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Introduction to Duke of Edinburgh

Form III in Melrose had an interesting afternoon last week learning how to use trangia stoves to cook hot chocolate and make pancakes. This is part of their introduction to Duke of Edinburgh and survival skills work with Mrs Morris and Miss Mitchinson. 

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Art in Schools

The Ladies' College Art Department are absolutely delighted again this term to have the privilege of being a part of the “Art in Schools” project, where rare and valuable original artworks by famous artists are being loaned to local schools to be enjoyed by everyone.

We have the absolute honour t…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART

Promoting Independent Learning

The UIV classes recently gained the opportunity to work with two Guille-Allès librarians last week. These sessions are designed to promote Independent Learning and were managed by the English teaching staff.

Highlighting the wide range of online materials available to pupils and the changing role…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL

Adrian Sarchet visits Melrose

Melrose had a real treat when Adrian Sarchet "Sea Donkey" came to talk to them about his ocean swims. The Juniors were enthralled to hear of his battles with jellyfish, shark infested seas, sunburn, fatigue, exhaustion, sea sickness and so much more. He made it very clear that working as part of a …

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Primary Schools Gymnastics

The Ladies’ College PE Dept welcomed 60 girls from the Island’s Primary Schools to compete in their “Primary Schools Gymnastics Competition”. Everyone who took part, performed with enthusiasm. The overall winning team prize was shared by Amherst and Melrose. Well done to all involved.

Primary Schools Gymnastics

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NEWS  MELROSE , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Balanced Forces

Teamwork was at the heart of today's (Tuesday 16th) AS physics experiment, where students had to resolve balanced forces into horizontal and vertical components. Students worked brilliantly together to take some very tricky measurements and they were all still friends at the end of the lesson!

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , SCIENCE

Pre-Preps End of Term

The end of term in Pre-prep was a busy one! Our last swimming lesson gave us the opportunity to put all those new skills into practice in an aqua-fun session. We preformed our Nativity play to not only our Mummies and Daddies and also to the guests of the Russell's Day centre where we enjoyed givin…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Team Building Activities

Form II spent their first morning back taking part in some team building activities. This included a blindfolded game to develop communication and trust in pairs, a listening game involving marbles and good teamwork and finally a group challenge involving lots of paper. It was fantastic to see eve…

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PTA Christmas Fayre

Thank you to everyone for making the PTA / College Christmas Fayre such a success on Thursday. Prizes have been awarded as follows:

Most festive stall 

Most original idea 

Best food stall 

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

Christmas House Activity

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Cheshire Homes Trip

Form III had a super time at The Guernsey Cheshire Home singing carols, reading Christmas poems and socialising with their friends at the Home.

Cheshire Wreath

If anyone would like to buy a beautiful Christmas wreath or table decoration, pop to the home and pick one up; they will be on sale there today and …

NEWS  MELROSE

24 Game Challenge

Offshore sponsored a 24 Game in Form III today. The competition was hot and there were 3 rounds to fight out.

The eventual winner was Isabelle with Olivia and Beatrice in second and third places.

Mr Morgan, Managing Director of Offshore, was delighted with the morning and impressed by the speed…

NEWS  MELROSE , MATHS

Upper Four House Netball

Again the matches were hard fought. Congratulations to all the girls that took part and especially the eventual winners Carey House.

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NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Remove and Lower Four House Netball

Great fun was had by the Removes and Lower 4's House Teams.  They all played well and the results were as follows:

 

Durand Remove Netball Team

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Well-being Evening

On Thursday 23rd November we held our first Well being Evening.  The event gave parents from across the island the opportunity to hear from health professionals about the warning signs of emotional distress in young people.  The presentation focused on distinguishing between normal adolescent behav…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , PSYCHOLOGY

Battle of Cambrai

This morning everyone in Remove, Lower Four and Upper Four, along with some helpers from the older year groups, marked the 100th anniversary of the RGLI's valiant efforts in the Battle of Cambrai.  Colleagues planned an interdisciplinary programme with activities from Art, English, French, Geograph…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MATHS , ART , MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES , GEOGRAPHY , INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY , RELIGIOUS STUDIES , HISTORY

Memorial Poppies

The Art and History departments have collaborated to produce Memorial Poppies with Remove, Lower and Upper Four to commemorate the Royal Guernsey Light Infantry's foray into battle in Cambrai in 1917. 

The girls brought in red fabric to personalise their individual poppies, which are going to be …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , ART , HISTORY

A Team Netball Tournament

Well done to Form III who took part in the A team Netball Tournament on Thursday 23rd November. The girls learnt lots and progressed through out the tournament.

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Mathletics Challenge

Melrose are relishing the competitive element in the November Mathletics challenge and last night Form III were delighted to rise to 10th in Europe. 

Tillie in Form 1 rose to 4th place in Europe on Tuesday. amazing work Tillie! Form 1 as a class were in the top 50 too. 

Well done all of you and…

NEWS  MELROSE , MATHS

Ribbon of Poppies

'Ribbon of poppies' pledge for WW1 centenary

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM