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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…

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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…

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Reverse advent calendars

This advent, the prefect team want to carry out an act of kindness. They have decided to involve the whole school in giving back this Christmas. Over the years the Sixth Form have contributed to the Tumaini Fund and in this tradition, they have decided to do a reverse advent calendar! Every person …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Excellent across the board in latest ISI inspection.

The Ladies’ College (The College) has completed a full British Schools’ Overseas inspection by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) and, having received their final report, has published the ISI’s findings to parents.

The College was delighted to be judged as excellent (the highest rating) …

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Oxford Alumnae

Laura Smith and Ella Dunlop who are studying Law and Medicine at Oxford, attended the Girls’ School Association (GSA) alumnae event on Sunday 20th October at the Natural History Museum in the city. Both students were enjoying the opportunity and the challenge of studying their chosen subjects and…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , SIXTH FORM CAREERS

House Creative Writing

The annual House Creative Writing Competition took place in November with some outstanding creative entries. The girls were asked to submit either poetry or prose on a number of different themes ranging from discovery to jealousy and power. Entries were submitted from Remove, Lower and Upper Four,…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , ENGLISH

Team building skills in FIII

This week Form III were putting their team building skills to the test. Whilst the final group were making their hot chocolates, the rest of the class were working out how to put up shelters. All they were given was a tarpaulin and few pieces of rope. In groups of 4 they had to find a suitable spo…

NEWS  MELROSE , FOREST SCHOOL

Spots, chopsticks and smarties

Melrose went spotty for Children In Need on Friday 18th November and raised nearly £500.

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Everyone dressed up and then the whole school enjoyed Form III’s assembly which included a quiz and game which involved eating smarties with chopsticks! Team Blush won!

Pudsey came to visit and the whol…

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Hot chocolate and drizzly elements

This week Form III braved the drizzly elements for their Forest School lesson. They were split into groups for different activities; lighting fires to make hot chocolate and building the tallest tower. The girls learnt how to safely lay a fire to boil a Kelly kettle. We mainly used willow and news…

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Spectacular Post Office Fun!

We have had a busy week in Pre-Prep, we have built bridges for the three Billy Goats Gruff, we have created lots of craft starting with the sound 'p', we have played in the sun and rain and even flown a kite... but the highlight of our week was definitely visiting the Post Office with the letters …

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Talk on First World War

Friday 11th November

At lunchtime today, around 40 girls from Remove to Upper 5 enjoyed a lunchtime talk about the First World War led by Mr McGovern, fully clad in First World War uniform. They sampled some trench stew, prepared to a genuine recipe, which was reviewed as "tasting like cat foo…

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Marvellous Melrose Masterminds

Melrose Masterminds were very nervous at the start of the tenth De Putron Challenge. Our team- captain India Hilgeland-Wilkins, Lauren Varley, Isla Savory and reserve Nina Richards, have been practising hard for over 4 weeks with Mrs Morris, Mr Honeybill, parents and the rest of Form III asking us …

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Pumpkin boats and fireworks!

31st October - 4th November, Pre-Preparatory Department.

Well we have certainly had a mixed bag of weather this week, but nothing stops the fun! We made some fantastic pumpkin boats, by scooping out all the seeds and then putting a little sailor inside. We have had a lovely time outside testing o…

NEWS  PRE-PREPARATORY

Remove music concert

19th October 2016

As part of our annual concert series remove presented their work on the 19th October. This was an informal evening allowing the girls to perform to a small audience, for some this was their debut! We had a delightful evening listening to their talents across a range of ins…

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JR trip to Castle Cornet

Junior Remove went on a trip to Castle Cornet today and were taken back in time to meet Admiral James Saumarez. He told us about the brave battle at Cobo, which first made him known to be a brave sailor. The girls enjoyed taking on the different roles of frigates, rocks and the French enemy. Everyo…

NEWS  MELROSE , HISTORY

Art Trip 2016

By Molly Brown and Isabella Davison

On October 14th, we flew out to London, Gatwick to explore the galleries. We started off at the Tate Britain where we had the opportunity to see various artists and styles including a fantastic sculpture made of mouldy bread! Next we took the Tate-To-Tate b…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART

Puppies, Form 1 and decorating!

17th - 21st October, Pre-Preparatory Department.

Pre-preparatory has had some very exciting visitors this week. We had 6 six week old puppies come and visit. I am not quite sure who was more excited the girls or the puppies!! We were then very excited to be invited up to help Form 1 make rai…

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French Exchange

Before half term a group of Lower 4 students took part in the French exchange and have visited their pen pals in Fouesnant, Brittany.

Here are a few pictures of their experience.

Pedalo

Circus Skills

Fitness

Relax

Quimper Cathedral A Few Are Jumping

Un Café Sil Vous Plaît

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Fun At The Play Area

Picnic

Smile

Touching Sea Creatures

Goddbye

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