Welcome to Loreto Day School (Bowbazar)

Mary Ward, an English woman, founded the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (IBVM) to serve the church, “through education and other works congruous to the times”.  This Religious order, now spread through the world, engages itself in many works including the education of girls.

In 1821 the Irish Branch of the Institute, commonly known as LORETO was established. The LORETO Sisters first came to India from Ireland in 1841. Loreto Day School, Bowbazar was established in 1844.

Our Vision

To Labour to extend His Glory.
To Live in an attitude of discernment seeking God’s will in all
To make our own the values of His Kingdom :

Our Mission

We the Loreto Community (Sisters, Staff, Students & Parents) are called to promote the Glory of God. We create an environment where the girl child is nurtured and empowered in the spirit of Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation. The students are thereby transformed into persons of competence, Conscience, Compassion & Character.

Core Value

  • Sincerity
  • Justice
  • Freedom
  • Love

Holistic Development

  • Academic Excellence
  • Personal
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Involves our participation in the Nation’s Dream
  • Secularism


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