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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GHS Competition

The Gibraltar Horticultural Society have launch the ‘Grow Your Own Food Competition’. All entries to the junior section are divided into two ages groups, 5 to 8 years and 9 to 12 years. Prizes are awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for ALL classes in the Junior Section. Poster Design Design a poster advertising…

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GIBFYM Choir Success

This week our First and Middle School Choirs competed at the Gibraltar Festival For Young Musicians.  We are pleased to announce that the Choirs have been highly successful coming first in three categories and second in a fourth.  Well done to all the children and staff in the School Choirs. You can watch unedited footage…

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Confirmation

Pupils in year 7 celebrated Confirmation on Thursday evening. Bishop Carmel Zammit, Fr. Paul and Fr. Victor attended the sacramental service at St Joseph’s Church. The young people spent a morning of reflection with Fr. Paul, before gathering at the church in the evening. The Bishop thanked the children from the bottom of his heart…

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Africa Talk

Helpmelearn Africa is a charity organisation aimed to provide education aids, supplies and institutions to impoverished villages through Africa.  Projects consist of building, teaching and raising funds to achieve optimal educational support for children living in extreme poverty.  Helpmelearn believe that every child deserves the opportunity to go to school, and education is the key to…

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