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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…

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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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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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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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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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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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Passports and Trips

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!

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They have visited Ibiza, France, Jersey and a personal favourite ' a princess castle in the faraway woods!'.

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All trips were regulated and each pas…

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Quarry Adventure

Pre-Preparatory Week Five: 9th - 13th October

This week we went for a walk around the nature trail at Ronez Quarry. We had been discussing s.s.s.stones during phonics and we thought we would go and see where stones come from and how they are made! What an adventure and very exciting to see all …

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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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Adventure on a wet and windy beach

Pre-Preparatory Week Three: 25th - 29th September

We visited the beach for our first Beach Schools session. Although very wet and windy, Lower Prep helped to create a wonderful shelter. Pre-Prep went hunting in rock pools and managed to find two starfish, crabs and a guppy. Then Lower Prep kin…

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A week of Fun and Exploration!

Pre-Preparatory Week Two: 18th - 22th September

This week we started swimming and ballet, as well as drama, so we had lots of new adventures. We also visited the Junior playground and tested our perseverance and resilience when attempting some very tricky apparatus! We celebrated two special b…

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Start of Michaelmas Term with Peas and Beans

Pre-Preparatory Week One: 11th - 15th September - Michaelmas term

It is wonderful to have all our friends back together again! We have also got some wonderful new friends to show around and get to know.

The girls have enjoyed playing outside and particularly exploring the new climbing frame…

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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 …

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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…

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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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08/09/2017

Our re…

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Den Day

Pre-Preparatory Week Nine: 19th - 23rd June

Pre-Prep joined the rest of Melrose in inviting the parents in to build dens all to have fun use all our Growth Mindset skills, but more importantly raise money for Save the Children. We had a wonderful time and everyone created amazing child led dens…

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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…

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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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We love Forest School Friday!

Pre-Preparatory Week Eight: 12th - 16th June

Wow what a fantastic Forest Friday in the sun. The girls had a wonderful time den building with the old branches, they managed to create a den to hide inside!! They also went bug hunting in the bug hotel and found an amazingly cute ladybird. Then we …

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Sponsored Swim, Yoga, Cricket and Goats

Pre-Preparatory Week Seven: 5th - 9th June

What an adventurous week!! We starting the week with our sponsored swim. the rest of the school had done theirs and it was our turn...the girls did an amazing job and had a wonderful time. Tuesday we celebrated a very special birthday! Wednesday the Be…

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