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Four talented young swimmers from Loreto College Coleraine won medals at the Ulster Age Group Championships held in Bangor during the first weekend of the Summer Term.  This was a very competi...

Loreto College Coleraine emerged as Ulster Schools Treanor Cup champions following a tightly-contested Final against St Paul’s High School Bessbrook on Wednesday 12th April. Loreto Colle...

The annual Easter Liturgy for Holy Week took place on Tuesday 11th April. Based upon the Stations of the Cross, the Liturgy provided a reflection on the events of Holy Week, concluding with a ...

The Religious Education department organised outreach programmes with the Year 13 students, through their General RE programme in school. Two of the groups had the opportunity to sign up to work wi...

A special Assembly was held at Loreto College shortly before the Easter holidays to reward students in Year 9 for achievement and commitment in a variety of areas of school life. The year grou...

The values of Mary Ward, foundress of Loreto education, were celebrated in the annual inter-schools debating competition between Loreto College Coleraine and Loreto Grammar School Omagh on 6th Apri...

The Lucky Stars draw, organised by Mrs Mellon and her form class, 14D, will take place at breaktime on Monday, in the Assembly Hall. Don't miss it: if you wish to claim a prize, you have to be ...

A student from Loreto College Coleraine has won an award in the Northern Ireland Archery Championships, held in Ballyclare during the first weekend in April. Finn Lestas, who is a Year 13 stud...

The Loreto College Treanor Cup team and coach Mr Sean Murtagh contested the Ulster Schools Semi Final in Banagher on Tuesday 4th April against Holy Trinity College Cookstown. The game ended in...

Loreto College Coleraine was represented in the All Ireland Final of the Gael Linn Siansa competition in the National Concert Hall, Dublin, on Sunday 2nd April by traditional group Tigh Tara. ...

The Year 8 Netball team from Loreto College Coleraine took the NEBSSA Year 8 title after an excellent tournament hosted by Coleraine College on Friday 31st March 2017. The tournament was conte...

YEAR 9 GAELIC – FAUL CUP Well done to the Year 9 Gaelic squad and coaches Mr C Deighan and Mr E McCloskey, who finished top of their group in the Ulster Schools Faul Cup blitz on Frida...

The Year 12 hurling team of Loreto College, Coleraine, claimed its first Maguire Cup hurling title on Tuesday 21st March. Playing in blizzard-like conditions against tough opposition at MUSA, Cooks...

The college’s annual Spring Concert takes place on Thursday 30 March at 7.30pm in the Assembly Hall. Audiences can expect to hear uplifting and tuneful performances by our talented schoo...

Merit Award certificates have been presented to students in Years 8 and 9 at Loreto College Coleraine at a special Merit Assembly. The Merit Award rewards consistently excellent classwork, hom...

Best wishes to the Treanor Cup team (Year 11 with some Year 10 boys) and Mr Murtagh, who will contest the Ulster Quarter Final against St Patrick’s Grammar, Armagh on Thursday 30th March. ...

Go raibh maith agaibh to all who contributed to Seachtain na Gaeilge in any way, e.g. watching the YouTube links in form class, using your Cúpla Focal, wearing green, taking part in quizzes,...

Friends of Loreto are holding a Table Quiz in Portstewart Golf Club on Friday 7 April 2017 at 8.15pm. Everyone Welcome.

Huge congratulations to our Year 12 (and 11) Hurling team and their coaches on winning the Ulster Schools Maguire Cup today in a very cold Mid Ulster Sports Arena. Meanwhile the Treanor Cup te...

The 2017 Ulster Schools Swimming Secondary Schools Championships was held on Saturday 18th March in Ballymena Leisure Centre Swimming Pool.  Shannon Baird, a Year 9 pupil at Loreto College ent...

A talented athlete from Loreto College Coleraine had a successful day at the All Ireland Schools Cross Country finals on Saturday 11th March. Niamh Carr, a Year 12 student, finished fourth in ...

