TYs in the Driving Seat

On Monday, 2nd November, the Transition Year students got hands on experience of motoring. In advance of their 17th birthdays, the Irish School of Excellence came to Loreto College to do a full day’s driver education programme. The day involved the girls being educated in driver theory, and then taking

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Debating 2020-2021

COVID has meant that traditional ways of competing in school debating competitions, like much else has had to go online.  But thanks to the work of Ms. Ruth Murphy, it has kept going. Ifunanya Chukwuewuzie and Chloe Pingol in 6th year had trials for the Irish team in the world

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5th Year bronze GAISCE recipients

GAISCE Awards

Yet again, the President’s Award, known as Gaisce is a major part of the year for senior students, especially those in transition year. Ms. O’Keefe last week met with the new participants who want to achieve their bronze Gaisce. The Gaisce President’s Award challenges young people to develop themselves in

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Latest Updates

Sanitising Products and Return to School 1st November 2020 ——————————- Dear Staff, Students and Parents, During the mid-term break, the Department of Education and Skills removed several sanitising products from the approved list for schools. Before we return to school tomorrow, I wish to reassure all members of the school

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Healthcare heroes Candice Michelena, Vicky Ragas, Marjorie Porras, Ayena lisimba, Tara Gannon, Rizelle Caones, Jeanne Brotarlo and Thomas Gannon

The Heroes of our Health Service

It has been with great pride that we have learned of the parents and past pupils of Loreto College who have been battling on the front line fighting the Coronavirus pandemic.  From local heroes in St. James’s Hospital Candice Michelena of the class of 2015 and parents Vicky Ragas and

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Latest updates – Summer 2020

Back to School Grant Applications for the Back to School Grant are now open. If you are availing of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment you will be eligible to claim this grant. it is a one off, means tested payment aimed to help families cope with the extra costs associated with

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Covid-19 A guide for Parents

Covid-19 (Corona Virus):  A Guide for Parents on supporting children and young people with daily routines while schools are closed The Government has made a decision to close all schools in Ireland in order to slow down the spread of the Covid-19 virus and keep as many people as possible

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Message from Mr. Whelan

Dear Students and Parents, I hope that this message finds you and your families well. First and foremost well done to all of you who are continuing to engage with education and looking after your well-being during these challenging times, It has been so heartening to see the commitment of

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Loreto College, Crumlin Road

Dept. Education & Skills Statement

Covid-19 Statement from the Department of Education and Skills All schools, pre-schools and further and higher education settings will remain closed to students until 19 April 2020.The decision has been taken following advice from the NPHET (National Public Health Emergency Team) as part of efforts to contain the spread of

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Letter from Ms. Murphy

Dear Parent/Guardian and Student, I hope that this message finds you and your family well.  Staff and students of the school have worked really hard over the last week to adapt to a new way of working.  We got very little notice that the schools were closing and no preparation

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