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The annual Ecumenical Services took place at Loreto College Coleraine on Friday 18th January 2019, celebrating Christian Unity and the principles, prayers and priorities which the various Christian...

All Year 9 students at Loreto College Coleraine took part in an Employability programme entitled Explore Enterprise, delivered by Young Enterprise NI on Wednesday 16th January. The workshop wa...

The annual Open Day was held at Loreto College Coleraine, a Voluntary Grammar School, on the morning of Saturday 12th January 2019, drawing a large number of prospective students and their parents ...

We look forward to welcoming Primary 6 and Primary 7 pupils and their families to our annual Open Day, on Saturday 12th January, from 9:30am-1.00pm.  The Principal’s Address will be at 9...

As part of Anti-Bullying Week in November, a Poster Competition for Year 8-10 students took place.  The results of the competition were announced in the first week of January, and winning stud...

Another busy day at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.  Our students had the chance to meet Derek Baker, Permanent Under-Secretary for Education, and Peter Morris, Head of Opera...

It’s been a busy day for the students and teachers representing Loreto at the 2019 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in the RDS, Dublin. As part of exhibiting their projects, ...

Last June, all Year 8 students and their form teachers took part in a Beach Walk to raise money for Action MS.  A wonderful total of £2241.21 was raised. On Wednesday 9th January, L...

A group of Loreto College students, accompanied by Mrs Maeve Close and Mrs Katrina Brolly (Physics Department) is taking part at the annual BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in Dublin th...

A former student from Loreto College Coleraine has been recognised among the very top students achieving A* grades in last summer’s CCEA A Level examinations.  On Tuesday 18 Decembe...

The Social Justice Group at Loreto College Coleraine has had a very busy Autumn Term, with a number of events and initiatives going on to raise funds for a variety of very worthy causes.  The ...

The Intermediate Netball team from Loreto College Coleraine took the Coleraine and District League title this week, having maintained an unbeaten record throughout the season. In the Final, th...

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...

19th December 2018 saw a day of excitement, entertainment, enthusiasm and most importantly, enjoyment. The Irish Department hosted their ninth annual Year Eight Scór na Nollag; a celebration...

The feast of Christmas was marked in Loreto College Coleraine with the annual Carol Service, held in the College Hall during the final week of the Autumn Term, organised by the College’s Reli...

Students enjoyed Christmas lunch in the Café Lorette on Monday 17th December.  A big thank you to the staff of the Café Lorette who provided a delicious meal for the students (as...

A Loreto College Year 13 student has been honoured with a Senior Hurling All Star by the Ulster Schools GAA association. Leo Passmore, who is a Year 13 student at Loreto College, has a disting...

The members of the Loreto College Justice League have had a busy few weeks selling personalised Candy Canes to raise money in support of the Irish Pilgrimage Trust IHCPT, Lourdes Pilgrimage. S...

A former student from Loreto College Coleraine has been recognised as one of the top students in Physics in Ireland this year. Molly Brennan was placed first in CCEA A Level Physics, and a res...

The Coleraine and District Year 8 League soccer final was contested in Limavady this week, when Loreto College faced a strong Limavady High School side in the Scroggy Road pitch in Limavady on Wedn...

As part of a Shared Education programme, Year 13 and Year 14 Geography students from Coleraine Grammar School and Loreto College a lecture hosted by the Geographical Association and Queen’s U...

Niamh Carr (Year 14) won the Ulster Clubs’ Cross Country in mid-November, representing Springwell AC.  A fortnight later, she ran at the NIA in Dublin where she finished 5th in the Under...

The annual NEBSSA Year 9 Netball tournament was hosted by Loreto College on Wednesday 28th November.  Ten schools, and eleven teams took part:  Ballyclare Secondary, St Louis’ GS Ba...

The Loreto senior camogie team won the Fr Davies Shield on 26th November in a blitz held in Stewartstown GAC.  Loreto defeated all three of their opponents convincingly to top the group and wi...

Friday evening saw the culmination of the term’s work from the Junior Drama Club, ably assisted by their senior mentors.  It was a fun-filled event with singing, dancing and acting and w...

Congratulations to Year 14 students Kirsty McFerran and Tiegan Mullan, who are members of the Ulster Camogie All Stars team which won the Inter-Provincial Championship this weekend.  What a wo...

Mrs Pepin, Mrs McCool and a group of Year 11 students visited Seamus Heaney’s Homeplace last week.  Thanks to the English Department’s participation in a Shared Education project, ...

Students of GCSE and A Level Irish travelled to Maghera to attend an Irish Careers Fair earlier this month.  The students received lots of information about career areas in which proficiency a...

