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Divali Celebrations

Form III had a great Divali experience when Mrs Sharma and her young assistant came in to explain all about the Hindu festival of lights.

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We saw many traditional artefacts and learned all about the delicious food the Sharma family would enjoy that night. It was great to get our hands on the…

NEWS  MELROSE , RELIGIOUS STUDIES

Urban Morphology

Who says that geography is just colouring in? Upper 6 have been looking at urban morphology by using skittles to show how geographers have interpreted patterns of urban form through landuse models. Placing Skittles onto the urban landuse models allowed them to show how landuse changes as you move o…

NEWS  SIXTH FORM , GEOGRAPHY

Harvest Celebrations

After a super assembly with Reverend Hinchliffe, Melrose Form III visited the Guernsey Cheshire Home to present their harvest baskets, sing harvest songs, read harvest and autumn poems and spend quality time with their new friends- the residents. 

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The girls and all adults had a fantastic ti…

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Form III Victorian Day

Form III went back in time to 1857 and spent a day experiencing a day at school Victorian style!

Some found that they had to wear the dunce’s hat or signs to show they were unclean or rude. A couple even had the cane for daring to be rude to Mrs Morris. Drills, rote learning and reading passages…

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Upper Sixth Biopsychology

Using swimming hats to learn and pinpoint localisation of function in the brain. Perfect for wearing when revising!

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NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , PSYCHOLOGY

Quarry Adventure

Pre-Preparatory Week Five: 9th - 13th October

This week we went for a walk around the nature trail at Ronez Quarry. We had been discussing s.s.s.stones during phonics and we thought we would go and see where stones come from and how they are made! What an adventure and very exciting to see all …

NEWS  PRE-PREPARATORY

The Stickman

Pre-Preparatory Week Four: 2nd - 6th October

Pre-Preparatory had a wonderful time making their own stick people after listening to the Stickman story. Coloured sticks, lots of selotape and imagination and we had wonderful new stick friends.

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NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Portraiture workshop with Olivia Kemp

On Wednesday morning the Lower Sixth and Upper Sixth Fine Art students were lucky enough to take part in a portraiture workshop with Artist Olivia Kemp.

Olivia Kemp studied painting at Winchester School of Art and went on to study MA Drawing at Wimbledon College of Art where she was awarded The J…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART

Adventure on a wet and windy beach

Pre-Preparatory Week Three: 25th - 29th September

We visited the beach for our first Beach Schools session. Although very wet and windy, Lower Prep helped to create a wonderful shelter. Pre-Prep went hunting in rock pools and managed to find two starfish, crabs and a guppy. Then Lower Prep kin…

NEWS  PRE-PREPARATORY

A week of Fun and Exploration!

Pre-Preparatory Week Two: 18th - 22th September

This week we started swimming and ballet, as well as drama, so we had lots of new adventures. We also visited the Junior playground and tested our perseverance and resilience when attempting some very tricky apparatus! We celebrated two special b…

NEWS  PRE-PREPARATORY

Start of Michaelmas Term with Peas and Beans

Pre-Preparatory Week One: 11th - 15th September - Michaelmas term

It is wonderful to have all our friends back together again! We have also got some wonderful new friends to show around and get to know.

The girls have enjoyed playing outside and particularly exploring the new climbing frame…

NEWS  PRE-PREPARATORY

End of Trinity Term Fun!

We have had such a busy time with last swimming, ballet, sports day, last french, birthday celebrations, final assemblies, Form 2 reading stories, harvesting vegetables (Pre-Prep grown), move-up morning, sad goodbye's to Mrs Beebee and SO much more. However here are a few photos of our end of term …

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Catherine Best hosts The Ladies’ College women’s networking event

The Ladies’ College invited local business women, alumna, parents and recent A-level leavers of the College to attend their third annual networking event held last week on September 7th.  The well-attended event was kindly hosted by Catherine Best and daughter, Vikki Freeman, at their newly refur…

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

The 3 Colleges

 

UPDATE 21/09/2017

The 3 Colleges have sent the below document to all Deputies setting out their suggestions for how States funding for an assisted places scheme might be implemented.

File Text O 693569 18The Role of the Colleges and States Funding for Assisted Places PDF

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Our re…

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

GCSE Results Summer 2017

We are incredibly proud of our students’ achievements and aware of the determination, hard work and resilience they have shown throughout their GCSE courses and all that they have achieved both inside and outside of the classroom. We are delighted that the girls have achieved this academic success,…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL

A-level Results Summer 2017

We are delighted to report that students of The Ladies’ College who took A–levels this year have excelled once again, with a 100% pass rate.

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36 students sat examinations that will allow them to make decisions and choices about their future. Of the grades achieved, 43.9% were A* and A, 74.8% w…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

String Quartet

On the 2nd July the string quartet performed at the Victorian Walled Garden in Saumarez Park as part of the cycle of live music. They performed on a very hot day in a beautiful setting whilst the crowd enjoyed the gardens, refreshments and treasure hunt. Congratulations to Louise Madden, Anya Tee,…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MUSIC

Junior Motet Choir

Saturday 1st July the Junior Motet performed a recital at the Town Church. Nine of our girls in remove, Lower Four and Upper Four performed five pieces as a choir and a range of solos and smaller ensembles. This performance also included an original composition by Anya Tee, Flora St.Pier, Maddy Po…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MUSIC

Lower Junior Activities Week

Tuesday 27th June

A rather soggy day today, but the girls didn’t let that put them off! Armed with all the necessary protection from the elements the girls launched themselves into; archery, coasteering, crate stacking, bush craft (with a little bit of den building thrown in!) and kayaking outd…

NEWS  MELROSE

Den Day

Pre-Preparatory Week Nine: 19th - 23rd June

Pre-Prep joined the rest of Melrose in inviting the parents in to build dens all to have fun use all our Growth Mindset skills, but more importantly raise money for Save the Children. We had a wonderful time and everyone created amazing child led dens…

NEWS  PRE-PREPARATORY