PE department, led by Miss Baxter, ensured that the event ran very smoothly and that everyone had a role to play.  The vast majority of pupils showed plenty of commitment when taking Read More...


Y12 Biology Trip

July 14th / Last week our Y12 Biology Students took part in an A2 Ecology field trip to Rhyd y creuau Drapers’ Field Centre in Snowdonia.  Here are a few pictures followed by two reports from those involved. Ciara Condon and Natalie Case The centre itself was around a half an hour walk away from the Read More...




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