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Melrose Swimming Gala - 28 May 2015

At the end of May Melrose hosted is Swimming Gala - the first competitive swim for many of our girls. Everyone competed in both back stroke and free style and there was a very close final in both these events, with Emily Wilson narrowly beating Amelie Torode in both finals. Everyone who participat…

NEWS  MELROSE , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Sarnia Spy School

On Liberation day 2015, a mysterious tent appeared on the Crown Pier as Sarnia Spy School opened to the general public.

For those entering the tent, first port of call was the wonderful display showing the diary of Mrs E.M. Ellershaw who was the Headmistress of The Ladies' College when the scho…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Ice Bucket Challenge

As exams are currently under way for externally assessed candidates and due to start for Remove to Lower Five, the theme for this week has been "Keeping a cool head". To help the girls properly achieve this, Mrs Clancy underwent TWENTY ice bucket drenches. Students and staff had the opportunity to…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Lower School Music Evening

Wednesday 27th May at 7.00pm, College Hall

For Remove, Lower Four and Upper Four

An informal evening of musical performances for the girls to perform non-classical and classical music in a relaxed setting. Tickets are free, if you would like to attend this performance please email Miss…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MUSIC

Melrose Liberation Day

On Friday 8th May 2015 Melrose celebrated the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Guernsey. All of the girls and staff dressed in 1940s style clothing and looked amazing.

Our day began with a special assembly presented by Upper Prep which explained what life had been like for children in Guer…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Leavers Day

Today we say farewell to our Upper Five year group as they embark on their final revision period before their exams. The College has been full of excitement and laughter, with the girls enjoying their final assembly, a fish and chip lunch on the lawn and the release of their leavers’ balloons. We w…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL

Murder Mystery Night

A team of Upper Sixth girls organised a murder mystery evening last Friday and made a profit of £730, which they will be donating to their adopted charity, the Tumaini Fund. 

They deserve many congratulations, not just for raising a tremendous sum of money, but also for pulling off a pretty…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Young Enterprise Presentation Evening

Young Enterprise allows groups of students from across Guernsey to form companies and offers individuals the chance to take on key roles with different responsibilities within these. Students learn eight key employability competencies through involvement in the scheme. These skills are: communicati…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Remembering our ‘Old Girls’

This week, as we mark Guernsey’s 70th Anniversary of the Liberation, many of us will turn our thoughts to the past and the many significant events which have shaped the island and our College. The artwork below, which has just been returned to us from an islander’s attic, commemorates and thanks …

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

Creative Industries Guernsey

On Saturday morning our students with other students on the Island interested in a career in the creative industries, had the opportunity to listen to key speakers in their successful careers of architectural design, graphic design, web design, games design, film production, commercial photography,…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , ART

Hafenschloss

Yesterday our Removes welcomed into the College representatives from the Guernsey Museum's Service. Attired in WW2 German soldiers' uniforms, they presented on "Hafenschloss" or "Harbour Castle", the term used from 1940-5 for Castle Cornet. It was a wonderful 'living history' experience and very po…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , HISTORY

AS Drama Practical Exam

This week saw our Year 12 AS Drama group perform for the practical exam part of their AS-level. The piece was called ‘Lear’s Daughters’ – a fantastic ensemble piece. One audience member said that they felt they had been to see a ‘top class performance in London’. The students created a brilliant at…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , DRAMA

Art Workshops with Restorative Justice

Six girls from Remove and Lower 4 and 6 boys from Elizabeth College are taking part in a 4 week Saturday workshop at Elizabeth College.

The pupils are working with the artist Hugh Rose and Paul Chambers from Restorative Justice, and are exploring the theme ‘Rights and Responsibilities’ and will …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , ART

House Music

The last day of the Lent Term was a chance for everyone to let their hair down with the annual House Music Competition. We were very fortunate to have Mrs Christine Anthony with us to adjudicate. As she stated, it was a very difficult job because of the high performance standards from all participa…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MUSIC

Art Eisteddfod

The Ladies' College art department displayed the work of a variety of students from all year groups at this Year's Art Eisteddfod. Miss Chmiel, Mr Bolt and Mrs Adams decided to include students' work from all different artistic disciplines such as drawing, painting, sculpture photography and mixed …

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

Tumaini Fund Sew and Stitch charity event

Members of our Upper Sixth recently gave up their Saturday morning to help make washable hygiene kits for girls in East Africa. The Leaf Centre was a hive of activity as the girls worked as a team to make the kits and help girls in Tanzania have the confidence and means to stay in school throughout…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Red Nose Day at Melrose

On Friday 13th March the girls in Form III at Melrose presented a wonderful assembly about Comic Relief. The School Inspectors (played by Form III girls) visited the school and were shocked to find everyone wearing red noses and silly costumes. The rest of Form III explained to the inspectors and …

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Spring Concert

Last night saw the College’s annual Spring Concert with performances from across all year groups. It was a fantastic evening with so much high quality playing and beautiful performances. Well done to everyone involved!

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NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MUSIC

House Gym and Dance Competition

This year, the competition was a particularly high standard and involved over 60 girls competing in 6 events. For the first time, the Removes had their own class in the floorwork. They did not disappoint with their impressive skills. The U6, however, were the star performers of the day with their f…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Melrose Wildlife Walk Presentation at Government House

On Wednesday 4th February I took 57 Melrose Girls to Government House to be presented with their certificates for taking part in the Wildlife Walk as part of the Born Free Foundation to help Simba and Bella the lions. The walk raised just over £5000 with Melrose raising £1,982.06, an amazing amoun…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY