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Afternoon Tea

The girls in Pre-Prep love having tea parties. So they invited their Daddies or Granddads in for 'Afternoon Tea'. We had a busy time preparing, each of the girls made, cooked and decorated a heart shaped cake for their guest. The guests arrived and the girls were so excited, they took their guests…

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Rain never stops the fun!

This week has been a very wet one. Our explorer suits have been used none stop! with the washing machine helping out too! We have enjoyed caterpillar races down a slope, rainy tea parties and a LOT of mud pies. However we were very excited to have The Guernsey Cricket Board representatives come in…

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Mud castles, muddy puddles and tree climbing!

This week has been lovely dry however bitterly cold at times, but when you are dressed in an explorer suit you would never know!! The girls this week have managed to create the most amazing deep muddy puddle, and then managed to use the mud to create a castle! Some of the girls explored in the tre…

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New Skills and Exploring

Monday 16th - Friday 20th January

This week has sent us a challenge of wintery temperatures outside. Nothing stops the adventures in Pre-Prep. A number of the girls this week have shown a fantastic  Growth Mindset, trying and finally achieving a new skill. We decided it would be a good plan …

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Week 2 in Pre-Prep - We love Outdoors

Monday 9th - Friday 13th January

This week we spent a lot of time outside, playing the secret path game. We also realised that our strawberry plant was still flowering so we weeded the bed and removed any dead leaves, and had a tidy up in the growing area. We celebrated a very special birthday.…

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Ilex 2016

The latest Ilex magazine is now published and can be accessed We hope that you will looking through it, agree that the Upper Sixth team responsible for putting it together, led by Maninda Singh, have done an excellent job. Our girls are involved in a very great many things in the course of…

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A Magical Time of the Year!

Monday 12th December - Friday 16th December

This week has been the most magical (if not a little busy) time of the year. Here is the count down to the end of term with Pre-prep!!

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Melrose Christmas Fair

On Saturday Melrose Hall was alive with the sound of laughter and christmas music. It was the Melrose Christmas Fair. The girls and parents had created the most amazing stalls with such brilliant imaginations, from "Help i'm a Melrose Girl, get me out of here", lots of gunk to stick your hands in, …

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Wintery thoughts in Pre-Prep!

Pre-Prep have started thinking about Christmas preparations this week. The girls have enjoyed experimenting with the glitter!! As well as using white playdough to make some fantastic snowmen as well as snowmen building on the lightbox... I think that a hint of excitement is beginning already and a…

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Spectacular Post Office Fun!

We have had a busy week in Pre-Prep, we have built bridges for the three Billy Goats Gruff, we have created lots of craft starting with the sound 'p', we have played in the sun and rain and even flown a kite... but the highlight of our week was definitely visiting the Post Office with the letters …

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Pumpkin boats and fireworks!

31st October - 4th November, Pre-Preparatory Department.

Well we have certainly had a mixed bag of weather this week, but nothing stops the fun! We made some fantastic pumpkin boats, by scooping out all the seeds and then putting a little sailor inside. We have had a lovely time outside testing o…

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Puppies, Form 1 and decorating!

17th - 21st October, Pre-Preparatory Department.

Pre-preparatory has had some very exciting visitors this week. We had 6 six week old puppies come and visit. I am not quite sure who was more excited the girls or the puppies!! We were then very excited to be invited up to help Form 1 make rai…

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Pipes, swings and pumpkins

This week the weather has been fantastic again. We built a ball run and then had lots of fun racing a variety of different balls down the pipes. We have created a rope swing and the girls had lots of fun experimenting how to swing just using their arms to lift them. The building and creating conti…

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Autumn has definitely arrived!

Well we have decided that autumn has definitely arrived, as this week has felt a little chillier!! Not that a little chilly wind stops the exciting adventures in Pre-Prep. We have celebrated three special birthdays this week. As well as making magic potions, writing maps, wedding invitations, and …

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Signs of Autumn

The sun has been lovely this week although we did have a few rain drops, with all sorts of signs of autumn we decided to go on an autumn walk! We had lots of fun and found some exciting things to put on our autumn table.

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Visit of the Earl of Wessex

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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