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An exciting new year begins in Pre-Preparatory!

Tue 5 Jan - Fri 8 Jan

We have had a fun first week back at Pre-Preparatory. We welcomed some new friends to Pre-Preparatory and have been very buzzzzzzzyyyy! we also cooked tasty honey bumble bees. We are very excited that Mrs Loveridge is now back after her baby and we are ready for an exciti…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Melrose Christmas Jumpers

Monday 14 December

Today Melrose School Council held their annual 'Christmas Jumper Day' in support of their chosen charity; Unicef. Much fun was had as the girls met in the Hall to sing and dance along to Christmas tunes. The Council gave an assembly to remind the school of the reasons beh…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Melrose PTA Christmas Fair

On Saturday Melrose held its annual Melrose PTA Christmas Fair.

As ever it was full of fun and laughter with all the girls and parents working hard together to create amazing games and puzzles for all to have a go at. There was a nail parlour for those wishing some Christmas pampering, a real liv…

NEWS  MELROSE

The sound 'n' and the colour white

Mon 2 Nov - Fri 6 Nov

Well, what an exciting week! We have been focusing on the colour white in the Pea pod and the sound 'n' in the Bean pod. It was a little bit of a windy week and so we also helped Mr Glover sweep all the leaves which turned into a lot of fun! However, even more exciting hav…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Melrose 'Children in Need'

On Friday 13th November, Melrose and the Pre-Preparatory Department dressed in their Pyjamas for the day to support Children in Need. Form III prepared a fantastic assembly and explained to the whole school why we were raising money. The girls took part in a variety of activities from making Pudse…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Melrose ‘Wear it Wild’

On Friday 6 November Melrose went 'wild' to raise money for the Toilet Twinning Charity (see http://www.toilettwinning.org/ for more information) by dressing up as their favourite animals. The School Council organised the event and managed to raise their target of £240 to enable Melrose’s faci…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

The sound 't' and the colour purple

This week in Pre-Preparatory we are thinking about the sound 't' and the colour purple, we have been busy with many exciting activities however one of the most unusual was looking at squids purple markings and tentacles. We had fun exploring all of the squid finding lots of suckers on the tentacle…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Melrose football match

On Wednesday 14th October, the Melrose football team played a match again LMDC. The girls were up against a tough team but it really was a case of two halves. In the first half the Melrose team fought bravely but by half-time were 4-1 down. After a clearly inspirational pep talk the girls were exc…

NEWS  MELROSE , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Swimarathon Presentation

On Wednesday 21st October Melrose Sports Monitors attended the Swimarathon Presentation at Beau Sejour.

The Swimarathon raised over £55,000 for the Cheshire Homes and other charities on the island.

Melrose managed to raise an incredible £2,700 towards this great charity event. In recognition …

NEWS  MELROSE

Melrose meet the Fire Brigade

This week Melrose welcomed officers from the Fire and Rescue Service. They came to explain how fires are fought in the present day, with modern machinery and practices. This is in preparation for the girls to soon turn their attention to how fires were fought in the past – where the sirens were def…

NEWS  MELROSE

Skipton Swimarathon

On Friday 9th October 2015 the Ladies' College Senior, Junior and Preparatory Departments all took part in the Skipton Swimarathon . The girls were raising money for Cheshire Homes and they enthusiastically tackled the challenge of working together in teams to ensure a continuous stream of swimmers…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MELROSE

Women's Networking Event

Last night 60 women attended our ‘ladies only’ networking event held at the i2 office, Royal Chambers, to celebrate the future of The Ladies’ College and its role in supporting women, business and island life in general. Attendees enjoyed a champagne reception plus presentations from Dame Mary Perk…

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

Melrose Tudor Trip

History was brought to life for the Year 5 girls at Melrose when they went to London on a Tudor Trip. Twenty girls, accompanied by staff and parents experienced an action packed 3 days. They began their trip at Westminster Abbey, visiting the tombs of many great Tudor monarchs then on to the Nation…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Walking for Elsa

On a very sunny Sunday afternoon a large number of Melrose girls, mums, dads and lots of dogs met at Pleinmont to walk for the Born Free Foundation and Elsa. Even Mrs Beebee's dog Bruar brought his Lion as a mascot!

Elsa is a downtrodden lioness, only 6 years old found at a shoddy Italian Circus.…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Melrose spellbound

Middle Prep and Upper Prep trip.

As part of Guernsey Literary Festival we went to Acorn House to see Korky Paul create his wonderful illustrations from Winnie the Witch. We even met Winnie!

Miss Kinley                                                                            

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NEWS  MELROSE

Start of Term

A busy few days at the start of term has set the tone for the year. It was great to welcome new students and to see them in their new PE kit and pinafores in Melrose. Three girls have been awarded their Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award and Sixth Form have presented an assembly on their work in Sri Lank…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE

Tag Rugby Festival - 8 June 2015

Last week saw our Melrose Upper Preparatory compete in a tournament with their peers in Year 2 at Acorn House. Four teams were fielded: Melrose Monkeys, Snow Pandas, Red Roses and Gymnastic Jaguars against Acorns Bulls, Tigers, Lions to name but a few. The College field was divided into three pi…

NEWS  MELROSE , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Melrose Swimming Gala - 28 May 2015

At the end of May Melrose hosted is Swimming Gala - the first competitive swim for many of our girls. Everyone competed in both back stroke and free style and there was a very close final in both these events, with Emily Wilson narrowly beating Amelie Torode in both finals. Everyone who participat…

NEWS  MELROSE , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Melrose Liberation Day

On Friday 8th May 2015 Melrose celebrated the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Guernsey. All of the girls and staff dressed in 1940s style clothing and looked amazing.

Our day began with a special assembly presented by Upper Prep which explained what life had been like for children in Guer…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Remembering our ‘Old Girls’

This week, as we mark Guernsey’s 70th Anniversary of the Liberation, many of us will turn our thoughts to the past and the many significant events which have shaped the island and our College. The artwork below, which has just been returned to us from an islander’s attic, commemorates and thanks …

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