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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…

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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

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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Your Schools, Your Choice consultation

Please find below a document summarising key dates relating to the States of Guernsey’s Your Schools, Your Choice consultation, the first key date is this Wednesday 30 September 2015.

We would encourage all interested parties to engage in this debate and The Ladies’ College will continue to enga…

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Women's Networking Event

Last night 60 women attended our ‘ladies only’ networking event held at the i2 office, Royal Chambers, to celebrate the future of The Ladies’ College and its role in supporting women, business and island life in general. Attendees enjoyed a champagne reception plus presentations from Dame Mary Perk…

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

The Decider

Last night we welcomed over fifty parents to College to hear about The Decider course, which is a simple, logical, skills based course that is aimed to identify and develop skills that help all of us cope in stressful situations.

Remove will have a familiarisation day on The Decider towards the …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Melrose Tudor Trip

History was brought to life for the Year 5 girls at Melrose when they went to London on a Tudor Trip. Twenty girls, accompanied by staff and parents experienced an action packed 3 days. They began their trip at Westminster Abbey, visiting the tombs of many great Tudor monarchs then on to the Nation…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Walking for Elsa

On a very sunny Sunday afternoon a large number of Melrose girls, mums, dads and lots of dogs met at Pleinmont to walk for the Born Free Foundation and Elsa. Even Mrs Beebee's dog Bruar brought his Lion as a mascot!

Elsa is a downtrodden lioness, only 6 years old found at a shoddy Italian Circus.…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Melrose spellbound

Middle Prep and Upper Prep trip.

As part of Guernsey Literary Festival we went to Acorn House to see Korky Paul create his wonderful illustrations from Winnie the Witch. We even met Winnie!

Miss Kinley                                                                            

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Women's Networking Event

The future of The Ladies' College and its role in supporting women, business and island life in general will be raised at a special event on Wednesday 23rd September.

The women-only event from 5.30-7.30pm at the Rotunda at i2 Office in Royal Avenue, is aimed at college alumni and businesswom…

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Lower Sixth Induction

Last week we welcomed our new Lower Sixth. The girls were given a two day induction in order to make a smooth transition into Sixth Form.

On Thursday the girls met their tutors, took a tour around Elizabeth College and listened to an excellent presentation about the extra-curricular activities o…

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Start of Term

A busy few days at the start of term has set the tone for the year. It was great to welcome new students and to see them in their new PE kit and pinafores in Melrose. Three girls have been awarded their Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award and Sixth Form have presented an assembly on their work in Sri Lank…

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Michaelmas Term

Just a reminder for everyone as to the timings for Thursday 3rd Sept.

Start of Term for Senior School and Melrose years 2 - 6

08:30 - Lower 6 arrive and go to Leaf Centre

09:00 - Remove arrive and go to Tutor rooms

09:30 - Lower 4 arrive and go to Form rooms

09:30 - Upper 6 arri…

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GCSE results

CONGRATULATIONS to our Upper Five (Year 11) students on their GCSE results. This has been a very special year group who have excelled both inside and outside the classroom. 100% of our full-time students have achieved five A* to C grades, including English and Mathematics. 34.3% of our GCSE grades …

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A-level results

We are delighted that our students who took A–levels this year have excelled once again. 54 students sat examinations this summer that will allow them to make choices and take decisions about their future. 40% of grades were A* and A, 70% A* to B and 89% A* to C. An impressive 24 girls achieved at…

NEWS  SIXTH FORM

Lower 6th UCAS Day

All the Lower Sixth girls are now registered with UCAS and ready to begin the UCAS process.  This morning we Skyped Lizzie Sumner from Surrey University for some hints and tips for  writing a successful Personal Statement. In the afternoon we heard from former student Alice Dewsnip who is studying…

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Kayaking Friday - Change of Venue

Due to weather conditions the Kayaking session today (Friday 26th June)

has been moved FROM Cobo

TO Petit Bot

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Tag Rugby Festival - 8 June 2015

Last week saw our Melrose Upper Preparatory compete in a tournament with their peers in Year 2 at Acorn House. Four teams were fielded: Melrose Monkeys, Snow Pandas, Red Roses and Gymnastic Jaguars against Acorns Bulls, Tigers, Lions to name but a few. The College field was divided into three pi…

NEWS  MELROSE , PHYSICAL EDUCATION