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

08 Nov 2018

“One day I found two pumpkin seeds. I planted one and pulled the weeds. It sprouted roots and a big, long vine. A pumpkin grew; I called it mine. The pumpkin was quite round and fat. (I really am quite proud of that.) But there is something I'll admi...

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08 Nov 2018

On 5 November, P6 went on a trip to Dynamic Earth. We were split into two groups - one would get to do the workshop first, the other would go for a walk with a geologist up Arthur’s Seat.  We got off the coach at Dynamic Earth and our group went up A...

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08 Nov 2018

Once school had finished last Friday, it was time to get ready for the Halloween party. When we had our party costumes on we got hot chocolate. Everybody looked fantastic - there were skeletons, witches, ghosts, evil queens and even a Donald Trump! W...

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08 Nov 2018

Since the start of the autumn term the Lower 5 year group have been working on YPI, a programme run by the Wood Family Trust throughout Scotland where schools are encouraged to promote an interest in charities and philanthropy. In teams the students ...

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08 Nov 2018

The Charities Committee have been busy selling poppies this week to raise funds for Poppy Scotland. They addressed the Junior School during Monday morning’s assembly to give them some information about the importance of the 11 November. This year’s R...

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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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