KS3 Spanish   Members of the Department Dr Richard Boyle – Head of Department Mr Jonathan Younge – Teacher José Luna – Language Assistant Introduction Spanish is introduced to the student body in Year 10. It is delivered to all class groups on two periods per week. The course is fast tracked, thereby setting the […]


 “Growing your Irish roots!”   Members of the Department   HOD: An Máistir ó hAodha/ Mr Hughes Teachers: Bean Uí Chuileanáin / Mrs Cullinan Bean Uí Fhinneagáin/ Mrs Finnegan Dochtúir Boyle / Dr Boyle Welcome to the Irish Department In Roinn na Gaeilge we enjoy teaching our pupils to understand and speak Irish while emphasising maximum use of […]


Overview – FRENCH Members of Department: Mr J Younge (Head of Department) Mrs M Malone Ms C Cumiskey BIENVENUE! We are a department which helps students flourish and enjoy learning French. At Loreto, you will study both the fascinating linguistic and rich cultural aspects of this global language. We are committed to making language learning relevant and interactive, and […]


GCSE – Modern Languages Introduction This is a two year course which offers opportunities to build on the language skills and capabilities already developed through the delivery of Key Stage 3. Course Content Each subject is divided into three contexts with associated topics: Context 1:   Identity, Lifestyle & Culture. · Myself, my family, relationships […]


A Level – French Introduction Do you like travelling? Are you interested in communicating confidently in French about a wide range of different topics including: the arts; social media; poverty; family life and much more? More than 220 million people on all five continents speak French.  French is the international language of cooking, fashion, theatre, […]


A Level – Irish Introduction AS Level Irish builds on the knowledge, understanding and skills developed within GCSE Irish at higher tier. The Advanced GCE specification incorporates the AS. Why choose GCE Irish?  Learning a language and studying another culture are both fascinating and mindexpanding in their own right.   We live in an interconnected world […]


A Level – Spanish Introduction An estimated 500 million people speak Spanish as their first language. Sixty million of these speakers live in the United States of America. It is the second biggest language in the world in terms of numbers, next to Mandarin Chinese and the second most widely spoken, next to English. The Spanish […]