ERA CULTURA Visit

Year four visited ERA CULTURA near Chiclana on Friday 3rd May.  The visit formed part of the history curriculum, where pupils will be investigating Prehistoric Gibraltar; looking into the daily life of the Neanderthal man. On arrival the children were placed into three groups, blue, green and pink.  It was off to a straw thatched…

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Double Cricket Champions

The Inter school Cricket tournament took place this week. Our girls won the Cricket Inter School for the third year in a row! Irene Garcia Sanchez was voted as the best bowler of the tournament by the Cricket Association. Our boys also finished 1st and played some great cricket with some brilliant bowling and fielding and…

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Over the past few weeks, members of the Loreto Sustainable School Committee (LSSC) have been talking to the children about the dangers of plastic in our oceans.  As well as stressing the importance of cutting down on the use of ‘single-use’ plastics, the LSSC members have encouraged their fellow pupils to use re-fillable water bottles, reusable sandwich containers and when they do have plastic waste, to make use of the plastic recycling bins recently installed in the lunch room.  Well done to our environmentally-friendly LSSC crew!

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Seville Field Trip

As part of the Geography Topic “Contrasting Localities: Gibraltar and Seville”, the Year 5 pupils went on a field trip to Seville to visit some of the most famous buildings in the city. Their first stop was at La Plaza de Espana where pupils admired the building and then spent some time walking past all…

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St. Patrick’s Day 2019

A series of activities have been organised across the school, many with a sporting theme.  The Sports Leadership Team from Prior Park School have organised sporting activities for the Reception and First School children. The Middle School children have been participating in Netball and Football tournaments, with all the houses battling for the St Patrick’s…

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Footballing History

Loreto Convent have won the Inter-School Football competition becoming Champions for the very first time, making this a historic moment at the school.  The team played as a team should, with fair play, discipline and determination, not only to play their best, but to learn from their mistakes.  This was demonstrated as Sebastian won the…

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The Memory Man

David Thomas is a true Yorkshireman who has an incredible memory. After a difficult start in life, he got into trouble at a young age and was excluded from school. He worked in a factory, then in an office and eventually became a fire fighter. After being told by his seniors that he would never…

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Africa Fundraising

For the start of Lent, we began our fundraising initiative to help schools around the world offering the gift of education to those less fortunate. The Year 5 children ran stalls where they sold Arts & Crafts, to raise money for the charity HelpmelearnAfrica in Ghana and for Loreto Schools in Peru and South Sudan.…

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World Book Day 2019

World Book Day saw events and activities for children across the school and began with Nursery classes visiting the library. Children listened to the story ‘Supertato’ and then enjoyed making their own  potato superhero.  This year, Andrea Prior a children’s illustrator and poet, visited us. Reception and Years 1-4 had interactive sessions involving readings, character…

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