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Form III Update

Form III has had a busy couple of weeks.

They have been to the German Occupation Museum and discovered what life was like in Guernsey in the Occupation.

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They have enjoyed 10 minutes of exercise every morning for active April and seen this have a big impact on their learning and emotional …

NEWS  MELROSE

Astrophysics

Upper Sixth Physics students made a crude telescope as part of their Astrophysics course using 2 lenses, a metre-rule, plasticine and grease-proof paper. As you can see, the image is inverted as it is when it hits the retina at the back of our eye - it's our brain that actually turns the image the…

NEWS  SIXTH FORM , SCIENCE

Factors that affect temperature

Lower Five made the most of the sunshine last Friday to find some of the factors that affect the temperature of an object, which included colour, type of material, angle from the ground and the direction it faces.

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Annual Report

The Ladies’ College has a long tradition, dating from 1872, to provide education to girls. As such, it is one of the oldest girls' schools where the benefits of single sex provision are provided to ensure that the advantages afforded to boys are also afforded to girls. Indeed, there is significant …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Canaccord Tag Rugby Festival

Melrose entered 3 teams in the Canaccord 2018 Tag Rugby Festival and again showed that all girl teams can hold their own!

The Collins’ Cougars played brilliantly in the year3/4 tournament and won more games and scored more tries than ever before by a Melrose team in this age group. Coaches Liz Du…

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History 'Bake Off'

As the Upper Five complete their IGCSE History course, they wanted to mark the moment with a feast. So, inspired perhaps by Bake Off, this week the girls have created edible representations of the Berlin Wall. The models, featuring various aspects of the Wall which they'd researched including the …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , HISTORY

Monachan Memorial Trophy

On Friday 16th March it was the final of our annual Monachan Memorial Trophy for public speaking. All of the Upper Fours have worked exceptionally hard on this unit of work, producing talks of a high quality and covering a diverse range of topics. The finalists were: Aimee Browning, Izzy Davidson,…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ENGLISH

Spring Concert

This year’s spring concert was a huge success demonstrating the hard work and abilities of the girls performing music by Bach, Beatles and beyond.
 
Groups performing included junior motet, senior motet, junior choir, junior strings, senior strings, junior wind band, jazz band, q…
NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MUSIC

Eisteddfod

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MUSIC

International Women's Day

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Friday 9th March

The Ladies’ College took the theme of International Women’s Day to their lessons on Thursday 8th March in various activities around the College.

Removes have started a new topic in History investigating the position of women in the 17th century.  Legally, …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Duke Of Edinburgh with Form III

Form III have been continuing with their introduction to Duke Of Edinburgh with Mrs Morris, Renee Hubert and Miss Mitchinson. This week we have made scrambled eggs and put up and stowed away tents.

Beatrice exclaimed that she had never enjoyed scrambled eggs so much before and Olivia was delighte…

NEWS  MELROSE , DUKE OF EDINBURGH

Weather Updates

Dear Parents and Students,

Due to frosty conditions today and likely weather conditions overnight and into tomorrow, The Ladies’ College will be closed on Thursday (1st March).

Colleagues have been asked to prioritise their examination classes in the setting of work. Senior and Sixth Form stu…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Introduction to Duke of Edinburgh

Form III in Melrose had an interesting afternoon last week learning how to use trangia stoves to cook hot chocolate and make pancakes. This is part of their introduction to Duke of Edinburgh and survival skills work with Mrs Morris and Miss Mitchinson. 

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Art in Schools

The Ladies' College Art Department are absolutely delighted again this term to have the privilege of being a part of the “Art in Schools” project, where rare and valuable original artworks by famous artists are being loaned to local schools to be enjoyed by everyone.

We have the absolute honour t…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART

Promoting Independent Learning

The UIV classes recently gained the opportunity to work with two Guille-Allès librarians last week. These sessions are designed to promote Independent Learning and were managed by the English teaching staff.

Highlighting the wide range of online materials available to pupils and the changing role…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL

Adrian Sarchet visits Melrose

Melrose had a real treat when Adrian Sarchet "Sea Donkey" came to talk to them about his ocean swims. The Juniors were enthralled to hear of his battles with jellyfish, shark infested seas, sunburn, fatigue, exhaustion, sea sickness and so much more. He made it very clear that working as part of a …

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Primary Schools Gymnastics

The Ladies’ College PE Dept welcomed 60 girls from the Island’s Primary Schools to compete in their “Primary Schools Gymnastics Competition”. Everyone who took part, performed with enthusiasm. The overall winning team prize was shared by Amherst and Melrose. Well done to all involved.

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NEWS  MELROSE , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Balanced Forces

Teamwork was at the heart of today's (Tuesday 16th) AS physics experiment, where students had to resolve balanced forces into horizontal and vertical components. Students worked brilliantly together to take some very tricky measurements and they were all still friends at the end of the lesson!

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , SCIENCE

Pre-Preps End of Term

The end of term in Pre-prep was a busy one! Our last swimming lesson gave us the opportunity to put all those new skills into practice in an aqua-fun session. We preformed our Nativity play to not only our Mummies and Daddies and also to the guests of the Russell's Day centre where we enjoyed givin…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Team Building Activities

Form II spent their first morning back taking part in some team building activities. This included a blindfolded game to develop communication and trust in pairs, a listening game involving marbles and good teamwork and finally a group challenge involving lots of paper. It was fantastic to see eve…

NEWS  MELROSE