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

Upper School
12 Dec 2018

On Sunday 9 December the St George’s School for Girls Brass Ensemble performed at the Scottish Concert Band Festival in the ensemble class and won a silver award for their performance of Within Sacred Walls and Drunken Sailor. Notable comments from t...

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12 Dec 2018

On a wet and windy Tuesday evening the RMC was witness to a musical treat. This was the night that the five finalists of The Young Musician of St George’s School for Girls, Louise, Anna , Lizzie, Caitlin and Sive took to the platform to perform their...

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29 Nov 2018

On Thursday 22 November, St George’s welcomed BBC sport and ITV presenter, Gabby Logan. Gabby was the second guest we welcomed to the school in the Walker Series. The event was in partnership with ‘My Name’5 Doddie Foundation’, raising money for rese...

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27 Nov 2018

Gabby gave a talk at the school about her journey from an international gymnast to one of today’s top presenters for the BBC and ITV. Andy Nicol, Former Scottish Rugby captain, said:  ‘This was a great event to get behind. Gabby is a fantastic role m...

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22 Nov 2018

It was Diwali on Wednesday 7 November and the International Committee celebrated the Festival of Light by making tealight candle holders. This activity was open to everyone over two lunchtimes. We used clay to create our candle holders - some were ra...

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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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