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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

Collas Crill Moot Final

You may have heard of mooting and have heard the phrase "a moot point" but it is surprising how many people, even those who work in law, have no idea what a moot is. 

A moot is a competition where two pairs of "Advocates" argue a fictitious legal case against each other in front of a "Judge". Eac…

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM

Lower Sixth student publishes book of poetry

The staff in the English Department are very proud of one of their sixth form students who has recently published her own book of poetry called Animus - which is Latin for mind, heart, spirit.  It is on sale on Amazon and she also has a dedicated Instagram account entitled emilyabreu.poetry which…

NEWS  SIXTH FORM , ENGLISH

Beauty and The Beast

The Ladies’ College presents ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Something magical is happening at The Ladies’ College this coming December, as they stage their production of ‘Beauty and the Beast’. The timeless fairy tale, brought to life with Disney music, is sure to have everyone joining in with their f…

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

Lower Sixth student selected for the U17 GB Fencing Squad

Lower Six student, Rachel, has been fencing sabre for six years and competing at a national level for the past four years. Last year she was invited to join the GB Athlete Development Programme and attend various training weekends in the UK with members of the GB sabre team. She finished last seaso…

NEWS  SIXTH FORM , PHYSICAL EDUCATION