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

11 Dec 2018

I enjoyed boarding because the environment at Houldsworth is very friendly and makes you feel very welcome. Most of my free time is spent playing sports and when I get home I do homework and sleep! Staying in the boarding house gave me more free time...

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11 Dec 2018

On Saturday I was lucky enough to waitress at the U6 Ball. It was brilliant seeing all the different dresses; they were so beautiful, and the decorations were incredible. We served 180 guests dinner, so we were very busy, but the food was delicious, ...

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11 Dec 2018

The Christmas Market was brilliant; it was really good fun exploring all the different food and shopping stalls. My favourite was the Harry Potter stand; they had loads of different hoodies I hadn’t seen before and even things like butterbeer and a m...

Winter Wonderland
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11 Dec 2018

On Friday we made mince pies. They were very yummy even though they didn’t look very nice. We thought we might have accidentally burned them, but the taste test proved we didn’t and we were very happy!First, we mixed the flour and butter together to ...

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11 Dec 2018

The actors were very good, and their acting skills were incredible, the costumes were a bit crazy with lots of different fabrics sewn together in all different colours and lengths. There was so much dialogue that I almost found it hard to keep up, bu...

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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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