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Fieldwork for Year 8 Geographers took place on 20th and 22nd April during the first of Coleraine’s really fine spring weather.  The young geographers walked from LCC, on a sunny morning&...

After some lively campaigning by Mrs Mellon’s Year 14 Economics students, a mock referendum was held among Loreto’s staff and students about whether we should leave the EU or retain our...

John Mullan (Year 11) won a bronze medal in his section of the International Karate Championships in Dublin at the beginning of the Summer Term.  Congratulations to John and best wishes to him...

The Junior Choir from Loreto College Coleraine has taken first place in the Post Primary Under 15 class of the Bangor International Choral Festival. Directed and coached by Mrs Annie Sharkey a...

On Saturday 16th April, Loreto College student Shannon Baird (Year 8) was swimming in the Provincial Towns League finals in Ballymena.   Having successfully qualified through the prelimin...

The Senior Prefects, Sports Captains and Heads of School for 2016-17 were presented with their badges at Assembly on Tuesday 12th April 2016. The Heads of School are Aidan Boyle and Cariosa O&...

Two 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. Eoin Mullan, who is a Yea...

The new Sports Captains for 2016-2017 were presented to their fellow students at College Assembly just after the Easter holidays, following a rigorous process of application and interview. The...

Carlo Morelli (Year 12) has secured the amazing opportunity to participate in the Journey of a Lifetime project this Summer. Carlo will spend a month travelling in Indonesia and Australia from...

Two students from Loreto College Coleraine were presented with awards at a ceremony at Titanic Belfast, having been recognised among the very top students achieving A* grades in a variety of subjec...

Huge congratulations to Antonia Boorman (Year 14), who has won a coveted scholarship and unconditional offer to Minerva University, USA . Antonia obtained an unconditional offer and a full sc...

The Loreto College Economics team, Cariosa O’Harte, Kate McLaughlin, Maggie McBride and Cormac McCarry, under the watchful eye (and endless guidance) of Loreto’s Vice Principal Miss Bel...

The annual Year 8 Swimming Gala took place in Coleraine Leisure Centre on Tuesday 22nd March, with all Year 8 pupils taking part in a competitive morning of heats and finals.  Thanks to the si...

The annual Easter Liturgy for Holy Week took place on Monday 21st March. Based upon the Stations of the Cross, the Liturgy provided a reflection on the events of Holy Week, concluding with a c...

Christopher Doherty (Year 13) had another remarkable Athletics success at the weekend, competing in the All Ireland Indoor Athletic Championships, with the U18 Ballymena and Antrim team. Chris...

Two Loreto Year 8 students scored wonderful successes in the Speech and Drama classes of the Portstewart Festival in mid-March. Anna McGinley (8E) took First place in the Set poem class, First...

The annual Spring Concert took place at Loreto College Coleraine on the evening of Tuesday 15th March 2016, showcasing the considerable musical talent among the College’s students. Loreto Col...

All Year 11 students at Loreto College Coleraine enjoyed a workshop on The Economics of Staying in School on Wednesday 16th March 2016. Thanks to Young Enterprise Northern Ireland, the Year 11...

Congratulations to Jack Dihmis (Year 8)  who won the Roslynn McCourtney Challenge Cup  for Grade 5 Piano at Portstewart Festival.  

Students and staff at Loreto College Coleraine will be participating in a number of Shared Education projects with colleagues from Coleraine Grammar School and St Joseph’s College Coleraine i...

As the Spring Term draws to an end, Loreto College has named its Heads of School for the 2016-2017 academic year. The Head Girl for 2016-17 will be Cariosa O’Harte, who will work alongsi...

A student from Loreto College Coleraine  has been named as one of the two Pramerica Spirit of Community All Ireland Young Volunteers of the Year. As one of twenty finalists in the prestig...

The annual Coleraine and District Netball tournament was hosted by Loreto College on Thursday 10th March 2016, with a total of 13 teams taking part. After a day of lively competition, the fina...

A group of A Level Religious Studies students from Loreto College Coleraine will spend an educational and enjoyable five days in Rome just before Easter to complement their studies. The twenty...

A final year student from Loreto College Coleraine has won a Gold Medal at the Irish Chemistry Olympiad, held at Dublin City University on 5th March. Peter Rogan, who is studying for A Levels ...

