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NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL , INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Melrose 150th beach art

This year The Ladies' College celebrates its 150th anniversary and to mark this amazing event Melrose girls aged from 2 ½ to 11 headed to Port Soif to create a gigantic piece of beach art.

This was the first time the whole school has all gone en masse for an outing. Preparations for this event …

NEWS  MELROSE

A day in the life of a Victorian School girl

Pupils from The Ladies’ College Junior School celebrated Victorian Day on Thursday 13 October by dressing up as 19th century school children and experiencing what it is like to live in a historic era. 

Pupils began their day arriving in Victorian school costumes with frills and gowns; the girls…

NEWS  MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL , HISTORY

Junior School playground upgrade

It is fabulous to see that our fantastic climbing frame has finally made it to us for the start of the new term in September 2022. Way back in 2019 at a PTA meeting it was decided that The College and the Melrose PTA would work together and combine their funds to install some new play equipment in …

NEWS  MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL , FOREST SCHOOL , WELL-BEING

A fond farewell to Mrs Ozanne

Mrs Ozanne joined the Junior School, Melrose  in September 2002 to teach Form II, having located to Guernsey after meeting and falling in love with a local gentleman ... Rick Ozanne! 

Elaine apparently arrived in Guernsey with the impression that the surname of Ozanne was very rare and sophistica…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY , JUNIOR SCHOOL

Principal reflects on first term in office

Looking back over your first full term as Principal, what were your first impressions of the school when you started?

On my first day, it was clear that this was an authentic and grounded place. I was surrounded by a smorgasboard of different individuals, but at the same time, there was a strong …

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

Platinum Jubilee Junior School picnic

The Ladies' College Junior School, Melrose, was awash with red, white and blue today as girls and staff wore the colours of the Union Jack to school to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. All classes had great fun finding out about the Queen’s reign and creating Jubilee art such as crowns, flag…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY , JUNIOR SCHOOL

New Governor Appointment

The Ladies’ College is delighted to announce the appointment by the States of Guernsey, following her nomination by the Committee for Education, Sports and Culture, of Eve Jardine-Young, the current Principal of Cheltenham Ladies’ College, as its new Governor with responsibility for the Board’s ov…

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

Excellent Independent Schools Inspectorate Report

The Ladies’ College has achieved the highest ranking awarded by Independent Schools Inspections, with ‘excellent’ ratings across the board.

Feedback from the inspection stated that the students’ achievement and ambitions to reach successful outcomes ‘has fulfilled the school’s aim, to be the best…

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

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

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

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

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

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

Announcement of the New Principal

The Ladies’ College, Guernsey is delighted to announce that Ms Daniele Harford-Fox has been appointed as the next Principal. She will succeed Mrs Ashley Clancy, who retires from this role in April next year.

Ms Harford-Fox takes up the role of Principal of The Ladies’ College in 2022, when the Co…

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

Junior School Production 'Mary Poppins'

The Ladies’ College Junior School, Melrose, is staging the classic musical ‘Mary Poppins’ for its junior production this year. The show should have taken place last term but due to lockdown, it was unable to happen. The School however was determined that the show must go on and so pupils will be pe…

NEWS  MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL , DRAMA

The Ladies’ College Recognised with National Wellbeing Award

We are delighted to become the first school in the Channel Islands to be awarded the ‘Wellbeing Award for Schools’, in recognition of its commitment to students’ and staff mental health and well-being. The Senior School recognition follows the success of the Junior School, Melrose, which was the fi…

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

Women's Networking Virtual Event 2021

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In honour of this year's IWD #ChooseToChallenge theme, we chose to seek out and celebrate the achievements of some of our alumnae and friends of the College by asking them to comment on something they have had to challenge since their time leaving the College.

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Our Sixth Fo…

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

TLC Virtual Challenge

This is a teamwork challenge, involving the whole College. No prizes for the quickest time or furthest distance covered. EVERY LITTLE HELPS!  

How far can we run, cycle or walk during lockdown? 
Let's aim for Mingora, Pakistan, the hometown of Malala Yousafzai which is 8000km …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL , PHYSICAL EDUCATION , WELL-BEING