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Strictly Come College Dancing

What a great time was had by all those lucky enough to get to watch the sell-out performances of our Strictly event at College this weekend. Six couples competed for the glitter ball prize as well as performances from our “professional” dancers, the students who showed off their skills.  We also we…

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Procedures in the event of snow

We appreciate that snow can present some unique difficulties for schools. We will follow external advice given, but in principle will aim to stay open. It may, however, not always be possible for us to open on time, or to teach a full curriculum if colleagues are delayed or prevented from coming to…

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Primary Schools Gymnastics Competition

Well done to all 36 girls who took part in the Primary Schools Gymnastics Competition on 22 January. Every girl performed two jumps and a tumble routine! Congratulations go to: Sophia from Melrose who won overall best gymnast and Amherst who won the best overall team! A great afternoon of Gymnasti…

NEWS  MELROSE , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Melrose Junior Assembly

Melrose was delighted to welcome Charlie and Sarah from the Guernsey Cheshire Home to their Junior assembly today. Eva and Cara presented a cheque for £300 which was raised at the Carol Service last Christmas. Charlie and Sarah explained the kinds of things that money will be used for and invited …

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Schools4Freedom charity visit

Form III spent yesterday morning hearing from Jenette Carey and Peggy Callahan about the schools4freedom charity. The girls were inspired, moved and motivated to learn more about and become involved with this project. It is staggering to realise that the slavery we study in History in the Victoria…

NEWS  MELROSE , HISTORY

The Listening Room

Here are a few pictures of our new College counselling service. Mrs Ogier is available for one-to-one sessions as well as regular lunch time workshops with the girls. This service adds another layer to our pastoral provision, offering our girls another place to be heard.

We’ll be updating our…

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

Team Building

The girls have begun the term with some team building activities. They have been thinking about using their Melrose Mindsets to help!

Form III had a tricky paper cutting task but they persevered and completed the task as a class!

Junior Remove worked collaboratively to complete their Spagh…

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Lihou Island

Form III had a marvellous time staying overnight in Lihou Island with Mrs Dyer, Mrs Lowe and Mrs Morris. No-one wanted to come home!

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Form III Update

Form III has had a busy couple of weeks.

They have been to the German Occupation Museum and discovered what life was like in Guernsey in the Occupation.

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They have enjoyed 10 minutes of exercise every morning for active April and seen this have a big impact on their learning and emotional …

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Annual Report

The Ladies’ College has a long tradition, dating from 1872, to provide education to girls. As such, it is one of the oldest girls' schools where the benefits of single sex provision are provided to ensure that the advantages afforded to boys are also afforded to girls. Indeed, there is significant …

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

International Women's Day

#pressforprogress

Friday 9th March

The Ladies’ College took the theme of International Women’s Day to their lessons on Thursday 8th March in various activities around the College.

Removes have started a new topic in History investigating the position of women in the 17th century.  Legally, …

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Duke Of Edinburgh with Form III

Form III have been continuing with their introduction to Duke Of Edinburgh with Mrs Morris, Renee Hubert and Miss Mitchinson. This week we have made scrambled eggs and put up and stowed away tents.

Beatrice exclaimed that she had never enjoyed scrambled eggs so much before and Olivia was delighte…

NEWS  MELROSE , DUKE OF EDINBURGH

Weather Updates

Dear Parents and Students,

Due to frosty conditions today and likely weather conditions overnight and into tomorrow, The Ladies’ College will be closed on Thursday (1st March).

Colleagues have been asked to prioritise their examination classes in the setting of work. Senior and Sixth Form stu…

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Introduction to Duke of Edinburgh

Form III in Melrose had an interesting afternoon last week learning how to use trangia stoves to cook hot chocolate and make pancakes. This is part of their introduction to Duke of Edinburgh and survival skills work with Mrs Morris and Miss Mitchinson. 

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Adrian Sarchet visits Melrose

Melrose had a real treat when Adrian Sarchet "Sea Donkey" came to talk to them about his ocean swims. The Juniors were enthralled to hear of his battles with jellyfish, shark infested seas, sunburn, fatigue, exhaustion, sea sickness and so much more. He made it very clear that working as part of a …

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Primary Schools Gymnastics

The Ladies’ College PE Dept welcomed 60 girls from the Island’s Primary Schools to compete in their “Primary Schools Gymnastics Competition”. Everyone who took part, performed with enthusiasm. The overall winning team prize was shared by Amherst and Melrose. Well done to all involved.

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Pre-Preps End of Term

The end of term in Pre-prep was a busy one! Our last swimming lesson gave us the opportunity to put all those new skills into practice in an aqua-fun session. We preformed our Nativity play to not only our Mummies and Daddies and also to the guests of the Russell's Day centre where we enjoyed givin…

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Team Building Activities

Form II spent their first morning back taking part in some team building activities. This included a blindfolded game to develop communication and trust in pairs, a listening game involving marbles and good teamwork and finally a group challenge involving lots of paper. It was fantastic to see eve…

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PTA Christmas Fayre

Thank you to everyone for making the PTA / College Christmas Fayre such a success on Thursday. Prizes have been awarded as follows:

Most festive stall 

Most original idea 

Best food stall 

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Christmas House Activity

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