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Form III Guernsey Cooking

Form III have been exploring Guernsey food and local delicacies. As part of this topic, Mrs Bracegirdle has been helping us cook some Guernsey dishes.

Here we are preparing Gâche Melée which is a traditional Guernsey recipe dating back for hundreds of years. It may share a similar name with Gâche…

NEWS  MELROSE

Comic Relief Assembly in Melrose

Everyone dressed in mufti and bought red noses. 

Form III led a whole school assembly which involved a game requiring lots of skill as

Mrs Cave and Mrs Beebee are demonstrating!

Melrose 2

We learnt about the history of Red Nose Day and where all the money goes to.

Everyone had lots of fun and ove…

NEWS  PRE-SCHOOL , MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Monachan Memorial Trophy

Earlier this month the school held the annual Monachan Memorial Trophy for Public Speaking, which is competed for by the Upper Four.

This years winner was Simone Ashplant with the subject Why Do We Sterotype Colours?

Mrs King very kindly put a video together of the competiton with all of the fi…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , ENGLISH

Eisteddfod Excitement!!

Pre-Preparatory Week 10
On Wednesday our 'Beans' took part in the Eisteddfod in the group poem section. They spoke absolutely fantastically, and loved having mud on their clothes, faces and hands and leaves in their hair all adding to the poem entitled 'Dirt on My Shirt'. 
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NEWS  PRE-PREPARATORY

Cup Matches V Jersey College for Girls

As you probably know our students recently played cup matches in Jersey against the Jersey College for Girls.

Not only did they play some excellent sport, they also found time to have some fun as you can see from this excellent video that Hannah Barrett found time to make of the trip. Thanks …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

House Garden Project

The House Garden Project was launched this week. Each House has been given a container and a small budget to help complete the challenge. We look forward to seeing how the girls work as a team and use their initiative and creativity to produce a plate of food and a flower arrangement at the end of…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL

Music Eisteddfod

Wow! What a fun week Melrose have had at the Music Eisteddfod. Lovely comments throughout the week with trophies for Junior Choir, Handbells and Recorder Groups on top of some sterling solo performances.

NEWS  MELROSE , MUSIC

Frogs and Muddy fun!

This week has been undoubtedly wet, however when there is rain and ground there is MUD!!! Pre-Prep have loved playing in the mud cooking, painting and creating this week. By the end of the week it was time to wash everything down. We are also hopeful that spring is on the way as we spotted our fro…

NEWS  PRE-PREPARATORY

"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