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

08 Nov 2018

3 October – 9 November 2018  There are a series of events taking place at the moment to highlight areas of interest and opportunities in the social sciences. These started with a visit by Nigel Shepley, former Head of History and School Librarian, wh...

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08 Nov 2018

At 5am on Wednesday morning, 11 St George's pupils met Madame Porteous and Mr Clarke at the airport to travel to Nice. When we got there, we walked to a little boulangerie and then ate lunch on the stony beach. Mr Clarke and a few of the girls wanted...

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08 Nov 2018

St George's was delighted to welcome the author Tom Palmer to the school recently. Tom spoke to girls in P6 about his latest novel, ‘Armistice Runner’, a thrilling novel which focuses on thirteen year old Lily, a passionate cross country runner.  Whe...

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08 Nov 2018

Tristan from Zoolab came to visit Primary 4 today to share with us some of the different animals that we are learning about in our topic Living Things. We really enjoyed looking at and holding many of the different types of invertebrates including a ...

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08 Nov 2018

On Tuesday 30 October and Thursday 1 November, P4X and P4Y respectively, went to Edinburgh Zoo to study living things. We travelled by school mini bus. We walked up the hill to the Education Centre where our teacher for the workshop was Jess.  She to...

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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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