A group of students from Loreto College, Coleraine Grammar School, Coleraine College and North Coast Integrated College travelled to Dublin on Saturday 24th November to attend the Ireland v. USA Ru...

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

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

Unfortunately, a second defeat against St.Conor’s Clady means that Loreto’s Year 9 hurling team bows out of this year’s Rehill Cup.  St. Conor’s had a large panel of pl...

It is that time of year again, when the Justice League led by Mrs McCool and Mrs McCloskey, do their best to support the Irish Pilgrimage Trust, a registered charity, who for over 40 years have bee...

On Tuesday 20th November, thirty Loreto College students from Years 8-11 took part in the NEBSSA Cross Country event, held at the Ulster University, Coleraine.  The event involved running eith...

There will be a half price Book Fair next week in the library running from Monday 26th - Friday 30th November.  For every book sold, the school will receive a percentage back to buy new books,...

A memorial Mass for former Principal, Sister Angela Higgins, will be held on Thursday 29th at 5:30pm in the Convent Chapel. A special welcome to past pupils, staff and friends.

Year 13 English Literature students, accompanied by Mrs McCool, spent a busy day at Stranmillis University College Belfast on Monday 19th November, attending a day of lectures on their AS Level set...

Year 14 students took part in their annual Retreat on Monday 19th November. The Retreat was an opportunity for the final year students to reflect, together and as individuals, on their own and...

Congratulations to the Loreto Under 16 Ladies Gaelic squad, who had a strong win on Monday over Inver College, Carrickmacross.  The team now progresses to the Ulster Semi Finals.

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 Change. Recently, winners of this school-wi...

National Anti-Bullying Week was marked at Loreto College from 12th-16th November, with a range of activities taking place to emphasise the theme of Respect. Throughout the week, students discu...

Loreto College Coleraine 3-06 : 4-15 Our Lady and St Patrick’s College Knock Loreto faced a very strong Knock side today at Loreto in their second game of the campaign.  Despite an ...

Loreto 3-1 Cookstown High Loreto’s Year 8 soccer team won their final league game today when they defeated Cookstown High School at Loreto.  The importance of the game showed as som...

Loreto College was represented by a number of swimmers at the Swim Ulster Schools Cup and Championships 2018 at the Aurora, Bangor: Shannon Baird, Kyle Cooper, Niamh McHenry, Oisin McNicholl, Eoin ...

The Loreto year 8 Gaelic footballers faced a tough test in order to progress to the quarter finals where Ballygawley awaits. Loreto 3.2  St. Columb’s College 2.3 Loreto began the ...

Two 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, Mol...

All Year 13 students at Loreto enjoyed their annual Retreat on Monday 12th November.  The ice-breaker challenges in the early morning session proved especially popular, generating gales of lau...

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

Two final year students from Loreto College Coleraine have been selected for the 2018-19 Ulster College Camogie All Star team after a taxing programme of trials. Tiegan Mullan ,from Glenullin,...

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. ...

National Stress Awareness Day was marked on 7th November with a talk by two representatives of Praxis Care to Year 11 and Year 12 students. Praxis representatives Leanne and Geoff spoke to the...

All Year 8 students at Loreto College Coleraine took part in a workshop organised by Young Enterprise Northern Ireland on Wednesday 7th November 2018. Entitled “Your School, Your Business&rdq...

Loreto College Coleraine 2-7 : 4-12 St Killian’s College Carnlough The Loreto girls contested for a long period of the game and sought to take the lead on many occasions.  However, ...

The Year 8 gaelic Football team participated in this year’s Oisin McGrath tournament at Limavady Wolfhounds GAC.  Their competition was St. Connor’s, Gleann na Ro, St. Columb&rsquo...

On Thursday 25th October a group of 45 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 unf...

Former Principal of Loreto College, Sister Angela Higgins, of Loreto Convent, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin passed away peacefully on October 30 2018, at Tara Winthrop Private Clinic, Swords, Co. Dublin. ...

Very best wishes to Mrs Close and Mr Conroy, who are running the Dublin Marathon at Half Term in support of the Cancer Fund for Children.  A fundraising coffee morning was held on Friday 26th ...

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 ...

In mid-October, Year 9 form teachers were asked to nominate two members of their form classes as star pupils. Reasons for nomination included money collected for the Beach Walk, improved standards ...

All Year 11 students enjoyed their annual day’s Retreat on Monday 22nd October. As the Christmas examinations approach, the Year 11 students had an opportunity to reflect on their relati...

The Year 11-12 Girls took part in a Ladies Football Blitz in Belfast on Friday 19th October.  They played Victoria College, St Dominic’s High School 2, St Mary’s High School Warren...

