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Ribbons of Poppies

'Ribbon of poppies' pledge for WW1 centenary

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Arts in School Project

Visitors and all members of The Ladies' College community will notice that a new display is up in the foyer featuring the Victor Hugo pen and ink portrait by local artist OLYMPIA McKEWN.

This has been kindly loaned to us by 'ARTS for GUERNSEY' until Christmas, as part of the "ARTS FOR SCHOOLS PRO…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART

Visit from Ted Grambeau

On Thursday afternoon, Ted Grambeau, a surf and travel photographer came to speak to us about his life, photography and how he got to where he is now. He has worked with the likes of Rip Curl, Speedo and many professional surfers including Kelly Slater. Ted has got a variety of work from waves to f…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART , SIXTH FORM CAREERS

Link between force

Lower Five have been investigating the link between the force applied to a spring and the extension it causes.  This is an experiment that Robert Hooke, a contemporary of Sir Isaac Newton, carried out in the 17th century.  Students also investigated the relationship using elastic bands and copper …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SCIENCE

100 Women Challenge

On Monday, Lower Sixth took part in the 100 Women Challenge. 

This year, the focus is tackling some of the biggest problems facing women around the world.  The women named on the 100 Women list have come together in four teams, to share their experiences and create innovative ways to tackle:

NEWS  SIXTH FORM

Life in the Sixth Form

It was great to see so many of you last week at our Sixth Form Information Evening.  We hope you enjoyed it and found the evening informative.  If you wish to find out more or have any queries, please contact the Head of Sixth Form, Dr Mitchell.  Thank you and well done to Ruby and Sophie (and thos…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Melrose Megaminds

Melrose Form 3 team of - Lucy, Uma and Martha with reserve Layla , did themselves proud today in the Year 6 contest at St James. They stormed through the first round as very dominant winners with 24 points- the highest score of the day!

They came up against tough competition in the final against …

NEWS  MELROSE

Yoga at Melrose

Om shanti!

Form 2 and 3 are now enjoying yoga sessions as part of their curriculum enrichment afternoons. 

Sun Salutations

Sun Salutaions

Baby Cobras

Baby Conras

This ties in really well with their work on mindfulness and Jade, the yoga teacher says she is really impressed by the enthusiastic reception the se…

NEWS  MELROSE

Art for Guernsey

The Ladies` College Art Department are absolutely delighted to have the privilege of being a part of the “Art in Schools” project , where rare and valuable original artworks by famous artists such as Ferdnand Leger, Rene Magritte, Andy Warhol and many more, are being loaned to Local schools to be e…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART

School Students' Memorial Trench Project

In the week leading up to 11th November, a segment of Home Field will be cordoned off from regular use and turned over to some of the island’s secondary school students. Working in shifts over the week, students will work to build a memorial to mark the centenary of the Royal Guernsey Light Infantr…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , HISTORY

Passports and Trips

Pre-Preparatory Week Eight: 30th October - 3rd November

After a lovely half term Pre-Prep have been keen to head off on more trips away!

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They have visited Ibiza, France, Jersey and a personal favourite ' a princess castle in the faraway woods!'.

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All trips were regulated and each pas…

NEWS  PRE-SCHOOL , MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Melrose Halloween

Middle Prep were very excited about Halloween on Monday! They enjoyed Funnybones stories and ‘scary’ activities. Even the witches hiding in the playground didn’t seem to frighten them!  

Witches

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Witches 2

NEWS  MELROSE

Remove Biology

Remove Z have been learning about plant and animal cells this week. Yesterday, students learnt how to use a microscope and prepare a slide of their own cheek cells.

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Today, the students prepared slides of red onion cells and as you can see, the results are stunning. 

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NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SCIENCE

Fun With flags!

Congratulations to Flo in Remove who won last half-term's 'Fun with Flags'. She researched and answered correctly five questions about different aspects of Cuban geography from politics and culture to geology. This half-term's flag and quiz will be about Tanzania!

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , GEOGRAPHY

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…

NEWS  MELROSE

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…

NEWS  MELROSE

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