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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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21 Sep 2018
Alex Hems: Head's Blog Sept 21, 2018

Technology and Social Media – Tools not tyrants  There are of course so many quite different concepts that we group together under the term technology. We recognise the role that computers and innovative software can play in the classroom and in your...

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07 Sep 2018
Alex Hems: Head's Blog Sept 7, 2018

How do we measure success? The start of a new session can be both exciting and slightly daunting. New pencil cases and stationery, pristine jotters and perhaps a brand new uniform all have so much promise about them. Making friends, an unfamiliar bui...

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22 Jun 2018
Alex Hems: Head's Blog June 22, 2018

Can the creative arts change lives?I had the great pleasure of starting the week with a group of Upper Sixth leavers, in the Gallery of Modern Art discussing the topic of Books that Might Change Your Life. Their reflections on their own reading choic...

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