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Tagging along

There was lots of energy and excitement when Melrose hosted a mini tag rugby tournament on the Guild Field.

Year 2 pupils from Acorn House joined us, with Guernsey's rugby development officer Steve Welbourne organising a great afternoon of sport and fun. We had two pitches on the go and played n…

NEWS  MELROSE , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Flying start for House Athletics

Senior School got the last half of the Trinity Term off to a flying start with the annual House Athletics Competition.

With the weather dry but not too hot Mrs Bailey was anticipating a great day's sport and she was not disappointed. There were some fantastic performances, records broken and a g…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Fairtrade challenge

Well done to Grainne Wrigley who was awarded 'High Commended' for her entry in a competition to design a postcard promoting Fairtrade.

Grainne, who is in Upper Four, was invited with her parents to a presenatation event to receive her award. Nine girls in Upper Four entered the competition, whic…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , GEOGRAPHY

A good sport

Melrose Cycle

A number of Melrose girls will be taking part in the new '7/7' cycling challenge in aid of the hospice - following Mrs Morris's lead as she undertakes the gruelling 30/30 version of the challenge.

Our thanks go to Ian Brown who came in to Melrose assembly to talk to the girls about the chal…

NEWS  MELROSE

Fun in the sun

Girls in Remove up to Lower Five took part in a fun work out in aid of Lepra this week.

It was a beautifully sunny afternoon, great fun had by all and money raised for a great cause. Well done girls!

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Liberation Day assembly

Girls in Junior Remove prepared an information-packed assembly in honour of Liberation Day.

Mrs Merifield asked the class to carry out research into the event and its history. The girls were keen to share what they had learnt and gave an excellent overview of what it would have been like to live…

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In Flanders fields...

Our Junior Remove girls have been planting Flanders poppy seeds in the 'wild area' at the edge of the Melrose garden as part of the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.

The girls used their History lessons to start thinking about this anniversary and the significance of poppies…

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Lent Term Mark Reading

Mark Reading Lent Term 2014

 Duke of Edinburgh Awards:

Bronze Certificate Yasmine Ellis, Abbie Green, Orla Hanna, Beatrice Morgan, Rebecca Stewart

Music Awards:

The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

Grade 2           Trombone - Ingrid Morley

Grade 3           Vi…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MATHS , ENGLISH , SCIENCE , MUSIC , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Ending on a high note

Lent Term 2014 ended with a really enjoyable House Music competition.

There were three rounds in the competition: 'Pop Song', 'Solo' and 'Show Song'.

Brock, below, showed great team spirit with every member of the House getting up on stage for their show song.

Overall first place went to C…

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Words, words, words

The Lower Four spelling bee came to an exciting conclusion this week.

The final round results were as follows:

  • Melissa Atkinson 2nd Place (5/7)
  • Willow Bearder 3rd Place (4/7)
  • Marie-Claire Benoist 1st Place (6/7)
  • Lucy Perriam 3rd Place (4/7)

The English Department did…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , ENGLISH

Pre-Preparatory in the swim

Look how much fun we had at our final swimming session this term!

Pre-School love to swim and here we all are, swimming together for a fun play session!

Mrs Reynolds, Pre-Preparatory Leader

 Swimming 4

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Hockey highlight for Remove

Congratulations to the Removes who won the Island Year 7 Hockey Tournament. They played really excellent hockey and beat the Grammar School in the final 5-0! Alex Oliver was an excellent goal keeper and didn't concede a single goal throughout the tournament. Well done to all involved! 

Mrs Bail…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Players celebrate Cup Match success

The College Hockey and Netball teams enjoyed great success against the Grammar School in the annual Cup Matches held at The Grammar School this week. The 1st VII netball team displayed amazing endurance and tenacity to overturn a deficit going into the final quarter into a 44-41 win. Poppy Barker w…

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An education in illustration

Eight Art GCSE students from Lower Five have been taking part in an illustration workshop at Elizabeth College.

The first session has just taken place and part two is next Saturday morning.

The workshop is being run in conjunction with the Guernsey Literary Festival and three professional ill…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , ART

Laura's got the write stuff

Congratulations to Upper Five student Laura Smith, who has won a place at a creative writing workshop given by a bestselling author.

Laura entered a competition run by the Alderney Literary Trust in which she had to write the introductory part of a novel. She was one of three students chosen fro…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , ENGLISH

Thrills & spills at Cup Matches

The Ladies' College hosted The Jersey College for Girls for the annual Hockey and Netball Cup Matches yesterday. This is a fantastic tradition with the oldest trophy dating back to 1928.

Unfortunately, things didn't quite go the way we had hoped as the talented JCG netballers (some of whom have …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Best foot forward for De Sausmarez

The standard of Upper Four House football was particularly good with a noteworthy performance from Lauryn Scullion, who scored a hat trick for Carey in their match against Durand. 

The eventual winners were De Sausmarez (photo shows Sapphire Brewer-Marchant scoring the winning goal against Carey…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

A work in progress


Art 3
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Speaker puts spotlight on Uni study

The Lower Sixth attended a talk given by Lizzie Summer from Surrey University this week (11.3.14), focusing on the opportunities available to them when considering higher education options.

The Head of Sixth Form, Dr Mitchell, felt that she did an excellent job of passing on hints and tips to th…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Sixth Form lend a hand

Upper 6D kindly gave up some of their valuable time to help the PE Department run a gymnastics session for the Melrose Pre-School in the Ladies' College Gym.

The Upper 6 girls really enjoyed helping the youngest girls in the College. The Pre-School peas and beans had a fantastic time and were rea…

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