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

18 Sep 2018

The leavers of 1988 were so excited to see each other. We introduced them to the new facilities, and they told us there are many differences compared with the old days. Also, they told us funny stories and experiences, and we were delighted. They als...

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13 Sep 2018

Today I went on the Royal Yacht Britannia trip. We got an audio guide and I think the commentary was very detailed. Something I learned was that one of the princes didn’t want a duvet bed cover because he wanted a sheet, so he could be the same as th...

Royal Yacht Britannia
13 Sep 2018

On Friday night our evening activity was making cupcakes, I thoroughly enjoyed it. We found an easy bake recipe from the internet and we gave everyone a different task. We put the mixture into the cupcake cases then realised the tray they were in was...

Cupcake Baking and Decorating
12 Sep 2018

It was so good, dressing up was an inspired idea, and we never get to do things like this! We really enjoyed the Domino’s pizza, it was one of the best parts. Everyone’s costumes were really fun, though we think the best one was the mermaid. The musi...

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06 Sep 2018

It was great to be given the opportunity to decorate Houldsworth. We got to be really creative and add a personal touch to our home! It was also a great opportunity to learn some new names and faces. Some people painted patterns on their hands and ma...

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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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