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

Nursery
16 Jan 2019

The Big Garden Birdwatch is almost here and the Big Owls are Birdwatch ready! They have been really excited at spotting birds in the trees and listening to them chirping. On our outdoor day the girls had the chance to use their own lists of garden bi...

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16 Jan 2019

On Friday afternoon, the Big Owls visited Houldsworth House, St George’s boarding house, in order to see for themselves where the girls who stay in school sleep and spend their free time. A House Parent welcomed us and took us on a walk around the di...

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11 Dec 2018

In Big Owls, we love inviting people into our classroom to read stories and help us learn new things! As a continuation of our Book Week learning experiences, Rose’s mummy was invited to read the ‘Superworm’ story by Julia Donaldson. The girls enjoye...

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21 Nov 2018

The Nursery is pleased to be once again taking part in Radio Forth’s Cash for Kids Mission Christmas appeal.The aim of Mission Christmas is to help keep the spirit of Christmas alive for children living in poverty in Edinburgh who would not normally ...

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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...

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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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