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Gemma&Hannah Ride

Riding for Rare Ovarian Cancer Research

Congratulations to Gemma Foord and Hannah Armstrong (both Class of 2016) have recently completed a bike ride from Canberra to Melbourne together with a team of 12 cyclists with the aim of raising funds for research into rare ovarian cancer. Gemma and Hannah raised over $5000 for the cause, with the ride collectively raising over…

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Loreto College joined the movement to create a safe and inclusive environment for all, by celebrating IDAHOBIT Day – the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia. 31 years ago – on May 17, 1990 – the World Health Organisation removed homosexuality from the Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems. This day is…

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$2600 Raised for 4EK!

What a fabulous effort by the Senate and all students and staff to raise $2600 for 4EK in one day! The funds were raised through merchandise sales (lots and lots of 4EK ribbons!), bake sale, sausage sizzle and donations from our Loreto community on our annual Run/Walk 4EK Day! The Senate shared that they could…

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Today was our annual 4EK run along Lake Wendouree which continues to raise Meningococcal awareness in memory of Emma-Kate (Class of 2016). With a great lead up led by our Senate, there was plenty of purple around the school today, showing incredible student and staff support for the day. After hearing from Emma-Kate’s beautiful mum,…

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Lana Dodd – Now a State Champion!

We share some great news on Year 12 rower, Lana Dodd, who was successful in selection in the Victorian Schoolgirl Eight during the school holidays. Lana rowed in Canberra on Lake Burley-Griffin in the Interstate 8 regatta over the past weekend. Lana and eight other girls from across Victoria raced against Eight boats from other…

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Rostrum Voice of Youth 2022

Sunday was a wonderful experience for our public speaking students. We had ten junior and four senior students participate in the Rostrum Voice of Youth Public Speaking Competition. It was a highly competitive day with schools from around Ballarat coming again to Loreto to participate. Laine Ballinger, Eliza Dodd, Olive Lanyon and Jemima Knobel won…

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Lest we forget

A beautiful autumn day to celebrate ANZAC Day and commemorate all those who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations and remember the contribution and suffering of all those who have served. Thank you to our wonderful Loreto students who also served proudly today at various ceremonies throughout our region. Our College…

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Chicago Performance Rehearsals in Full Swing

Rehearsals for the upcoming 2022 Loreto College Production of Chicago are well and truly underway! Our cast and crew have been busy getting ready ahead of their shows from Wednesday 11 May – Saturday 14 May. Tickets are now available to purchase if you’d like to come along to the Loreto Abbey Theatre and see…

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Last Day of Term 1

The last day of Term 1 was a busy one here at Loreto! There was a variety of activities happening throughout the day, including a hot cross bun recess for our Year 12s, the Year 8 Cultural Day and an options day for our Year 9s. We also had our Easter Liturgy and JPIC Junior…


ANZAC Commemoration Ceremony

Four Loreto College students travelled to Melbourne to attend the 90th ANZAC Commemoration Ceremony for Students at the Shrine of Remembrance. Annie, Tia, Chloe and Olivia proudly represented our school amongst students from all around the state. They were accompanied by Legatees of Ballarat Legacy and laid a wreath at the Shrine on behalf of…