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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…

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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 …

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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…

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 …

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 …

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