Congratulations to Sophie Price (Year 10) who won Gold at the All Ireland Judo Championships on Saturday 11th March. Sophie was competing in the Pre-Cadet class, representing Coleraine Judo Cl...

With Lent now in progress, the annual Trocaire fundraising is in full swing in school. Well done to 8B and Mr Murphy, who were last week’s top fundraising class, with a total of £8...

The annual Coleraine and District Netball tournament was hosted by Loreto College on Thursday 9th March 2017, with teams from Dunluce School, Cross and Passion College Ballycastle, Limavady Grammar...

Very big congratulations to Sophie Price (Year 10) who has won medals in two very different disciplines in recent weeks. Just before the February Mid Term break, Sophie won all Preliminary cla...

Loreto SVP are holding their annual coffee morning on Monday 13th March from 10:45-12:15 in the convent. Our Traditional Group will be in attendance to provide the musical backdrop. Don't ...

Year 13 Government and Politics students from Loreto College and Coleraine Grammar School enjoyed some time working together on Friday 3rd March when they met up for some political discussion in th...

A talented young swimmer from Loreto College Coleraine has qualified to represent his school and Ulster at the Irish Schools Interprovincial Championships, to be held in the National Aquatic Centre...

The local heat of the Rotary Great Britain and Ireland Technology Tournament was hosted in Loreto College Coleraine on Thursday 2nd March 2017. The Rotary Technology Tournament competition for...

The STEM Module spent a day at Loreto College on Tuesday 28th February 2017, giving A Level Biology students an exciting hands-on opportunity with equipment and apparatus to which they would not us...

Friends of Loreto would like to thank all of those people who have entered their Super Draw as part of the Convent Renovation Fund Raising.  The February winners are:  £200&nbs...

Following their award of Best Project from Northern Ireland at the 2017 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition, Loreto College Coleraine Year 12 students Sian Donaghy and Donal Close were sel...

All Year 12 students from Loreto College Coleraine took part in a Success Skills workshop on Wednesday 22nd February 2017. Organised by the College’s Careers Department in conjunction wi...

Five excellent runners from Loreto College Coleraine qualified to represent the school at the Ulster Cross Country Finals, held at the Mallusk Playing Fields on Wednesday 22nd February 2017. T...

A traditional group from Loreto College Coleraine travelled to Monaghan on Monday 13th February 2017 to represent the College in the Ulster Final of the Gael Linn Siansa competition.  On Thurs...

Niamh McGarry and Eilîs Mullan, Year 8 students from Loreto College Coleraine, had a great day at the Irish Minor Schools’ Swimming Championships in Dublin’s National Aquatic Cent...

The IM HAPPY Family fun day event is taking place this Saturday (18th February 2017) from 10am – 5pm in the old HMV store in the Diamond Shopping Centre, Coleraine.   The event is op...

A traditional group from Loreto College Coleraine travelled to Monaghan on Monday 13th February 2017 to represent the College in the Ulster Final of the Gael Linn Siansa competition. Organised...

All Year 10 students at Loreto College Coleraine enjoyed a half-day workshop entitled ‘Project Business’ on Monday 13th February, facilitated by Young Enterprise Northern Ireland. ...

In late January, Mr Conroy and several Year 13 students attended a special Mass in St Eugene’s Cathedral, Derry to celebrate Catholic Schools’ Week.  The theme of the Mass was...

Several of Loreto College’s top science students have been invited to take part in several science exhibitions following their fantastic success at the annual BT Young Scientist and Technolog...

The following Loreto pupils are competing in the All-Ireland Scor final to be held on Saturday 11 February in The Waterfront Hall, Belfast representing their club, Glenullin, their county, Derry an...

Forty students ranging from Years 8-14 represented Loreto at the District Cross Country Championships on a cold, showery and windy winter day recently.  The races were held over a new course a...

A group of sixth form students from Loreto College Coleraine have each been presented with the Pope John Paul II Awards at the Derry Diocese’s tenth annual ceremony, held in Derry’s Mil...

As part of their Sports Studies A2 (Event Management), the Year 14 class organised a trip to Woodhall on Friday 3rd February. 24 Year 10s and 26 Year 9s went.  The activities covered included ...

As January ended and February began, a group of Year 9 and Year 10 students from Loreto College Coleraine spent a week in Bulgaria learning to ski, accompanied by four members of Loreto staff. ...

The final week of January saw the marking of Mary Ward week in Loreto College Coleraine.  This was marked by the launch of a competition from Loreto Education Centre, Foxrock. Coupled wit...

A group of students from Loreto College Coleraine recently launched a campaign of fundraising in memory of their much-loved friend and classmate, Reece Meenan. The Year 10 students decided to ...

Paralympic quadruple Gold winner Michael McKillop visited Loreto College on 26th January 2017 as part of the Youth Sport Trust Sky Sports Living for Sport Programme. Sky Sports Living for Spor...

The twenty-second annual Mary McCabe Trophy race, involving all Year 8 students, took place in blustery conditions at Loreto College Coleraine on Wednesday 25th January 2017. This event was held fi...

This week, as part of the Shared Education Project, Year 10 History students worked together with their counterparts from Coleraine Grammar School and St Joseph's College Coleraine on a common ...

The Loreto College French Department has rewarded Year 8 students for participation to a high standard in the College’s annual French Christmas Art competition. Year 8 students of French...

The annual Ecumenical Services took place at Loreto College Coleraine on Friday 20th January 2017, celebrating Christian Unity and the principles, prayers and priorities which the various Christian...

A group of students from Loreto College Coleraine have begun a campaign of fundraising in memory of their much-loved friend and classmate, Reece Meenan. The Year 10 students have decided to ra...

Congratulations to the Glenullin set dancing team who won first place at the Scór na nÓg Ulster finals last weekend.  The team members are Tiegan Mullan, Chloe Mullan, Éme...

The annual Open Day was held at Loreto College Coleraine, a Voluntary Grammar School, on the morning of Saturday 14th January 2017, drawing a large number of prospective students and their parents ...

It was an extremely successful week for Loreto College Coleraine at the annual BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in Dublin. Loreto College was represented by a number of students fr...

Loreto College will hold its annual Open Day on Saturday 14th January. Open Day begins at 9:30am and ends at 1:30pm.  Those living West of the River Bann should attend the Principal&rsquo...

The Autumn term came to its traditional close at Loreto College Coleraine with the annual Mission Day on Tuesday 20th December.  Raising money for the Loreto Missions, the Mission Day is a Chr...

The Loreto Superdraw winners for December were: Mary Murphy £400 Martina Boyle £200 Gerry Lynn £100. The November winners were: Kevin O’Neill £200 Damia...

A combined Year 9 and Year 8 netball team from Loreto College Coleraine took part in an Inter-Schools Netball tournament hosted by Dominican College Portstewart as the Autumn Term drew to a close. ...

The St Vincent de Paul Youth Group from Loreto College Coleraine completed a busy term of hard work in the service of others by collecting and assembling Christmas hampers, which will be distribute...

The feast of Christmas was marked in Loreto College Coleraine with the annual Carol Services, held in the College Hall during the final weeks of the Autumn Term. Organised by the College’s Re...

Loreto College’s Young Scientists were among those honoured at a Stormont reception to pay tribute to all students who will represent Northern Ireland at the annual BT Young Scientist exhibit...

All Year 10 students from Loreto College gathered together on the morning of Monday 5th December to mark what would have been Reece Meenan's fourteenth birthday.  The students and their te...

A student from Loreto College has been placed third in the local round of the Soroptimist International Youth Public Speaking competition. Eve Gardiner (Year 12) took first place in the Region...

The Year 8 soccer team from Loreto College Coleraine emerged victorious in the final of the annual Coleraine and District League on 1st December, defeating Cookstown High School 4-0 in a fixture pl...

