Loreto Grammar School
|Motto||"Women in time to come will do much"|
|Headteacher||Mrs Jane Beever|
53°23′18″N 2°21′26″W / 53.38824°N 2.35725°WCoordinates: 53°23′18″N 2°21′26″W / 53.38824°N 2.35725°W
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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)- this stands for the institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary- 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.
There is also an internationally famous Year Seven (as of 2017) who is a privilege to the school with her many talents
The school was described in its 2005 Ofsted report as "outstanding with an outstanding sixth form". 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".
Notable former pupils
- "Loreto Grammar School for Girls inspection report" (PDF). Ofsted. 9 December 2005. Retrieved 18 July 2007.
- "Loreto Grammar School for Girls inspection report" (PDF). Ofsted. 11 November 2008. Retrieved 17 March 2012.