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08 Nov 2019
Alex Hems: Head's Blog November 8 2019

Debating and use of LanguageJust before half term St George’s hosted our first Model United Nations conference. Over recent years our teams have been acquiring a very strong reputation across Scotland, so I was delighted at the suggestion that we sho...

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04 Oct 2019
Alex Hems: Head's Blog October 4 2019

Girls' Schools in the Modern World This is very much Open Morning season, and it has been a pleasure to welcome so many families to St George’s this week, at our events on Saturday and Wednesday. Thank you to all of you who lent us your daughters fo...

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01 Oct 2019
Open Morning Speech 2019

Welcome to St George's. I am Alex Hems, and I have the great privilege of leading this school. A word about my background: before coming here nearly three years ago I was Deputy Head in charge of pastoral and boarding life in a large, full boarding s...

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20 Sep 2019
Alex Hems: Head's Blog September 20 2019

Climate Change - how can we work together to make a difference?Today will see another climate change protest taking place in Edinburgh, attended by school children from across the city. These protests are an expression of the anger and frustration th...

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06 Sep 2019
Alex Hems: Head's Blog September 6 2019

Global Awareness at the Heart of a 21st Century Education This past week has been a tumultuous one, even by recent standards in British political life, and will undoubtedly have left many feeling unsettled and anxious about the future. By contrast th...

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