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All News for October 2015

Remove Music Evening

This week saw our new Removes (Year 7) entertain members of our College community (parents, friends, teaching colleagues and each other) at their informal music evening. The girls topped and tailed the programme with a selection of songs they have been learning together in class and, between these…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MUSIC

Melrose football match

On Wednesday 14th October, the Melrose football team played a match again LMDC. The girls were up against a tough team but it really was a case of two halves. In the first half the Melrose team fought bravely but by half-time were 4-1 down. After a clearly inspirational pep talk the girls were exc…

NEWS  MELROSE , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Curriculum Evening – 14 October 2015

Click below to download the information page from the recent Curriculum evening for Remove, Lower four and Upper four Parents

Curriculum Evening – 14 October 2015: Information for Remove, Lower Four and Upper Four parents

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Swimarathon Presentation

On Wednesday 21st October Melrose Sports Monitors attended the Swimarathon Presentation at Beau Sejour.

The Swimarathon raised over £55,000 for the Cheshire Homes and other charities on the island.

Melrose managed to raise an incredible £2,700 towards this great charity event. In recognition …

NEWS  MELROSE

Printmaking workshop

At the beginning of the Summer a number of our students embarked on a printmaking workshop, to be run over 5 weekends with Janice Earley a local printmaker. On Saturday 10th October, The Ladies' College hosted the final session where GCSE students in Upper Five were offered the opportunity to come …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , ART

Melrose meet the Fire Brigade

This week Melrose welcomed officers from the Fire and Rescue Service. They came to explain how fires are fought in the present day, with modern machinery and practices. This is in preparation for the girls to soon turn their attention to how fires were fought in the past – where the sirens were def…

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GSA gymnastics competition

Well done to the gymnasts who took part in the GSA gymnastics competition at Edgbaston High School today. Both the under 14 and under 19 competitions were tightly contested and both teams ended the day in 4th position. Well done to Miss Thackeray for all her hard work in helping the girls prepare t…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Duke of Edinburgh Award

Over 50 girls from Lower Five completed their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award Practice and Qualifying expeditions on the 10th/11th October 2015.

They left Vazon and followed routes around the island, up and down and along roads and lanes  previously unknown to some, occasionally stopping to r…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

The Big Build

Last week a small group of our students (whose names were selected from a hat of volunteers) were able to take a peek behind the hoardings at our building works for the first time.

In preparation for their expedition, everyone was first briefed on safety matters and kitted out with hard hats and…

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Skipton Swimarathon

On Friday 9th October 2015 the Ladies' College Senior, Junior and Preparatory Departments all took part in the Skipton Swimarathon . The girls were raising money for Cheshire Homes and they enthusiastically tackled the challenge of working together in teams to ensure a continuous stream of swimmers…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MELROSE

Institute of Directors Annual Convention

Former Ladies' College student Natalia Jopling Tanser represented the school today at the Institute of Directors Annual Convention as one of the 'Directors of Tomorrow' sponsored by the Ana Leafe Foundation.  The programme included a panel debate with Lords Mandelson and Lawson about Britain's EU m…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Your Schools, Your Choice consultation

Please find attached details of two information evenings being run by The Ladies’ College, Elizabeth College and Blanchelande College which offer an opportunity for you to hear the Principals comment upon the consultation areas of selection at 11+, College funding, the size and structure of seco…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM
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