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

Upper School
12 Sep 2017

St George’s School for Girls in Edinburghhas been awarded the British Council’s prestigious International School Award for the third consecutive time in recognition of its work to bring the world into the classroom.The International School Award cele...

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11 Sep 2017

Today, Alex Hems, the head of St George's, gave the inaugural Friday Series Lecture on '7000 years of history in one summer holiday.' Her experience as a rower on the full-size trireme replica 'Olympias' explored team work, historical analysis, hypot...

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08 Sep 2017

On Saturday 26 August we attended the GSA Head Girls’ Conference at Mary Erskine’s School. The day involved meeting fellow student leadership teams from other girls’ schools and listening to a series of talks and workshops to prepare us for the year ...

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07 Sep 2017

An invitation from Mrs Alex Hems, Head of St George's, to our Open Mornings on the 7 and 11 October. Please help us to promote these events by sharing the post with your friends.Thank you! Booking is online or T 0131 311 8008.

open morning St Georges Optimized
07 Sep 2017

Upper School girls took part in the first of a series of workshops designed to enhance their debating skills on Tuesday afternoon this week. Offered by Stand Out Speaking, the sessions will develop their ability to frame arguments, structure speeches...

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

As I write I think we must all be hoping that we might be turning the corner into spring at last. The weather has proved frustrating this term with a number of sports fixtures postponed or cancelled but in recent days we have nonetheless seen some ex...

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Book Fair in Lower School Library

Rugby at Murrayfield - Scotland v England


Guide Dog Visit

RSPB Big Schools’ Birdwatch

Chinese Performance - Lasswade

Model United Nations Conference

Lower School Book of Excellence

Primary 6 Author Visit

Primary 5 Fringe Schools Poster Competition

Clothing Clear Out – Collection Extravaganza!

Remove History - Board Games

The Scottish Schools Pipe Band Championships

Boarders' Ceilidh

The Edinburgh Brain Bee Competition

Under 13 Scottish Schools Lacrosse

Under 14 Scottish Schools Lacrosse

Under 15 Scottish Schools Lacrosse

Primary 7 Hockey Tournament

S1 East District Hockey Tournament

S2 East District Hockey Tournament

S3 East District Hockey Tournament

S3 East Cup Final

The Lower School Badminton Championships

Lower School Dance Showcase

Clothing Clear Out – Nursery Collection Extravaganza!

World Book Day

Spanish Play

The Edinburgh Piano Festival Competitions

Play in a Day Articles

A Visit by Hayley Valentine from BBC Question Time

Primary 5 Visit The Scottish Parliament

British Science Week

Primary One Visit the Zoo

500 Word Story

Primary 6 Skype Call to India

Primary 6 Power Investigations

Lower 4 Merchiston Social

The Play That Goes Wrong

Parents Play and Stay at Nursery Outdoor Learning

Revving up the Revision

Autumn Term Upper School Production

Edinburgh Primary Badminton Squad

Lothian League

Sport Relief

Euro Quiz 2018

LUSH at Houldsworth House

Making Scones at Houldsworth

Poetry Match-Making

Lower School Book of Excellence

Young Enterprise Scotland Programme