Loreto College - Coleraine, Co. Derry, Northern Ireland
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Aims of the College

What the College strives to achieve stems directly from the Loreto Educational Philosophy. The aim of the College is to create a caring and community environment in which students can grow and mature spiritually, intellectually, socially, emotionally and physically.

To facilitate this growth the College aims to provide a balanced and broadly based curriculum accessible to all students, both in the classroom and in the many extra-curricular activities which the College promotes.

More specifically the College aims to

  • provide the environment in which students may experience and develop the Catholic faith
  • promote understanding of and respect for the faiths, traditions and cultures of others
  • provide opportunities to pursue excellence in all areas of school life
  • provide students with opportunities to develop initiative, independence and critical thinking
  • provide opportunities for students to experience enjoyment and a sense of achievement
  • foster a sense of self-esteem
  • prepare students for the world of work and leisure, and guide them in the making of lifestyle decisions within a Christian value framework
  • foster in students a willingness to help others and a desire for a just society
  • educate students as citizens of the world who will aesthetically appreciate and actively protect their environment
  • encourage students to play a full part in the life of their parish and local community
  • encourage the development of physical and manipulative skills in both vocational and leisure contexts
  • create a caring and disciplined environment which provides for the pastoral care of all students in an atmosphere of mutual respect
  • encourage parents to be supportive of the College in the education of their children.