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Divali Celebrations

Form III had a great Divali experience when Mrs Sharma and her young assistant came in to explain all about the Hindu festival of lights.

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We saw many traditional artefacts and learned all about the delicious food the Sharma family would enjoy that night. It was great to get our hands on the…

NEWS  MELROSE , RELIGIOUS STUDIES

Harvest Celebrations

After a super assembly with Reverend Hinchliffe, Melrose Form III visited the Guernsey Cheshire Home to present their harvest baskets, sing harvest songs, read harvest and autumn poems and spend quality time with their new friends- the residents. 

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The girls and all adults had a fantastic ti…

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Form III Victorian Day

Form III went back in time to 1857 and spent a day experiencing a day at school Victorian style!

Some found that they had to wear the dunce’s hat or signs to show they were unclean or rude. A couple even had the cane for daring to be rude to Mrs Morris. Drills, rote learning and reading passages…

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The Stickman

Pre-Preparatory Week Four: 2nd - 6th October

Pre-Preparatory had a wonderful time making their own stick people after listening to the Stickman story. Coloured sticks, lots of selotape and imagination and we had wonderful new stick friends.

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NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

End of Trinity Term Fun!

We have had such a busy time with last swimming, ballet, sports day, last french, birthday celebrations, final assemblies, Form 2 reading stories, harvesting vegetables (Pre-Prep grown), move-up morning, sad goodbye's to Mrs Beebee and SO much more. However here are a few photos of our end of term …

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Catherine Best hosts The Ladies’ College women’s networking event

The Ladies’ College invited local business women, alumna, parents and recent A-level leavers of the College to attend their third annual networking event held last week on September 7th.  The well-attended event was kindly hosted by Catherine Best and daughter, Vikki Freeman, at their newly refur…

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

The 3 Colleges

 

UPDATE 21/09/2017

The 3 Colleges have sent the below document to all Deputies setting out their suggestions for how States funding for an assisted places scheme might be implemented.

File Text O 693569 18The Role of the Colleges and States Funding for Assisted Places PDF

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Our re…

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

Lower Junior Activities Week

Tuesday 27th June

A rather soggy day today, but the girls didn’t let that put them off! Armed with all the necessary protection from the elements the girls launched themselves into; archery, coasteering, crate stacking, bush craft (with a little bit of den building thrown in!) and kayaking outd…

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Race for Life

Over 50 runners completed The Ladies' College Race for Life on Tuesday afternoon. The students were joined by female family members, friends and staff to raise money for Cancer Research. Thanks to the PTA for the delicious cakes and Pimms. A welcome treat after a 3km jog! Well done and thank you t…

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

Lower Junior Activities Week

Monday 26th June

A super start to our 3 days with Outdoor Guernsey, with the added bonus being the sunshine that we weren’t expecting! The girls enjoyed working collaboratively and using their initiative during the crate stacking challenge. Some of their towers were incredibly high, luckily the…

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Guernsey Fire Services visit

On Wednesday morning Form II was visited by Guernsey Fire Services. After a talk about fire safety, they all experienced the Smoke House to simulate what is might be like to be in a smoke-filled building and what to do in that situation. Finally, the girls had a look around the fire engine with ma…

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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 …

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Brock Road Memorial garden

On Tuesday as part of Forest School Form 2 visited Brock Road Memorial garden to plant herbs - mint, thyme, dill, parsley to name a few- as part of a Floral St Peter Port initiative. It is hoped that all members of the community will be able to share the herbs once they are established.

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Melrose Design an Ad winners

Seven Melrose girls were prize winners in the recent Guernsey Press Design An Ad competition. They collected certificates and prizes at a special award ceremony at St Pierre Park Hotel.

Olivia Usher also won a highly commended trophy for being in the top five designers in all Junior schools in Gu…

NEWS  MELROSE , ART , INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Island Youth Games

After weeks of practising and training, children in Year 5 and 6 celebrated their day of competitions and enjoyed a fantastic closing ceremony at Footes Lane.

If you look carefully at the team photos, you will see some smiling faces from Form II and III at Melrose. 

Dame Mary Perkins and Graham…

NEWS  MELROSE , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Form III at Safety Calling

Form III had a great time at the Safety Calling Challenge at St Saviours Community Centre, learning not only how to stay safe but also having great fun.

They enjoyed 7 different scenarios including water safety, fire safety, road safety, Internet safety, how to give CPR, cycle safety and kitchen …

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Visit to the Victorian Walled Kitchen Garden

Middle Prep went to the Victorian Walled Kitchen Garden yesterday. We had a fantastic time and were not put off by the persistent rain. Janine and Pierre helped us to plant two different types of beans. After that we looked at the seeds of various plants and had a tour of the garden.

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Upper Prep - making toys

Upper Prep have been making toys from old hats and gloves - and stuffing them with old tights!

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Middle Prep

We  loved making our Easter chicks in Middle Prep. Poppy's Grandma came to our class to help us with the sewing.

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Prep Preparatory

Week 12 in Pre-Prep - Yippee Sunshine!

Pre-Prep have made the most of the dry weather this week, and even managed some of the days without coats outside! Summer must be coming.

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The beans have been thinking about the sound 'j' and so we enjoyed some tasty toast and jam, kindly prov…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY