Final week of Lent Term
We have had a fun filled week this week. We started the week with a play swim followed by the afternoon watching the Junior production of Alice in Wonderland - which was fantastic and the girls loved it.
On Tuesday we celebrated a VERY special birthday and celebr…
We loved making our Easter chicks in Middle Prep. Poppy's Grandma came to our class to help us with the sewing.
Upper Five 1 finished learning the IGCSE Physics syllabus last week, so we decided that now was a good a time as any to have a "Physics Cake-Off"!
Jade Irish created "Abstract Physics", a model of the universe complete with …
Tuesday 21st March was the annual Spring concert by the music department.
The highlight of the musical calendar and we were not disappointed.
Week 12 in Pre-Prep - Yippee Sunshine!
Pre-Prep have made the most of the dry weather this week, and even managed some of the days without coats outside! Summer must be coming.
The beans have been thinking about the sound 'j' and so we enjoyed some tasty toast and jam, kindly prov…
The 29th March saw 9 Melrose girls compete in the Primary schools Island Netball tournament, this year they were placed in the 'Big' schools tournament so had to play some very hard games.
The girls played really well and should be pleased with the improvement they have made since the s…
Last week, year 5 students from Vauvert were invited to a Harry Potter Potions lesson in the Science Department.
Despite the freezing cold high winds , the girls and Miss Clements had an amazing experience and really felt part of the Parade.
Junior Remove enjoyed finishing their Science topic on growing with The Big Seed Challenge! They were working in teams to create a mechanism to disperse their seed across the classroom and came up with some great inventions, from The Pollen Slide to the The Seed Song . All groups worked collaborati…
On Saturday 25th March Melrose entered 2 teams in the Canaccord Tag Rugby Festival. Over 40 teams played over 122 games with nearly 500 children joining in the fun. Our teams were the only all girl teams.
Our year 3 and 4 team, Lailie’s Limas, coached by Lailie and Stuart Platt- Ransom played s…
Pre-Prep have been feeling positive that the weather is turning a little brighter and spring may be attempting to appear!
So out came the trowels and soil and Pre-Prep planted peas and beans in bags so they could watch them grow, as well as planting some of our wonderful coop vegetab…
Over 40 students took part in a Psychology workshop on Saturday hosted by Joseph Sparks from Tutor2u. The students worked incredibly hard throughout the day refreshing their knowledge on topics from the year 1&2 syllabus, as well as picking up tips for the upcoming examinations.
Form III have been exploring Guernsey food and local delicacies. As part of this topic, Mrs Bracegirdle has been helping us cook some Guernsey dishes.
Here we are preparing Gâche Melée which is a traditional Guernsey recipe dating back for hundreds of years. It may share a similar name with Gâche…
Everyone dressed in mufti and bought red noses.
Form III led a whole school assembly which involved a game requiring lots of skill as
Mrs Cave and Mrs Beebee are demonstrating!
We learnt about the history of Red Nose Day and where all the money goes to.
Everyone had lots of fun and ove…
Earlier this month the school held the annual Monachan Memorial Trophy for Public Speaking, which is competed for by the Upper Four.
This years winner was Simone Ashplant with the subject Why Do We Sterotype Colours?
Mrs King very kindly put a video together of the competiton with all of the fi…
Pre-Preparatory Week 10
On Wednesday our 'Beans' took part in the Eisteddfod in the group poem section. They spoke absolutely fantastically, and loved having mud on their clothes, faces and hands and leaves in their hair all adding to the poem entitled 'Dirt on My Shirt'.
As you probably know our students recently played cup matches in Jersey against the Jersey College for Girls.
Not only did they play some excellent sport, they also found time to have some fun as you can see from this excellent video that Hannah Barrett found time to make of the trip. Thanks …
The House Garden Project was launched this week. Each House has been given a container and a small budget to help complete the challenge. We look forward to seeing how the girls work as a team and use their initiative and creativity to produce a plate of food and a flower arrangement at the end of…
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.
This week has been undoubtedly wet, however when there is rain and ground there is MUD!!! Pre-Prep have loved playing in the mud cooking, painting and creating this week. By the end of the week it was time to wash everything down. We are also hopeful that spring is on the way as we spotted our fro…