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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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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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