All News for Melrose
The end of term in Pre-prep was a busy one! Our last swimming lesson gave us the opportunity to put all those new skills into practice in an aqua-fun session. We preformed our Nativity play to not only our Mummies and Daddies and also to the guests of the Russell's Day centre where we enjoyed givin…
Form II spent their first morning back taking part in some team building activities. This included a blindfolded game to develop communication and trust in pairs, a listening game involving marbles and good teamwork and finally a group challenge involving lots of paper. It was fantastic to see eve…
Thank you to everyone for making the PTA / College Christmas Fayre such a success on Thursday. Prizes have been awarded as follows:
Most festive stall
Most original idea
Best food stall
Form III had a super time at The Guernsey Cheshire Home singing carols, reading Christmas poems and socialising with their friends at the Home.
If anyone would like to buy a beautiful Christmas wreath or table decoration, pop to the home and pick one up; they will be on sale there today and …
Offshore sponsored a 24 Game in Form III today. The competition was hot and there were 3 rounds to fight out.
The eventual winner was Isabelle with Olivia and Beatrice in second and third places.
Mr Morgan, Managing Director of Offshore, was delighted with the morning and impressed by the speed…
Well done to Form III who took part in the A team Netball Tournament on Thursday 23rd November. The girls learnt lots and progressed through out the tournament.
Melrose are relishing the competitive element in the November Mathletics challenge and last night Form III were delighted to rise to 10th in Europe.
Tillie in Form 1 rose to 4th place in Europe on Tuesday. amazing work Tillie! Form 1 as a class were in the top 50 too.
Well done all of you and…
Melrose Form 3 team of - Lucy, Uma and Martha with reserve Layla , did themselves proud today in the Year 6 contest at St James. They stormed through the first round as very dominant winners with 24 points- the highest score of the day!
They came up against tough competition in the final against …
Form 2 and 3 are now enjoying yoga sessions as part of their curriculum enrichment afternoons.
This ties in really well with their work on mindfulness and Jade, the yoga teacher says she is really impressed by the enthusiastic reception the se…
Pre-Preparatory Week Eight: 30th October - 3rd November
After a lovely half term Pre-Prep have been keen to head off on more trips away!
They have visited Ibiza, France, Jersey and a personal favourite ' a princess castle in the faraway woods!'.
All trips were regulated and each pas…
Middle Prep were very excited about Halloween on Monday! They enjoyed Funnybones stories and ‘scary’ activities. Even the witches hiding in the playground didn’t seem to frighten them!
Form III had a great Divali experience when Mrs Sharma and her young assistant came in to explain all about the Hindu festival of lights.
We saw many traditional artefacts and learned all about the delicious food the Sharma family would enjoy that night. It was great to get our hands on the…
After a super assembly with Reverend Hinchliffe, Melrose Form III visited the Guernsey Cheshire Home to present their harvest baskets, sing harvest songs, read harvest and autumn poems and spend quality time with their new friends- the residents.
The girls and all adults had a fantastic ti…
Form III went back in time to 1857 and spent a day experiencing a day at school Victorian style!
Some found that they had to wear the dunce’s hat or signs to show they were unclean or rude. A couple even had the cane for daring to be rude to Mrs Morris. Drills, rote learning and reading passages…
Pre-Preparatory Week Four: 2nd - 6th October
Pre-Preparatory had a wonderful time making their own stick people after listening to the Stickman story. Coloured sticks, lots of selotape and imagination and we had wonderful new stick friends.
We have had such a busy time with last swimming, ballet, sports day, last french, birthday celebrations, final assemblies, Form 2 reading stories, harvesting vegetables (Pre-Prep grown), move-up morning, sad goodbye's to Mrs Beebee and SO much more. However here are a few photos of our end of term …
The Ladies’ College invited local business women, alumna, parents and recent A-level leavers of the College to attend their third annual networking event held last week on September 7th. The well-attended event was kindly hosted by Catherine Best and daughter, Vikki Freeman, at their newly refur…
The 3 Colleges have sent the below document to all Deputies setting out their suggestions for how States funding for an assisted places scheme might be implemented.
The Role of the Colleges and States Funding for Assisted Places PDF
Tuesday 27th June
A rather soggy day today, but the girls didn’t let that put them off! Armed with all the necessary protection from the elements the girls launched themselves into; archery, coasteering, crate stacking, bush craft (with a little bit of den building thrown in!) and kayaking outd…