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Implementing cutting-edge technology

Earlier this year when the Coronavirus pandemic led to an island-wide lockdown, The Ladies’ College was already set up to implement cutting-edge digital technology to deliver remote teaching, meaning that students could benefit from uninterrupted learning while they were at home.

Here, Network Ma…

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

The funeral of Dr James Partridge OBE

The College is saddened to hear about the passing of James Partridge OBE. James taught Economics and Politics at College from 1985 and was an amazing and inspirational teacher. He also set up Changing Facing, a charity that supports facial disfigurement and the challenges and stigma which can be as…
NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , PRE-PREPARATORY , JUNIOR SCHOOL

The Ladies’ College A-level results, Reviewed Press Release Summer 2020

NEWS  SIXTH FORM , SIXTH FORM CAREERS

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 unexpected changes as they approached the end of their education at The Ladies’ College. Instead of completing the training and gearing up for the final part of the…

NEWS  SIXTH FORM

Takeaway food service provided by the Core

Introducing our chef manager, Tim, who runs the catering team in the College refectory, The Core.

We have been fortunate to be able to offer our staff and students a takeaway lunch service since we reopened our doors this week after lockdown. All the correct public health and safety guidelines ha…

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

Welcome back!

Yesterday we welcomed back the majority of our students - here is a snip taken from one of the Principal's letters sent to parents this week:

"It has been great to welcome the majority of our Ladies’ College community back today and we look forward to welcoming back those who are not yet able to…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 - Kindness

Deputy Principal, Dr Mitchell returns from maternity leave on Monday and this coincides with Mental Health Awareness Week which has the theme of Kindness running through each day's challenge. 

Please join in with these activities and let Dr Mitchell know how you get on each day. She would love to…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL

Be kind to yourself

Tuesday’s focus of Mental Health Awareness Week at The Ladies’ College is ‘Kindness to … yourself’.

We’ve asked Mrs Ogier, our College Counsellor, to pass on some self-care tips...

Hi, I hope you are all doing well in these very strange times we find ourselves in. This week is Mental Health A…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL

Make time to make someone smile

Well-being – pay it forward!

So, in this very odd situation we all continue to find ourselves in, perhaps it’s worth a moment to remind yourself as you read this that we are all in this together and while we are bombarded with well-meaning slogans by the media, perhaps today you could make a diff…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL

Senior motet musical lockdown performance

During the recent weeks of lockdown, Director of Music, Anthea Roue has been working virtually with the senior motet.  Mrs Roue created a backing track and they performed and submitted their footage for her to piece it all together.

The piece is called 'Count the Stars' by Andy Beck and is perfor…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MUSIC

Sixth Form students use FutureLearn for Critical Thinking

We would like to draw your attention to  an online learning platform run by the Open University in partnership with 12 other UK universities called FutureLearn. It offers what are called MOOCS (Massive Open Online Course).
There is a huge variety of these short courses on offer, ranging fro…
NEWS  SIXTH FORM , SIXTH FORM CAREERS

Use S.M.A.R.T principles

Having more flexibility in the way we use our time can offer many opportunities to set physical challenges we do not normally have time for. When setting these challenges use the SMART principles to help you stick to your goal.

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Well-being: Drama

While the theatres might be dark currently, some companies are streaming their productions to make sure we all get our dose of culture in these difficult times. Why not enjoy a ‘trip’ to the theatre over Easter using one of the links below? (On the plus side, you can eat your popcorn as noisily as …

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

Our fabulous Upper Sixth

Last Friday after the news that College would be closing to students of non-essential workers, due to the current situation with COVID-19, our fabulous Upper Sixth left school for the last time, although not our official farewell, which we will be sure to come back to at some time in future.
NEWS  SIXTH FORM

Well-being: Physical Education

Our normal routine has been turned upside down, so it is important to try and establish a new normal as soon as possible. Physical activity and exercise are a great place to start. Whilst the weather is pleasant, we should make the most of getting as much fresh air as possible. Social distanci…

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

Well-being: PSHEE

Whilst our students are spending an extended period at home, we want to ensure that they continue to look after their mental health. The restrictions in place will inevitably mean they cannot participate in some of the activities that they enjoy the most but it is vital that we stick to social dist…

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

Psychology eggsperiment

This week Lower Sixth Psychology students have been conducting an 'Eggsperiment' into Attachment.

Students created an egg baby which was decorated, named (commonly including a funny egg pun), made comfortable in their carrier/car seat/crib and cared for. This highlighted to students some of the d…

NEWS  SIXTH FORM , PSYCHOLOGY

Music at The Ladies’ College

This is a busy department with many of our students performing both in College and non-College events on the island over the next few months.

On Friday 24th and Saturday 25th January the Guernsey Music Centre held their annual winter concerts at St. James. Many of our students were involved in…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MUSIC

Commemorative Artwork

Commemorative artwork by The Ladies’ College selected for national exhibition marking 75th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation

Memorial Flame chosen by judges to feature at official Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony

A memorial flame created by a group of three Lower Five students and three te…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART , HISTORY

Sovereign Art Foundation Winners

Last night, after months of hard work promoting and voting on exhibitions Island-wide, The Sovereign Art Foundation Guernsey held the Student Prize awards ceremony in the beautiful, festively decorated George Crossan Gallery in the Guernsey Market.

The Ladies' College Art Department are delighted…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , ART