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Excellent Independent Schools Inspectorate Report

The Ladies’ College has achieved the highest ranking awarded by Independent Schools Inspections, with ‘excellent’ ratings across the board.

Feedback from the inspection stated that the students’ achievement and ambitions to reach successful outcomes ‘has fulfilled the school’s aim, to be the best…

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

Public Speaking competition 10 year anniversary

On Monday 4th April, the final of the Monachan Memorial Trophy for public speaking was held in the Drama Studio, marking the 10th anniversary of this prestigious College competition.

There were six finalists, two from each of the classes in Upper Four (Year 9). The English Department was deli…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , ENGLISH

Award-winning author, Lisa Thompson, visits College

To celebrate this event Lisa Thompson, the 2020 Winner of the Channel Island Children’s Book Awards, visited The Ladies' College to talk to students in Remove and Lower Four on Wednesday 30th March to address them in the hall…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , ENGLISH , LIBRARY

College recognised as Microsoft Showcase School

The Ladies’ College has been awarded Microsoft Showcase School status, which recognises the innovative use of technology, a student-centered approach, development of future ready skills and the expansion of Microsoft and Adobe training and qualifications.

The College is the only school in the Cha…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Girls Supporting Girls

This year the theme of International Women's Day is #breakthebias and that is what the students are doing in the 'Girls Supporting Girls' club which runs every Tuesday lunchtime.

 

The club is run by Deputy Principal (Pastoral) Dr Mitchell with the aim (in conjunction with Tumaini Fund

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , WELL-BEING , PSHEE

Ladies' Networking Event 2022

The College welcomed incoming Principal, Ms Daniele Harford-Fox, as the guest speaker at its annual networking event, in support of this year’s International Women’s Day (Tuesday 8th March), the theme of which is .

Ms Harford-Fox says: ‘I am very much looking forward to joining T…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL , WELL-BEING , SIXTH FORM ENRICHMENT

Annual House Gym and Dance Competition

Congratulations to the students who took part in the annual House Gym and Dance Competition at the end of last half term.

Despite the event being held in Key Stages, this year, the standard was as high as ever. The Sixth Formers were delighted to be able to entertain their peers with some fun and…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Students part of the new Lieutenant Governor parade

Students from both the Junior and Senior school were delighted to be asked to line the streets of St Peter Port this morning to welcome Lieutenant General Richard Cripwell CB, CBE to his installation service as the new Lieutenant Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Bailiwick this morning.

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NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL

Launch of the Wellbeing Hub to College community

Following the Wellbeing Award win last year, The Ladies’ College Senior School has further underpinned its commitment to pastoral care with investment in a new Wellbeing Hub to support students, teachers and parents.

The College is currently the only school on the island to provide this offering.…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , WELL-BEING

Upper Five fundraise for their Prom

A group of students from Upper Five staged a fundraising event to raise money for their end of year Prom. Over £400 was raised by their car washing efforts.

Isabella, one of the event organisers was very impressed with the turn out, "Thank you very much to everyone who came and supported the Upp…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL

History Department receives Gold Quality Mark

For the second time, The Ladies’ College has been awarded the prestigious Gold Quality Mark for its History Department. Mrs Caroline Montague, Joint Head of History said:

“A rich and nuanced understanding of History, at a local level, UK-wide and globally, helps young people to understand the wor…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , HISTORY

Supporting local charities

The Ladies' College Senior and Junior Schools have ended term in the Christmas spirit by raising money for local charities. Students and staff donated tins of produce which the school's student-led Charities Committee took to Guernsey Welfare to be added to their Christmas Foodbank.

On Thursday, …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , SIXTH FORM ENRICHMENT

Students shine at Lower School concert

On Tuesday 9th November an evening of essentially informal yet demanding music-making took place with entertainment provided by a talented selection of Lower School students from the Senior School. Commendable soloists, vocal and instrumental groups and joyful choirs provided a varied and interesti…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MUSIC

Commemoration Service 2021

The annual commemoration service was led at the end of term on October 21st by Mrs Henderson, Head of History, who is planning for the 150th anniversary, in 2022, of the establishment of The Ladies’ College. It was an opportunity to unveil new portraits, restored and enlarged from old photographs i…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , HISTORY , GUILD

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

Congratulations to our 15 Gold participants who successfully completed their four day Gold Qualifying Expedition in Alderney this summer.

"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 pleasure throughout…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , DUKE OF EDINBURGH

Skateboarding added to PE curriculum

Skateboarding and other extreme sports are now featuring in high profile events such as the Olympics. The young British, female skateboarder, Sky Brown is leading a path that is inspiring young girls into more adventurous and unusual sports. The Ladies’ College PE Department pride themselves on bei…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

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…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL

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…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM