Y11 Thorpe Park trip

July 2nd / Today our Year 11 pupils enjoyed a trip to Thorpe Park in celebration of the five years spent at Loreto. Luckily the weather was fine, if a little hot. On arrival, we found the queues were not too bad.  Although these increased during the day, we did get a good chance to Read More...


Y12 King Lear Trip

July 1st / One of the most exciting productions of the year at the National Theatre has been ‘King Lear’, starring Simon Russell-Beale as the king. The Year 13 English group can testify to the value of seeing this set text on stage soon after its opening. To gain another Read More...


Sixth Form Welcome

July 1st / We are currently inducting next year’s new Sixth Form students into the school.  They have been given an outline of what Y12 &13 will involve, and have had an opportunity to attend introductory lessons for the courses they will start in September.  They have also received a feel for some of the extracurriclar activities on Read More...


Wimbledon Weekend

July 1st / Last weekend our team tennis players took advantage of the opportunity to attend Wimbledon with Mrs Kerry and Miss Baxter.  Sarah & Lily (Y10), Orla & Eve (Y9), Ella & Grainne (Y8) and Annabel & Alice (Y7) were all incredibly excited by the prospect of a day Read More...


Summer Fair

June 29th / A huge thank-you to everyone who supported our Summer Fair. Here is a selection of photos from the event: they can be enlarged and then viewed as a slide-show by clicking on the first image.


Y7 District Rounders

June 27th /On Wednesday some of our Y7 pupils competed at St Albans Girls School in their first District Rounders Tournament, which involves most of the schools from St Albans and Harpenden. The girls were initially nervous as it was their first time playing together as a team, and a few small Read More...


Y10 Forensic Fun

June 27th / There was a real buzz about the school during this event.  Megan Barr of 10F tells us all about it: On Wednesday 18th June, Year 10 went off timetable to take part in a Forensics Day in the Science department. When the day began, we were told that Read More...


Y7 PGL Trip

June 27th / Grace Harrington of 7Y has written a super review of this trip: On the 20th of June, all Year 7 pupils and several members of staff stayed at Marchants Hill in Surrey.  We were all very excited to have a weekend of fun activities and time to spend with Read More...


Year 8 Carnegie Award

June 26th / Some of our Year 8 English students have been reading the books from the Carnegie short list: All the Truth That’s in Me by Julie Berry (Templar)  The Bunker Diary by Kevin Brooks (Puffin)  The Child’s Elephant by Rachel Campbell-Johnston (David Fickling Books)  Ghost Hawk by Susan Cooper Read More...


Year 7 French Projects

June 25th / We were so impressed by this work that we just had to show it off!  Recently 7F and 7J created house models for French. They had to use everyday resources to create a house that was approximately the size of two shoeboxes high.  This project allowed them to be creative whilst Read More...




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