Loreto Grammar School

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This article is about a school in Greater Manchester. For the school in Northern Ireland with the same name, see Loreto Grammar School (Omagh, Northern Ireland).
Loreto Grammar School
Motto "Women in time to come will do much"
Established 1909
Type Grammar school;
Academy
Religion Roman Catholic
Headteacher Mrs Jane Beever
Location Dunham Road
Altrincham
Greater Manchester
WA14 4AH
England Coordinates: 53°23′18″N 2°21′26″W / 53.38824°N 2.35725°W / 53.38824; -2.35725
DfE URN 138464 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 1053
Gender Girls
Ages 11–18
Website www.loretogrammar.co.uk

Loreto Grammar School is an all-girls Catholic grammar school with academy status in Altrincham, in the borough of Trafford. Pupils must sit an entrance exam to enter, and fulfil several other entry criteria. It is part of the worldwide Loreto community, and the Altrincham school was founded by the Sisters of Loreto (IBVM) in 1909. It has also assumed the status of an Academy (30 August 2012). The schools values are: Justice, Truth, Sincerity, Freedom, Joy, and more recently Excellence and Internationality.

The 266 students of the school's Sixth Form are expected to support the ethos and values of the School and show the ability to follow an academic AS/ A2 level course or the International Baccalaureate course.

The school was described in its 2005 Ofsted report as "outstanding with an outstanding sixth form".[1] In its next report in 2008 Ofsted remarked "This is an outstandingly effective school. It has improved substantially since the last inspection and has demonstrated excellent capacity to develop further".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Loreto Grammar School for Girls inspection report" (PDF). Ofsted. 9 December 2005. Retrieved 18 July 2007. 
  2. ^ "Loreto Grammar School for Girls inspection report" (PDF). Ofsted. 11 November 2008. Retrieved 17 March 2012.