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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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Youth Speaks Out

posted on January 22nd 2018 in General News

On Saturday five teams each comprised of three pupils, competed in the regional semi-finals of the Rotary Youth Speaks public speaking competition – with outstanding results. The fifteen girls from Years 7 to 10 were entered as three teams for the Intermediate and two for the Senior competition. They faced stiff opposition from Leicester High

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Carols by Candlelight

posted on December 15th 2017 in General News

On 13 and 14 December we hosted our annual celebration of Carols by Candlelight in the Chapel. Each year, just before the end of the autumn term pupils, family members, staff and friends join together to celebrate Christmas with carols and readings in the Chapel. This year in response to demand for seats we held

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Time Flies for National Art Competition Winner

posted on November 23rd 2017 in General News

Our Lady’s Convent School is celebrating, for the second consecutive year, the national achievements of its artists. Melanie Lamb has been recognised not only as the Winner of the ISA Midlands Region annual art competition with her piece ‘Time Flies’ but also nationally. Melanie’s drawing was submitted for the Key Stage 5 drawing category at

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Local Author Steams in to the Prep School

posted on November 10th 2017 in General News

This week local author Rachel Greaves visited the Preparatory School. To the delight of the children she was accompanied by ‘Ruffle the Rail Dog’ and a fabulous model of a steam locomotive. Rachel is both the author and illustrator of a charming series of stories detailing the adventures of Ruffle, an Airedale Terrier. She began

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Enrichment Day Launches Minerva

posted on October 13th 2017 in General News

The last day of term at Our Lady’s Convent School has been different from any other previously. All pupils in Years 3 to 13 have enjoyed a day of ‘off-timetable’ enrichment activities which has given them all the opportunity to understand the concept of growth mindset. Today has been a day of physical challenges; opening

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Double Celebration at the First Mass of the Academic Year

posted on September 8th 2017 in General News

Today we continued our tradition of celebrating the first Mass of the academic year. Staff and pupils from Year 3 to Year 13 were joined by parish priest, Father Simon Gillespie, as he celebrated the Mass for the whole School community which includes the Rosminian Sisters of Providence. Father Simon very kindly travelled from Stamford

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A message from Loughborough Grammar School Headmaster, Duncan Byrne following the vandalism of memorial trees in the Quad on Friday 25th August.

posted on September 1st 2017 in General News

“I wish to thank the local community in Loughborough, and members of the public and organisations from further afield, for the many messages the school has received from those who are appalled by the act of vandalism in our Quad on Friday 25th August. As I prepare to welcome our boys back for the start

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GCSE Results

posted on August 23rd 2017 in General News

We are very pleased with our GCSE results for 2017. They demonstrate the hard work of our pupils and the excellent support they have received from their teachers during a period of great change in the examinations system. Twenty two percent of grades were A*-A/9-7, 46% were A*-B/9-5.5, and 82% were A*-C/9-4. Particular congratulations go

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A Level Results

posted on August 17th 2017 in General News

We are delighted with our A Level results for 2017. They are a real testament to the hard work and talent of our students and to the dedicated support they have received from our teaching staff. We are particularly pleased that the proportion of our A* grades was more than triple that achieved in 2016,

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