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Sixth Form Moot 2020

Every year, Collas Crill, a local off-shore law firm, hold a series of moots for all sixth-form age student in Guernsey.

Forty-six students took part this year from four of the island's sixth form schools and colleges in which pairs of students are placed in a mock courtroom trial situation, …

NEWS  SIXTH FORM , SIXTH FORM CAREERS , SIXTH FORM ENRICHMENT

Sixth Form charity work

During the last few weeks, two of our Sixth Form students, Rachel and Franzi, have cut their hair in order to donate it to the Little Princess Trust.  This is a charity which makes wigs for people who have lost their hair from cancer treatments or other illnesses. Alongside this, the money that is …

NEWS  SIXTH FORM

Remembrance Day Service

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Shortly before 11:00 on Wednesday, 11th November, students and staff of The Ladies’ College assembled in St. Stephen’s Church for the annual Act of Remembrance. 2020 has brought with it some significant commemorative dates: the centenary of the burial of the unknown warrior in Westminster Abbey…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , HISTORY

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 …

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

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

Following the announcement on Monday that Centre Assessed Grades will now be awarded to our students, or their exam adjusted grade if higher than the Centre Assessed grade, this Press Release updates that posted on Thursday 13th August 2020.

We continue to be incredibly proud of our Upper Sixth s…

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 , WELL-BEING

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 , WELL-BEING

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 , WELL-BEING

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 from one…

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 , WELL-BEING

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.

This…

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

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 , WELL-BEING , PSHEE

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