St George's School for Girls - Independent Day and Boarding School

St George’s School for girls flourishes as an independent day and boarding school in beautiful grounds in the heart of Edinburgh. It provides an all-round education for girls from 2-18 years.

Your daughter will have unrivalled learning opportunities, excellent teaching and individual support for her personal, social and intellectual development. Our flexible approach to learning and care provides a level of support few private or state schools can match.

We were named as the top Scottish Independent School for our Advanced Higher results by Best Schools in 2014 and 2013 and by the Financial Times in 2012. We are confident that this year's Advanced Higher results will allow us to maintain our leading position in Scotland.

In a full school inspection by Education Scotland in January 2015 the school was awarded the highest possible grading of "excellent" sector-leading in three areas.

Lower School (P6, P7 and S1) Taster and Information Afternoon Friday 20 November. All welcome. Click here to attend and for further information.


Developing Women of Independent Mind


anne everest

Head's Welcome

St George’s School for Girls in Edinburgh, has promoted and provided educational excellence for girls since its establishment in 1888. In 2014 we were named as the top Scottish Independent School for our Advanced Higher results (A and B grades)...

90 stgsch14 cropped

Prospective Parents

St George's welcomes both day pupils and boarders, with financial assistance available to ensure that a St George's education is accessible to all. Whilst this website can give you a flavour of what this school has to offer the best way to discover i...

28 stgsch14 cropped


St George's has many remarkable former students. Many of our girls have distinguished themselves in major fields ranging from medicine and law to authors and artists. We are always keen to hear of news about OGs so let us know and we will pass it on...

8 stgsch14 cropped

Our Community

We continually strive to build and maintain a supportive and inclusive internal community.
By the same token, we appreciate the school's responsibility to build and maintain links with wider society, and the school supports a wide number of networks...

Spread the word about a St George's education

What is it like to be a pupil at St George's? Take a look at our video below. It covers the journey from nursery and pre-school all the way through primary and secondary and the final two years in sixth form. You will also find out about life as a boarder. Want to see more? - investigate our video and audio gallery. Share this and spread the word about St George's among your friends.


Dance Crop 584w

Yorkshire Rose Feis

The first Yorkshire Rose Feis was held in Otley, Yorkshire this year in Prince Henry’s Grammar Schoo... Read >

P2 Poetry 2015 584w

Primary 2 Autumn Poems

The Primary 2 girls went around the school grounds and to the Fantastical Forest to look for signs o... Read >

P2 Granparents Party 584w

P2 Grandparents' Tea Party

On Friday 3rd October we had a grandperns tea party. We are learning about toys our granparens told ... Read >

TAFAL 2015 584w

Teach a Friend a Language

We have recently celebrated languages around the world. People who knew different languages taught t... Read >





Advanced Higher Biology Field Studies Trip, Field Studies Council Cente, Millport, Isle of Cumbrae - More >

09 October 2015

Art trip to New York City - More >

10 October 2015

Geography fieldtrip to Iceland - More >

10 October 2015

How to find St George's