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College alumna part of Royal Marines Band funeral procession

LCpl Emily McClean left The Ladies' College in 2016 to join the Royal Marines service.  She plays the French horn and is part of the RM Band Plymouth. The band members are fully trained operational military personnel who undertake a wide variety of ceremonial work of national importance, as well a…

NEWS  SIXTH FORM , MUSIC , GUILD

Celebration of Music

The Celebration of Music at St Stephen’s Church on Tuesday 4th May 2021 saw a diverse programme of music performed by students of all ages and abilities.  

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Senior Strings opened the evening with a rousing and highly competent rendition of Warlock’s ‘Basse Danse’ - a fitting opener for the occ…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MUSIC

Public Speaking competition students excel

On Tuesday 27th April, the final of the Monachan Memorial Trophy for public speaking was held in the Drama Studio.

There were four finalists, one from each of the classes in Upper Four. Lucy Clarke commenced this year’s final with her insightful talk entitled “Seven Hours and Twenty-two Minutes” …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , ENGLISH

Run a Marathon Challenge

Back in February and March our students and staff covered more than 14,000km in the TLC Virtual Challenge. This covered a distance from Guernsey, across Europe and Asia, almost reaching mainland Australia. Nearly 200 students and staff took part and used the challenge to motivate themselves to keep…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , PHYSICAL EDUCATION , WELL-BEING , SIXTH FORM ENRICHMENT

New Food Technology and photography facility opened

Pupils and students at The Ladies’ College will now benefit from a new Food Technology and photography darkroom facility, with the official opening of The Ellershaw Centre this week.

The newly renovated building is part of the continuing development of The Ladies’ College facilities, to provide a…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY , WELL-BEING , PSHEE

The Ladies’ College Recognised with National Wellbeing Award

We are delighted to become the first school in the Channel Islands to be awarded the ‘Wellbeing Award for Schools’, in recognition of its commitment to students’ and staff mental health and well-being. The Senior School recognition follows the success of the Junior School, Melrose, which was the fi…

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

Easter Netball camp

Now that “The Bailiwick Bubble” is back, The Ladies’ College is looking forward to hosting an Easter Holiday Netball Camp on the 6th and 7th April, for their prospective Year 6 students.

This is a wonderful opportunity to start the moving up process to senior school in an informal and relaxed set…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , JUNIOR SCHOOL , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Lower Sixth Virtual Higher Education Event

On Wednesday 17th March students from the Lower Sixth took part in numerous virtual Higher Education events.

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The morning started with students exploring information from the Careers Guernsey website before having a LIVE Q&A session hosted by Careers Guernsey with Bath, Cardiff and Chiche…

NEWS  SIXTH FORM , SIXTH FORM CAREERS

Women's Networking Virtual Event 2021

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In honour of this year's IWD #ChooseToChallenge theme, we chose to seek out and celebrate the achievements of some of our alumnae and friends of the College by asking them to comment on something they have had to challenge since their time leaving the College.

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Our Sixth Fo…

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

Lockdown cycle race success

One of our Upper Five students, Helena, has been doing some virtual cycle races via Zwift which is a Virtual cycling and running app that allows you to race and ride in a virtual cycling world on a smart trainer indoors. Each rider has an avatar and you are riding around with as many as 7000 thou…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , PHYSICAL EDUCATION , WELL-BEING

IoD Directors of Tomorrow Announced

Two of our Upper Sixth students have been selected from a group of eight nominated to take part in the 2020 IoD Directors of Tomorrow initiative. Lucy and Elsie have been named as this year’s leading Directors of Tomorrow, along with another student from Blanchelande College. 

Mr Bolt, Economic…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , SIXTH FORM CAREERS

TLC Virtual Challenge

This is a teamwork challenge, involving the whole College. No prizes for the quickest time or furthest distance covered. EVERY LITTLE HELPS!  

How far can we run, cycle or walk during lockdown? 
Let's aim for Mingora, Pakistan, the hometown of Malala Yousafzai which is 8000km …

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

Well-being Wednesday

We know this is a difficult time, and the abruptness of the change may have come as a shock. If you are finding things hard, remember it is normal to feel this way, and you should talk to someone about how you feel.

Here are five tips for looking after your well-being during lockdown:Pla…

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

Students win at Sovereign Art Foundation Guernsey

On Tuesday 16th December,  after a year of hard work and months of promoting and voting both online and Island-wide, The Sovereign Art Foundation Guernsey held its Annual STUDENT PRIZE Awards Ceremony in The Guille- Alles Library.

The Ladies` College Art Department are delighted to announce that …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , ART

Students at The Ladies’ College buck the statistics for physical activity

Research has revealed that the majority of children in Guernsey, particularly girls, are not reaching the recommended level of physical exercise. However, The Ladies’ College has highlighted how it is positively bucking the trend with over 70 per cent of its students undertaking at least six hours …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Sixth Form Moot 2020

Every year, Collas Crill, a local off-shore law firm, hold a series of moots for all sixth-form age student in Guernsey.

Forty-six students took part this year from four of the island's sixth form schools and colleges in which pairs of students are placed in a mock courtroom trial situation, …

NEWS  SIXTH FORM , SIXTH FORM CAREERS , SIXTH FORM ENRICHMENT

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