Development

The Development Office assists with the advancement of Loreto Marryatville as an educational organisation so that the students of today and of the future will enjoy a rich learning experience in carefully planned facilities equipped with the latest technology.

              Development

Activities managed by the Development Office assist to ensure that we continue to flourish and grow as one of Adelaide’s leading private Colleges and that we actively raise funds to help further develop our College, its facilities and resources.

The Development Office is a resource centre for Old Scholars and past parents, fundraising programs, publications and special events.

We receive strong support from the Loreto College community, and are eternally grateful for this. The Development Office works closely with a number of volunteer committees and supporters including the Parents' and Friends' Association, Loreto Old Scholars Association (LOSA), Loreto springART Committee, Loreto Rowing Committee and past parents.

Giving to Loreto Marryatville

There are many ways to give to Loreto Marryatville. Gifts of any size are valued and have lasting benefits.

Gifts to the Building Fund or to support students on Bursaries or Scholarships are most welcome, as are gifts through a Bequest to Loreto Marryatville.

Should you wish to make a tax-deductible gift to the Loreto College Marryatville Building Fund or Scholarship or Bursaries Fund please download our donation form or contact the College's Development Office on 08 8334 4200.

Fundraising Programs - Current Projects

Science Refurbishment

The focus of the 2017 Annual Giving Funds is a complete renovation of our Senior Science laboratories.

Our vision of the new science environment reflects the need to ensure our girls are fully prepared for a future world where skills in STEM areas of learning will be vital.

Through the development of innovative learning spaces, our new Science facilities will promote an approach of collaborative inquiry, increased utilisation of technology and greater student engagement with scientific inquiry.

Quad Redevelopment

Our Parents & Friends Association led the charge in our Quad Redevelopment project - creating a revitalised play area for the Junior School.

After successful fundraising initiatives, including the Quad Revival Party, Junior School Musical Opening Night and the 2015 and 2016 Loreto Ladies’ Luncheons, Loreto College and the Parents & Friends Association are excited to announce the completion of our Junior School Quadrangle redevelopment.

This rejuvenated space has transformed the learning experiences of our Junior School students.

The College and the P&F Association are grateful for the generosity of parents and carers, and those in our wider community, who have contributed to this important project through donations, support, and active involvement in the P&F Association's fundraising initiatives.

Bequests

The thoughtful inclusion of Loreto Marryatville in your will is a lasting and meaningful way of contributing toward the development of the College and the ongoing work of Mary Ward.

A bequest makes a valuable contribution to the long-term planning for Loreto Marryatville and can be directed to the College for use at its discretion or directed to specific areas such as bursary, academic scholarship or buildings.

All bequest correspondence is strictly confidential.

Volunteers

Community involvement is an important and highly valued element of Loreto Marryatville. 

Volunteers make a significant and varied contribution to many aspects of the College. The most visible volunteers in the College are members of the Parents' and Friends' Association and Loreto Old Scholars Association (LOSA), who contribute much of their time to the College through their fundraising activities.

Volunteering is a central part of the success of the College and although the number of volunteers continues to grow, many more are needed. Volunteers assisting in areas as diverse as the Tuck Shop, classroom reading programs, the College Archives, or serving on the Parents' and Friends' Association or LOSA. 

If you would like to be a volunteer and contribute your time supporting the College, please contact the Community Relations and Events Management Officer on 08 8334 4200 or events@loreto.sa.edu.au

Archival item donations

Donations to our archival collections ensure the memories of Old Scholars and their achievements are enshrined and our College's heritage embraced by our students today and in the future.

              Archival item donations

Loreto College has an extensive archival collection that illustrates the history of the College, since its opening in 1905. This rich and mixed general archival collection includes photographs, personal papers, multimedia, artworks, historic artefacts (pre-2000 school and sports uniforms, drama costumes, school books, projects, school banners, certificates, trophies, awards, personal items used at school, letters and school mementos), and school magazines (pre-2000).

Loreto College welcomes donations of archival items within its collection policy, that help illustrate the story of the College. We also welcome the loan of items we can copy or photograph, such as photographs, newspaper clippings, school or uniform items. If unsure whether the College will accept a particular item, please contact the College Archivist to discuss.

Our Archivist is particularly interested in collecting oral history records to capture memories of school days as a past student, parent, staff member, or friend of Loreto. 

We invite you to contact the College Archivist on 08 8334 4200, if you have any items you would like to discuss donating or lending. 

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