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Monachan Memorial Trophy

Earlier this month the school held the annual Monachan Memorial Trophy for Public Speaking, which is competed for by the Upper Four.

This years winner was Simone Ashplant with the subject Why Do We Sterotype Colours?

Mrs King very kindly put a video together of the competiton with all of the fi…

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Ilex 2016

The latest Ilex magazine is now published and can be accessed We hope that you will looking through it, agree that the Upper Sixth team responsible for putting it together, led by Maninda Singh, have done an excellent job. Our girls are involved in a very great many things in the course of…

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Upper Sixth English Visit : Aphra Behn's 'The Rover'

Upper Sixth English students from The Ladies College attended a first class production of 'The Rover' with a pupil workshop in January this year with Mrs King and Mr Swann in attendance.

'Masquerading! A lewd custom to deba…

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Excellent across the board in latest ISI inspection.

The Ladies’ College (The College) has completed a full British Schools’ Overseas inspection by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) and, having received their final report, has published the ISI’s findings to parents.

The College was delighted to be judged as excellent (the highest rating) …

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House Creative Writing

The annual House Creative Writing Competition took place in November with some outstanding creative entries. The girls were asked to submit either poetry or prose on a number of different themes ranging from discovery to jealousy and power. Entries were submitted from Remove, Lower and Upper Four,…

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We wish everyone a happy summer break

Swish Ladies College

We wish everyone a very happy summer break, following Mark Reading and Melrose and The Ladies' College Speech Days which celebrated as much as could be fitted in from 2015-2016.

Work goes on in College to get the building ready for September. We thought you would be interested to see the fr…

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Schedule for September 2016

We hope that you have had an enjoyable summer and we look forward to welcoming your daughter back to our 'new school'.

Here is the Schedule for Michaelmas Term - Thursday 8th September 2016

New Remove – arrive for 8.30 a.m. and go to Form Rooms (Photographs at 9.10 a.m.)

Lower Four

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The Ladies’ College hits £1 million fundraising milestone

In just 10 months The Ladies' College fundraising committee has raised £1 million as part of the school’s expansion; “A Gift for Learning” Phase 3.

The College needs to raise £2 million towards the Phase 3 building, which will cost £7.5 million in total.

The principal of The Ladies' College, As…

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Mr Charles Parkinson’s Lecture

On Monday the 25th January, Mr Charles Parkinson, author of ‘Lisia: Vortigern’s Island’ and ‘The Duke and the Decoy’, gave a lecture entitled ‘Arthurian Legends and Guernsey’ to a selection of English and EPQ 6th form pupils from The Ladies’ College and Elizabeth College.

The talk cover…

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Ilex 2015

The latest Ilex magazine is now published and can be accessed . We are very proud of the latest edition and would encourage everyone to share the Ilex with their extended family and friends. Many congratulations to all those involved; in particular editors, Charlotte Thompson and Laura Smith,…

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The Write Stuff

The Write Stuff literary competition that takes place every year. Students are given a line, or a title, to include in their story which has to be 300 words or less and written without any help. The year, the title was "The Suitcase". There were over 500 entries altogether and it was judged by seve…

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Lent Term Mark Reading

Mark Reading Lent Term 2014

 Duke of Edinburgh Awards:

Bronze Certificate Yasmine Ellis, Abbie Green, Orla Hanna, Beatrice Morgan, Rebecca Stewart

Music Awards:

The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

Grade 2           Trombone - Ingrid Morley

Grade 3           Vi…

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Words, words, words

The Lower Four spelling bee came to an exciting conclusion this week.

The final round results were as follows:

  • Melissa Atkinson 2nd Place (5/7)
  • Willow Bearder 3rd Place (4/7)
  • Marie-Claire Benoist 1st Place (6/7)
  • Lucy Perriam 3rd Place (4/7)

The English Department did…

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Laura's got the write stuff

Congratulations to Upper Five student Laura Smith, who has won a place at a creative writing workshop given by a bestselling author.

Laura entered a competition run by the Alderney Literary Trust in which she had to write the introductory part of a novel. She was one of three students chosen fro…

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Speaking up for the Cup

Congratulations to all the Upper Four girls who took part in the final of this year's Monachan Memorial Trophy competition.

This spectacular trophy is awarded for public speaking, with the girls preparing speeches on a topic of their choice to deliver to the whole year group - and an external ad…

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Greg Rutherford visits Ladies' College

Ladies' College was thrilled to welcome London 2012 Olympic Long Jump Champion Greg Rutherford. He came to school to talk about his amazing sporting experiences and show off his well deserved Gold Medal.

He told the girls how fortunate he had been, to able to compete in London 2012 at full fitne…

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Commemoration Service Celebrates Founders

Photo: Zoe Collins, 4, the youngest student at Melrose, leaves St Stephen's after Commemoration Service

The first of many "new traditions" took place today when the whole school celebrated Commemoration Service at St Stephen's Church.

The new timing of the event, on the actual day Ladies' Col…

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David Bedford visits Melrose

Children's author David Bedford thrilled Melrose girls when he came to read some of his many books to our eager Preparatory audience.

He read "Mole's Babies" and "It's a George thing" a story about a zebra who did not think he was very good at anything, until he heard music and discovered he was…

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Our School

We are The Ladies' College. We are #forevergreen

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The College Voice is launched

Sixth Form student Miranda Griffin is launching a new school paper. Called The College Voice, it will be printed once a month and contain news items about the school and subjects of interest to our girls.

"I've aspired to be a journalist for a long time now," says Miranda, 18. "And I wish to stud…

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