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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…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MUSIC

Procedures in the event of snow

We appreciate that snow can present some unique difficulties for schools. We will follow external advice given, but in principle will aim to stay open. It may, however, not always be possible for us to open on time, or to teach a full curriculum if colleagues are delayed or prevented from coming to…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Primary Schools Gymnastics Competition

Well done to all 36 girls who took part in the Primary Schools Gymnastics Competition on 22 January. Every girl performed two jumps and a tumble routine! Congratulations go to: Sophia from Melrose who won overall best gymnast and Amherst who won the best overall team! A great afternoon of Gymnasti…

NEWS  MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Church Visit

The Lower Fifth were visited by the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints last Tuesday.

The Church was invited into the College to assist the GCSE students in understanding evangelical and missionary work for the future of the Church.

Elders Howald and Kimura and Mr and Mrs Wilts…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , RELIGIOUS STUDIES

The Sovereign Art Foundation Winner, Emily Oliver

The Ladies' College Art Department are delighted to announce that 2018's Sovereign Art Foundation Students Prize was won by one of our amazing students, Emily Oliver with her incredible Chalk and Charcoal piece titled 'Emergence'.

Not only did she win the Key Stage Five Judges' Award, she also ca…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART

Melrose Junior Assembly

Melrose was delighted to welcome Charlie and Sarah from the Guernsey Cheshire Home to their Junior assembly today. Eva and Cara presented a cheque for £300 which was raised at the Carol Service last Christmas. Charlie and Sarah explained the kinds of things that money will be used for and invited …

NEWS  MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL

Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell to visit Guernsey Colleges

Biology, Chemistry and Physics are popular subjects at The Ladies’ College, where there has been a long tradition of naming laboratories after notable scientists. Our Biology laboratory is named after Charles Darwin, our Chemistry laboratory is named after Rosalind Franklin and, following a recent …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MATHS , SCIENCE

PTA Christmas Fayre

Thank you to everyone for making the Christmas Fayre such a success on Tuesday. We made an incredible £2,375 which is a record! Thanks to the PTA for organising and to all the stall holders for being there too. A special mention to the girls for their creativity and sense of fun.

The PTA awa…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , PTA

Miss Mellish's Tribute

This poem, from the archives, was read by Remove girls at Monday night’s Carol Service, which also included wonderful singing, reading and music. The poem was written by a pupil, Ruth Anderson, for Christmas 1918.  Ruth died suddenly at the end of the Trinity Term 1920 and the attached extract, qu…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , HISTORY

Little Shop of Horrors

There are sinister goings-on at The Ladies’ College this winter, with their whole school production of ‘Little Shop of Horrors’, book and lyrics by Howard Ashman and music by Alan Menken. 

The cast is around 40 strong and ranges from Year 7s to Upper 6. “It’s a great opportunity for all ages t…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , DRAMA

Kip in the Leaf Centre

Girls from Upper Sixth took part in a ‘Kip in the Leaf Centre’ on Friday to raise money for Children in Need.

"We had a great time doing a Kahoot about memories from our time at The Ladies’ College, playing games and singing along to Mamma Mia. We had taken part in ‘Kip in the College’ in our fir…

NEWS  SIXTH FORM

Making poppies in enrichment

During the enrichment lesson last week, the Lower Sixth girls made poppies.
 
Dr Marshall introduced the session by talking about how the loss of all the young men affected the island of Guernsey and how some of the first young men to volunteer and to die where Elizabeth College …
NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART , HISTORY

Bright Tights Day

Bright Tights is a local charity supporting women with gynaecological cancers. Bright Tights day fell in half term for The Ladies’ College, so we scheduled for today instead. The charity provides emotional, financial and practical support for women, which helps them during treatment. Bright Tights…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Du Putron 2018

Lower Four

Well done to the Lower Four De Putron team, Celli, Nina & Lauren - a fantastic effort finishing 3rd overall. The crowd certainly enjoyed the event and thank you to the rest of the Lower Four year group for their support!

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The girls smashed the first round, winn…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Mini College reunion

It was fantastic to catch up with 5 of the 6 Ladies’ College students who are studying at Durham for a mini Ladies’ College reunion at the end of October. Eva, Lottie, Jess, Amy and Bella were great company and it was so interesting to hear about their experiences,  interests and studies at Durham…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Workshop with Resident artist Dimitri Permiakov

As Part of their award for being chosen as finalists for the prestigious Sovereign Art Foundation Guernsey Student Prize 2018, Lucy and Pierre, two of the Upper Sixth Art Students at The Ladies' College were invited to take part in a once in a lifetime workshop with Resident artist Dimitri Permiako…

NEWS  SIXTH FORM , ART

Schools4Freedom charity visit

Form III spent yesterday morning hearing from Jenette Carey and Peggy Callahan about the schools4freedom charity. The girls were inspired, moved and motivated to learn more about and become involved with this project. It is staggering to realise that the slavery we study in History in the Victoria…

NEWS  MELROSE , HISTORY

The Sovereign Art Foundation

Guernsey Students Prize 2018

This exhibition showcases our extremely talented Art Students' successes in the prestigious Sovereign Art Foundation Students Prize, an Annual Competition that selects the very best artworks from local schools and exhibits them in a Public location.

We are so p…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART

Historical Association Gold award

"History lessons are the best three hours of my week!"

This is how the Year 11 students at The Ladies’ College feel about their history studies and with good reason, because at the start of the new term the History department was honoured with a Gold award from the Historical Association.

Mrs B…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , HISTORY

The Listening Room

Here are a few pictures of our new College counselling service. Mrs Ogier is available for one-to-one sessions as well as regular lunch time workshops with the girls. This service adds another layer to our pastoral provision, offering our girls another place to be heard.

We’ll be updating our…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY