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Next Drama production announced - 'Fame ' the Musical

The Ladies' College are proud to announce their next whole school production: 'Fame' the musical, which will be performed in January 2022 at the Princess Royal Centre for Performing Arts!

Set in 1980's New York the play follows the lives of the students of a performing arts school, who want nothi…

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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…

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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…

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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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Senior motet musical lockdown performance

During the recent weeks of lockdown, Director of Music, Anthea Roue has been working virtually with the senior motet.  Mrs Roue created a backing track and they performed and submitted their footage for her to piece it all together.

The piece is called 'Count the Stars' by Andy Beck and is perfor…

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Young songwriter competition finalist

Upper Five student, Rachel is one the College's regular music performers and it comes as no surprise that two of her songs that she wrote for her GCSE Music have made it to the Young Songwriter 2020 competition organised by Song Academy.

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Rachel was recently asked by Song Academy to comme…

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Spring Music Concert

The Senior School music department presented their annual Spring Concert on Tuesday 10th March. This is the highlight of the music calendar demonstrating the vast array of musical skills our students have to offer.

The evening started with students Daisy, Sophie and Ingrid conducting and leading …

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Music at The Ladies’ College

This is a busy department with many of our students performing both in College and non-College events on the island over the next few months.

On Friday 24th and Saturday 25th January the Guernsey Music Centre held their annual winter concerts at St. James. Many of our students were involved in…

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Samba Workshop

As part of GCSE music students study world music, it is at this point we work in conjunction with visiting musicians. The Upper 5 music class were treated to a journey through Samba rhythms, starting a stopping performance and an exploration of the different instruments.

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Musicians from The La…

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Opera Workshop

Wednesday 25th September 6th form singers from The Ladies’ College, Elizabeth College and the Grammar School were treated to masterclasses run by OperaUpClose. Performing on the island they were able to spend time with our young musicians for 90 minutes where they passed on their expertise and …

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UK Christian songwriter pays surprise visit to Sixth Form

Last Friday the Sixth Form was lucky enough to have a visit from the prolific Christian singer, songwriter Graham Kendrick.

"We weren’t told who was going to be speaking to us in our usual tutor time session and had to ask him questions to guess who he was and why he had come to speak to us. We s…

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Battle of the Bands winners prize buys new drum kit

February 2019 was the 4th annual competition of the Battle of the Bands, run by Thirst School of Music and held at Beau Sejour.

Previous winners include Elizabeth College, Les Beaucamps and St.Sampsons High Schools. The Ladies’ College enter each year and we a delighted that the band ‘Afterlife…

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Army Corps Workshop and Performance

The 74th anniversary of the Liberation saw the Army Corps visit the island to take part in the morning service and provide performances throughout the day. On Friday 10th May we were lucky to be involved in a workshop with the musicians and work towards a performance to staff and students from …

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Battle of the School Bands

Congratulations to the group, 'Afterlife', who won The Battle of the School Bands on Saturday 2nd February 2019 at Beau Sejour.

The Ladies’ College band impressed with their set which included Don’t Stop Believin (Journey), Thunderclouds (Sia) and Just Give Me A Reason (Pink). Singing and playing…

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Michaelmas Term 2018

Thursday 6th September 2018

 

New Remove arrive for 08:30 and go to Form Rooms (photographs from 09:10)

Lower Four arrive for 09:30 and go to Form Rooms (photographs from 09:40)

Upper Four arrive for 10:00 and go to Form Rooms (photographs from 10:10)

Lower Five arrive for 10:30 a…

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Spring Concert

This year’s spring concert was a huge success demonstrating the hard work and abilities of the girls performing music by Bach, Beatles and beyond.
 
Groups performing included junior motet, senior motet, junior choir, junior strings, senior strings, junior wind band, jazz band, q…
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Eisteddfod

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String Quartet

On the 2nd July the string quartet performed at the Victorian Walled Garden in Saumarez Park as part of the cycle of live music. They performed on a very hot day in a beautiful setting whilst the crowd enjoyed the gardens, refreshments and treasure hunt. Congratulations to Louise Madden, Anya Tee,…

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Junior Motet Choir

Saturday 1st July the Junior Motet performed a recital at the Town Church. Nine of our girls in remove, Lower Four and Upper Four performed five pieces as a choir and a range of solos and smaller ensembles. This performance also included an original composition by Anya Tee, Flora St.Pier, Maddy Po…

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World Aid Walk 2017

The Ladies’ College were pleased to be able to represent the Save the Children charity at the World Aid Walk, 1st May 2017 and would like to congratulate anyone and everyone who was involved in any way. In spite of very difficult weather conditions walkers, performers and volunteers helped raise…

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