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31 Mar 2017
Alex Hems: Head's Blog March 31, 2017

End of Spring Term Head’s Blog The final week of term has been as busy and varied as every other this term. Thank you to all girls, from Junior, Lower and Upper School who came to help at the Junior School Open Morning on Saturday. Our visitors thoro...

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24 Mar 2017
Alex Hems: Head's Blog March 24, 2017

A Sense of Community and an All-round Education   I am often asked what makes St George's different and special. As I near the end of my first term here I can say with certainty that it is the combination of a strong sense of community and the value ...

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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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