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Rain, mist and sunshine!

Last week was definitely a week of very mixed weather! We started the week celebrating a special birthday and our final fun swim at Beau Sejour. Had fun in the rain, and the mist and the wet, as well as some gorgeous sunny afternoons! However I think that the sun coming out for a Friday morning wa…

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Miss Josette Honey

It is with great sadness that we hear today of the passing of Miss Josette Honey, Principal at The Ladies’ College from 1976 to 1992.

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Miss Honey was deeply committed to the College and the education of its students, and continued to keep in contact with us after she stepped down from her ro…

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

Imagination, problem solving and collaboration skills

Last week we celebrated a special birthday and all had some very tasty cake! We also used our imagination, problem solving skills and collaboration this week, whilst using computer programs, at the creative area as well as outdoors. We took part in Wear it Loud this week too as well as National De…

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A slow worm and woodwork

This week we have had some new adventures in Pre-Prep. We were given a slow worm to look at, we made her a home in a tank and looked up on the computer what she needed to eat. We found some worms to feed her. We also all had some secret wood work to do for our Daddies. Everyone stayed very safe we…

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States of Guernsey Pre-School Voucher Scheme

The Ladies’ College has considered how the States of Guernsey Pre-School Voucher Scheme may be implemented and have reached the decision that the scheme in its current form restricts the College’s ability to recover the additional costs of our pre-school offering.  We will continue to explore the P…

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Bubbles and adventures

Pre-Preparatory had a week of bubble blowing and adventures. Form 1 was making their own bubble mixture and bubble wands, Pre-Preparatory loved learning all about bubbles and different shaped wands and they made good teams with Form 1.

On Friday we all visited the Park and went looking for Percy …

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Woodwork in Pre-Preparatory

We had a very wood filled week last week. Everyone was very excited to have their own woodwork tools installed in the Pre-Preparatory room. We had to be very careful, and there was a lot of talks about the rules to stay safe when using the tools. The girls were incredibly creative and made some wo…

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Sponge throwing for Charity

Yet again Melrose have shown amazing generosity to a wonderful local charity - Les Bourgs Hospice.

Given the chance to buy sponges to throw at Mrs Morris,  Melrose girls and parents dug deep into their pockets, wallets and purses to pledge over £900 - well over 250 sponges.

Form III made cakes …

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Sun Safety

We are keen to educate the girls to protect themselves from the sun. Using funds raised through the sponsored swim, we have had sun shades installed around the poolside and are in the process of having a sun cream dispenser fitted. It is preferable for the girls to apply their own sun cream at home…

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

Chinese noodles with chopsticks!

Another busy week in Pre-Prep. We celebrated two special birthdays this week and enjoyed some delicious birthday cakes. On our cooking day this week we cooked some Chinese noodles and then we ate them for our lunch with chopsticks!! Lunch was extremely delicious and the chopsticks were a complete …

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Guild hosts London reception for its alumni

The Ladies’ College Guild has held its first London reception, inviting alumni from across the UK share stories and to learn more about what life at College is like in 2016.

The Guild was established in 1905 to promote links between the College’s alumni and to support the interests of its present…

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

Mixed weather week

Well what a mixed weather week! We have shared stories in the book boat, explored nature on the science table ad been very creative.

Then ..... the sun started to shine and we could go outside without our explorer suits! I think we had the most fun playing hide and seek.

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Laundry and Orange Juice!

We have loved the beautiful weather we have had this week. Pre-Preparatory decided that they best catch up with the laundry! So on the hottest day of the week the girls washed dried and 'ironed' all of the baby clothes. Well after a busy morning like this what else does a busy girl need but a glas…

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First week of Trinity Term in Pre-Preparatory

We are very excited to be back after our Spring break and looking are all looking forward to more adventures and exploration this term. This week we planted in our new wooden planters. We planted potatoes, strawberries, marigolds, sweet peas, sugar snap peas and lettuces! We are looking forward to…

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Developing our outdoor area

The Pre-Preparatory Department have had a busy week this week, we are developing our outdoor area and have been very industrious making wooden planters to grow fruit and vegetables (as well as some flowers!). We have all learnt about how to use tools safely and the girls are very excited to prove …

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Fun with boxes!

We had a great time last week when a good friend of Pre-Prep delivered some very large boxes. First we made a rabbit warren so we could tunnel like Lettice (our rabbit). Then we used a real saw to turn it into a castle where we were able to enjoy yummy castle cake! Finally it became an aeroplane s…

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Walk for Wildlife

On Monday 14th March, Melrose hosted the Friends of Wildlife presentation for the Born Free Foundation.

We welcomed boys and girls from other island schools who had supported the walk last September. This year we were extremely lucky to have our certificates presented to us by Will Travers, the P…

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Preparing for Easter with Pre-Preparatory

We have had a VERY busy week at Pre-Preparatory and definitely VERY exciting. We have been preparing for Easter and doing lots of art and craft, whist enjoying the wonderful sunny weather. On Wednesday the Beans competed in the Speech and Drama in the Guernsey Eisteddfod, we took part in the chora…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY , ART , DRAMA

Art Eisteddfod display

This week we have been having fun, outside, and inside exploration as well as busy finishing off the art work for the Art Eisteddfod display. Our display is up and if you would like to see it in person you can visit Beau Sejour and see our display as well as many other exciting bits created by Gue…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY , ART

Emerald Fundraising Ball

Thank you to everyone who supported and attend The Ladies’ College Emerald Fundraising Ball. It was a spectacular evening, full of fun, entertainment and good company. 

Photos from the evening available from John Fitzgeralds here: 

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