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The Ladies’ College hits £1 million fundraising milestone

In just 10 months The Ladies' College fundraising committee has raised £1 million as part of the school’s expansion; “A Gift for Learning” Phase 3.

The College needs to raise £2 million towards the Phase 3 building, which will cost £7.5 million in total.

The principal of The Ladies' College, As…

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Trying out the new PE apparatus

The week before half term we were very excited to be the first in the school to try out the new P.E apparatus. The girls also played on the bikes in the hall. Everyone had a wonderful time exploring climbing and swinging. We also cooked leek and potato soup, this needed a lot of cutting and peelin…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

TEDxYouth Event

Guernsey is pleased to host its first ever TEDxYouth event. This incorporates some pre-recorded TED talks, with live talks from locals and also speakers brought over from the UK.This is an event which will tackle issues that young people face, and hopefully inspire solutions for our visio…

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

Pancakes at Pre-Preparatory

This week we celebrated Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day), we made our batter, poured it into a pan, and then cooked and tossed it ourselves! Then the best was eating the yummy pancake. We also celebrated a special 3rd Birthday this week.

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Annual PTA Pancake Breakfast

8am on Tuesday 9th February Melrose was a buzz with girls and parents. It was the annual PTA Pancake Breakfast.

Girls started their day with a delicious warm pancake, topped with an array of toppings, each one as scrummy as the next.

The PTA had an army of helpers including Mr Honeybill who loo…

NEWS  MELROSE

Pre-Preparatory stories and stickmen

This week Pre-Preparatory have had lots of fun with the 'big girls'. We made dens, and built sand creations. Middle Preparatory wrote some wonderful stories and then came and shared them with us. Another fun filled week was ended with Lower Preparatory joining us to share the 'Stick man' story and…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Institute of Directors (IoD)

Upper Six student, Freya McClaren, has secured a place to attend this September’s IoD Annual Convention in London. Freya’s interest in business and current affairs saw her nominated to attend the Guernsey IoD debate in October 2015 (which addressed the question; “Is Guernsey a demographic time bomb…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Campfires and magic stick gardens

We have had fun outside in Pre-Preparatory this week (25th - 29th Jan), we enjoyed reading stories outside on the Literary Festival's story bench which was kindly loaned to Melrose for the week. We have also made campfires and magic stick gardens. Our nursery rhyme this week has been 'Baa, baa bla…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Mr Charles Parkinson’s Lecture

On Monday the 25th January, Mr Charles Parkinson, author of ‘Lisia: Vortigern’s Island’ and ‘The Duke and the Decoy’, gave a lecture entitled ‘Arthurian Legends and Guernsey’ to a selection of English and EPQ 6th form pupils from The Ladies’ College and Elizabeth College.

The talk cover…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ENGLISH

Ilex 2015

The latest Ilex magazine is now published and can be accessed . We are very proud of the latest edition and would encourage everyone to share the Ilex with their extended family and friends. Many congratulations to all those involved; in particular editors, Charlotte Thompson and Laura Smith,…

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Team work at Pre-Preparatory

Pre-Preparatory have been very busy this week making bird feeders, umbrellas and so many 'creative creations' being designed. We have excitedly celebrated two special birthdays this week too! We are also very proud of all the 'team work' that the girls have displayed this week.

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Stratford Upon Avon A Level Drama Trip

On the weekend of 15th-17th January, Mr Swann and Ms Thackeray accompanied the U6 drama students to see three professional productions and to participate in an educational workshop at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford upon Avon

All the students were greatly enamoured with the new ver…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , DRAMA

Week of fun and games outside

The weather has been terrible this week with hail, and torrential rain and very gusty windy days however Pre-Preparatory had a wonderful week of fun and games outside, making kites and building dens. We also cooked some cheesy mice and made finger puppet mice as we were talking about hickory dicko…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

An exciting new year begins in Pre-Preparatory!

Tue 5 Jan - Fri 8 Jan

We have had a fun first week back at Pre-Preparatory. We welcomed some new friends to Pre-Preparatory and have been very buzzzzzzzyyyy! we also cooked tasty honey bumble bees. We are very excited that Mrs Loveridge is now back after her baby and we are ready for an exciti…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Christmas at The Ladies’ College

Christmas at The Ladies’ College today

There is a lot of Christmas spirit around today, following a wonderful Carol Service at St Stephen’s yesterday. Christmas mufti and Christmas lunch was served. Yum! Christmas decorations, Christmas Fair and many of last year’s Upper Sixth are back to receive…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Melrose Christmas Jumpers

Monday 14 December

Today Melrose School Council held their annual 'Christmas Jumper Day' in support of their chosen charity; Unicef. Much fun was had as the girls met in the Hall to sing and dance along to Christmas tunes. The Council gave an assembly to remind the school of the reasons beh…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Melrose PTA Christmas Fair

On Saturday Melrose held its annual Melrose PTA Christmas Fair.

As ever it was full of fun and laughter with all the girls and parents working hard together to create amazing games and puzzles for all to have a go at. There was a nail parlour for those wishing some Christmas pampering, a real liv…

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The Collas Crill Moot 2015

The Ladies' College winners!

Olivia Atkinson and Lily Davison represented the Ladies' College in the final round of this excellent and unusual competition, on Tuesday afternoon.

They were defending a fictitious case of libel brought by the prosecution (Elizabeth College students), acting for 'F…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

The Ladies’ College reaches for the top of the league

The Sunday Times has recently published its League Tables for State and Independent Schools and The Ladies’ College is pleased to have climbed 30 places in the past year to now be positioned 200th in the rankings.

Principal, Ashley Clancy, says, ‘Whilst this is a great place to be, what the Co…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

The Sovereign Awards Results

The Sovereign Art Foundation Guernsey Schools Prize, which is in its very first year, invited all secondary schools in Guernsey to submit ten of the best artworks produced by its students. The Ladies College submitted 10 pieces of work from students across GCSE and A Level:

Charlotte Thompson

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