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The Loreto Craft Fair, organised by Mrs Michelle McGill in conjunction with the Friends of Loreto, took place in the Convent House on a very wintry evening on 12th December. The event was well...

A Year 12 student has become Loreto College’s first ever winner of a Future Stars award from Queen’s University Belfast’s GAA club. Aidan Gillen, who completes his GCSEs this...

There was triumph for the Loreto College Rannafast Cup team on Saturday 2nd December, as the team emerged winners of the Shield competition, with a final score against old rivals, Loreto Coleraine ...

A number of Loreto students won medals and trophies in the Ulster Dancing competition held during the Halloween break. In Year 9, students Maia Casson, Sarah Casson and Aoife McIlvar all won a...

The Year 10 team contested the Ulster Quarter Final of the Gerry Brown Cup on Thursday 30th November on the 4G pitch at Owenbeg, playing against St Colm’s High School Draperstown. The final s...

The Year 8 Soccer team from Loreto College Coleraine travelled to the Joey Dunlop centre on Thursday 30th November for the Coleraine and District League Final, contested against a strong Cross and ...

The annual NEBSSA Year 9 Netball Tournament was hosted by Loreto College Coleraine on Friday 1st December.  The tournament was organised by North Coast Integrated College. The tournament ...

The Cross Country team from Loreto College Coleraine had a very successful day at the annual NEBSSA Cross Country Championship, held on 21st November at Ulster University Coleraine.  The stude...

Our various netball teams have had a busy start to the season, playing quite a few fixtures with several still to come before the Christmas holidays. The Senior team (Year 13/14), coached by M...

Congratulations to Orla Quinn (Year 10), who won Silver in Butterfly and Bronze in Backstroke at the Ulster Grammar Schools gala held in Ballymena on Saturday 18th November.  

Loreto bowed out of the Oisin McGrath shield in a thrilling encounter with Rathmore on Monday 20th November.  After a pulsating 50 minutes of end to end football it took another 20 minute...

Merit Award certificates have been presented to students from Years 9 and 10 at Loreto College Coleraine at a special Merit Assembly. The Merit Award rewards consistently excellent classwork, ...

A group of twelve sixth form students from Loreto College have been undergoing training and gaining experience as Concern Ambassadors.  Concern Worldwide works with the world’s poorest p...

Loreto College’s Year 13 French students, accompanied by Mrs S Mullan, attended a lecture at Thornhill College, Derry on Wednesday 22nd November. The lecture, organised by the Centre for...

The Cross Country team from Loreto College Coleraine had a very successful day at the annual NEBSSA Cross Country Championship, held on 21st November at Ulster University Coleraine. A total of...

All Year 13 students at Loreto enjoyed their annual Retreat on Monday 20th November.  The ice-breaker challenges in the early morning session proved especially popular, generating gales of lau...

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 Freedom. Recently, winners of this school-w...

Four A-Level Geography students attended a workshop in collaboration with QUB and the GA (Geographic Society NI) on Thursday 12th October.  The event, entitled ‘From Dusk til Dawn’...

All Year 8 students at Loreto College Coleraine took part in a workshop organised by Young Enterprise Northern Ireland on Friday 17th November 2017. Entitled “Your School, Your Business&rdquo...

A team from Loreto College took first place in the Northern Ireland heat of the UK Mathematics Trust Senior Team Mathematics Challenge on Friday 17th November.  The Further Mathematics Support...

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...

On Tuesday 14th November all Loreto College Year 11, Year 12 and Year 13 Irish students undertook the ‘Gaeilge 24’ challenge, organised by Conradh na Gaeilge. The challenge is to speak ...

YEAR 8 SOCCER V ST MARY’S LIMAVADY  3-3(AWAY) Still undefeated, Loreto faced a tough opponent and a huge task of coming away from the fixture with any points.  Loreto started th...

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

Prospective Medicine and Dentistry students from several local schools were put to the test in Loreto College on Saturday 11th November. As part of the rigorous selection process for these professi...

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. ...

A former student of Loreto College Coleraine has been awarded a prestigious scholarship as she begins her studies at Trinity College Dublin. Maggie McBride, who completed her A Levels at Loret...

The deadline for this year’s Road of Hope Shoebox Appeal is Monday 13th November. Students should do their very best to fill and bring in a Shoebox for the appeal, which is for an excell...

Several students from Loreto College Coleraine have been recognised among the very top students achieving A* grades in last summer’s CCEA A Level and GCSE examinations.  At A Level,...

As part of the general RE enrichment programme a number of year 13 students, along with their teacher Mrs Michelle McGill, have volunteered to help out throughout the year at the local Riding for t...

The twenty-third annual Mary McCabe Trophy race, involving all Year 8 students, took place in chilly conditions at Loreto College Coleraine on Wednesday 8th November 2017. This event was held first...

Talented golfer Tara Laverty (Year 10) had another success at a high level over the Halloween break. Tara played in the Irish Ladies Golfing Union Medal competition, in which only the top 55 g...

Loreto Craft Fair and Art Exhibition Tuesday 12th December 7-9pm Friends of Loreto, please join us on the evening of the Tuesday 12th December to find unique and beautifully hand crafted goods...

Congratulations to Clidhna McTague (Year 8), who was placed fifth in the Ulster Dancing competition during the Half Term break.  

Sports stars gathered in the Lodge Hotel on Friday 4th November 2017 for the second annual Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council Sports Awards ceremony. The gala evening brought together ...

Congratulations to Niamh Carr (Year 13), who won the Northern Ireland and Ulster Even Age Cross Country Championships for under 18.  Niamh won by a margin of four seconds – a wonderful a...

Loreto College Coleraine held its 36th annual Trial Interview evening on Thursday 26th October 2017, organised by the College’s Careers Department.  The purpose of the Trial Interview ev...