A group of students from Loreto College took part in the Flames: Lighting the Way programme this year, culminating in a Flames Sports Festival held at Coleraine Leisure Centre on 4th March.  ...

Year 14 viewed a presentation by Fixers, the charity which gives young people a voice, to make a film featuring a performance about mental health issues, on Friday 4th March. The presentation ...

Triple Paralympic Gold-Medallist and World Paralympic Champion Michael McKillop paid a return visit to Loreto College Coleraine on Monday 29th February, speaking to several groups of students befor...

A traditional group from Loreto College Coleraine travelled to Monaghan on Monday 29th February 2016 to represent the College in the Ulster Final of the Gael Linn Siansa competition. Organised...

A group of over 40 sixth form students from Loreto College Coleraine have completed a qualification in First Aid.  The students completed the Heartstart qualification during their Physical Edu...

All Year 12 students from Loreto College Coleraine took part in a Success Skills workshop on Friday 26th  February 2016. Organised by the College’s Careers Department in conjunction...

Members of the newly-formed Cricket Club at Loreto College Coleraine have once again paid tribute to the sponsors of their new club shirts and equipment. The club shirts and equipment were spo...

A team from Loreto College Coleraine has taken first place in the Area Final of the annual Bank of England Interest Rate Target 2.0 competition, held in Manchester on 23rd February 2016. Team ...

Two events in early February proved very popular in raising funds for the Lourdes Pilgrimage Trust.  Teachers Miss J Galbraith and Miss L Martin will travel to Lourdes with a group of students...

Year 9 students took part in their annual Retreat on Friday 12th February. The Retreat, led by the Derry Youth Community, was an opportunity for the Year 9 students to reflect, together and as...

Year 13 pupil Christopher Doherty, competing for Ballymena & Antrim Athletic Club, won 3 silver medals in the long jump, 60m & 200m sprint at the NI & Ulster indoor Athletic championshi...

All Year 8 students at Loreto College Coleraine took part in a workshop organised by Young Enterprise Northern Ireland on Wednesday 4th November 2015. Entitled “Your School, Your Business&rdq...

Two talented young swimmers from Loreto College won medals at the Ulster Schools Swimming Championship in Ballymena in early February. Finn McEwan, a Year 11 student at Loreto College, won Sil...

Bronze and Silver 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 excelle...

A student from Loreto College Coleraine  has been named as one of twenty finalists in the prestigious 2016 Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards Programme. Carla McErlean, a Year 14 studen...

Paralympic double Gold winner Michael McKillop visited Loreto College on 5th February as part of the Youth Sport Trust Sky Sports Living for Sport Programme. Sky Sports Living for Sport uses s...

Forty-four final year students from Loreto College were presented with the Pope John Paul II award at a ceremony held in the Millennium Forum, Derry on Tuesday 2nd February. The awards ceremony inv...

A student from Loreto College Coleraine  has been named as one of twenty finalists in the prestigious 2016 Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards Programme. Carla McErlean, a Year 14 studen...

Cross country runners from Loreto College Coleraine had a successful day at the District Cross Country Championships on 20th January, with several students qualifying for the Ulster Finals. Ov...

A group of forty Year 9 students from Loreto College Coleraine recently spent a week in Switzerland learning to ski, accompanied by five members of Loreto staff. The group stayed in the Haut L...

Three Loreto students, alongside numerous former students, were members of the Eoghan Rua Hurling team which successfully contested the All Ireland Junior Hurling Semi Final against Sylane, Co. Gal...

Loreto College’s Year 10 Gael Linn Quiz team took part in the Ulster Final of this prestigious event on Friday 22nd January, finishing in an outstanding second place. Having qualified fo...

All Year 10 students took part in their annual Retreat on Monday 25th January.  Led by the Derry Youth Community, the Retreat was an opportunity for the Year 10 students to reflect, toget...

The annual Ecumenical Services took place at Loreto College Coleraine on Friday 22nd January 2016, celebrating Christian Unity and the principles, prayers and priorities which the various Christian...

As the academic year reached its mid-point in late January, a special Celebration Assembly was held at Loreto College to highlight the achievements and progress of the College’s Year 8 studen...

The Loreto College Sports Captains and their deputies, along with A Level Physical Education students, have been helping with Year 7 PE and Health Awareness at St John’s Primary School Colera...

