The Lorettonian Society
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10/05/2017
The position has now been filled - thank you for your interest.The Lorettonian Society invites applications for the role of Membership Co-ordinator. Applicants should be enthusiastic, able to work flexible hours and have an understanding of Loretto S ...
27/04/2017
Sheila Low (1982), one of Loretto's first intake of girls and a past-Chairman of the Lorettonian Society, has been adopted as the Conservative and Unionist candidate for East Lothian in the General Election on 8th June.
26/04/2017
Former Loretto pupil, Charlie Simpson, to take on the Mongol Rally in a scrapyard car.
The Mongol Rally thunders 10,000 miles across the mountains, desert and steppe of Europe and Asia each summer.
Two friends with a passion for philanthropy and ad ...
26/04/2017
Brodie Williams has madie it through to the last quarter final of Masterchef! Click here to see a clip
25/04/2017
Former Loretto pupil Jamie Parker (1997) wins Best Actor at Olivier Awards for his portrayal of Harry Potter
Jamie left in the upper sixth to attend the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.
Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, in which Parker p ...
27/03/2017
Q. The modern style of gripping the club universally known as the Vardon grip, was actually created, described and used , before Vardon copied it and made it popular, by which Lorettonian & HCEG member?

A. John E Laidlay (1878).
12/01/2017
The Board of Governors for Loretto School invites applications for the role of Chairman of Governors upon the retirement of the current Chairman, Simon Graham, in June 2017. Details of the role will be provided upon request. The role is unpaid howev ...
18/10/2016
If you are looking for gift ideas for any OLs (is it too soon to mention Christmas?) then look no further - you can order one of our new OL silk lined tweed caps or something from our range of Lorettonian gifts. Click here to open the Loretto Gifts o ...
05/09/2016
Colin and his business partner, Tony Kettle, were both thrilled to meet Her Majesty The Queen at Buckingham Palace to receive The 2016 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade.
Their company, Kettle Collective, was founded just over three ...
02/08/2016
The Society were delighted to welcome OL Norman Lamont (1960) (The Rt Hon. Lord Lamont of Lerwick) back to Loretto where he was to present the prizes during the first Speech Day at the school. He was given a guided tour by current pupils David, Jason ...
30/06/2016
Acclaimed British actor, Jamie Parker (Loretto, 1991 – 1997) has been cast in the role of Harry Potter in the two-part Harry Potter and the Cursed Child which is now in previews at the Palace Theatre London, ahead of the official opening on 30 July 2 ...
12/05/2016
Congratulations to Chiara von Puttkamer (2013) who was selected as the winner of the Edinburgh College of Art 2016 Astaire Art Prize from an original 68 entries. Chiara is studying Painting – BA (Hons) at Edinburgh College of Art. Please click here t ...
11/04/2016
Michael Lynagh’s memoir Blindsided has been shortlisted for the flagship International Sports Autobiography Of The Year award at the British Sports Book Awards. The award event will take place at Lords Cricket Ground on June 1st, 2016. Sky Sports wil ...
17/03/2016
Marina Henderson (2010) is running the London marathon on 24th April to raise money for the charity Hazel’s Footprints, and writes the following;

Hazel's Footprints is an inspiring charity in memory of Hazel Scott Aiton (at Loretto from 1996-2001 ...
14/03/2016
Roderick M. Urquhart has been appointed a Deputy Lord-Lieutenant for East Lothian. He is a partner in Urquharts, Solicitors in Edinburgh. A former President of the Lorettonian Society and Clerk to the Loretto Governors, he is a trustee of the Lamp of ...
29/02/2016
PGA Fellow status for Loretto’s Director of GolfCongratulations to Mr Rick Valentine, Loretto School's Director of Golf, who has been made a PGA Fellow Professional.Mr Valentine has also become one of the first PGA pros to complete the Level 4 Certif ...
25/02/2016
Loretto cadets undertook this challenging battlefield tour journey to Norway this school half-term break. The expedition was based around the famous sabotage operation that took place in German occupied Norway during World War 2, where members of th ...
Gallery here:Telemark Norway 2016
01/12/2015
Northern Ballet are staging a production based on the George Orwell novel 1984. OL Richard Blair (George Orwell’s son) recommends it as do the reviews! The ballet will be touring at various theatres including Sadler’s Wells - More details can be foun ...
24/11/2015
Alex was awarded the C.B.E. in the 2015 Birthday Honours for Services to the Arts. He was the founding director of the Manchester International Festival He took up the role of the festival’s artistic director in late 2004, has seen the biennial ev ...
16/10/2015
The Queen has appointed Adam to be a Circuit Judge and he has been deployed to the South Eastern Circuit based at Croydon Crown Court. He was called to the Bar (I) in 1990. He was appointed as a Recorder in 2012 and as a Fee-paid Judge of the First-t ...
16/10/2015
The Rt Hon Alistair M. Darling (1971) has been elevated to the House of Lords in the Dissolution Honours following his career as M.P. for Edinburgh South West for 28 years and several cabinet posts as Secretary of State for Work & Pensions, Transpor ...
15/09/2015
Mark is co-author of “Blindsided”, a new book about Michael Lynagh. Michael Lynagh, World Cup winning legend of Australian sport and one of the greatest ever ambassadors for the game of rugby, retired in 1998 after a peerless career that saw him indu ...
29/07/2015
This year the school Chapel celebrates the 50th Anniversary of its extension and embellishment. We thought it would be good to mark this event by building a plinth and placing a bell on it to call the community to weekly worship. Currently the Chapel ...
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