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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…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , A GIFT FOR LEARNING

GCSE Results Summer 2016

The Ladies’ College Upper Five (Year 11) students have been a terrific year group who have excelled both inside and outside the classroom. We are delighted that their results follow on from the success of our students who did so well at A-Level last week.

Our 55 students deserves to be congratula…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL

A-Level Results Summer 2016

We are delighted to report that students of The Ladies’ College who took A–levels this year have excelled once again, with a 100% pass rate.

Forty-nine students sat examinations this summer that will allow them to make choices and take decisions about their future. 45.2% of grades were A* and A (…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

We wish everyone a happy summer break

Swish Ladies College

We wish everyone a very happy summer break, following Mark Reading and Melrose and The Ladies' College Speech Days which celebrated as much as could be fitted in from 2015-2016.

Work goes on in College to get the building ready for September. We thought you would be interested to see the fr…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY , MATHS , ENGLISH , SCIENCE , MUSIC , ART , MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES , GEOGRAPHY , INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY , PHYSICAL EDUCATION , RELIGIOUS STUDIES , HISTORY , DRAMA , BUSINESS STUDIES AND ECONOMICS , LIBRARY , PSYCHOLOGY , CLASSICS , DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY , SIXTH FORM CAREERS , FOREST SCHOOL

Schedule for September 2016

We hope that you have had an enjoyable summer and we look forward to welcoming your daughter back to our 'new school'.

Here is the Schedule for Michaelmas Term - Thursday 8th September 2016

New Remove – arrive for 8.30 a.m. and go to Form Rooms (Photographs at 9.10 a.m.)

Lower Four

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MATHS , ENGLISH , SCIENCE , MUSIC , ART , MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES , GEOGRAPHY , INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY , PHYSICAL EDUCATION , RELIGIOUS STUDIES , HISTORY , DRAMA , BUSINESS STUDIES AND ECONOMICS , LIBRARY , PSYCHOLOGY , CLASSICS , DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY , SIXTH FORM CAREERS

Sovereign Art Prize

The Sovereign Art Foundation Guernsey Schools Prize, which is in its second 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 announ…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , ART

Rain, mist and sunshine!

Last week was definitely a week of very mixed weather! We started the week celebrating a special birthday and our final fun swim at Beau Sejour. Had fun in the rain, and the mist and the wet, as well as some gorgeous sunny afternoons! However I think that the sun coming out for a Friday morning wa…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

All about Me project

This offered our students the chance to be creative and work independently. They had to produce a piece of work which can be given to their new Tutor to introduce themselves. Some made cubes, powerpoints, films, posters the ideas were amazing and quite unique. 

Each item contained:

- thre…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL

Miss Josette Honey

It is with great sadness that we hear today of the passing of Miss Josette Honey, Principal at The Ladies’ College from 1976 to 1992.

Honey

Miss Honey was deeply committed to the College and the education of its students, and continued to keep in contact with us after she stepped down from her ro…

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

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