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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…

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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…

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Well-being Wednesday

We know this is a difficult time, and the abruptness of the change may have come as a shock. If you are finding things hard, remember it is normal to feel this way, and you should talk to someone about how you feel.

Here are five tips for looking after your well-being during lockdown:Pla…

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The funeral of Dr James Partridge OBE

The College is saddened to hear about the passing of James Partridge OBE. James taught Economics and Politics at College from 1985 and was an amazing and inspirational teacher. He also set up Changing Facing, a charity that supports facial disfigurement and the challenges and stigma which can be …

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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…

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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 …

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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…

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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…

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Melrose Pre-Preparatory department fundraise for Australia

The Melrose Pre-Preparatory Department took part in some fundraising acitivities last week. They have been very busy exploring all about Australia in aid of helping the Koalas and Kangaroos who have been hurt in the bush-fires. Pre-Preparatory girls have been very worried and wanted to send money f…

NEWS  PRE-SCHOOL , PRE-PREPARATORY

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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International Women's Day

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Friday 9th March

The Ladies’ College took the theme of International Women’s Day to their lessons on Thursday 8th March in various activities around the College.

Removes have started a new topic in History investigating the position of women in the 17th century.  Legally, …

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Weather Updates

Dear Parents and Students,

Due to frosty conditions today and likely weather conditions overnight and into tomorrow, The Ladies’ College will be closed on Thursday (1st March).

Colleagues have been asked to prioritise their examination classes in the setting of work. Senior and Sixth Form stu…

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Pre-Preps End of Term

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…

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PTA Christmas Fayre

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 

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Passports and Trips

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!

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They have visited Ibiza, France, Jersey and a personal favourite ' a princess castle in the faraway woods!'.

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All trips were regulated and each pas…

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