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Imagination, problem solving and collaboration skills

Last week we celebrated a special birthday and all had some very tasty cake! We also used our imagination, problem solving skills and collaboration this week, whilst using computer programs, at the creative area as well as outdoors. We took part in Wear it Loud this week too as well as National De…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Our Russian penfriends

(Our Russian penfriends – School No. 61, Nizhny Tagil, Russia.)

Our Russian Pen Pals

Over the Christmas holiday, I was lucky enough to have an invite to visit friends in Russia.

Permanent snow, temperatures around -15c during the day (an…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES

Young Enterprise Regional Final

Photos from the regional Young Enterprise final in Dorking. Although Obsidian won the Award for Best Execution and Delivery the adjudicator also praised them for their professionalism and presentation and it was a wonderful experience. Having previously won the Guernsey round they can hold their …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , SIXTH FORM CAREERS

A slow worm and woodwork

This week we have had some new adventures in Pre-Prep. We were given a slow worm to look at, we made her a home in a tank and looked up on the computer what she needed to eat. We found some worms to feed her. We also all had some secret wood work to do for our Daddies. Everyone stayed very safe we…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

My Week with Matt

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , SIXTH FORM CAREERS

My Young Enterprise Experience

One of my favourite programmes on TV is 'The Apprentice'. When I started the Young Enterprise scheme in September I had visions of battling the other teams, fighting to come up with the best idea and defending our decisions in front of an intimidating Sir Alan. So did my experience match 'The Appre…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , SIXTH FORM CAREERS

States of Guernsey Pre-School Voucher Scheme

The Ladies’ College has considered how the States of Guernsey Pre-School Voucher Scheme may be implemented and have reached the decision that the scheme in its current form restricts the College’s ability to recover the additional costs of our pre-school offering.  We will continue to explore the P…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Bubbles and adventures

Pre-Preparatory had a week of bubble blowing and adventures. Form 1 was making their own bubble mixture and bubble wands, Pre-Preparatory loved learning all about bubbles and different shaped wands and they made good teams with Form 1.

On Friday we all visited the Park and went looking for Percy …

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

House Music

House Music rounds-off the Lent term and, as ever, this year's competition gave us an eclectic playlist with which to start the holiday.

There are three rounds (Pop Song, Instrumental, and Choir) and they give the Houses scope to try plenty of different musical styles. We heard performances ra…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MUSIC

Melrose Summer Concert

The Melrose Summer Concert was a huge success and so popular that extra seating had to be squeezed into the senior school hall to accommodate everyone!

Form 3 set the vibrant tempo to the evening with a djembe welcome and all junior classes performed their own songs. There were some accomplishe…

NEWS  MELROSE , MUSIC

Art and Photography Exhibition 2016

The latest Ladies’ College Art Exhibition opens officially on Friday 10 June 2016 with a private viewing where invited guests from the College community will join students, their parents and staff in celebrating the work on display.

The Exhibition covers GCSE, AS and A-level Fine Art and A- Level…

NEWS  MELROSE , ART

Melrose Hockey Tournament

On Friday 27th Melrose enjoyed taking part in the RG Falla Primary schools hockey tournament. The girls loved their pink t-shirts and enjoyed playing lots of hockey and working on some of the skills they had learnt with Mr Kinder last term. Great fun was had by everyone and a huge thank you to Mr K…

NEWS  MELROSE , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

House Athletics

Congratulations to everyone who took part in House Athletics yesterday. Final results were 1st Brock 2nd Carey 3rd De Sausmarez 4th Durand Abi Galpin broke 3 records and won the Josephine Peet Trophy for Excellence.

The following trophies were awarded:

Emily Shaw Trophy for Endeavour - Elise …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Woodwork in Pre-Preparatory

We had a very wood filled week last week. Everyone was very excited to have their own woodwork tools installed in the Pre-Preparatory room. We had to be very careful, and there was a lot of talks about the rules to stay safe when using the tools. The girls were incredibly creative and made some wo…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Sponge throwing for Charity

Yet again Melrose have shown amazing generosity to a wonderful local charity - Les Bourgs Hospice.

Given the chance to buy sponges to throw at Mrs Morris,  Melrose girls and parents dug deep into their pockets, wallets and purses to pledge over £900 - well over 250 sponges.

Form III made cakes …

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Melrose house high jump

On Wednesday 25th May Melrose house high jump took place at Footes Lane. The girls jumped amazingly well and the final results were:

Form 3:

1st De Sausmarez


Form 2:

1st Brock


We now look forward to all the other…

NEWS  MELROSE , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Forest School trip to the Victorian Walled Garden

Form II enjoyed a sunny trip to the Victorian Walled Garden this afternoon during their final Forest School lesson of the term. The girls have been enjoying learning about planting and growing thanks to the Waitrose Grow Boxes. They have successfully planted lettuce, beetroot, peas, basil, courgett…

NEWS  MELROSE , FOREST SCHOOL

Sun Safety

We are keen to educate the girls to protect themselves from the sun. Using funds raised through the sponsored swim, we have had sun shades installed around the poolside and are in the process of having a sun cream dispenser fitted. It is preferable for the girls to apply their own sun cream at home…

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

Chinese noodles with chopsticks!

Another busy week in Pre-Prep. We celebrated two special birthdays this week and enjoyed some delicious birthday cakes. On our cooking day this week we cooked some Chinese noodles and then we ate them for our lunch with chopsticks!! Lunch was extremely delicious and the chopsticks were a complete …

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Guild hosts London reception for its alumni

The Ladies’ College Guild has held its first London reception, inviting alumni from across the UK share stories and to learn more about what life at College is like in 2016.

The Guild was established in 1905 to promote links between the College’s alumni and to support the interests of its present…

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