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"Hello" from The Ladies' College on International Women's Day

To celebrate International Women's Day, we asked students and staff from the Senior School who are originally from or whose family are from another country to stand in front of a camera and say "hello" in that language. This film to celebrate International Women's Day and the international com…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

International Women’s Day

We hope you are having a good International Women’s Day!

The Ladies’ College has International Women’s Day as our assembly theme this week. In our whole school assembly on Monday we learned, heard and watched Maya Angelou, a truly inspirational women, whose poetry explored the challenges of her…

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

Strictly Come College Dancing

Today is the day!

Two performances to choose from on Friday 24th March, with a raffle being held on the night for a wonderful selection of prizes and gift hampers. Raffle tickets will be sold throughout the day.

Proceeds from ticket sales and the raffle will go towards 

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , A GIFT FOR LEARNING

Pancakes, Pyjamas and Forest School

The first week back after half term has been incredibly busy for Pre-Prep. On Tuesday we individually made and of course had to taste our pancakes, which were very yummy with our choice of toppings. We met the Lieutenant Governor and Lady Corder on Wednesday who visited the school, and joined …

NEWS  PRE-PREPARATORY , FOREST SCHOOL

Science Department News

GUERNSEY STUDENTS THROUGH TO UK FINAL OF THE BIG BANG COMPETITION

Three teams of students from The Ladies' College Guernsey in Guernsey, have made it through to the UK final of The Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Competition after wowing judges at the regional heats.

Team “The Crys…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SCIENCE

House Gym

The College enjoyed another spectacular House Gym and Dance Competition before the half term break. 

Final results were:

Remove Gymnast - Maisie Webster and Grace Davison




NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Visit to The Ladies’ College

by His Excellency Sir Ian Corder, Lady Corder and Major Marco Ciotti

Today we welcomed the Lieutenant Governor and Lady Corder to College, accompanied by Major Ciotti. Their visit started in our outside classroom at Melrose where our visitors met a group of our youngest pupils (aged 2-3 years)…

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

Hot Marshmallows cooked on an open fire!

13th - 16th February

Pre-Prep have had a wonderful time learning all about fire safety and cooking on open fires. We initially played a lot of safety games, so that everyone knew exactly how to stay safe and move around an open fire. Then on Wednesday we laid and lit a real fire in our 'Forest…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY , FOREST SCHOOL

Walk For Wildlife Certificates

Melrose girls attended Government House on Wednesday 15th February, to collect their certificates, wrist bands and photographs for raising £1651.50 to help 3 orphaned bears through the Walk For Wildlife and Born Free Foundation.

Lady Corder kindly presented the girls with their certificates.

NEWS  MELROSE

Bernie and Linda came to visit

Bernie and Linda came to visit LP to tell us all how to keep safe. We learnt all about what a Fireman does and wears to keep safe. We learnt all about smoke detectors and how we should have them in our homes.

Then we learnt to STOP, DROP AND ROLL. This is what we should do if our clothes caugh…

NEWS  MELROSE

Observatory Trip

On Monday night Lower Four visited the Société Guernesiaise Observatory. Students enjoyed a talk about the solar system and the various celestial bodies we can see in the night sky. When the clouds parted, students were lucky enough to observe the Orion Nebula, Venus and even the Andromeda galaxy,…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SCIENCE

"Why was there no meeting of Minds in the New World?"

This half-term, U4 Historians have been investigating "Why was there no meeting of Minds in the New World?" 

Their task has been to prepare some teaching materials for Year 4 pupils and on Monday 13th February the whole of U4 made an excursion to St Martin's Primary School. 

There was a b…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , HISTORY

Afternoon Tea

The girls in Pre-Prep love having tea parties. So they invited their Daddies or Granddads in for 'Afternoon Tea'. We had a busy time preparing, each of the girls made, cooked and decorated a heart shaped cake for their guest. The guests arrived and the girls were so excited, they took their guests…

NEWS  PRE-PREPARATORY

Visit of author Kristina Stephenson

The Melrose hall was turned into a deep, dark forest with monstrous trees, terrible beasties and wiggly woos when the Preparatory department re-enacted the story of 'Sir Charlie Stinky Socks and the Really BIG Adventure' led by the author herself, Kristina Stephenson. As well as having a wonderful…

NEWS  MELROSE

Zentangle animals for Eisteddfod

The Remove are currently busy making panels with zentangle animals for Eisteddfod this year.

Here are some photos of Remove Blue yesterday afternoon. Each table is making one panel and is themed on an environment of their choosing. There will be about 15 panels all together.

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NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , ART

Melrose Cross Country

The Juniors braved the cold winter weather to run their cross country course at Beau Sejour. Everyone was impressed with their resilience and collaboration. The support from friends and family was greatly appreciated. Tillie Hilgeland-Wilkins won the Lower Junior race in a super time of 4 min 16 se…

NEWS  MELROSE , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Science club outreach

Science Club students from Remove to Upper Four have been demonstrating and explaining the science behind experiments of their own choice on willing teachers and students. We will be taking the experiments on a live road show to primary school students and their teachers later this academic year.

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SCIENCE

Adding colour to our new buildings

Many thanks to Miss Clements and the Art Department for helping us to add some colour and some Art to our new buildings. Members of the Senior School / Sixth Form and adults have been invited to contribute to the final piece which can be seen at our new entrance, with different colours represent th…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART

Caroline Lawrence visits Melrose

The Junior Department of Melrose enjoyed a visit from author Caroline Lawrence on Wednesday 8th February.

The girls loved hearing about her 7 step recipe for writing success and were treated to a fascinating hour hearing about how she started off as a writer, and learning more about her books.

NEWS  MELROSE

Visit to Candie Museum

On Monday afternoon, as part of our history topic Middle Prep went to Candie Museum to look at the old toys. Miffy showed us several Victorian toys including a Cobo Alice, a penny wooden and a clockwork dog.  We all had a turn with the Helter Skelter marble game. Holly got the highest score of 16.…

NEWS  MELROSE , HISTORY