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Creative donation to Repair Café

The Ladies` College Art Department recently bought two new sewing machines for students to use as part of their Art Studies.

The students embroider through photographs and fabric as well as canvasses and thicker papers to create more textured work.

These new machines replace several `vintage` o…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , ART

The 'mean girls' myth

Comment by Dr Vanessa Mitchell, Deputy Principal (Pastoral)

Caring Graph

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , WELL-BEING , PSHEE

PE sporting success

It was a brilliant day of sport with hockey in the morning and netball in the afternoon.  We have asked the girls involved to tell us more about each match.
NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Remembrance Day Show and Tell

We concluded our period of Remembrance in College at lunchtime today with a First World War object handling session with a particular focus on the Royal Guernsey Light Infantry.  Mr McGovern demonstrated how the soldiers were prepared for battle with their provisions, their uniform and their we…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , HISTORY

Lower School Music Concert

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MUSIC

Microsoft Showcase School 2022

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL , INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

House Debating competition

On the last day of term before half term it was decided to hold the first Senior School House Debating Competition. Each House was represented by a team of speakers from across Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5. They had to work together to research and deliver an argument either in support …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL

Off island trip to Stratford

On the 7th October, the English Department was able to take our Sixth Form Literature students to Stratford-Upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s birthplace. On Friday, students enjoyed a lecture by Dr Jennifer Waghorn on ‘Hamlet’ which helped to consolidate the students’ learning whilst enjoying the beautiful …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ENGLISH

IRIS award for The Ladies' College

The Ladies’ College has been presented with a Special Award for Community Impact from the Institute for Research in Schools (IRIS) following a number of pieces of student led independent research including the submission of a research project that resulted in reducing the school’s carbon footprint.…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , SCIENCE

New Bursary offering

As part of its plans to celebrate 150 years since opening its doors, The Ladies’ College is delighted to announce it is establishing a bursary scheme, which will be open to students applying to join the school either in Year 7 or the Sixth Form from September 2023.

The College’s fundraising activ…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Principal's Senior School Assembly

On Friday 9th September, Principal Daniele Harford-Fox gave a speech to the Senior School following the sad news of the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

You can read the whole speech below:

Good morning everyone.

As you will now know, yesterday Queen Elizabeth II has sadly died. She was the longe…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

GCSE results 2022

Students at The Ladies’ College have achieved impressive results for this year’s GCSE cohort and will now look ahead to the next stage of their education as they enter Sixth Form.

Over 63 students sat GCSE examinations in 21 subjects, this year, the first year to sit official exams since the begi…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL

Start of Term Arrangements

 

We look forward to welcoming your daughter back in September. As always, we stagger the start of the first day. Should you daughter need to arrive earlier than her start time, please contact her Year Co-ordinator before 8th September. 

 

Arrangements

Melrose  Middle Prep…
NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Longest serving member of staff retires

Sic transit gloria mundi; you can look it up for yourself. It seems both an apt and poignant phrase as we bid farewell, to Miss Geach as our longest serving member of staff. I was going to write the 'place' of Latin within our curriculum, but that would be wrong because, as Miss Geach has often o…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , CLASSICS

Principal reflects on first term in office

Looking back over your first full term as Principal, what were your first impressions of the school when you started?

On my first day, it was clear that this was an authentic and grounded place. I was surrounded by a smorgasboard of different individuals, but at the same time, there was a strong …

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

Lower Sixth student shares experience in cycling event

We love celebrating our students’ achievements and they certainly give us plenty to shout about!

Here, Lower Sixth student Helena shares her experience of cycling in the recent Tour of Cambridgeshire.

Well done, Helena!

Tour Of Cambridgeshire 02

"Over the weekend of 11th-12th June, I travelled to the UK with 9 ot…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Flag flying tradition continues

Every year Upper Fifth student, Hattie Jinks has had her birthday flag flown at various iconic places on the island, and this year her parents asked permission if it could be raised at her school as she celebrates her 16th birthday.  Previous places include, Castle Cornet, Fort Grey and last year, …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , HISTORY

Lower School Music Concert

On the evening of Monday 30th May, many of our Lower School musicians took to the stage to display their talents. We host two of these evenings each year and they are definitely firm favourites in the Music Department calendar.

Students in Remove, Lower Four and Upper Four are invited to perform …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MUSIC

New Governor Appointment

The Ladies’ College is delighted to announce the appointment by the States of Guernsey, following her nomination by the Committee for Education, Sports and Culture, of Eve Jardine-Young, the current Principal of Cheltenham Ladies’ College, as its new Governor with responsibility for the Board’s ov…

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

'Old girl' turned local author

To mark the start of the Guernsey Literary Festival and the Liberation weekend celebrations, José Day, a Ladies' College ‘old girl’ and school governor for twenty years, presented the College library with two copies of her new book, ‘The People’s Messenger’ - The Occupation Diary of Louis Guillemet…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , HISTORY , LIBRARY , GUILD