As a school community we were all shocked and saddened to hear about the tragic death of Y10 pupil, Reece Meenan, on Saturday. Reece was an extremely likeable and popular pupil who participated ful...

On Saturday 26th November, after three months’ hard work and preparation, Loreto College’s Junior Drama Club staged its first Autumn Show, presenting extracts from three well-known musi...

Loreto College held a Poetry Competition to celebrate National Poetry Day in October, with students invited to write poetry on any aspect of the theme of Messages. Recently, winners of this school-...

A Year 8 student from Loreto College Coleraine has been selected for the Irish Football Association’s Elite Performance Programme, Club NI, in the Under 13 Age Group. Patrick Kelly has b...

Loreto College held a Poster Competition to mark Anti-Bullying Week, with students invited to create posters on any aspect of the anti-bullying theme. Recently, winners of this school-wide competit...

Merit Award certificates have been presented to students from Years 8-10 at Loreto College Coleraine at a special Merit Assembly. The Merit Award rewards consistently excellent classwork, home...

All Year 11 students enjoyed their annual day’s Retreat on Tuesday 15th November. As the Christmas examinations approach, the Year 11 students had an opportunity to reflect on their rela...

All Year 13 students at Loreto enjoyed their annual Retreat on Monday 21st November.  The ice-breaker challenges in the early morning session proved especially popular, generating gales of lau...

Loreto College is delighted to announce an exciting opportunity for Friends of the College to see the world-renowned Priests in concert. The College, and the Friends of Loreto, have been incre...

As part of the senior enrichment programme offered by the College , students from years 11 to 14  were given the opportunity to undertake beginners lessons in Mandarin.   Loreto Coll...

Students and staff at Loreto College Coleraine have carried out some very impressive work for some of the College’s designated charities during the first three months of the Autumn Term. ...

Shortly after the Halloween break, eight netballers from Loreto College attended North East Regional Development Academy Trials in Belfast High School.  Three Year 9 girls, Alana Burns, Erin F...

Six students from Loreto College Coleraine have enjoyed success in  the annual Causeway Credit Union Art & Design competition, whose theme this year was ‘Dreams Are Made Of This&rsqu...

All Year 8 students at Loreto College Coleraine took part in a workshop organised by Young Enterprise Northern Ireland on Monday 14th November 2016. Entitled “Your School, Your Business&rdquo...

On Thursday27th October a group of 44 Loreto College students, led by Mr L Shaw and accompanied by teachers Ms C Marron, Mrs M McCullough, Mrs M McGreevy and Ms J Wilson, left Coleraine for an exci...

Congratulations to Travis Brown (Year 10), who competed in the Ulster Open Weightlifting competition in late October.  Although Travis had to compete in the men’s age group, he managed t...

Nicolas Moore 10E recently competed in the Celtic Crossfit Games in Cavan. This Crossfit competition attracts athletes from all over Europe and Nicholas managed to top the podium in the 14/15 teena...

Congratulations and thank you to everyone who raised money for the annual Loreto Beach Walk on Friday 30th September.  A wonderful £6,652 was raised. Mr Murphy’s 8B was th...

The first Loreto Superdraw took place on Thursday 27th October. The winners were: £200  Anne and Sean McGarry £100  Ann Mullan £50   Joan O’Ca...

It's been a good week for our Gaelic Games teams, starting off with the Junior Camogie team (Y11/12 plus some Y10) qualifying for the Ulster Final of their competition, to be contested against ...

Congratulations to Niamh Carr (Year 12), winner of the Ulster Clubs Cross Country race at Warrenpoint on Saturday 22nd October.  Niamh runs for the Springwell Athletics Club.  

Congratulations to brothers Oran and Aidan Somers, who received their Karate Black Belts at a grading just before the Halloween break.  

Congratulations to the Loreto Junior Camogie team, who defeated St Mark’s HS Warrenpoint in the semi-final of their competition on Monday 24th October. The team now face St Pius’ H...

