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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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10 Nov 2017
Alex Hems: Head's Blog Nov 10, 2017

In this week that leads up to Remembrance Sunday we have marked the occasion at St George's with two very moving assemblies and acts of remembrance, one in Lower School and one in Upper School. Both were led by the History department, working with gi...

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09 Oct 2017
Alex Hems: Head's Blog Oct 9, 2017

Alex Hems’ Open Morning Speech 7th October 2017 Welcome to St George's. I am Alex Hems, and I have the great privilege of leading this school.    There are four key elements to St George’s that I hope you will take away in your memories of today. We...

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06 Oct 2017
Alex Hems: Head's Blog Oct 6, 2017

Can Resilience be taught? Resilience is one of the big buzzwords in education at the moment, and it is certainly an attribute that we all recognise as important in any successful adult. It encompasses the ability to recover quickly from setbacks, to ...

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