Loreto Grammar School

Trafford, United Kingdom

Location: Trafford, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age range: 11 - 18 years

About Loreto Grammar School

Loreto Grammar School is a selective Roman Catholic girls' secondary with sixth form, situated in Altrincham, Cheshire. It is supported by a single-academy trust, the Loreto Grammar School Trust, and is part of a network of 120 Loreto schools across the world, with strong links to international schools in countries such as India, Australia and Germany. It provides a total of 1,040 places for students aged 11-18.

The school was founded in 1909 by the Sisters of Loreto, and assumed academy status in August 2012.


Jane Beever

Values and vision

As a Catholic school, Loreto Grammar has a faith-based ethos. The school values freedom, sincerity, excellence, truth, joy, justice and internationality, and places a strong focus on spirituality.

There is high achievement in religious education, where staff set high standards, and a well-rounded general education is provided for students up to sixth-form level.

Ofsted report

“Loreto is an outstanding Catholic school with a strong religious ethos rooted in the values of the Gospel … which permeates and influences all aspects of the life of the school. There is a vibrant sense of community evidenced in the warm, friendly relationships between staff and students and among the students themselves. The pastoral support and care offered to students is outstanding [and] the spiritual and moral development of students, prayer and worship are high priorities in the life of the school.”

View Loreto Grammar School’s latest Ofsted report

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Address: Dunham Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 4AH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 928 3703