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Beach Fun!

Pre-Preparatory Week Four: 15th - 19th May

Pre-Prep were joined by Form 2 on a fantastic beach trip, each group had a Pea, a Bean and two Form 2's. It started a little wet as we had a small shower of rain, however this didn't dampen the excitement, and soon the sun came out. The girls loved rock …

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Growing, Snails and Blocks!

The girls were excited to see this week that our potatoes and lettuce plants have both grown.  Some of our friends are becoming incredibly adventurous with some block creations. However on Friday we had some slippery guests in to play, we had snails everywhere, inside, outside and all about. Wow ba…

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A Busy Buzzing time!

Pre-Preparatory Week Two: 1st - 5th May

Pre-prep were lucky to have been invited by Vice Admiral and Lady Corder to visit the bee hives at Government House. On Friday we all set off very excitedly suited and booted and ready to learn about bees. We were welcomed by Lady Corder and Mr Gary. Mr Gar…

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Sun shining for the first week back!

: 24th - 28th April 

Everyone was very excited to be back this week. We had a lot of fun, music playing, playing on and with the new additions to the garden, lots of creativity happening indoors and out and rounded off the week hunting for bumble bees during Forests school.

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Pre-Preparatory

Final week and Spring is here!!

We have had a fun filled week this week. We started the week with a play swim followed by the afternoon watching the Junior production of Alice in Wonderland - which was fantastic and the girls loved it.

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On Tuesday we celebrated a VERY special birthday an…

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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…

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Planting and growing!

Week 11
Pre-Prep have been feeling positive that the weather is turning a little brighter and spring may be attempting to appear!

So out came the trowels and soil and Pre-Prep planted peas and beans in bags so they could watch them grow, as well as planting some of our wonderful coop vegetab…

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Comic Relief Assembly in Melrose

Everyone dressed in mufti and bought red noses. 

Form III led a whole school assembly which involved a game requiring lots of skill as

Mrs Cave and Mrs Beebee are demonstrating!

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We learnt about the history of Red Nose Day and where all the money goes to.

Everyone had lots of fun and ove…

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Eisteddfod Excitement!!

Pre-Preparatory Week 10
On Wednesday our 'Beans' took part in the Eisteddfod in the group poem section. They spoke absolutely fantastically, and loved having mud on their clothes, faces and hands and leaves in their hair all adding to the poem entitled 'Dirt on My Shirt'. 
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Frogs and Muddy fun!

This week has been undoubtedly wet, however when there is rain and ground there is MUD!!! Pre-Prep have loved playing in the mud cooking, painting and creating this week. By the end of the week it was time to wash everything down. We are also hopeful that spring is on the way as we spotted our fro…

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International Women’s Day

We hope you are having a good International Women’s Day!

The Ladies’ College has International Women’s Day as our assembly theme this week. In our whole school assembly on Monday we learned, heard and watched Maya Angelou, a truly inspirational women, whose poetry explored the challenges of her…

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Pancakes, Pyjamas and Forest School

The first week back after half term has been incredibly busy for Pre-Prep. On Tuesday we individually made and of course had to taste our pancakes, which were very yummy with our choice of toppings. We met the Lieutenant Governor and Lady Corder on Wednesday who visited the school, and joined …

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Visit to The Ladies’ College

by His Excellency Sir Ian Corder, Lady Corder and Major Marco Ciotti

Today we welcomed the Lieutenant Governor and Lady Corder to College, accompanied by Major Ciotti. Their visit started in our outside classroom at Melrose where our visitors met a group of our youngest pupils (aged 2-3 years)…

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Hot Marshmallows cooked on an open fire!

13th - 16th February

Pre-Prep have had a wonderful time learning all about fire safety and cooking on open fires. We initially played a lot of safety games, so that everyone knew exactly how to stay safe and move around an open fire. Then on Wednesday we laid and lit a real fire in our 'Forest…

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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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