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Mandarin Lessons for Primary Schools in Scotland

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27 Jul 2015

Nicola Sturgeon commits to an expansion of Confucius Classrooms in Scotland Lucinda Cameron writes in the Scotsman today about an extra 21 Confucius Classrooms being created in Scotland to teach primary pupils.  In 2008, St George's School for Girls hosted Scotland's first Confucius Classroom in Edinburgh, and the school has been instrumental in promoting and facilitating the learning and teaching of Chinese language and culture in Scotland. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the expansion in Beijing while meeting 80 Scottish school pupils benefiting from a summer learning exchange programme in China.  Anne Everest, head of St George's, says: "There is a real enthusiasm for this initiative and I am delighted to hea...

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Shine Media Award Winners 2015

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27 Jun 2015

Bright and very early on Monday morning, our Independent Women team of Vicka, Marge and Ellie flew to London having been nominated for an award at the Shine Media Awards 2015.  Shine is the charitable arm of the Stationers Guild of London and this UK wide competition in the prestigious Guildhall was fiercely contested.   As we arrived we were greeted very warmly as the only Scottish school to reach the finals. There was genuine appreciation of the journey we had made to be there and the three girls were superb ambassadors for St George's - warm and appreciative towards fellow finalists and our excellent hosts. After a series of fascinating industry workshops, we were ready for the ceremony itself. A hush fell over the gr...

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Uniform Exchange Autumn Term 2015

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23 Jun 2015

At the Uniform Exchange you can buy or sell second hand uniform. We stock all items of the current uniform and some sports equipment (e.g. hockey & lacrosse sticks, tennis rackets & judo outfits etc.) The shop is situated in the pavilion next to the playing fields. The opening hours for the Autumn term are: Monday 17 August  9.30 – 11am Monday 24 August  9.30 – 11am Saturday 5 September  9.30 – 11am Thursday 17 September  3.00 – 4.30pm Saturday 3 October  9.30 – 11am Saturday 7 November  9.30 – 11am Thursday 19 November  3.00 – 4.30pm Saturday 5 December  9.30 – 11am Thursday 17 December  3.00 – 4.30pm Items you wish to sell can be dropped off during shop hours (please complete a form ...

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