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02 Feb 2018
Alex Hems: Head's Blog Feb 2, 2018

In the last couple of weeks I have been speaking in assembly about the less than glamorous topic of the virtues of hard work and the links between achievement and the time and commitment invested. Anyone who has read Malcolm Gladwell's book Outliers ...

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18 Jan 2018
Alex Hems: Head's Blog Jan 18, 2018

Can we really 'have it all' in 2018? Term is well underway now; we are delighted to welcome new girls in to Junior and Lower School this term and wish them and their families a long and happy association with St George's. I started the term last week...

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15 Dec 2017
Alex Hems: Head's Blog Dec 15, 2017

As I write we are drawing near to the end of the final full week of term. After two weeks of seeing St George's students excelling on the stage, first in our production of 'A Doll's House' and then, in full command of Shakespeare's verse, and display...

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01 Dec 2017
Alex Hems: Head's Blog Dec 01, 2017

Dear Parents and Guardians I am sure that anyone who has been to see 'A Doll's House' over the last couple of days would join me in congratulating the cast and crew on a most impressive production of Ibsen's powerful play, which, although first perfo...

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24 Nov 2017
Alex Hems: Head's Blog Nov 24, 2017

Next week is Book Week Scotland. St George's will be hosting author, film-maker and Everest summiteer Matt Dickinson, who will be returning to school after launching his Everest Challenge with the Lower School before half term. I so often hear from p...

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