Members of the newly-formed Cricket Club at Loreto College Coleraine have paid tribute to the sponsors of their new club shirts and equipment. The club shirts were sponsored by Adams McGillan ...

The twenty-first annual Mary McCabe Trophy race, involving all Year 8 students, took place in wintry conditions at Loreto College Coleraine on Friday 15th January 2016. This event was held first in...

Junior students at Loreto College Coleraine have been presented with prizes to reward an excellent standard of entries for the Modern Languages Art Competition run in the College before Christmas. ...

The annual Open Day was held at Loreto College Coleraine, a Voluntary Grammar School, on the morning of Saturday 9th January 2016, drawing a large number of prospective students and their parents f...

Loreto College’s annual Open Day will take place on Saturday 9th January from 9:30am - 1:30pm.  We look forward to welcoming prospective students and their families to explore everything...

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. Fundraisin...

A Loreto team has made history by becoming the College’s first competitive cricket team, through participation in Cricket Ireland’s School Development Strategy. Under the leadershi...

Two sixth form students from Loreto College Coleraine have enjoyed success in Art & Design competitions as the Autumn Term draws to a close. Kate McLaughlin, a Year 13 student, won first p...

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, to be distributed to loc...

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

Queen's University Belfast’s GAA Academy has joined forces with the Ulster Colleges to launch an innovative Allstar scheme for players competing in year 12 competitions, including the Ran...

The annual Dublin Galleries Trip for Senior Art & Design students took place on Friday 11th December, with students visiting the Hugh Lane Gallery, National Gallery and Dublin Writers’ Mu...

Several promising young netball players from Loreto College Coleraine  have been selected to play on the North Coast Regional Development squads in their age groups. At Under 13 level, Er...

A student from Loreto College Coleraine has been named Junior Ulster U16 Indoor Rowing Champion. Aaron Christie, who trains with and competes for Bann Rowing Club, took the title at an event h...

Education Minister, John O'Dowd, has congratulated local pupils and their schools on entering the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2016. In recognition of the entries from the ...

All Year 13 students at Loreto enjoyed their annual Retreat on Monday 7th December.  The ice-breaker challenges in the early morning session proved especially popular, generating gales of laug...

Loreto College took the lead in organising a Coleraine Area Learning Partnership Women into STEM event on Wednesday 15th November 2015, in order to address the stereotypical perception that women l...

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. ...

The STEM Module spent a day at Loreto College on Tuesday 24th November 2015, giving A Level Biology students an exciting hands-on opportunity with equipment and apparatus to which they might not us...

On Thursday 19th November our Year 12 Irish students, along with hundreds of other GCSE Irish students from schools across Derry, travelled to Maghera Leisure Centre for an information day on caree...

As they prepare to make their GCSE subject choices, all Year 10 pupils at Loreto College Coleraine enjoyed an Experiences of Work Seminar provided by Sentinus, on 19th November 2015. The Exper...

Bronze 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 classwor...

A student from Loreto College Coleraine has been named runner-up in the Regional final of the annual Rotary Youth Leadership Development competition, having won through to this stage at the Colerai...

Congratulations to Kirsty McFerran (Year 11) who represents Antrim at U14 level in Camogie.  With her team-mates, Kirsty recently completed an impressive treble win.  Kirsty is pictured h...

A team of young Economists from Loreto College Coleraine has represented their school with distinction in the Northern Ireland round of the Bank of England Interest Rate 2.0 competition. Target Two...

A Year 9 student at Loreto College Coleraine took two medals at the Karate Northern Ireland Open Championships on Sunday 15th November. Aron Lestas took a Silver medal in the Kata section, whi...

All Year 11 students enjoyed their annual day’s Retreat on Tuesday 17th November. As the Christmas examinations approach, the Year 11 students had an opportunity to reflect on their rela...

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 Light.  Recently, winners of this scho...

Prospective Medicine and Dentistry students from several local schools were put to the test in Loreto College on Saturday 7th November. As part of the rigorous selection process for these professio...

A team of Year 13 students represented Loreto in the BASE Competition in November: this is ICAEW’s National Business and Accounting competition. The team of six students: Christopher Doh...

All Year 8 students at Loreto College Coleraine took part in a workshop organised by Young Enterprise Northern Ireland on Wednesday 4th November 2015. Entitled “Your School, Your Business&rdq...

