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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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Music Eisteddfod

Wow! What a fun week Melrose have had at the Music Eisteddfod. Lovely comments throughout the week with trophies for Junior Choir, Handbells and Recorder Groups on top of some sterling solo performances.

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Ilex 2016

The latest Ilex magazine is now published and can be accessed We hope that you will looking through it, agree that the Upper Sixth team responsible for putting it together, led by Maninda Singh, have done an excellent job. Our girls are involved in a very great many things in the course of…

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Hand Bell Team

Our newly-formed Remove hand bell team are pictured performing on Saturday at the walled Victorian garden in Saumarez Park. The team has already performed twice at Festiva's Christmas Concerts at St. James and you can hear them again at the College Carol Service. 

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Excellent across the board in latest ISI inspection.

The Ladies’ College (The College) has completed a full British Schools’ Overseas inspection by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) and, having received their final report, has published the ISI’s findings to parents.

The College was delighted to be judged as excellent (the highest rating) …

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