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Sixth Form charity work

During the last few weeks, two of our Sixth Form students, Rachel and Franzi, have cut their hair in order to donate it to the Little Princess Trust.  This is a charity which makes wigs for people who have lost their hair from cancer treatments or other illnesses. Alongside this, the money that is …

NEWS  SIXTH FORM

Anti-bullying week

The theme for this week's Anti-bullying Week is United Against Bullying, with a focus on the role individuals can play in standing-up to bullying.

In the run up to and during the week the girls have taken part in a number of activities. In the main foyer of the College we have displayed a “pledge…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , WELL-BEING , PSHEE

Remembrance Day Service

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Shortly before 11:00 on Wednesday, 11th November, students and staff of The Ladies’ College assembled in St. Stephen’s Church for the annual Act of Remembrance. 2020 has brought with it some significant commemorative dates: the centenary of the burial of the unknown warrior in Westminster Abbey…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , HISTORY

Celebrating 100 years of Guernsey women having the right to vote

On Friday 9 October, The Ladies' College celebrated 100 years of women in Guernsey having the right to vote. Members of Soroptimist International of Guernsey, wearing costume associated with the women's suffrage movement, visited the College and spoke with Year 6 (Form III) and Year 7 (Remove) pu…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MELROSE , HISTORY

NCO student recognised for her talent

Keen musician, Alex, a student in Lower Five has had her musical efforts recognised. Alex plays double bass with the National Children’s Orchestra and has received the Dame Ruth Railton Award. This award recognises her involvement, commitment and hard work in the main orchestra and that she has…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MUSIC

Implementing cutting-edge technology

Earlier this year when the Coronavirus pandemic led to an island-wide lockdown, The Ladies’ College was already set up to implement cutting-edge digital technology to deliver remote teaching, meaning that students could benefit from uninterrupted learning while they were at home.

Here, Network Ma…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL , INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

The funeral of Dr James Partridge OBE

The College is saddened to hear about the passing of James Partridge OBE. James taught Economics and Politics at College from 1985 and was an amazing and inspirational teacher. He also set up Changing Facing, a charity that supports facial disfigurement and the challenges and stigma which can be …

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

GCSE results

Our Upper Five (Year 11) students received their GCSE results today and we hope that they are pleased with their results.

The GCSE Centre Assessed Grades which form the results in all schools this year are poignant for a number of reasons. Key Stage 4 and GCSE results are the first measure of aca…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL

Tips for Handling Results Day Nerves

Awaiting your exam results is always nerve-wracking but with the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, you might be experiencing some added anxiety ahead of results day this year.

It is important to remember that it is completely normal to feel nervous, but there are things you can do to…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , WELL-BEING

The Ladies’ College A-level results, Reviewed Press Release Summer 2020

Following the announcement on Monday that Centre Assessed Grades will now be awarded to our students, or their exam adjusted grade if higher than the Centre Assessed grade, this Press Release updates that posted on Thursday 13th August 2020.

We continue to be incredibly proud of our Upper Sixth s…

NEWS  SIXTH FORM , SIXTH FORM CAREERS

A-level Results

We are incredibly proud of our Upper Sixth students for all that they have achieved and for how well they have adapted and adjusted to unexpected changes as they approached the end of their education at The Ladies’ College. Instead of completing the training and gearing up for the final part of the…

NEWS  SIXTH FORM

Holiday Drama Club fun

Dave King, once a professional actor working for companies such as the BBC, Young Shakespeare Company and his own theatre troupe- The Clockhouse Theatre, which toured classical works to theatres around the UK- now coaches drama on the island, specialising in preparing students for LAMDA examination…

NEWS  MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL , DRAMA

75th anniversary poetry competition

To remember and celebrate 75 years of freedom, Dr Marshall launched a school poetry competition in the Spring term with the support of the Arts Commission and Heritage 75 Festival. Students were asked to write a poem that remembered some aspect of the occupation or to celebrate Liberation.

"It i…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL , ENGLISH

Upper Five students return to College

Last Sunday, for the first time since 21st March, we were able to welcome back Upper Five to the school site.

Since the beginning of the coronavirus lockdown Year 11 students across the country knew that exams had been cancelled and uncertainty about how grades would be awarded. Missing out on a …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL

Takeaway food service provided by the Core

Introducing our chef manager, Tim, who runs the catering team in the College refectory, The Core.

We have been fortunate to be able to offer our staff and students a takeaway lunch service since we reopened our doors this week after lockdown. All the correct public health and safety guidelines ha…

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

Welcome back!

Yesterday we welcomed back the majority of our students - here is a snip taken from one of the Principal's letters sent to parents this week:

"It has been great to welcome the majority of our Ladies’ College community back today and we look forward to welcoming back those who are not yet able to…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL

Melrose Form III WWII project - My evacuee adventure

My Evacuee Adventure

By: Eve H

Thursday 20th March 1940 

Today I’m being evacuated to England. Not that I want to. I wanted to stay here with mother. But it’s for the best, I suppose. Luckily, mother arranged for me and my best friend Betty to go together. In my suitcase, I put : my nightie, …

NEWS  MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL , HISTORY

Cycling good for Mental Health

Back in April members of the Guernsey Velo Club cycled 100km or 100 miles to raise money for the Guernsey Covid 19 Community Fund.

Helena, a student in Lower Five, along with her family cycling team took part. Starting at 7am, Helena entered the 100km, completing it in 4hr 52 mins. The Club has r…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , PHYSICAL EDUCATION , WELL-BEING

Melrose Form III discuss inspirational women

Last week Form III were delighted to hear of the appointment of the first female Deputy Bailiff in Guernsey, Jessica Roland, and this led a lesson discussion on what qualities inspirational people possess.

They were tasked with the challenge to name three inspiring women each and to consider what…

NEWS  MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 - Kindness

Deputy Principal, Dr Mitchell returns from maternity leave on Monday and this coincides with Mental Health Awareness Week which has the theme of Kindness running through each day's challenge. 

Please join in with these activities and let Dr Mitchell know how you get on each day. She would love to…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL , WELL-BEING