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

Junior School
24 May 2018

On Thursday 10 May, all of the Primary 4 girls dressed up as Roman soldiers. Quintus from the Antonine Guard came to visit us and tell us all about the Roman Army. He was dressed as a Roman soldier with a helmet, shield, javelin and gladius. He broug...

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24 May 2018

As part of our topic on plants, the Primary 2 girls dug up potatoes from our playground and took them home. They were set a homework task to make something from their potato. The following week the girls brought in some amazing potato creations! Ther...

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24 May 2018

On Wednesday 16 May, Mrs Danzig, a retired member of our Junior School staff, visited school to help the girls in their study of Judaism.  She came to talk about the Festival of Passover and the special meal, the seder meal, which is eaten at this ti...

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24 May 2018

A Double Win for Deepti at the National Junior U11 Championships  Living up to her billing as No.1 seed, Deepti was crowned National Junior U11 Singles and Doubles champion at the National Badminton Championships in Glasgow.  Well done Deepti! 

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24 May 2018

The National Galleries of Scotland Tesco Bank Art Competition for Schools 2018 received over 8,000 art submissions and St George's Junior School are so proud that 4 of its pupils: Anika P3X, Mariam P4X, Katherine and Matilda P5Z were shortlisted for ...

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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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