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09 Mar 2018
Alex Hems: Head's Blog Mar 9, 2018

A History To Be Proud Of. It was a privilege to celebrate International Women’s day yesterday by sharing with Morven, our Head Girl, the unveiling of a plaque at 29 Abercrombie Place, Edinburgh, now home to the Royal Scots Club, to mark the birthplac...

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23 Feb 2018
Alex Hems: Head's Blog Feb 23, 2018

Can you name a female scientist?  This was the question that Mr Ashmore, Head of Sciences, put to the Upper School in Assembly on Monday morning. Sunday 11th February was the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. We are proud that at St Ge...

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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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