Loreto College’s Fundraising Co-ordinator, Mrs Lorraine McCool, has congratulated and thanked all the College’s students and staff following a wonderful whole school fundraising day on ...

As part of Shared Education, Year 11 students from St. Joseph’s College, Coleraine Grammar School and Loreto College worked to produce a series of paintings of landscapes, under the guidance ...

All Year 12 students enjoyed their annual day’s Retreat on Tuesday 24th October. As the GCSE Mock examinations approach, the Year 12 students had an opportunity to reflect on their relat...

The production of lively 1980s musical ‘Footloose’ was a highlight of the Autumn Term at Loreto College Coleraine, with a week of performances opening on 17th October playing to full ho...

Sports stars will gather in the Lodge Hotel on Friday 4th November 2017 for the second annual Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council Sports Awards ceremony. The gala evening brings togethe...

It was over to the girls on Monday 23rd October in Gaelic Games, and history was made with Loreto's first competitive fixture in Ladies' Gaelic, against Largy College Clones- a tough match,...

The Loreto Year 8 Gaelic team got off to a winning start in this year’s Oisin McGrath Shield by edging out group favourites St. Ciaran’s Ballygawley on a scoreline of 2.1 to 0.2.  ...

A group of GCSE History students from Loreto College Coleraine will spend an educational and enjoyable five days in Berlin at the end of October to complement their studies. The forty students...

A recent visit to Glens of Antrim Potatoes provided the context for Year 13 students embarking on the new Business Studies Course at Loreto College Coleraine.  During the induction at the...

As advised by the Department of Education, Loreto College will remain closed on Tuesday 17th October 2017.  

FOOTLOOSE has arrived at Loreto College! Very best wishes to the cast and crew of the 2017 school musical, Footloose, which plays throughout the week, starting with a performance for some of o...

Our Y12 team made history on Wednesday11th October with Loreto’s first win in the A Division, in the Rannafast Cup, defeating St Patrick’s Grammar Downpatrick 4-19 to 1-19. Well done to...

Our first competitive Netball fixtures of the season were played on Friday 6th October, with mixed fortunes against Cross and Passion College Ballycastle. The Juniors won 20-9, with newly elec...

Congratulations to members of staff on their generosity at the annual Macmillan Coffee morning: they raised a wonderful £344. Well done! Particular thanks to Mrs K Mitchel and Mrs S Youn...

Mixed fortunes for our teams this week, but with lots to look forward to for them all. The Reihill Cup hurling team (Year 9 - pictured) are through to the next round of the competition after 3...

European Day of Languages was celebrated at Loreto College Coleraine, with the College’s annual European Day, held on Tuesday 3rd October 2017. Opening with a special Assembly which incl...

Lively, 1980s musical Footloose will be performed at Loreto College Coleraine from 17th-20th October by a talented cast of approximately 100 of the College’s senior students. Based on a ...

All Year 9 students at Loreto College Coleraine took part in a workshop on Forensics on Monday 2nd October 2017. Presented in association with the University of Strathclyde, by a qualified and...

Congratulations to the Junior Camogie team, who had a great match against St Paul’s Kilrea on Thursday 28th September in the Junior B competition - the Liatroim Fontenoys Cup. The first ...

As the first month of the 2017-18 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...

Minnie Dihmis (Year 8) was awarded the "Spirit of St John’s” The Catherine McIlroy Memorial Shield before she left St John’s Primary School, Coleraine, in June. She was ...

The Opening Mass for the academic year 2017-2018 was celebrated at Loreto College Coleraine on Tuesday 19th  September 2017. The theme of the Mass was ‘This Day Is Mine, and it offered r...

A very talented young golfer who is currently in Year 10 at Loreto College has recorded some very impressive results in competitive events recently. Tara Laverty, who is a member of Royal Port...

The annual Senior Prizegiving was held at Loreto College Coleraine on the evening of Thursday, 14th September 2017.  The Prizegiving celebrates the academic, extra-curricular, personal and int...

A student who has just finished his studies at Loreto College Coleraine has been offered a place on a prestigious scholarship scheme as he embarks upon a degree course at Queen’s University B...

Our annual School Magazine, Loreto Lore, has arrived! Published each Autumn Term, the magazine provides a snapshot of 'a year in the life' of Loreto College, containing lots of news up...

Congratulations to Oisin Brennan and Molly Brennan (both Year 14) who continue to have great success in the sport of Mountain Running, which they pursue with Springwell Running Club. Over the ...

The Loreto College English Department has made a gift of books for schools in Zomba, Southern Malawi. Approximately 600 books were donated to be distributed to secondary schools in Zomba.  Hea...

Thursday 31st August 2017 was a very special day at Loreto College, as we welcomed our new Year 8 students. Drawn from a wide range of schools across our extensive catchment area, the Year 8 g...

We look forward to welcoming all students back to school for the new academic year. The arrangements for the start of the Autumn Term are as follows: Thursday 31 August – Year 8 and...

There was great cause for celebration at Loreto College Coleraine with the publication of the GCSE results on Thursday 24th August.  The GCSE students of 2017 kept pace with the previous two y...

Loreto College Coleraine has been celebrating its best ever A Level results, with students from the College surpassing the A Level performance of every other year group in the school’s histor...

Congratulations to some very talented Loreto College students who will be competing at the All Ireland Fleadh in Ennis, Co. Clare this weekend after they qualified by being placed first or second i...

There was news of great success for a former student of Loreto College Coleraine in July, when Orla Quigg, graduating from Queen’s University Belfast, was jointly awarded the Barclays Prize f...

As the academic year ended at Loreto College Coleraine, there was much to be grateful for and to celebrate. The College’s academic results saw the school placed top of the GCSE League Tables ...