Blogs and News - St George's School For Girls, Edinburgh

Upper School
20 Sep 2018

Congratulations to Kary, from last year's Upper 6, who jointly won the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries Prize for Advanced Higher Mathematics. This is awarded for the highest mark in the Advanced Higher Mathematics qualification. Kary is the joint ...

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20 Sep 2018

On Wednesday 12 September, Elke Tinnacher came to speak to the Upper Sixth year group about choosing a course and university. This was particularly helpful for the undecided students, who are yet to choose their courses, along with the Oxbridge, medi...

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11 Sep 2018

On Friday 7 September, Mrs Latimer spoke to the Sixth From about her great-grandfather, Archibald Allan Bowman. He studied philosophy and classics at the University of Glasgow, graduating with first class honours and a second class degree respectivel...

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07 Sep 2018

Screens, Smartphones and Social Media: Tools, Not Tyrants The science about what screens and social media do to us and our daughters and strategies for healthy use. Do you want to know what is really going on with our daughters and social media and s...

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07 Sep 2018

Girls at St George’s School in Edinburgh are getting stuck into the restoration of a Triumph Spitfire after winning a competition where a former pupil, ‘Spitfire’ Annie helped to swing the vote for claiming the car.Mark Ashmore, Head of Science at St...

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Alex Hems' Blog
18 Jan 2019
Alex Hems: Head's Blog Jan 18, 2010

I am often asked whether the unique blend of Scottish and English examination courses that we run at St George’s is fully recognised by universities, and also whether we see signs of prejudice against independent schools through the admissions system...

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