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Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell to visit Guernsey Colleges

Biology, Chemistry and Physics are popular subjects at The Ladies’ College, where there has been a long tradition of naming laboratories after notable scientists. Our Biology laboratory is named after Charles Darwin, our Chemistry laboratory is named after Rosalind Franklin and, following a recent …

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PTA Christmas Fayre

Thank you to everyone for making the Christmas Fayre such a success on Tuesday. We made an incredible £2,375 which is a record! Thanks to the PTA for organising and to all the stall holders for being there too. A special mention to the girls for their creativity and sense of fun.

The PTA awa…

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Miss Mellish's Tribute

This poem, from the archives, was read by Remove girls at Monday night’s Carol Service, which also included wonderful singing, reading and music. The poem was written by a pupil, Ruth Anderson, for Christmas 1918.  Ruth died suddenly at the end of the Trinity Term 1920 and the attached extract, qu…

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Little Shop of Horrors

There are sinister goings-on at The Ladies’ College this winter, with their whole school production of ‘Little Shop of Horrors’, book and lyrics by Howard Ashman and music by Alan Menken. 

The cast is around 40 strong and ranges from Year 7s to Upper 6. “It’s a great opportunity for all ages t…

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Making poppies in enrichment

During the enrichment lesson last week, the Lower Sixth girls made poppies.
 
Dr Marshall introduced the session by talking about how the loss of all the young men affected the island of Guernsey and how some of the first young men to volunteer and to die where Elizabeth College …
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Bright Tights Day

Bright Tights is a local charity supporting women with gynaecological cancers. Bright Tights day fell in half term for The Ladies’ College, so we scheduled for today instead. The charity provides emotional, financial and practical support for women, which helps them during treatment. Bright Tights…

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Du Putron 2018

Lower Four

Well done to the Lower Four De Putron team, Celli, Nina & Lauren - a fantastic effort finishing 3rd overall. The crowd certainly enjoyed the event and thank you to the rest of the Lower Four year group for their support!

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The girls smashed the first round, winn…

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Mini College reunion

It was fantastic to catch up with 5 of the 6 Ladies’ College students who are studying at Durham for a mini Ladies’ College reunion at the end of October. Eva, Lottie, Jess, Amy and Bella were great company and it was so interesting to hear about their experiences,  interests and studies at Durham…

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The Sovereign Art Foundation

Guernsey Students Prize 2018

This exhibition showcases our extremely talented Art Students' successes in the prestigious Sovereign Art Foundation Students Prize, an Annual Competition that selects the very best artworks from local schools and exhibits them in a Public location.

We are so p…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART

Historical Association Gold award

"History lessons are the best three hours of my week!"

This is how the Year 11 students at The Ladies’ College feel about their history studies and with good reason, because at the start of the new term the History department was honoured with a Gold award from the Historical Association.

Mrs B…

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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…

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

GCSE Results

We are tremendously proud of our students’ achievements and aware of the determination, hard work and resilience they have shown throughout their GCSE courses, alongside all that they have achieved both inside and outside of the classroom. We are delighted that the girls have achieved academic succ…

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A-level Results

We are delighted to report that students of The Ladies’ College who took A–levels in 2018 have had another successful year. The 100% pass rate was achieved by 46 students who took the linear A-levels and who now have choices about following their immediate goals of work, university or a gap year. O…

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Michaelmas Term 2018

Thursday 6th September 2018

 

New Remove arrive for 08:30 and go to Form Rooms (photographs from 09:10)

Lower Four arrive for 09:30 and go to Form Rooms (photographs from 09:40)

Upper Four arrive for 10:00 and go to Form Rooms (photographs from 10:10)

Lower Five arrive for 10:30 a…

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TeenTech London

TeenTech is a science and technology competition which was held in London yesterday. The girls won through to the National final by being finalists in two categories - one of them was a sixth form only category. The girls won this prize out of 150 top students in the UK. In this category, they had …

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International Women in Engineering Day

Upper Four students attended International Women in Engineering Day at the College of FE on Friday. Speeches were given by some incredible women engineers who inspired our students and showed them that there are many exciting and creative career opportunities within this field, with many opportuni…

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Remove Ecology

Remove Z are studying ecology this term and they've been on the hunt for mini-beasts in the school grounds. Today we found centipedes, millipedes, wasps, bees, ladybirds, maggots and an as yet unidentified fungus.

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Upper Sixth Leavers

As a small gift from our Leavers to the rest of the school on their last time-tabled day at College, to give us a mindful moment to enjoy, they provided a Petting Zoo.

Thank you ladies and good luck in your exams!

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Factors that affect temperature

Lower Five made the most of the sunshine last Friday to find some of the factors that affect the temperature of an object, which included colour, type of material, angle from the ground and the direction it faces.

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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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