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

02 May 2019

On Tuesday 26 March, the girls in Primary 4 showcased their learning about WWII in a musical performance.  The show was set in an Anderson Shelter, during a German bombing raid; and at a train station where mothers said emotional farewells to their d...

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02 May 2019

As part of their senses topic, the Primary 1 girls went to Edinburgh Zoo to investigate how animals use their senses. At the Education Centre, Jonathan taught us that a snake uses its tongue to help it smell and how animals communicate using differen...

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02 May 2019

The P1 girls were very excited to be the youngest ever St George’s swimmers! Here is what they had to say: “It’s so much fun!” “I love it!” “We play tig in the pool and it’s great fun.” “I liked putting my face in the water.”  “I don’t feel that I am...

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02 May 2019

We went to the Glasgow Science Centre on Thursday, 25th April. We went on a coach. It was a long drive to Glasgow. When we arrived, we had our snack. We went into a part of the science centre called The Egg and we learnt about what happens inside our...

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02 May 2019

Primary 1 have started learning about the life cycle of a butterfly. Our caterpillars arrived amid great excitement on Tuesday. We have five little caterpillars in each classroom but even after two days, they have grown bigger and fatter. We were sur...

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Alex Hems' Blog
17 May 2019
Alex Hems: Head's Blog May 17 2019

What do we mean by ‘character-forming?This week Nadiya Hussain, winner of the 2015 Great British Bake Off opened up movingly in a documentary about the extreme anxiety that has affected her since childhood, which she has identified as stemming from t...

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