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College recognised as Microsoft Showcase School

The Ladies’ College has been awarded Microsoft Showcase School status, which recognises the innovative use of technology, a student-centered approach, development of future ready skills and the expansion of Microsoft and Adobe training and qualifications.

The College is the only school in the Cha…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Junior School Drama Production

After having to cancel the original performance dates back in March, the cast and crew from The Ladies' College Junior School are ready to perform Disney’s Moana JR on Tuesday 3rd May and Thursday 5th May with a matinee and evening performance on each day. The 60-minute musical adventure, designed …

NEWS  MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL , MUSIC , DRAMA

Girls Supporting Girls

This year the theme of International Women's Day is #breakthebias and that is what the students are doing in the 'Girls Supporting Girls' club which runs every Tuesday lunchtime.

The club is run by Deputy Principal (Pastoral) Dr Mitchell with the aim (in conjunction with Tumaini Fund

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , WELL-BEING , PSHEE

Ladies' Networking Event 2022

The College welcomed incoming Principal, Ms Daniele Harford-Fox, as the guest speaker at its annual networking event, in support of this year’s International Women’s Day (Tuesday 8th March), the theme of which is .

Ms Harford-Fox says: ‘I am very much looking forward to joining T…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL , WELL-BEING , SIXTH FORM ENRICHMENT

Sovereign Arts Success for A-level student

The Ladies' College Art Department are incredibly proud to announce that A-level Art student Anya Tee is one of four winners of 2021 Sovereign Art Foundation Guernsey's Student Scholarship Prize.

Usually, a lavish Awards Evening held at Christmas time to celebrate the winners but this had to be p…

NEWS  SIXTH FORM , ART

Annual House Gym and Dance Competition

Congratulations to the students who took part in the annual House Gym and Dance Competition at the end of last half term.

Despite the event being held in Key Stages, this year, the standard was as high as ever. The Sixth Formers were delighted to be able to entertain their peers with some fun and…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Students part of the new Lieutenant Governor parade

Students from both the Junior and Senior school were delighted to be asked to line the streets of St Peter Port this morning to welcome Lieutenant General Richard Cripwell CB, CBE to his installation service as the new Lieutenant Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Bailiwick this morning.

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NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL

Launch of the Wellbeing Hub to College community

Following the Wellbeing Award win last year, The Ladies’ College Senior School has further underpinned its commitment to pastoral care with investment in a new Wellbeing Hub to support students, teachers and parents.

The College is currently the only school on the island to provide this offering.…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , WELL-BEING

Upper Five fundraise for their Prom

A group of students from Upper Five staged a fundraising event to raise money for their end of year Prom. Over £400 was raised by their car washing efforts.

Isabella, one of the event organisers was very impressed with the turn out, "Thank you very much to everyone who came and supported the Upp…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL

History Department receives Gold Quality Mark

For the second time, The Ladies’ College has been awarded the prestigious Gold Quality Mark for its History Department. Mrs Caroline Montague, Joint Head of History said:

“A rich and nuanced understanding of History, at a local level, UK-wide and globally, helps young people to understand the wor…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , HISTORY

Supporting local charities

The Ladies' College Senior and Junior Schools have ended term in the Christmas spirit by raising money for local charities. Students and staff donated tins of produce which the school's student-led Charities Committee took to Guernsey Welfare to be added to their Christmas Foodbank.

On Thursday, …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , SIXTH FORM ENRICHMENT

Moot 2021

You may have heard of mooting and have heard the phrase "a moot point" but it is surprising how many people, even those who work in law, have no idea what a moot is. 

Every year, Collas Crill, local off-shore law firm, hold a series of moots for all sixth-form age student in Guernsey.

Sixty …

NEWS  SIXTH FORM , SIXTH FORM CAREERS , SIXTH FORM ENRICHMENT

Students shine at Lower School concert

On Tuesday 9th November an evening of essentially informal yet demanding music-making took place with entertainment provided by a talented selection of Lower School students from the Senior School. Commendable soloists, vocal and instrumental groups and joyful choirs provided a varied and interesti…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MUSIC

Commemoration Service 2021

The annual commemoration service was led at the end of term on October 21st by Mrs Henderson, Head of History, who is planning for the 150th anniversary, in 2022, of the establishment of The Ladies’ College. It was an opportunity to unveil new portraits, restored and enlarged from old photographs i…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , HISTORY , GUILD

Tree planted as part of the Newnham Cambridge Global Tree Project

Alumna, Michelle Le Cheminant left the College in 2003 to study at Newnham College, Cambridge, returning to Guernsey two years ago to work as an anaesthetist at the Medical Specialist Group.  She recently attended The Ladies' College Guild AGM event as a special guest to plant a tree on the College…

NEWS  GUILD , ENVIRONMENT

Back to School Q&A with Dr Mitchell

1. How does The Ladies’ College approach to pastoral care differ from all other schools?

The benefit of a girls-only learning environment is that you can specialise in “all-things-girls”. We know how they learn, what works and what doesn’t. Their friendship dynamics, their motivators and the im…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , SIXTH FORM CAREERS , WELL-BEING , SIXTH FORM ENRICHMENT

Students' success at IoD shadowing event

The IoD Leadership Shadowing final took place last week at the offices of KMPG and was another huge success for The Ladies College Sixth Form students. 

13 students from the Ladies College were placed in various industries and businesses across the Island during the Easter and Summer holiday…

NEWS  SIXTH FORM , SIXTH FORM CAREERS , SIXTH FORM ENRICHMENT

Melrose raise £3,800 in the pool

The pupils of our Junior School, Melrose have raised an incredible £3,800 from their efforts at the Skipton Swimarathon. The girls, aged 2-11 years, took over Beau Sejour’s learner and main pools for a full hour of swimming in aid of good causes. The main beneficiaries of this year’s event are the …

NEWS  MELROSE , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Students complete DofE Gold Award in the summer

Congratulations to our 15 Gold participants who successfully completed their four day Gold Qualifying Expedition in Alderney this summer.

"They had some extremely strong winds to deal with and quite a bit of rain but they completed their journey in fantastic spirits and were a pleasure throughout…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , DUKE OF EDINBURGH

Skateboarding added to PE curriculum

Skateboarding and other extreme sports are now featuring in high profile events such as the Olympics. The young British, female skateboarder, Sky Brown is leading a path that is inspiring young girls into more adventurous and unusual sports. The Ladies’ College PE Department pride themselves on bei…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , PHYSICAL EDUCATION