Edinburgh Independent Day and Boarding School for Girls

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.

Autumn Term Open Mornings Saturday 3 October and Wednesday 7 October 2015.


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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)...

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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...

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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...

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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.


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Mrs Hay versus Kilimanjaro

At 7.15am on Friday 17 July I made it to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, tired, relieved and very happ... Read >

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Lower School News

Lower School Welcomes New Students We would like to extend a very warm welcome to all those girls wh... Read >

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Victoria Telford from Mercy Corps Visits

In Upper School assembly on Monday morning we had a visit from Victoria Telford from Mercy Corps.  S... Read >

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Careers News

UCAS Convention On Monday 31 August, 66 U6 students and their parents took the opportunity to attend... Read >





St Andrew's Ladies Invitational Golf Tournament - More >

05 September 2015 - All Day

Duke of Edinburgh Award: Final Silver Expedition - More >

05 September 2015

Uniform Exchange - More >

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How to find St George's