Key Skills Provision


AS students are all encouraged to gain experience and qualifications in the Key Skill of Information Communications Technology. The Microsoft Office Specialist programme ensures students develop essential transferable skills that help to improve their learning and performance in education, training, work and life in general. The Microsoft Office Specialist programme is offered to all Year 13 students.


Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) is a comprehensive, performance-based Certification Programme to validate desktop computer skills using Microsoft Office 2010.

Recognised globally, as the #1 credential to validate knowledge and skills, relating to the Microsoft Office systems.

Different modules can be completed in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.

Microsoft Certification will increase a pupil’s productivity, improve their job readiness and increase their employability capacity.

This year, in Loreto, all pupils in Year 13 will be aiming to successfully complete their MOS Word and PowerPoint certification.

Loreto Grammar Receives Microsoft Office Outstanding Centre of Excellence Award

Loreto Grammar School has consistently been awarded the Centre of Excellence Award since 2015.  The CoE Award is in recognition of the number of students participating in the programme.