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Stars Align for Young Author

posted on June 15th 2018 in General News

Recently Year 11 pupil Maud joined four other hopeful shortlisted authors in attending the Leicester Writes, Leicester Book Prize award ceremony at The Exchange in Leicester. Maud wrote her book, Neon Sky, as a way of raising funds to support the Go MAD in Tanzania charity, which she is going out to visit later in

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LOUGHBOROUGH ENDOWED SCHOOLS TO EDUCATE TENNIS STARS OF THE FUTURE

posted on June 14th 2018 in General News

Loughborough Endowed Schools have been entrusted to deliver a first-class education to the country’s leading junior tennis aces, following a new partnership with Loughborough University and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA). Loughborough University has been announced as one of two National Academies for tennis, intended to nurture 14 to 18-year-olds who demonstrate the greatest future

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Radio Interview for Sixth Formers

posted on June 4th 2018 in General News

On Sunday morning, during the Jo Bostock show on BBC Radio Leicester, five pupils from Year 13 at the School were heard sharing their thoughts on the portrayal of women in the media. Broadcaster and past pupil Jo Bostock interviewed the girls on their thoughts following on from the news that the Walmart chain in

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CCF Review

posted on May 16th 2018 in General News

Combined Cadet Force 61st Annual Review – Saturday 5 May 2018 The CCF welcomed Wing Commander Sergeant back to the Walks as our Reviewing Officer for this year’s Annual Review. Wing Commander Sergeant joined the cadet forces as an officer in 1982, and spent his final decade at the school as Contingent Commander, so it was

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SCHOOL UNVEILS NEW VISION FOR CO-ED FUTURE

posted on April 24th 2018 in General News

Our Lady’s Convent School, the independent Catholic day school based in Loughborough, East Midlands, has announced a move to embrace full co-education status, in conjunction with a rebrand to become Loughborough Amherst School. The School, which has been part of the Loughborough Endowed Schools Foundation since September 2015, has historically provided places to girls aged

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Radio Interview with Dr Murphy

posted on April 4th 2018 in General News

On Tuesday 3 April, Headmaster, Dr Julian Murphy was interviewed on BBC Radio Leicester on the Martin Ballard drive time show. Dr Murphy was discussing the impact of tablets and e-readers on the reading habits of young people. If you missed this interview and would like to listen to it please click on the link

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Loughborough Piano Competition

posted on March 21st 2018 in General News

We are delighted to announce that Loughborough Endowed Schools Music are introducing a major new piano competition for young people from the Midlands. The Loughborough Piano Competition will be held on Saturday 12 May 2018 and is aimed at excellent young pianists from the area who wish to demonstrate their musical skills in front of

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Rotary Public Speaking Success

posted on March 16th 2018 in General News

Recently three teams from Our Lady’s Convent School, competed in the regional finals of the Rotary Youth Speaks public speaking competition in Uppingham. The nine girls from Years 7 to 10 were entered as two teams for the Intermediate section and one for the Senior competition. To reach this stage the girls had seen off

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BBC Radio Leicester Interview

posted on February 23rd 2018 in General News

On Wednesday 21 February, Headmaster, Dr Julian Murphy was interviewed on BBC Radio Leicester about his views on pupil mental health and the impact of pupil reports on their wellbeing. If you missed the morning show, you can listen again to the interview below.

Candlemas Celebration

posted on February 2nd 2018 in General News

On Friday 2 February, pupils and staff were joined by Father Simon Gillespie as he celebrated Mass at Our Lady’s Convent School, Loughborough to mark the Feast Day of the Presentation of the Lord, otherwise known as Candlemas. Celebrated 40 days after Christmas, Candlemas is so called because it was traditionally when all the Church’s

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