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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…

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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…

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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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Exciting Science News

Last summer Katie got very excited when listening to the BBC News interviewing British Astronaut, Tim Peake. He explained that the Royal Horticultural Society had teamed up with the British Space programme to run a huge school experiment involving seeds that had spent some time up in space. This is…

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Introduction to Portrait Painting workshop

During the month of November the Art Department offered students in Upper Five and Sixth Form an 4 week ‘Introduction to Portrait Painting’ workshop with local Artist Liz Adams. This was an opportunity for students to develop confidence and competence in the field of portraits and oil painting. The…

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The sound 'n' and the colour white

Mon 2 Nov - Fri 6 Nov

Well, what an exciting week! We have been focusing on the colour white in the Pea pod and the sound 'n' in the Bean pod. It was a little bit of a windy week and so we also helped Mr Glover sweep all the leaves which turned into a lot of fun! However, even more exciting hav…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Bailiff’s visit

This week we welcomed the Bailiff to College and are very grateful that he was able to find time in his busy schedule for a tour of our grounds and to meet with members of our Sixth Form. Over a cup of tea and slice of The Core's famous Ladies' College cake (which keeps so many of us going) the gir…

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The Sovereign Art Foundation

The Sovereign Art Foundation Guernsey Schools Prize, which is in its very first year, recently invited all secondary schools in Guernsey to submit ten of the best artworks produced by its students. These were viewed by a judging panel last week, who then shortlisted 12 finalists. We are proud to an…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART

Melrose 'Children in Need'

On Friday 13th November, Melrose and the Pre-Preparatory Department dressed in their Pyjamas for the day to support Children in Need. Form III prepared a fantastic assembly and explained to the whole school why we were raising money. The girls took part in a variety of activities from making Pudse…

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Melrose ‘Wear it Wild’

On Friday 6 November Melrose went 'wild' to raise money for the Toilet Twinning Charity (see http://www.toilettwinning.org/ for more information) by dressing up as their favourite animals. The School Council organised the event and managed to raise their target of £240 to enable Melrose’s faci…

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De Putron Challenge

Last night a group of our Lower Four students took part in the De Putron Year 8 Challenge and... WE WON! Our team of Harriet Huxtable, Maddy Pope, Pia Thapliyal and reserves Anya Tee and Abby Luxon, represented us at St. James and saw off the competition over 10 rounds, culminating in a final agai…

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Phase 3 Building site

This morning’s view of our very busy Phase 3 building site. Now the steel framework is going in, you can start to understand the vast scope of the project! It may not look very impressive at the moment but this space will house our new library, refectory, study skills area and new music rooms amon…

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The sound 't' and the colour purple

This week in Pre-Preparatory we are thinking about the sound 't' and the colour purple, we have been busy with many exciting activities however one of the most unusual was looking at squids purple markings and tentacles. We had fun exploring all of the squid finding lots of suckers on the tentacle…

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IoD Annual dinner

On Thursday evening (22nd Oct) two of our Sixth Formers, Maddy and Freya represented Ladies' College at the Guernsey Institute of Directors Annual dinner on the student table as the 'Directors of Tomorrow' (many thanks to the Ana Leaf Foundation for sponsoring this). The girls got involved in the l…

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Time Capsule burial

Friday 23rd October

It has been a busy day for our students today, with our end of half term Commemoration Service, celebrating the College’s history, having taken place. Looking to the future, we are also excited to have buried five time capsules in the foundations of our new extension – par…

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Remove Music Evening

This week saw our new Removes (Year 7) entertain members of our College community (parents, friends, teaching colleagues and each other) at their informal music evening. The girls topped and tailed the programme with a selection of songs they have been learning together in class and, between these…

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Melrose football match

On Wednesday 14th October, the Melrose football team played a match again LMDC. The girls were up against a tough team but it really was a case of two halves. In the first half the Melrose team fought bravely but by half-time were 4-1 down. After a clearly inspirational pep talk the girls were exc…

NEWS  MELROSE , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Curriculum Evening – 14 October 2015

Click below to download the information page from the recent Curriculum evening for Remove, Lower four and Upper four Parents

Curriculum Evening – 14 October 2015: Information for Remove, Lower Four and Upper Four parents

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Swimarathon Presentation

On Wednesday 21st October Melrose Sports Monitors attended the Swimarathon Presentation at Beau Sejour.

The Swimarathon raised over £55,000 for the Cheshire Homes and other charities on the island.

Melrose managed to raise an incredible £2,700 towards this great charity event. In recognition …

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