Loreto College Coleraine held its 34th annual Trial Interview evening on Thursday 22nd October 2015, organised by the College’s Careers Department.  The purpose of the Trial Interview ev...

Three students from Loreto College Coleraine have won age group medals at the annual Swim Ulster Gala, held on Saturday 18th October. Shannon Baird, a Year 8 student, won a first place in Year...

All Year 12 students enjoyed their annual day’s Retreat on Friday 23rd October. As the GCSE Mock examinations approach, the Year 12 students had an opportunity to reflect on their relati...

22nd October 2015 saw a day of excitement, entertainment, enthusiasm and most importantly, enjoyment at Loreto College, as the Irish Department hosted its sixth annual Year Eight Scór; a cel...

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 student from Loreto College Coleraine has won through the local heat of the annual Rotary Youth Leadership Development competition and will represent the Coleraine area in the Regional Heat later...

A group of Year 11 students from Loreto College Coleraine have worked hard to raise an impressive amount of money in memory of a much-loved friend and classmate. Niamh McCloskey, who was a Yea...

A Loreto College student has been invited to join the Ulster Rugby Academy Development Squad. Callum Boorman, who is a Year 11 student at Loreto College, is among the youngest players in the U...

The production of well-loved musical ‘The Sound of Music’ was a highlight of the Autumn Term, with a week of performances opening on 12th October with a Primary School Matinee.  Fo...

All Year 9 students at Loreto College Coleraine took part in a workshop on Forensics on Friday 9th October 2015. Presented in association with the University of Strathclyde, by a qualified and...

Year 8 classes took part in their first annual Loreto Retreat on 9th and 16th October.  The Retreat, organised by members of the Religious Education department, was facilitated by student teac...

A group from the Sports Academy from the township of George, South Africa spent a day at Loreto College on 7th October as part of their tour to Northern Ireland. The Sports Academy group is ba...

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 ...

Four students from Loreto College Coleraine have been recognised among the very top students achieving A* grades in a variety of subjects in last summer’s CCEA GCSE examinations. Emily M...

A Loreto College sixth form student has scored a remarkable success in Athletics, qualifying for the All Ireland Multi-Events Pentathlon finals. Christopher Doherty, a Year 13 student, was one...

Students and staff from Loreto College Coleraine have responded to the recent Refugee Crisis Appeal, with donations being gathered by the College’s Justice League, co-ordinated by Mrs Lorrain...

Year 14 students took part in their annual Retreat on Monday 28th September. The Retreat was an opportunity for the final year students to reflect, together and as individuals, on their own an...

The 2015 edition of the annual School Magazine, Loreto Lore, was launched at Loreto College Coleraine on Wednesday 30th September. Providing a record of all major school and extra-curricular e...

As the first month of the 2015-16 academic year draws to a close, Loreto College has held two highly successful fundraising activities as part of its drive to raise funds for the conversion of the ...

European Day of Languages was celebrated at Loreto College Coleraine, with the College’s annual European Day, held on Thursday 24th September. Opening with a special Assembly which inclu...

A highlight of the Autumn Term is coming soon to Loreto College: the Loreto production of well-loved musical, ‘The Sound of Music’. Directed by Mrs Oonah McEwan and with Musical Di...

The Opening Mass for the academic year 2015-2016 was celebrated at Loreto College Coleraine on Tuesday 22nd September 2015, by Father Charles Keaney and Father Austin McGirr. The theme of the Mass ...

The annual Senior Prizegiving took place at Loreto College Coleraine on the evening of Wednesday 16th September 2015.  With capacity crowds in the College Hall, the Prizegiving rewarded the ac...

Year 12 Loreto College student Emma Mullan is setting records by becoming the youngest ever World Shotokan Karate-Do Association competitor this October in Bielsko, Biala Poland. At only 15 ye...

As a whole school community we have been shocked and deeply saddened by the sudden and untimely death due to illness of Y11 pupil Michaela Harkin. Michaela had been diagnosed with an aggressive for...

The students and staff of Loreto College have been celebrating outstanding results in the 2015 GCSE examinations. Speaking on results day, Mr Michael James, Principal of Loreto College, said: ...

The Principal of Loreto College has congratulated the Year 14 students of 2015 on a very pleasing set of A level results. Speaking on A level Results Day, Mr Michael James, College Principal, ...