World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Oct 3rd / Last Friday lunchtime, Loreto teachers took the opportunity to catch up with one another over a cup of coffee and a slice of cake (or two).  This delightful event was all part of the “world’s largest coffee morning”, set up by Macmillan.  Many members of staff brought in cakes and Read More...


New Coach Parking Bay

Oct 2nd / Good news! St Albans District Council has kindly provided us with a parking bay for the coaches which bring students in from Enfield, Bushey and Hendon. The bay runs from the Corner gate on Hatfield Road down to the zigzag lines by the Main Entrance on Upper Read More...


7F’s European Day of Languages

Oct 1st / Last Friday was the European Day of Languages.  Nadine Mawn of 7F explains how her class responded to this: In our French class we celebrated the European Day of Languages.  We each selected a country, brought in a food from that specific country, picked a word or phrase Read More...


St Albans Cathedral performance

Sept 25th / Last night the Loreto Rock Choir sang to an audience at the Flower Festival in St Albans Abbey. They were invited to perform as a result of their win in the Secondary Schools Choirs category of the St Albans Young Musicians Competition back in March. The Abbey was full of people Read More...


Duke of Edinburgh Expeditions

Sept 24th / Congratulations to the following Year 13 Duke of Edinburgh participants, who recently undertook an assessment for the expedition section of their award.  Four groups completed this at bronze level, and a fifth at silver level.  They all trained hard in order to complete a two-day hike in the Lee Valley, carrying all their Read More...


Youth Sports Ambassadors

Sept 23rd / Last Friday Loreto College took part in the Youth Sports Trust Young Ambassador Programme by attending the Regional Young Ambassador Conference. The aim of the day was to bring together young Sports Ambassadors from across Hertfordshire.  They were given the opportunity to take part in personal development sessions which were designed Read More...


New Science Surgery for Y10 &11

Sept 22nd / Throughout the coming academic year the Science Department will be running a Science Surgery for all students in Year 10 & 11. Each lunchtime from Monday to Thursday there will be “drop in” mentoring sessions taking place in Science lab 2.   Year 10 and 11 students will be Read More...


Year 9 Information Evening Presentation

Sept 19th / During the Year 9 Information Evening there was a request that we put the materials about changes to the curriculum onto our website.  Those who were not at the evening should be aware that this presentation was accompanied by a fair amount of oral information which clarified and Read More...


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...




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