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All News for June 2016

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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Sovereign Art Prize

The Sovereign Art Foundation Guernsey Schools Prize, which is in its second year, recently invited all secondary schools in Guernsey to submit ten of the best artworks produced by its students. These were viewed by a judging panel last week, who then shortlisted 12 finalists. We are proud to announ…

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Rain, mist and sunshine!

Last week was definitely a week of very mixed weather! We started the week celebrating a special birthday and our final fun swim at Beau Sejour. Had fun in the rain, and the mist and the wet, as well as some gorgeous sunny afternoons! However I think that the sun coming out for a Friday morning wa…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

All about Me project

This offered our students the chance to be creative and work independently. They had to produce a piece of work which can be given to their new Tutor to introduce themselves. Some made cubes, powerpoints, films, posters the ideas were amazing and quite unique. 

Each item contained:

- thre…

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Miss Josette Honey

It is with great sadness that we hear today of the passing of Miss Josette Honey, Principal at The Ladies’ College from 1976 to 1992.

Honey

Miss Honey was deeply committed to the College and the education of its students, and continued to keep in contact with us after she stepped down from her ro…

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

Imagination, problem solving and collaboration skills

Last week we celebrated a special birthday and all had some very tasty cake! We also used our imagination, problem solving skills and collaboration this week, whilst using computer programs, at the creative area as well as outdoors. We took part in Wear it Loud this week too as well as National De…

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Our Russian penfriends

(Our Russian penfriends – School No. 61, Nizhny Tagil, Russia.)

Our Russian Pen Pals

Over the Christmas holiday, I was lucky enough to have an invite to visit friends in Russia.

Permanent snow, temperatures around -15c during the day (an…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES

Young Enterprise Regional Final

Photos from the regional Young Enterprise final in Dorking. Although Obsidian won the Award for Best Execution and Delivery the adjudicator also praised them for their professionalism and presentation and it was a wonderful experience. Having previously won the Guernsey round they can hold their …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , SIXTH FORM CAREERS

A slow worm and woodwork

This week we have had some new adventures in Pre-Prep. We were given a slow worm to look at, we made her a home in a tank and looked up on the computer what she needed to eat. We found some worms to feed her. We also all had some secret wood work to do for our Daddies. Everyone stayed very safe we…

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My Week with Matt

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My Young Enterprise Experience

One of my favourite programmes on TV is 'The Apprentice'. When I started the Young Enterprise scheme in September I had visions of battling the other teams, fighting to come up with the best idea and defending our decisions in front of an intimidating Sir Alan. So did my experience match 'The Appre…

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States of Guernsey Pre-School Voucher Scheme

The Ladies’ College has considered how the States of Guernsey Pre-School Voucher Scheme may be implemented and have reached the decision that the scheme in its current form restricts the College’s ability to recover the additional costs of our pre-school offering.  We will continue to explore the P…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Bubbles and adventures

Pre-Preparatory had a week of bubble blowing and adventures. Form 1 was making their own bubble mixture and bubble wands, Pre-Preparatory loved learning all about bubbles and different shaped wands and they made good teams with Form 1.

On Friday we all visited the Park and went looking for Percy …

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House Music

House Music rounds-off the Lent term and, as ever, this year's competition gave us an eclectic playlist with which to start the holiday.

There are three rounds (Pop Song, Instrumental, and Choir) and they give the Houses scope to try plenty of different musical styles. We heard performances ra…

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Melrose Summer Concert

The Melrose Summer Concert was a huge success and so popular that extra seating had to be squeezed into the senior school hall to accommodate everyone!

Form 3 set the vibrant tempo to the evening with a djembe welcome and all junior classes performed their own songs. There were some accomplishe…

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Art and Photography Exhibition 2016

The latest Ladies’ College Art Exhibition opens officially on Friday 10 June 2016 with a private viewing where invited guests from the College community will join students, their parents and staff in celebrating the work on display.

The Exhibition covers GCSE, AS and A-level Fine Art and A- Level…

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Melrose Hockey Tournament

On Friday 27th Melrose enjoyed taking part in the RG Falla Primary schools hockey tournament. The girls loved their pink t-shirts and enjoyed playing lots of hockey and working on some of the skills they had learnt with Mr Kinder last term. Great fun was had by everyone and a huge thank you to Mr K…

NEWS  MELROSE , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

House Athletics

Congratulations to everyone who took part in House Athletics yesterday. Final results were 1st Brock 2nd Carey 3rd De Sausmarez 4th Durand Abi Galpin broke 3 records and won the Josephine Peet Trophy for Excellence.

The following trophies were awarded:

Emily Shaw Trophy for Endeavour - Elise …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Woodwork in Pre-Preparatory

We had a very wood filled week last week. Everyone was very excited to have their own woodwork tools installed in the Pre-Preparatory room. We had to be very careful, and there was a lot of talks about the rules to stay safe when using the tools. The girls were incredibly creative and made some wo…

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Sponge throwing for Charity

Yet again Melrose have shown amazing generosity to a wonderful local charity - Les Bourgs Hospice.

Given the chance to buy sponges to throw at Mrs Morris,  Melrose girls and parents dug deep into their pockets, wallets and purses to pledge over £900 - well over 250 sponges.

Form III made cakes …

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