Over eighty Year 11 students from Loreto College Coleraine have been presented with CCEA ‘OLA’ Level 1 certificates representing work completed in French during their Year 10 year. ...

On Thursday 27th October a group of 44 Loreto College students, led by Mr L Shaw and accompanied by teachers Ms C Marron, Mrs M McCullough, Mrs M McGreevy and Ms J Wilson, will leave Coleraine for ...

All Year 12 students enjoyed their annual day’s Retreat on Friday 21st October. As the GCSE Mock examinations approach, the Year 12 students had an opportunity to reflect on their relati...

Loreto College Coleraine held its 35th annual Trial Interview evening on Thursday20th October 2016, organised by the College’s Careers Department.  The purpose of the Trial Interview eve...

Thomas Baxter-Mulvenna (Year 12) had a successful day at the RYANI Youth Championships in late September at Strangford Lough Yacht Club. Thomas was placed fifth in the Laser 4.7 class, and was...

There was some success for five swimmers representing Loreto College at the annual Swim Ulster Schools championships, held in the Aurora Aquatic Centre, Bangor on 15th and 16th October. Year 8...

Loreto College is delighted to announce that a former student has received a prestigious scholarship to assist with his continuing studies at University Level. Peter Rogan, who left the Colleg...

All Year 9 students at Loreto College Coleraine took part in a workshop on Forensics on Friday 14th October 2016. Presented in association with the University of Strathclyde, by a qualified an...

Loreto’s Irish department are once again thrilled as a Year 10 team has been placed second in the regional heat of the annual Gael Linn Junior quiz. The victory took place in The White Horse ...

A group from the Sports Academy from the township of George, South Africa spent a day at Loreto College on 6th October as part of their tour to Northern Ireland. Sports Academy George aim to s...

As the 2016-17 academic year moves into its second month, fundraising at Loreto College is continuing.  Central to this fundraising is the Friends of Loreto group, established in September 201...

A student from Loreto College Coleraine has been recognised among the very top students achieving A* grades in last summer’s CCEA GCSE examinations.  Molly Brennan, who scored a tot...

A Year 12 student from Loreto College has been offered an exciting opportunity with Irish Language television channel TG4. Eve Gardiner has gained the opportunity of part-time work doing TV vo...

As the first month of the 2016-17 academic year drew to a close, Loreto College held two highly successful fundraising activities as part of its drive to raise funds for the conversion of the Loret...

Year 14 students took part in their annual Retreat on Thursday 29th  September. The Retreat was an opportunity for the final year students to reflect, together and as individuals, on thei...

The 2016 edition of the annual School Magazine, Loreto Lore, was launched at Loreto College Coleraine on Wednesday 28th September. Providing a record of all major school and extra-curricular e...

Wednesday 21st September was ‘World Peace Day’ and to celebrate the Rev David Latimer of First Presbyterian Church in Derry organised a youth lead peace initiative called ‘Amazing...

The Opening Mass for the academic year 2016-2017 was celebrated at Loreto College Coleraine on Tuesday 20th September 2016, by Father Austin McGirr. The theme of the Mass was ‘Let It Shine&rs...

The annual Senior Prizegiving took place at Loreto College Coleraine on the evening of Thursday 15th June 2016.  The evening rewards students in the Senior School for excellence in their acade...

A Loreto College student has scored an All Ireland medal in swimming during the Irish Age Group Championships held during the Summer break. Eoin Mullan, who is in Year 10 at Loreto College, wo...

A Loreto College student has taken a superb Second place in the Senior Boys category at the Ulster Multi-Events athletics championships at the Antrim Forum. Christopher Doherty had to excel in...

The staff and students of Loreto College Coleraine found much to celebrate on GCSE Results Day 2016, with the Year 12 students of 2016 keeping pace with the outstanding results of previous years at...

The students and staff of Loreto College Coleraine had much to celebrate as the 2016 A Level and AS Level results were issued on Thursday 18th August.        Year ...