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Visit from Ted Grambeau

On Thursday afternoon, Ted Grambeau, a surf and travel photographer came to speak to us about his life, photography and how he got to where he is now. He has worked with the likes of Rip Curl, Speedo and many professional surfers including Kelly Slater. Ted has got a variety of work from waves to f…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART , SIXTH FORM CAREERS

Link between force

Lower Five have been investigating the link between the force applied to a spring and the extension it causes.  This is an experiment that Robert Hooke, a contemporary of Sir Isaac Newton, carried out in the 17th century.  Students also investigated the relationship using elastic bands and copper …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SCIENCE

Life in the Sixth Form

It was great to see so many of you last week at our Sixth Form Information Evening.  We hope you enjoyed it and found the evening informative.  If you wish to find out more or have any queries, please contact the Head of Sixth Form, Dr Mitchell.  Thank you and well done to Ruby and Sophie (and thos…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Art for Guernsey

The Ladies` College Art Department are absolutely delighted to have the privilege of being a part of the “Art in Schools” project , where rare and valuable original artworks by famous artists such as Ferdnand Leger, Rene Magritte, Andy Warhol and many more, are being loaned to Local schools to be e…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART

School Students' Memorial Trench Project

In the week leading up to 11th November, a segment of Home Field will be cordoned off from regular use and turned over to some of the island’s secondary school students. Working in shifts over the week, students will work to build a memorial to mark the centenary of the Royal Guernsey Light Infantr…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , HISTORY

Remove Biology

Remove Z have been learning about plant and animal cells this week. Yesterday, students learnt how to use a microscope and prepare a slide of their own cheek cells.

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Today, the students prepared slides of red onion cells and as you can see, the results are stunning. 

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NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SCIENCE

Fun With flags!

Congratulations to Flo in Remove who won last half-term's 'Fun with Flags'. She researched and answered correctly five questions about different aspects of Cuban geography from politics and culture to geology. This half-term's flag and quiz will be about Tanzania!

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , GEOGRAPHY

Upper Sixth Biopsychology

Using swimming hats to learn and pinpoint localisation of function in the brain. Perfect for wearing when revising!

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NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , PSYCHOLOGY

Portraiture workshop with Olivia Kemp

On Wednesday morning the Lower Sixth and Upper Sixth Fine Art students were lucky enough to take part in a portraiture workshop with Artist Olivia Kemp.

Olivia Kemp studied painting at Winchester School of Art and went on to study MA Drawing at Wimbledon College of Art where she was awarded The J…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART

Catherine Best hosts The Ladies’ College women’s networking event

The Ladies’ College invited local business women, alumna, parents and recent A-level leavers of the College to attend their third annual networking event held last week on September 7th.  The well-attended event was kindly hosted by Catherine Best and daughter, Vikki Freeman, at their newly refur…

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

The 3 Colleges

 

UPDATE 21/09/2017

The 3 Colleges have sent the below document to all Deputies setting out their suggestions for how States funding for an assisted places scheme might be implemented.

File Text O 693569 18The Role of the Colleges and States Funding for Assisted Places PDF

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08/09/2017

Our re…

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

GCSE Results Summer 2017

We are incredibly proud of our students’ achievements and aware of the determination, hard work and resilience they have shown throughout their GCSE courses and all that they have achieved both inside and outside of the classroom. We are delighted that the girls have achieved this academic success,…

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A-level Results Summer 2017

We are delighted to report that students of The Ladies’ College who took A–levels this year have excelled once again, with a 100% pass rate.

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36 students sat examinations that will allow them to make decisions and choices about their future. Of the grades achieved, 43.9% were A* and A, 74.8% w…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

String Quartet

On the 2nd July the string quartet performed at the Victorian Walled Garden in Saumarez Park as part of the cycle of live music. They performed on a very hot day in a beautiful setting whilst the crowd enjoyed the gardens, refreshments and treasure hunt. Congratulations to Louise Madden, Anya Tee,…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MUSIC

Junior Motet Choir

Saturday 1st July the Junior Motet performed a recital at the Town Church. Nine of our girls in remove, Lower Four and Upper Four performed five pieces as a choir and a range of solos and smaller ensembles. This performance also included an original composition by Anya Tee, Flora St.Pier, Maddy Po…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , MUSIC

Race for Life

Over 50 runners completed The Ladies' College Race for Life on Tuesday afternoon. The students were joined by female family members, friends and staff to raise money for Cancer Research. Thanks to the PTA for the delicious cakes and Pimms. A welcome treat after a 3km jog! Well done and thank you t…

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

The House Gardening Challenge

The House Gardening challenge ended last week. All of the Houses had made a real effort, growing and planting a variety of flowers and vegetables….mostly in House Colours! The judges were very impressed with the teamwork of girls from different years working together, and they sampled the produce …

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL

Local Heritage

This morning, Lower Four Historians presented a series of well-researched and engaging presentations on individually chosen aspects of local heritage. The range of topics and eras covered was quite extraordinary and, to give you a flavour, included the Roman wreck in the harbour, the medieval Town…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , HISTORY

Annual Report

The Ladies’ College has a long tradition, dating from 1872, to provide education to girls. As such, it is one of the oldest girls' schools where the benefits of single sex provision are provided to ensure that the advantages afforded to boys are also afforded to girls. Indeed, there is significant …

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

Young Enterprise Awards

Congratulations to all of the Sixth Form students who took part in the Young Enterprise Awards last night.

All four teams; 3Rs, Dare, Silex and Supernova did a fantastic job presenting their YE journey to an audience of sponsors, advisors, teachers, family and friends. Congratulations to Louisa…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM