Holocaust Memorial Day

All the classes at Loreto Convent School including Class 5L spent some time discussing the Holocaust Memorial Day. We also looked at inspirational people who had acted heroically in situations where others were being hurt.  We focused on Sir Nicholas Winton who helped save over 600 Czech children during WWII.  We worked in groups discussing some…

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Netball Inter-School 2016

Loreto entered 3 teams into this years Netball Inter-School Tournament, more than any other school. Red Hawks entered into the Championship tournament (A competition) and Yellow and Blue Hawks entered into the Challenge tournament (B competition). All 3 teams played some very good netball throughout the tournament. Red Hawks and Yellow Hawks made it into…

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PGL Ski-trip

On Friday 5th February, sixty year six and seven children departed on a PGL Ski-trip to Austria.  Meeting in the early morning, it was soon time to board the coaches and head off to Malaga airport.  With bags checked-in we made our way to the gate and boarded the Air Berlin flight to Munich.  Landing in Germany,…

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Victorian Day

As part of their History lessons, year 6 pupils have experienced a day in the life as a Victorian.  On Friday 29th January pupils were transported back in time attending a Victorian school.  As part of the History topic, pupils have been learning about life in Victorian times where they all produced some fantastic journals as part of…

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Action4Schools donations

We are kindly asking parents to help support our fundraising efforts for the charity Actions4Schools.  We have currently raised £500, although are aim is to raise or even exceed £1,000.  We have a fund raising bucket which our pupils will be taking around to our classes to collect the kindly donated money.  We like the money that jingles,…

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Nursery pupils go SMART

This week Pupils in our Nursery classes have been using a SMART Table to embrace ICT.  With the support of the Nursery teachers and assistants the pupils have been using this interactive technology to aid their physical development whilst enhancing the teaching and learning provision for all.  The table has been kindly lent to the school by Mark Pocock from Icon Business Systems…

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