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Primary Schools Gymnastics

32 girls from 6 primary schools participated in The Ladies' College Primary Schools Gymnastics competition this Tuesday. Each girl performed 2 jumps from the trampette or spring board and a tumble including 3 - 6 skills. Everyone who took part did extremely well to perform in a friendly, competitiv…

NEWS  MELROSE , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Ilex 2016

The latest Ilex magazine is now published and can be accessed We hope that you will looking through it, agree that the Upper Sixth team responsible for putting it together, led by Maninda Singh, have done an excellent job. Our girls are involved in a very great many things in the course of…

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Hockey match with St Teresa's

On Monday 16th January The Ladies' College welcomed St Teresa's who were touring from the UK and enjoyed playing 2 matches against their Under 14 team.

The Ladies' College U14 team had a tough game and defended excellently to keep to a 0-0 draw.

After school The Ladies' College Under 15 te…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Upper Sixth English Visit : Aphra Behn's 'The Rover'

Upper Sixth English students from The Ladies College attended a first class production of 'The Rover' with a pupil workshop in January this year with Mrs King and Mr Swann in attendance.

'Masquerading! A lewd custom to deba…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ENGLISH

A Magical Time of the Year!

Monday 12th December - Friday 16th December

This week has been the most magical (if not a little busy) time of the year. Here is the count down to the end of term with Pre-prep!!

Monday:

NEWS  PRE-PREPARATORY

Form III team work project

We worked in teams to find out more about Guernsey and develop out team work skills.

First we had to brainstorm as many local attractions and icons connected to Guernsey as we could. We had to find a way to include all the group and help the less vocal be heard and the noisier team members improv…

NEWS  MELROSE , GEOGRAPHY , HISTORY

House Christmas Quiz

On Tuesday 13th

The girls were split into 8 teams of mixed ages and they competed against each other in a variety of rounds which included quiz questions about pantomimes, carols…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL

Christmas Fayre

Thank you to everyone for the incredible effort that you all put into your stalls. It was a wonderfully festive event.. and over £ 3,000 has been raised!

Here are the results of awards- prizes will be delivered to your form the first week in the new term.

Firstly, the best dressed stall holders…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Carols for the Cheshire home residents

Form III had a wonderful morning yesterday at the Cheshire Home; we sang carols together, played handbells and Mimi played her bassoon. The residents and staff loved joining us and we appreciated their deeper tones adding to our melodies. Then we had drinks and biscuits and best of all- the chance …

NEWS  MELROSE

Festive Art Competition

This morning JR took part in a class festive art competition. They were given a whole range of materials from fabric and wheels to cardboard strips and pipe cleaners. I gave them a theme of "reindeers" and then they really enjoyed getting creative! The girls thought it wouldn't be fair if I judged…

NEWS  MELROSE , ART

Melrose Christmas Fair

On Saturday Melrose Hall was alive with the sound of laughter and christmas music. It was the Melrose Christmas Fair. The girls and parents had created the most amazing stalls with such brilliant imaginations, from "Help i'm a Melrose Girl, get me out of here", lots of gunk to stick your hands in, …

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Hand Bell Team

Our newly-formed Remove hand bell team are pictured performing on Saturday at the walled Victorian garden in Saumarez Park. The team has already performed twice at Festiva's Christmas Concerts at St. James and you can hear them again at the College Carol Service. 

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MUSIC

A visit to the Library in town

On Thursday the whole Prep Department went to town to visit the library for Christmas stories and Crafts.

We made paper gingerbread men/ladies tree hangings and heard lots of funny stories about Santa getting the cold, Santa Pants needing the Aliens to help him deliver the presents with the Alien…

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Meet the Author - Stone de Rouffignac

I was very happy to accept Ms Richardson's invitation to host a "Meet the Author" session at the College. It having been more than three years since I retired and left the island, I was very impressed with the new building and the attractive library.

I spoke to two groups of students about the wr…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , LIBRARY

Wintery thoughts in Pre-Prep!

Pre-Prep have started thinking about Christmas preparations this week. The girls have enjoyed experimenting with the glitter!! As well as using white playdough to make some fantastic snowmen as well as snowmen building on the lightbox... I think that a hint of excitement is beginning already and a…

NEWS  PRE-PREPARATORY

Christmas Fair Workshop

The Juniors got into the festive spirit as they spent the morning preparing their stalls for the Christmas Fair this Saturday. Alongside their parent helpers, the girls used glue, glitter and paint to transform their plans on paper into their fantastic 3D stalls. A lot of fun was had by everyone an…

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Christingle Service

The Reverend Matthew Barrett, Rector of St. Peter Port, led our Senior School Christingle assembly today. The hall was dark at the beginning, and Rev. Barrett linked this to the dark times many children are experiencing in places such as Syria. He explained the meaning of the Christingle oranges, a…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Melrose Nativity this week

Melrose Preparatory Department are performing this week A Miracle In Town, a simple Nativity retelling the traditional story of the Birth of Jesus. All girls in the Preparatory Department are taking part in our production. We have a wonderful host of angels, mischievous sheep and shepherds, funky C…

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Form III independent learning

Form III have been working on independent learning, research and presentation skills this term.

Here are some examples of their stunning work on Space and various Victorian projects:

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NEWS  MELROSE , SCIENCE , HISTORY

Floral Guernsey initiative

We went to States Works in Burnt Lane as part of a Floral Guernsey initiative.

We learnt about plants and how they are grown. Then we took cuttings and planted them. Each girl also potted up a tulip and daffodil bulb and was given it to take home. We are looking forward to the flowers in the s…

NEWS  MELROSE