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Junior School playground upgrade

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New Bursary offering

The College’s fundraising activ…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Principal's Senior School Assembly

On Friday 9th September, Principal Daniele Harford-Fox gave a speech to the Senior School following the sad news of the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

You can read the whole speech below:

Good morning everyone.

As you will now know, yesterday Queen Elizabeth II has sadly died. She was the longe…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

GCSE results 2022

Students at The Ladies’ College have achieved impressive results for this year’s GCSE cohort and will now look ahead to the next stage of their education as they enter Sixth Form.

Over 63 students sat GCSE examinations in 21 subjects, this year, the first year to sit official exams since the begi…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL

A-level results 2022

With today’s A-level results, pupils from The Ladies’ College will now confidently look ahead to the next stage of their personal development.

The school’s pupils achieved almost 50% A*/A grades and a 100% pass rate. 

The past few years have been challenging with unprecedented changes in exams …

NEWS  SIXTH FORM , SIXTH FORM CAREERS

Start of Term Arrangements

 

We look forward to welcoming your daughter back in September. As always, we stagger the start of the first day. Should you daughter need to arrive earlier than her start time, please contact her Year Co-ordinator before 8th September. 

 

Arrangements

Melrose  Middle Prep…
NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Longest serving member of staff retires

Sic transit gloria mundi; you can look it up for yourself. It seems both an apt and poignant phrase as we bid farewell, to Miss Geach as our longest serving member of staff. I was going to write the 'place' of Latin within our curriculum, but that would be wrong because, as Miss Geach has often o…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , CLASSICS

A fond farewell to Mrs Ozanne

Mrs Ozanne joined the Junior School, Melrose  in September 2002 to teach Form II, having located to Guernsey after meeting and falling in love with a local gentleman ... Rick Ozanne! 

Elaine apparently arrived in Guernsey with the impression that the surname of Ozanne was very rare and sophistica…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY , JUNIOR SCHOOL

Principal reflects on first term in office

Looking back over your first full term as Principal, what were your first impressions of the school when you started?

On my first day, it was clear that this was an authentic and grounded place. I was surrounded by a smorgasboard of different individuals, but at the same time, there was a strong …

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

Sixth form students volunteer at turtle sanctuary

Two of our Lower Sixth students are travelling across the globe to The Zanzibar Archipelago which consists of several islands lying off the coast of East Africa.

Fabienne and Caitlin commented,

"On the 12th of July 2022 we will leave Guernsey to start a one week of volunteering in Nungwi, Zanz…

NEWS  SIXTH FORM , SIXTH FORM ENRICHMENT

Lower Sixth student shares experience in cycling event

We love celebrating our students’ achievements and they certainly give us plenty to shout about!

Here, Lower Sixth student Helena shares her experience of cycling in the recent Tour of Cambridgeshire.

Well done, Helena!

Tour Of Cambridgeshire 02

"Over the weekend of 11th-12th June, I travelled to the UK with 9 ot…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Flag flying tradition continues

Every year Upper Fifth student, Hattie Jinks has had her birthday flag flown at various iconic places on the island, and this year her parents asked permission if it could be raised at her school as she celebrates her 16th birthday.  Previous places include, Castle Cornet, Fort Grey and last year, …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , HISTORY

Platinum Jubilee Junior School picnic

The Ladies' College Junior School, Melrose, was awash with red, white and blue today as girls and staff wore the colours of the Union Jack to school to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. All classes had great fun finding out about the Queen’s reign and creating Jubilee art such as crowns, flag…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY , JUNIOR SCHOOL

Lower School Music Concert

On the evening of Monday 30th May, many of our Lower School musicians took to the stage to display their talents. We host two of these evenings each year and they are definitely firm favourites in the Music Department calendar.

Students in Remove, Lower Four and Upper Four are invited to perform …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MUSIC

New Governor Appointment

The Ladies’ College is delighted to announce the appointment by the States of Guernsey, following her nomination by the Committee for Education, Sports and Culture, of Eve Jardine-Young, the current Principal of Cheltenham Ladies’ College, as its new Governor with responsibility for the Board’s ov…

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

'Old girl' turned local author

To mark the start of the Guernsey Literary Festival and the Liberation weekend celebrations, José Day, a Ladies' College ‘old girl’ and school governor for twenty years, presented the College library with two copies of her new book, ‘The People’s Messenger’ - The Occupation Diary of Louis Guillemet…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , HISTORY , LIBRARY , GUILD

Senior School Spring Concert

The Senior School held their celebration of music at the beginning of this term, delighted to be able to host an actual event that had been previously cancelled due Covid related illness. Performers were supported by a large audience including His excellency Lieutenant General Richard Cripwell CB C…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MUSIC

The Ladies’ College bolsters digital offering with innovative new programme

At The Ladies’ College, we have introduced a new and innovative Digital Enterprise programme, which Lower Five (Year 10) students can elect to undertake alongside their GCSE options.

The course was created to help student to meet the requirements of professional industries and to support them as …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Safeguarding Awareness Week

This week The Ladies’ College will be celebrating ‘Safeguarding Awareness Week’. The inaugural Safeguarding Awareness Week run by Times Educational Supplement is an opportunity to explore what it means to feel safe, particularly in light of the recent reports of the rise of sexual harassment in sch…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , WELL-BEING , PSHEE , SIXTH FORM ENRICHMENT

Excellent Independent Schools Inspectorate Report

The Ladies’ College has achieved the highest ranking awarded by Independent Schools Inspections, with ‘excellent’ ratings across the board.

Feedback from the inspection stated that the students’ achievement and ambitions to reach successful outcomes ‘has fulfilled the school’s aim, to be the best…

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