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75th anniversary poetry competition

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MELROSE , ENGLISH

Takeaway food service provided by the Core

Introducing our chef manager, Tim, who runs the catering team in the College refectory, The Core.

We have been fortunate to be able to offer our staff and students a takeaway lunch service since we reopened our doors this week after lockdown. All the correct public health and safety guidelines ha…

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

Welcome back!

Yesterday we welcomed back the majority of our students - here is a snip taken from one of the Principal's letters sent to parents this week:

"It has been great to welcome the majority of our Ladies’ College community back today and we look forward to welcoming back those who are not yet able to…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL

Melrose Form III WWII project - My evacuee adventure

My Evacuee Adventure

By: Eve H

Thursday 20th March 1940 

Today I’m being evacuated to England. Not that I want to. I wanted to stay here with mother. But it’s for the best, I suppose. Luckily, mother arranged for me and my best friend Betty to go together. In my suitcase, I put : my nightie, …

NEWS  MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL , HISTORY

Melrose Form III discuss inspirational women

Last week Form III were delighted to hear of the appointment of the first female Deputy Bailiff in Guernsey, Jessica Roland, and this led a lesson discussion on what qualities inspirational people possess.

They were tasked with the challenge to name three inspiring women each and to consider what…

NEWS  MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 - Kindness

Deputy Principal, Dr Mitchell returns from maternity leave on Monday and this coincides with Mental Health Awareness Week which has the theme of Kindness running through each day's challenge. 

Please join in with these activities and let Dr Mitchell know how you get on each day. She would love to…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL

Be kind to yourself

Tuesday’s focus of Mental Health Awareness Week at The Ladies’ College is ‘Kindness to … yourself’.

We’ve asked Mrs Ogier, our College Counsellor, to pass on some self-care tips...

Hi, I hope you are all doing well in these very strange times we find ourselves in. This week is Mental Health A…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL

Make time to make someone smile

Well-being – pay it forward!

So, in this very odd situation we all continue to find ourselves in, perhaps it’s worth a moment to remind yourself as you read this that we are all in this together and while we are bombarded with well-meaning slogans by the media, perhaps today you could make a diff…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL

Well-being: Drama

While the theatres might be dark currently, some companies are streaming their productions to make sure we all get our dose of culture in these difficult times. Why not enjoy a ‘trip’ to the theatre over Easter using one of the links below? (On the plus side, you can eat your popcorn as noisily as …

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

Well-being: Physical Education

Our normal routine has been turned upside down, so it is important to try and establish a new normal as soon as possible. Physical activity and exercise are a great place to start. Whilst the weather is pleasant, we should make the most of getting as much fresh air as possible. Social distanci…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY , JUNIOR SCHOOL , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Well-being: PSHEE

Whilst our students are spending an extended period at home, we want to ensure that they continue to look after their mental health. The restrictions in place will inevitably mean they cannot participate in some of the activities that they enjoy the most but it is vital that we stick to social dist…

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

Wellbeing Award for Schools

The Ladies’ College, Melrose are thrilled to announce that they have gained the ‘Wellbeing Award for Schools'. They are the first school in the Channel Islands to receive this award.

The award process took 12-15 months and focussed on detailed self-evaluations on what the school was already doing…

NEWS  MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL

Beauty and The Beast

The Ladies’ College presents ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Something magical is happening at The Ladies’ College this coming December, as they stage their production of ‘Beauty and the Beast’. The timeless fairy tale, brought to life with Disney music, is sure to have everyone joining in with their f…

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

Harvest Festival celebrations at Melrose

Last week the pupils of The Ladies' College, Melrose gathered together for their Harvest Assembly which Father Moore, from St Stephen's church, presided over. 

Form III and the Preparatory Department provided goods to make up lots of beautiful harvest baskets, which Form III then delivered to the…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Pick It Up Guernsey success

Pick It Up Guernsey Winners

As part of the Pick it Up, Guernsey's Island Wide campaign, we were delighted that The Ladies' College have won an award for picking up the most cigarette butts. 

Last Friday “Pick it up Guernsey” challenged Guernsey to pick up 60,000 cigarette butts for “ No Tobacco Day. This challenge taken…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL

PTA Beach Clean

On Sunday The Ladies College PTA's (Senior and Melrose) joined forces to organise a Family Beach Clean Up Event held at Tiger Bay (Champ Rouget) and Chouet Beach. The event was well attended with volunteers that included children of all ages parents, grandparents, teachers and PTA members all givin…

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

Strictly Come College Dancing

What a great time was had by all those lucky enough to get to watch the sell-out performances of our Strictly event at College this weekend. Six couples competed for the glitter ball prize as well as performances from our “professional” dancers, the students who showed off their skills.  We also we…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY , A GIFT FOR LEARNING

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

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