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Back to School Q&A with Dr Mitchell

1. How does The Ladies’ College approach to pastoral care differ from all other schools?

The benefit of a girls-only learning environment is that you can specialise in “all-things-girls”. We know how they learn, what works and what doesn’t. Their friendship dynamics, their motivators and the im…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , SIXTH FORM CAREERS , WELL-BEING , SIXTH FORM ENRICHMENT

Students complete DofE Gold Award in the summer

 to our 15 Gold participants who successfully completed their four day Gold Qualifying Expedition in Alderney this summer.
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"They had some extremely strong winds to deal with and quite a bit of rain but they completed their journey in fantastic spirits and were a pleasur…
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Skateboarding added to PE curriculum

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Announcement of the New Principal

The Ladies’ College, Guernsey is delighted to announce that Ms Daniele Harford-Fox has been appointed as the next Principal. She will succeed Mrs Ashley Clancy, who retires from this role in April next year.

Ms Harford-Fox takes up the role of Principal of The Ladies’ College in 2022, when the Co…

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

Summer 2021 GCSE results

Our Upper Five (Year 11) students received their GCSE results today, after a year when the demands of academic study were compounded by tests of courage, determination, and resilience. We are immensely proud of our students; they have come through with flying colours. We congratulate them and their…

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Summer 2021 A-level results

We are incredibly proud of our Upper Sixth students for all that they have achieved and for how well they have adapted and adjusted to Covid-related changes as they approached the end of their education at The Ladies’ College. Their resilience, commitment, energy and determination have shone throug…

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Art & Photography Exhibition 2021

It is that time of the Year again…

The annual Art & Photography Exhibition is on display all this week in the Hall and Foyer in the Senior School.  A Private Viewing was held on Monday for the students and their families and invited guests. 

"Superb and amazingly colourful art work by the s…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART , PHOTOGRAPHY

Sailing Championships 2021

The weather forecast for the 2021 College Sailing Championships was not promising. There was very little wind as the twelve competitors from Lower 4 to Upper 5 rigged their six RS Fevas, and it dropped to nothing soon after they launched, so that most had to be towed around to the race area in the …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Time Travel author visit

Kate Gilby-Smith was a student at The Ladies' College from 2003 - 2010.  She studied A-level English with Mrs Zoe Ellis, who is now Head of English.  Mrs Ellis welcomed Kate this morning to run a session with the Remove students in the library telling them about her first novel, 'The Astonishing Fu…

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Next Drama production announced - 'Fame ' the Musical

The Ladies' College are proud to announce their next whole school production: 'Fame' the musical, which will be performed in January 2022 at the Princess Royal Centre for Performing Arts!

Set in 1980's New York the play follows the lives of the students of a performing arts school, who want nothi…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MUSIC , DRAMA

Celebration of Music

The Celebration of Music at St Stephen’s Church on Tuesday 4th May 2021 saw a diverse programme of music performed by students of all ages and abilities.  

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Senior Strings opened the evening with a rousing and highly competent rendition of Warlock’s ‘Basse Danse’ - a fitting opener for the occ…

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Public Speaking competition students excel

On Tuesday 27th April, the final of the Monachan Memorial Trophy for public speaking was held in the Drama Studio.

There were four finalists, one from each of the classes in Upper Four. Lucy Clarke commenced this year’s final with her insightful talk entitled “Seven Hours and Twenty-two Minutes” …

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Run a Marathon Challenge

Back in February and March our students and staff covered more than 14,000km in the TLC Virtual Challenge. This covered a distance from Guernsey, across Europe and Asia, almost reaching mainland Australia. Nearly 200 students and staff took part and used the challenge to motivate themselves to keep…

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New Food Technology and photography facility opened

Pupils and students at The Ladies’ College will now benefit from a new Food Technology and photography darkroom facility, with the official opening of The Ellershaw Centre this week.

The newly renovated building is part of the continuing development of The Ladies’ College facilities, to provide a…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY , WELL-BEING , PSHEE

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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Easter Netball camp

Now that “The Bailiwick Bubble” is back, The Ladies’ College is looking forward to hosting an Easter Holiday Netball Camp on the 6th and 7th April, for their prospective Year 6 students.

This is a wonderful opportunity to start the moving up process to senior school in an informal and relaxed set…

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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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Lockdown cycle race success

One of our Upper Five students, Helena, has been doing some virtual cycle races via Zwift which is a Virtual cycling and running app that allows you to race and ride in a virtual cycling world on a smart trainer indoors. Each rider has an avatar and you are riding around with as many as 7000 thou…

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IoD Directors of Tomorrow Announced

Two of our Upper Sixth students have been selected from a group of eight nominated to take part in the 2020 IoD Directors of Tomorrow initiative. Lucy and Elsie have been named as this year’s leading Directors of Tomorrow, along with another student from Blanchelande College. 

Mr Bolt, Economic…

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TLC Virtual Challenge

This is a teamwork challenge, involving the whole College. No prizes for the quickest time or furthest distance covered. EVERY LITTLE HELPS!  

How far can we run, cycle or walk during lockdown? 
Let's aim for Mingora, Pakistan, the hometown of Malala Yousafzai which is 8000km …

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