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Balanced Forces

Teamwork was at the heart of today's (Tuesday 16th) AS physics experiment, where students had to resolve balanced forces into horizontal and vertical components. Students worked brilliantly together to take some very tricky measurements and they were all still friends at the end of the lesson!

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , SCIENCE

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 

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

Christmas House Activity

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MELROSE

Upper Four House Netball

Again the matches were hard fought. Congratulations to all the girls that took part and especially the eventual winners Carey House.

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NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Remove and Lower Four House Netball

Great fun was had by the Removes and Lower 4's House Teams.  They all played well and the results were as follows:

 

Durand Remove Netball Team

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Well-being Evening

On Thursday 23rd November we held our first Well being Evening.  The event gave parents from across the island the opportunity to hear from health professionals about the warning signs of emotional distress in young people.  The presentation focused on distinguishing between normal adolescent behav…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , PSYCHOLOGY

Battle of Cambrai

This morning everyone in Remove, Lower Four and Upper Four, along with some helpers from the older year groups, marked the 100th anniversary of the RGLI's valiant efforts in the Battle of Cambrai.  Colleagues planned an interdisciplinary programme with activities from Art, English, French, Geograph…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MATHS , ART , MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES , GEOGRAPHY , INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY , RELIGIOUS STUDIES , HISTORY

Memorial Poppies

The Art and History departments have collaborated to produce Memorial Poppies with Remove, Lower and Upper Four to commemorate the Royal Guernsey Light Infantry's foray into battle in Cambrai in 1917. 

The girls brought in red fabric to personalise their individual poppies, which are going to be …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , ART , HISTORY

Ribbon of Poppies

'Ribbon of poppies' pledge for WW1 centenary

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Arts in School Project

Visitors and all members of The Ladies' College community will notice that a new display is up in the foyer featuring the Victor Hugo pen and ink portrait by local artist OLYMPIA McKEWN.

This has been kindly loaned to us by 'ARTS for GUERNSEY' until Christmas, as part of the "ARTS FOR SCHOOLS PRO…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART

Visit from Ted Grambeau

On Thursday afternoon, Ted Grambeau, a surf and travel photographer came to speak to us about his life, photography and how he got to where he is now. He has worked with the likes of Rip Curl, Speedo and many professional surfers including Kelly Slater. Ted has got a variety of work from waves to f…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART , SIXTH FORM CAREERS

Link between force

Lower Five have been investigating the link between the force applied to a spring and the extension it causes.  This is an experiment that Robert Hooke, a contemporary of Sir Isaac Newton, carried out in the 17th century.  Students also investigated the relationship using elastic bands and copper …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SCIENCE

Life in the Sixth Form

It was great to see so many of you last week at our Sixth Form Information Evening.  We hope you enjoyed it and found the evening informative.  If you wish to find out more or have any queries, please contact the Head of Sixth Form, Dr Mitchell.  Thank you and well done to Ruby and Sophie (and thos…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Art for Guernsey

The Ladies` College Art Department are absolutely delighted to have the privilege of being a part of the “Art in Schools” project , where rare and valuable original artworks by famous artists such as Ferdnand Leger, Rene Magritte, Andy Warhol and many more, are being loaned to Local schools to be e…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART

School Students' Memorial Trench Project

In the week leading up to 11th November, a segment of Home Field will be cordoned off from regular use and turned over to some of the island’s secondary school students. Working in shifts over the week, students will work to build a memorial to mark the centenary of the Royal Guernsey Light Infantr…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , HISTORY

Remove Biology

Remove Z have been learning about plant and animal cells this week. Yesterday, students learnt how to use a microscope and prepare a slide of their own cheek cells.

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Today, the students prepared slides of red onion cells and as you can see, the results are stunning. 

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NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SCIENCE

Fun With flags!

Congratulations to Flo in Remove who won last half-term's 'Fun with Flags'. She researched and answered correctly five questions about different aspects of Cuban geography from politics and culture to geology. This half-term's flag and quiz will be about Tanzania!

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , GEOGRAPHY

Upper Sixth Biopsychology

Using swimming hats to learn and pinpoint localisation of function in the brain. Perfect for wearing when revising!

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NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , PSYCHOLOGY

Portraiture workshop with Olivia Kemp

On Wednesday morning the Lower Sixth and Upper Sixth Fine Art students were lucky enough to take part in a portraiture workshop with Artist Olivia Kemp.

Olivia Kemp studied painting at Winchester School of Art and went on to study MA Drawing at Wimbledon College of Art where she was awarded The J…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART

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…

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