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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 …

NEWS  MELROSE

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…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MUSIC

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

Bonjour

Fun At The Play Area

Picnic

Smile

Touching Sea Creatures

Goddbye

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES

Form III Victorian Day

Form III enjoyed a Victorian day on Monday 17th October. This was to develop historical empathy and appreciate what life was like 150 years ago. Several pupils ended up getting the cane or wearing the unclean or dirty signs as punishment; the dunce's hat was also used! 

The class said that it …

NEWS  MELROSE , HISTORY

Pipes, swings and pumpkins

This week the weather has been fantastic again. We built a ball run and then had lots of fun racing a variety of different balls down the pipes. We have created a rope swing and the girls had lots of fun experimenting how to swing just using their arms to lift them. The building and creating conti…

NEWS  PRE-PREPARATORY

Autumn has definitely arrived!

Well we have decided that autumn has definitely arrived, as this week has felt a little chillier!! Not that a little chilly wind stops the exciting adventures in Pre-Prep. We have celebrated three special birthdays this week. As well as making magic potions, writing maps, wedding invitations, and …

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Southbank Sinfonia

On Friday 7 October 2016, The Ladies’ College welcomed visiting musicians from the acclaimed Southbank Sinfonia for an afternoon of master classes for its students, followed by a private evening recital for its local supporters.

The links between Southbank Sinfonia and the island go back almost a…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MUSIC

'What's that sound?'

Form I have been having a whale of a time immersing themselves in their current Science topic 'What's that sound?' Loaded up with instruments, measuring equipment and clipboards the girls made their way to the Senior School field, in the beautiful autumnal sunshine, to work hard on developing thei…

NEWS  MELROSE , SCIENCE

Planting heathers with Junior Remove

Junior Remove were busy in their Forest School session yesterday afternoon. They enjoyed planting the heathers along the bank of their new playground. The girls were helped by members of the PTA, Mrs Lowe and Mr Honeybill. They learnt how to prepare the soil, plant the heathers and make sure they …

NEWS  MELROSE , FOREST SCHOOL

Signs of Autumn

The sun has been lovely this week although we did have a few rain drops, with all sorts of signs of autumn we decided to go on an autumn walk! We had lots of fun and found some exciting things to put on our autumn table.

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4 5

5 7

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

German Exchange Visit, 2016

From 17-23 September 2016, we had the pleasure of entertaining our guests from Papenburg.  Students from The Ladies’ College girls had been to Germany in May and this was the reciprocal visit.  They had a wonderful week weather-wise and were able to carry out all of the activities without coats!

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES

Visit of the Earl of Wessex

DSC George

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY , A GIFT FOR LEARNING

First swimming lesson of the new year!

19th - 23rd September

What an exciting week we have had in the Pre-Prep. We started the week going back to our first swimming lesson of the new year. Everybody had a wonderful time and can't wait to go swimming again! Then in addition to the adventures and excitement Pre-Prep encounter on a we…

NEWS  PRE-PREPARATORY , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Welcome back to all our new Beans and Peas!

Welcome back to all our new Beans and Peas!! We have had a wonderfully exciting week, making new friends and meeting up with old ones, whilst also exploring all the exciting changes which have happened in the Pre-Preparatory garden!! The girls have cooked and cooked in our wonderful newly build fi…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

The Ladies’ College repeat their successful Women’s Networking event

The Ladies’ College invited local business women to attend the second annual networking event on September 8th with principal speakers Deputy Heidi Soulsby and Swoffers Estate Agents director, Shauna Clapham. The event was sponsored by Susie Brown of Gower Financial Services, who supplied refreshme…

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