Tel. 01481 721602
The Ladies' College

Nurturing young minds

Melrose Logo 2021 Melrose, a beautiful Georgian building on the same campus as the Senior School, has been home to our warm and friendly Preparatory and Junior Departments since 1949.

Our pupils embrace The Ladies' College ethos to be the best they can be, and are well prepared for a smooth transition up to Senior School in Year 7 (Remove).

In Lower, Middle and Upper Preparatory (Years R, 1 and 2) we take only 20 girls per year and have both a teacher and a Learning Support Assistant allocated to each class, ensuring your daughter gets every chance to grow and shine as the individual she is.

In the Junior Department (Years 3, 4, 5 and 6) we take up to 24 girls per year. In these year groups the girls are often taught by subject specialist teachers. In addition the girls benefit from a Learning Support Assistant.


Head Teacher, Mrs Lawson

“Melrose pupils feel motivated enough to aim high, question ideas, take risks and develop as independent learners, driven by their own self-belief. Above all, they enjoy school and relish in all the opportunities that our broad and exciting curriculum has to offer.”

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Melrose Vision Statement

At Melrose we commit to developing positive wellbeing for our pupils and staff. We promote mental and emotional resilience to embrace and navigate the challenges of everyday life. We put wellbeing at the heart of our school to create an environment which nurtures and develops balanced, happy individuals."


Our Departments

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Other Information

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Contact Us

Call Melrose reception on 01481 721338, or email Miss Anders at


Handbook Golden Rules

Parents should refer to their relevant handbook for all information concerning medicines, illness and other important matters. For your ease, the Melrose handbook can also be viewed here.  

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Diary Dates

  • Tudor Trip to Hooke Court - Form II

  • Outdoor Guernsey - Junior Remove /Form I

  • Model Yacht Pond Sailing - Upper Prep

    09:10 to 11:20, Model Yacht Pond

  • Up Climbing - Lower Prep

  • Wellbeing Garden Opening Ceremony (parents welcome)

  • Primary School's athletics championships

    16:00 to 19:30, Footes Lane

  • Peas Ballet - to parents

    10:15 to 10:45, Melrose Hall

  • Beans Ballet - to parents

    10:45 to 11:15, Melrose Hall

  • Form III Leavers' Evening

    16:00 to 18:00, Melrose Hall

  • Reports available on the Parent Portal


Junior School Hours

Lower Preparatory Department

08.40 to 14.45

Upper Preparatory Department

08.40 to 14.55

Junior Department

08.40 to 15.30

Morning break 10.10 to 10.30

Lunch break 11.45 to 12.55

Where to find us View our convenient St. Peter Port location on the map...