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

05 Oct 2017

I am a member of the Charities Committee at Houldsworth House. On Thursday evening we baked some cakes and traybakes to sell for Macmillan Cancer Support. I am so proud of us as we made some amazing cakes and cookies. We sold the baked goods on Frida...

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05 Oct 2017

On Saturday night, 23 September, Katriona gave us a makeup tutorial in the office of the boarding house. She performed her skills on Rebecca. Katriona made up Rebecca's face half natural and half glamour. She also introduced us to some of her makeup ...

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05 Oct 2017

On Friday night, 22 September, we had lots of fun making mocktails. Although we had some accidents with the blender, it didn't stop us from making some delicious, fruity drinks. It was lots of fun, but in my opinion Joanna's and my mocktail was the b...

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05 Oct 2017

On Sunday 24 September we visited Lauriston Castle. The trip was fun and interesting. Both the castle and the gardens were lovely. We learnt about the history of the building and how the owners lived in it during 1917. Afterwards, we had some tea, wh...

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04 Oct 2017

Last Sunday the Houldsworth trip was to Xtreme Karting, where we all went racing. I won for the 7th time in a row. It was a little sad because this was the last time I would be going with the boarding house. It was still a lot of fun, though. There w...

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Alex Hems' Blog
22 Jun 2018
Alex Hems: Head's Blog June 22, 2018

Can the creative arts change lives?I had the great pleasure of starting the week with a group of Upper Sixth leavers, in the Gallery of Modern Art discussing the topic of Books that Might Change Your Life. Their reflections on their own reading choic...

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




Race for Life


Milkshake Making

St George’s Primary 7 Netball Tournament

Athletics versus Dollar Academy

Athletics – Scottish School Secondary Relays

Cricket versus The Mary Erskine School


Primary 5 Trip to Bannockburn

P3 Visit to Hopetoun House

Fundraising Afternoon

Katie Morag Day

P5 Sketch Club

Primary 5 Camp

P3 Visit to the Victorian Schoolroom

News from The Little Owls

Remove Trip to Inchcolm Island and Blackness Castle

The Leg Bone's Connected to the Knee Bone ...

The Murrayfield Care Home Visit

No Excuse for Single Use

International School Award

6th Form Leadership Day

Announcement for Sports Celebration Evening Categories #STGSC18

Nicola Morgan Speaker Event

Lower School Equestrian Team

High School of Dundee Tennis Tournament

Kilgraston Invitational Junior Tennis Tournament

Cricket News

Scottish Schools Athletics


LTA Year 9 & 10 Final

Lifelong Learning Conference

Reading Ambassadors

Salters Chemistry Festival

Primary 6 Cycle of Life Visit to Edinburgh Zoo

The Friendship Fair

Banana DNA


Our Primary 4 Show: H₂O

After School Care - St George’s +

Primary 2 Trip to the Edinburgh Botanical Gardens

News from The Little Owls

Junior School Sports Day

Netball Success

Cricket Festival

ALUMNAE: Victory for St George’s Alumnae Golf Team!

The Robots Visit Primary 1

Girls’ School Association Boarding Fair

Primary 5 Farewell

Transition Day for Our Pre-School Girls Moving to Primary 1

ALUMNAE: St George's Summer Lunch

Independent Women Spring/Summer 2018

Art Exhibition - Ms Knox