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

08 Nov 2018

“One day I found two pumpkin seeds. I planted one and pulled the weeds. It sprouted roots and a big, long vine. A pumpkin grew; I called it mine. The pumpkin was quite round and fat. (I really am quite proud of that.) But there is something I'll admi...

Pumpkin 584w
02 Nov 2018

This year the Nursery Autumn Concert was based on the sweet tale of Sammy, 'The Seagull Who Came to Stay’ by author Patricia Stewart. It tells the tale of Bertie Bunny and his family and their search for a bigger burrow on the edge of Farmer Smith’s ...

Sammy 584w
02 Oct 2018

In Pre-school, we have been looking at the change in the length of day and talking about space, stars and planets. The girls thought that some of the planets look like biscuits, which led us on to talking about all the strange food that one can eat i...

Space 584w
21 Sep 2018

The Nursery at St George’s School for Girls, Edinburgh, has been awarded the grade of ‘very good’ across all areas of assessment in a report produced by the Care Inspectorate following a recent inspection.The unannounced inspection focused on two key...

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20 Sep 2018

Our first dance and movement class was a big success. The Big Owls loved skipping, hopping and spinning to the rhythm of the music. Miss Arwen’s soft music inspired the girls’ dance and allowed them to focus on their body movements. During the dance ...

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Alex Hems' Blog
09 Nov 2018
Alex Hems: Head's Blog Nov 9, 2018

This week, as Europe marks the centenary of the end of World War One, we have held remembrance assemblies in Lower and Upper School, and girls from Junior and Lower School will take part in the Remembrance Service this Sunday at Murrayfield Parish Ch...

News Archive




Welcome to students from Havergal College

Hockey News

Netball News

Football News

Fencing News

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






Equality for Women with Judy Murray and Judy Dalton: A Breakfast Conversation

Take A Closer Look - Open Mornings

Linlithgow Drinks Reception - Tuesday 25 September, 6.30-8.00 pm

Community and Staff Choir Rehearsals

Netball Success



Lower School Form Captains

Milkshake Making

A sleepover at Houldsworth

Xtreme Karting

Head Girls’ Conference

Return to Houldsworth

Starting at Houldsworth

Chocolate Fondue Party

Edinburgh Bus Tour

Decorating Houldsworth

Our First Week back in Junior School

Our First Week at Nursery

Primary 1 Build a Bear

Primary 5 House Captains and Vice Captains

An Exciting Year Ahead

Lower School Welcomes New Students

6th Form Debate

U6 Development Programme

6th Form Development Programme

Girls at St George’s School Bring Spitfire Restoration Back to School in Honour of Former Pupil ‘Spitfire’ Annie

Nicola Morgan Speaker Event

Presentation to 6th Form

Lower Six Social

Baking and Decorating Cupcakes

Royal Yacht Britannia Trip

Successful Renewal of our Eco Green Flag Award

Tours for the 1988 Old Girls


Spa Evening

My Weekend at Houldsworth

The Buddy Break

The Primary 5 Girls visit The Royal Botanical Gardens

The Junior School Safety Officers

Roald Dahl Day

Primary 5 Trip to the Pentlands

Sing, Shine, Laugh and Sign

Big Owls’ Dance and Movement Class

The Royal Navy’s Visit

Choosing a University Course

Congratulations to Kary on Achieving Top Marks

International Committee

The Moyra Rushworth Trophy - Ski Race Competition

St George’s Nursery Receives Praise For Early Years Care