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18 Jan 2019
Alex Hems: Head's Blog Jan 18, 2010

I am often asked whether the unique blend of Scottish and English examination courses that we run at St George’s is fully recognised by universities, and also whether we see signs of prejudice against independent schools through the admissions system...

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14 Dec 2018
Alex Hems: Head's Blog Dec 14, 2018

'O wonder! How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world That has such people in't!'  These words, spoken by Miranda in The Tempest a couple of weeks ago on the St George’s stage, seem to me to have special ...

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23 Nov 2018
Alex Hems: Head's Blog Nov 23, 2018

Inspiring Futures was the theme for the Girls' Schools Association Conference earlier this week, which feels very apt for a gathering of Heads responsible for educating thousands of girls and young women across the UK. In her opening address this yea...

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09 Nov 2018
Alex Hems: Head's Blog Nov 9, 2018

This week, as Europe marks the centenary of the end of World War One, we have held remembrance assemblies in Lower and Upper School, and girls from Junior and Lower School will take part in the Remembrance Service this Sunday at Murrayfield Parish Ch...

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05 Oct 2018
Alex Hems: Head's Blog Oct 5, 2018

For St George's this has been a week of celebrating the best of our history while looking ahead to consider how the commitment of our founders has meaning for girls and young women today. Founders' Day on Wednesday was St George's at its best. We saw...

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