All News for November 2017
This morning everyone in Remove, Lower Four and Upper Four, along with some helpers from the older year groups, marked the 100th anniversary of the RGLI's valiant efforts in the Battle of Cambrai. Colleagues planned an interdisciplinary programme with activities from Art, English, French, Geograph…
The Art and History departments have collaborated to produce Memorial Poppies with Remove, Lower and Upper Four to commemorate the Royal Guernsey Light Infantry's foray into battle in Cambrai in 1917.
The girls brought in red fabric to personalise their individual poppies, which are going to be …
Well done to Form III who took part in the A team Netball Tournament on Thursday 23rd November. The girls learnt lots and progressed through out the tournament.
Melrose are relishing the competitive element in the November Mathletics challenge and last night Form III were delighted to rise to 10th in Europe.
Tillie in Form 1 rose to 4th place in Europe on Tuesday. amazing work Tillie! Form 1 as a class were in the top 50 too.
Well done all of you and…
'Ribbon of poppies' pledge for WW1 centenary
Visitors and all members of The Ladies' College community will notice that a new display is up in the foyer featuring the Victor Hugo pen and ink portrait by local artist OLYMPIA McKEWN.
This has been kindly loaned to us by 'ARTS for GUERNSEY' until Christmas, as part of the "ARTS FOR SCHOOLS PRO…
On Thursday afternoon, Ted Grambeau, a surf and travel photographer came to speak to us about his life, photography and how he got to where he is now. He has worked with the likes of Rip Curl, Speedo and many professional surfers including Kelly Slater. Ted has got a variety of work from waves to f…
Lower Five have been investigating the link between the force applied to a spring and the extension it causes. This is an experiment that Robert Hooke, a contemporary of Sir Isaac Newton, carried out in the 17th century. Students also investigated the relationship using elastic bands and copper …
On Monday, Lower Sixth took part in the 100 Women Challenge.
This year, the focus is tackling some of the biggest problems facing women around the world. The women named on the 100 Women list have come together in four teams, to share their experiences and create innovative ways to tackle:
It was great to see so many of you last week at our Sixth Form Information Evening. We hope you enjoyed it and found the evening informative. If you wish to find out more or have any queries, please contact the Head of Sixth Form, Dr Mitchell. Thank you and well done to Ruby and Sophie (and thos…
Melrose Form 3 team of - Lucy, Uma and Martha with reserve Layla , did themselves proud today in the Year 6 contest at St James. They stormed through the first round as very dominant winners with 24 points- the highest score of the day!
They came up against tough competition in the final against …
Form 2 and 3 are now enjoying yoga sessions as part of their curriculum enrichment afternoons.
This ties in really well with their work on mindfulness and Jade, the yoga teacher says she is really impressed by the enthusiastic reception the se…
The Ladies` College Art Department are absolutely delighted to have the privilege of being a part of the “Art in Schools” project , where rare and valuable original artworks by famous artists such as Ferdnand Leger, Rene Magritte, Andy Warhol and many more, are being loaned to Local schools to be e…
In the week leading up to 11th November, a segment of Home Field will be cordoned off from regular use and turned over to some of the island’s secondary school students. Working in shifts over the week, students will work to build a memorial to mark the centenary of the Royal Guernsey Light Infantr…
Pre-Preparatory Week Eight: 30th October - 3rd November
After a lovely half term Pre-Prep have been keen to head off on more trips away!
They have visited Ibiza, France, Jersey and a personal favourite ' a princess castle in the faraway woods!'.
All trips were regulated and each pas…
Middle Prep were very excited about Halloween on Monday! They enjoyed Funnybones stories and ‘scary’ activities. Even the witches hiding in the playground didn’t seem to frighten them!
Remove Z have been learning about plant and animal cells this week. Yesterday, students learnt how to use a microscope and prepare a slide of their own cheek cells.
Today, the students prepared slides of red onion cells and as you can see, the results are stunning.
Congratulations to Flo in Remove who won last half-term's 'Fun with Flags'. She researched and answered correctly five questions about different aspects of Cuban geography from politics and culture to geology. This half-term's flag and quiz will be about Tanzania!