Loreto College Coleraine held its 37th annual Trial Interview evening on Thursday18th October 2018, organised by the College’s Careers Department.  The purpose of the Trial Interview eve...

The twenty-fourth annual Mary McCabe Trophy race, involving all Year 8 students, took place in mild, sunny conditions at Loreto College Coleraine on Wednesday 17th October 2018. This event was held...

As part of European restart a heart day on the 16th October, the PE staff decided to teach all Year 9 and 10 students Emergency Life Support and Heartstart during their PE classes. Pupils are ...

The Loreto Drama Department has registered a group of students to take part in Anti-Bullying Week 2018 (ABW18).The idea was to raise awareness of how RESPECT can help build an anti-bullying culture...

Several events were held to mark Mental Health Awareness Week at Loreto College, following a year-long programme in which all students, staff and parents received Mental Health Awareness training.&...

On Thursday 25th October a group of 45 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 ...

Limavady High School  3:2  Loreto College Coleraine The Loreto 2018 year 8 soccer team began their league campaign with a tough trip away to Limavady High on Wednesday 3rd October. ...

All Year 12 students from Loreto College Coleraine took part in a Success Skills and Study Skills workshop on Tuesday 9th October 2018. Organised by the College’s Careers Department in c...

Loreto College Coleraine 5-5  St. Columb’s College Derry 6-22 The senior hurling team produced a battling and spirited display in defeat to a very strong St. Columb’s side at ...

Congratulations to Kyle Cooper (Year 9), who won the 100m Freestyle and was placed third in the 200m Freestyle at the Ulster Development Swimming Gala held in Larne during the last weekend of Septe...

All Year 10 students attended an Experiences of Work Programme facilitated by Mr Pat Jamison from Sentinus. Pupils learned about the importance of developing employability skills and the skills and...

As the first month of the 2018-19 academic year drew to a close, Loreto College held a highly successful fundraising activity as part of its drive to raise funds for the conversion of the Loreto Co...

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.  During the induction at the factory, the s...

The European day of Languages was celebrated in Loreto College on Wednesday 26th September.  The day opened with an international assembly for Year 11 & 12 students.  All student...

The Silver Award group  (all Year 12) set off on the assessed hike in cold, blustery conditions on Sunday 23rd September.  At the end of day 1, the students had all had a good day, with s...

8A did a cup challenge on Monday 24th September in Form Class, trying to build pyramids out of plastic cups using elastic bands and string.  Form teacher Mr Murphy reports that he and 8A had g...

The Opening Mass for the academic year 2018-2019 was celebrated at Loreto College Coleraine on Tuesday 18th September 2018. The theme of the Mass was ‘Step By Step’, and it offered a re...

The annual Senior Prizegiving was held at Loreto College Coleraine on the evening of Thursday, 13th September 2018.  The Prizegiving celebrates the academic, extra-curricular, personal and int...

Congratulations to Eoin Mullan (Year 12) on his most recent achievements in swimming. At the Irish Summer Nationals, Eoin won Bronze in the 100m Butterfly, Bronze in the 200m Butterfly and was...

We were delighted to welcome our new Year 8 students to Loreto College on Friday 31st August 2018.  The new students were welcomed to the College by Mr Michael James, College Principal and by ...

On June 27, 18 Coleraine teenagers representing local schools, faiths and cultures departed for the USA to participate in this years Ulster Project Delaware Programme. Eoghan Gormley, Sarah McAllis...

Students and staff at Loreto College Coleraine were celebrating excellent GCSE results on Thursday 23rd August, as the Summer break drew to a close. Speaking on results day, Mr Michael James, ...

A few dates for your diaries as the Summer Break draws to a close: 23rd August - GCSE and Year 11 Module results 31st August - First day of Term for Year 8 and Year 14 Senior Prefects only ...

Congratulations to Conrad O’Coisneachain who was placed second in Uilleann Pipes age 12-15 at the All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil in Drogheda at the weekend, and to Fearghal Close who was a member ...

Loreto College Coleraine has been celebrating very pleasing A Level results, with students from the College performing well at both A Level and AS Level to round off the 2017-2018 academic year. ...

Our traditional musicians have gone from strength to strength in recent years, with our top class group Tieg Tara winning through to the All Ireland Final of the Gael Linn Siansa competition, and t...

A group of 26 students from Loreto College accompanied by three members of staff spent four days in Paris as the Summer Term drew to a close. During a very busy trip, the group saw some of the...

A group of ten students and one teacher from Loreto College spent the first month of the Summer holidays in Kenya, carrying out voluntary work as part of the Camps International project. The s...