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

Lower School
04 Oct 2018

Primary 6 pupils have recently celebrated languages around the world. A whole week was named "TAFAL week"! What does TAFAL stand for? It stands for 'Teach A Friend A Language'. There are many P6 pupils who can speak a different language like Norwegia...

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04 Oct 2018

On 14 September, Lower 4 had a games evening with Merchiston. At the beginning, everyone got into their teams, which were mixed between St George’s and Merchiston, and then we went to start the different activities. First, Team 1 and Team 2 went to p...

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04 Oct 2018

Last week Steph came to Lower School Assembly. She told us all about Fresh Start. Fresh Start are a charity that helps people set up new homes. They collect food, cleaning supplies, bedding, crockery and other new or second-hand items. They use these...

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02 Oct 2018

In Primary 6 we are currently studying space. Because of this topic we went on a trip to see the famous robot Valkyrie, who is training to go on a space mission to Mars. On the journeys there and back we took the Lothian Bus. The ticket cost 80p and ...

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20 Sep 2018

On the 10 September, the Royal Navy came to visit St George's!  On Monday the Lower 4s and Removes went to the Upper School hall to learn about a mixture of science, engineering and maths. The Experiments  The first experiment was ‘The super shoot of...

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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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