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

Upper School
21 Mar 2018

On Wednesday 7 March, the Lower and Upper 4s watched a Spanish performance from a theatre company. It was about a girl called Maria who lost her dog. She travelled from Barcelona to Tarragona looking for it. Eventually she found her dog on a beach an...

Sally Beach
15 Mar 2018

Mark Ashmore, Head of Science, took 11 girls to the Edinburgh Brain Bee competition last month. This is a worldwide competition to inspire students to learn about the brain and to motivate students to pursue a career in neuroscience.During the day th...

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12 Mar 2018

The Scottish Schools Pipe Band Championships, where Kathryn, April, Clara and Lexie played in the Quartet - it’s the first time in St George’s 130 year history that we have had girls competing under the St George’s name.  A fantastic achievement just...

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07 Mar 2018

Twenty-two students took part in the Model United Nations competition at Hutchesons Grammar School in Glasgow. There was an excellent General Assembly debate on Chinese incursion in the South China Sea. Emily and Louisa gained awards for their work o...

07 Mar 2018

Last week, a group of Upper 4 and Lower 5 students went to Lasswade High School to watch a Chinese singing and dancing performance by Nanjing Little Red Flower Art Troupe, to celebrate the Chinese New Year.We enjoyed the dance about a girl carrying f...

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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