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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 …
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, …
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…
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…
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.
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 …
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.
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…
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…
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
Form III had a super time at The Guernsey Cheshire Home singing carols, reading Christmas poems and socialising with their friends at the Home.
If anyone would like to buy a beautiful Christmas wreath or table decoration, pop to the home and pick one up; they will be on sale there today and …
Offshore sponsored a 24 Game in Form III today. The competition was hot and there were 3 rounds to fight out.
The eventual winner was Isabelle with Olivia and Beatrice in second and third places.
Mr Morgan, Managing Director of Offshore, was delighted with the morning and impressed by the speed…
Well done to Form III who took part in the A team Netball Tournament on Thursday 23rd November. The girls learnt lots and progressed through out the tournament.
Melrose are relishing the competitive element in the November Mathletics challenge and last night Form III were delighted to rise to 10th in Europe.
Tillie in Form 1 rose to 4th place in Europe on Tuesday. amazing work Tillie! Form 1 as a class were in the top 50 too.
Well done all of you and…
Melrose Form 3 team of - Lucy, Uma and Martha with reserve Layla , did themselves proud today in the Year 6 contest at St James. They stormed through the first round as very dominant winners with 24 points- the highest score of the day!
They came up against tough competition in the final against …
Form 2 and 3 are now enjoying yoga sessions as part of their curriculum enrichment afternoons.
This ties in really well with their work on mindfulness and Jade, the yoga teacher says she is really impressed by the enthusiastic reception the se…
Pre-Preparatory Week Eight: 30th October - 3rd November
After a lovely half term Pre-Prep have been keen to head off on more trips away!
They have visited Ibiza, France, Jersey and a personal favourite ' a princess castle in the faraway woods!'.
All trips were regulated and each pas…
Middle Prep were very excited about Halloween on Monday! They enjoyed Funnybones stories and ‘scary’ activities. Even the witches hiding in the playground didn’t seem to frighten them!
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.
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…