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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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NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

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…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

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…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

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 …

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

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…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

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…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

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: 

(Simply in…

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

Crafting mothers day gifts at Pre-Preparatory

We have had an exciting week back after our half term break. We celebrated a special 'leap year' birthday at the beginning of the week. Then our craft was towards a very special Sunday to celebrate our wonderful Mummy! We rounded up the week looking at a real fish after we sadly lost one of our fi…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

The Ladies’ College hits £1 million fundraising milestone

In just 10 months The Ladies' College fundraising committee has raised £1 million as part of the school’s expansion; “A Gift for Learning” Phase 3.

The College needs to raise £2 million towards the Phase 3 building, which will cost £7.5 million in total.

The principal of The Ladies' College, As…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY , MATHS , ENGLISH , SCIENCE , MUSIC , ART , MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES , GEOGRAPHY , INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY , PHYSICAL EDUCATION , RELIGIOUS STUDIES , HISTORY , DRAMA , BUSINESS STUDIES AND ECONOMICS , LIBRARY , PSYCHOLOGY , CLASSICS , DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY , SIXTH FORM CAREERS , FOREST SCHOOL

Trying out the new PE apparatus

The week before half term we were very excited to be the first in the school to try out the new P.E apparatus. The girls also played on the bikes in the hall. Everyone had a wonderful time exploring climbing and swinging. We also cooked leek and potato soup, this needed a lot of cutting and peelin…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

TEDxYouth Event

Guernsey is pleased to host its first ever TEDxYouth event. This incorporates some pre-recorded TED talks, with live talks from locals and also speakers brought over from the UK.This is an event which will tackle issues that young people face, and hopefully inspire solutions for our visio…

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

Pancakes at Pre-Preparatory

This week we celebrated Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day), we made our batter, poured it into a pan, and then cooked and tossed it ourselves! Then the best was eating the yummy pancake. We also celebrated a special 3rd Birthday this week.

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Pre-Preparatory stories and stickmen

This week Pre-Preparatory have had lots of fun with the 'big girls'. We made dens, and built sand creations. Middle Preparatory wrote some wonderful stories and then came and shared them with us. Another fun filled week was ended with Lower Preparatory joining us to share the 'Stick man' story and…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Campfires and magic stick gardens

We have had fun outside in Pre-Preparatory this week (25th - 29th Jan), we enjoyed reading stories outside on the Literary Festival's story bench which was kindly loaned to Melrose for the week. We have also made campfires and magic stick gardens. Our nursery rhyme this week has been 'Baa, baa bla…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Ilex 2015

The latest Ilex magazine is now published and can be accessed . We are very proud of the latest edition and would encourage everyone to share the Ilex with their extended family and friends. Many congratulations to all those involved; in particular editors, Charlotte Thompson and Laura Smith,…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY , MATHS , ENGLISH , SCIENCE , MUSIC , ART , MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES , GEOGRAPHY , INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY , PHYSICAL EDUCATION , RELIGIOUS STUDIES , HISTORY , DRAMA , BUSINESS STUDIES AND ECONOMICS , LIBRARY , PSYCHOLOGY , CLASSICS , DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY , SIXTH FORM CAREERS , FOREST SCHOOL

Team work at Pre-Preparatory

Pre-Preparatory have been very busy this week making bird feeders, umbrellas and so many 'creative creations' being designed. We have excitedly celebrated two special birthdays this week too! We are also very proud of all the 'team work' that the girls have displayed this week.

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

Week of fun and games outside

The weather has been terrible this week with hail, and torrential rain and very gusty windy days however Pre-Preparatory had a wonderful week of fun and games outside, making kites and building dens. We also cooked some cheesy mice and made finger puppet mice as we were talking about hickory dicko…

NEWS  MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY

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