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Curls for Cash

Maths teacher Mr Druckes has raised £1,000 for the Philippines disaster fund by agreeing to shave his head - if the College could raise enough cash.

Girls and staff were asked to vote by donating money to either the 'Save' or 'Shave' campaign. The winning side was announced in front of a packed …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MATHS

Melrose Inspection

Following an intensive vetting by the Independent Schools Inspectorate, Melrose and The Ladies' College Pre-School have been judged 'Excellent'.

UK inspectors spent a total of six days in the junior school and Pre-School during two separate visits in October. Their report says:

Excellent teachi…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Bad weather plan

In anticipation of bad weather this winter, this is what all parents and girls need to know...

If it snows overnight and you want to know if school is open:

Check the website - here in the news section. This is where you will find the most up to date information.

Check Twitter @LCGSY - th…

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

House Netball

Carey Vs Brock in action, Lower Four.

Lower Five House Netball takes place on Friday 22 November; Upper Five and Sixth Form House Netball takes place on Thursday 28 November.

House Netball has been taking place this week. Results so far are as follows:

Remove Winners – Carey / 2nd - Br…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Cash for Schools

Please keep your Moonpig Cash for Schools vouchers coming in for Melrose. Last week we were awarded 50,000 bonus points when our Bonus Ball was picked out of the bag by the children at Les Voies School.

Every little bit helps, though, so please cut out the Moonpig vouchers found in The Press and …

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Journey to Mars

Ladies' College Science Department recently hosted a free workshop for the islands's Primary School children. Called Journey to Mars, the event was aimed at able pupils with an interest in science. The Year 5 and 6 boys and girls took part in a series of fun experiments led by Head of Science, Dr K…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SCIENCE

The Italian Job

Some of our youngest girls became teeny-tiny pizza chefs recently when Pre-School went Italian.

The girls spent a week learning about Italian food and culture, the highlight of which was visiting The Italian Job pizza restaurant. There they rolled dough, made pizza bases and covered them with top…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Greg Rutherford visits Ladies' College

Ladies' College was thrilled to welcome London 2012 Olympic Long Jump Champion Greg Rutherford. He came to school to talk about his amazing sporting experiences and show off his well deserved Gold Medal.

He told the girls how fortunate he had been, to able to compete in London 2012 at full fitne…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MELROSE , MATHS , ENGLISH , ART , GEOGRAPHY , PHYSICAL EDUCATION , RELIGIOUS STUDIES , HISTORY , DRAMA , LIBRARY

Upper Four on the beach

Upper Four girls spent an afternoon at Vazon Bay looking at coastal defenses and the problem of rising sea levels. The Geography Field Trip took in the length of the bay from Fort Richmond to Fort Hommet.

The girls discussed what Guernsey may need to do if sea levels rise due to global warming a…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , GEOGRAPHY

Commemoration Service Celebrates Founders

Photo: Zoe Collins, 4, the youngest student at Melrose, leaves St Stephen's after Commemoration Service

The first of many "new traditions" took place today when the whole school celebrated Commemoration Service at St Stephen's Church.

The new timing of the event, on the actual day Ladies' Col…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY , MATHS , ENGLISH , SCIENCE , MUSIC , ART , MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES , GEOGRAPHY , INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY , PHYSICAL EDUCATION , RELIGIOUS STUDIES , HISTORY , DRAMA , BUSINESS STUDIES AND ECONOMICS , LIBRARY

David Bedford visits Melrose

Children's author David Bedford thrilled Melrose girls when he came to read some of his many books to our eager Preparatory audience.

He read "Mole's Babies" and "It's a George thing" a story about a zebra who did not think he was very good at anything, until he heard music and discovered he was…

NEWS  MELROSE , ENGLISH

Melrose girls swim for Playground

Melrose completely decamped to Beau Sejour last Friday to take part in the great Guernsey tradition that is the Swimarathon.

All girls from Lower Prep to Form III took part. The Junior girls all swam in their Houses, each working as a team and supporting each other. The Preparatory girls swam in…

NEWS  MELROSE

Olympic Champion visits Ladies' College

Olympic Long Jump Champion and British Record Holder Greg Rutherford will be visiting Ladies' College on Monday afternoon (7 October).

Greg will be talking to Senior School girls about his amazing achievements and that epic Super Saturday when he won Olympic Gold in London last summer. With the w…

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

Baby dragons and big knickers

Girls from the Preparatory Department howled with delight at a recent visit of the Blunderbus professional theatre company which plays to more than 200,000 children every year. The story was "Dotty the Dragon", the tale of a baby fire dragon who lives on a mountain top above a village of dragon fea…

NEWS  MELROSE , DRAMA

Our School

We are The Ladies' College. We are #forevergreen

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY , MATHS , ENGLISH , SCIENCE , MUSIC , ART , MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES , GEOGRAPHY , INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY , PHYSICAL EDUCATION , RELIGIOUS STUDIES , HISTORY , DRAMA , LIBRARY

The Core is open

Our new canteen called The Core opened for business at the start of term and is proving a great success with the girls and staff. Daily specials include things like chicken and sweetcorn pie, flaked salmon and new potatoes, pasta bakes, fresh salads, fresh soup, open sandwiches, cakes, fresh fruit …

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

The College Voice is launched

Sixth Form student Miranda Griffin is launching a new school paper. Called The College Voice, it will be printed once a month and contain news items about the school and subjects of interest to our girls.

"I've aspired to be a journalist for a long time now," says Miranda, 18. "And I wish to stud…

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