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St George’s Celebrates Outstanding Success in SQA Exam Results 2015

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04 Aug 2015

The girls and teachers at St George's School for Girls in Edinburgh have been celebrating another year of exceptional achievement, having learned their SQA examination results this morning. In Advanced Higher the results showed outstanding success, with a 97% pass rate (A-C grade) and 85% of grades awarded at A or B grade; and 66% at A.  42% of students received A grades in all Advanced Highers examinations, with 22% achieving A grades in 3 or more subjects. This at least matches the success of last year, which put St George's at the top of the Best Schools’ Advanced Highers league table 2014. Although we have a very liberal presentation policy, the school attained an impressive 89% pass rate (A-C grade) at Higher Level ...

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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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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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