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Signs of Autumn

The sun has been lovely this week although we did have a few rain drops, with all sorts of signs of autumn we decided to go on an autumn walk! We had lots of fun and found some exciting things to put on our autumn table.

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Visit of the Earl of Wessex

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First swimming lesson of the new year!

19th - 23rd September

What an exciting week we have had in the Pre-Prep. We started the week going back to our first swimming lesson of the new year. Everybody had a wonderful time and can't wait to go swimming again! Then in addition to the adventures and excitement Pre-Prep encounter on a we…

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Welcome back to all our new Beans and Peas!

Welcome back to all our new Beans and Peas!! We have had a wonderfully exciting week, making new friends and meeting up with old ones, whilst also exploring all the exciting changes which have happened in the Pre-Preparatory garden!! The girls have cooked and cooked in our wonderful newly build fi…

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We wish everyone a happy summer break

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We wish everyone a very happy summer break, following Mark Reading and Melrose and The Ladies' College Speech Days which celebrated as much as could be fitted in from 2015-2016.

Work goes on in College to get the building ready for September. We thought you would be interested to see the fr…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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