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10 Mar 2017

Alex Hems: Head's Blog March 10, 2017

Be Bold for Change: raising awareness of gender equality  This week started with a thought-provoking assembly in Upper School led by our International Committee who asked us all to consider the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day, Be Bold ...

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24 Feb 2017

Alex Hems: Head's Blog February 24, 2017

Subject Options Parents’ Meetings: Qualifications and Examination Choices at St George’s  It has been so good to hear the purposeful buzz of conversation at the recent Upper 5 and Lower 5 Parents’ Meetings, which the girls attend as well. The discuss...

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03 Feb 2017

Alex Hems: Head's Blog February 3, 2017

Last week there was much media attention given to a report published by a team of academics in America that seems to suggest that from the age of 6 girls start to regard themselves as less innately talented than boys. This is of course disheartening ...

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31 Jan 2017

Alex Hems: Head's Blog, 31 January - Boarding Inspection Report

I am delighted to be able to write to you to let you know about the report that we have just received, following the visit of a team of inspectors from the Care Inspectorate to Houldsworth, our boarding house, towards the end of last term.All inspect...

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20 Jan 2017

Alex Hems: Head's Blog January 20 and VIDEO of Welcome Address to parents

Dear parents and guardiansWell it is hard to believe that we have only just come to the end of the first full week of term. It was a great pleasure to meet so many parents at the Meet the Head event last Thursday. I have felt very warmly welcomed by ...

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