18 Dec 2017
Bringing Outdoor Learning to Life

This article is published in the magazine Wood Wise, Woodland Conservation News, December 2017.  Paula Sinclair is a P5 teacher and the curriculum leader of outdoor learning at St George’s School for Girls, Edinburgh.  Click here to download the full...

05 Dec 2017
FAQs: Entrance Exams – what pupils can expect on the day

Do all schools have entrance exams?  Karen Batty, Admissions, St George’s:  Yes, usually they do.  It is a crucial part of our admissions process in order to find out as much as possible about an individual student.Which year groups have entrance exa...

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04 Dec 2017
40 Questions to Ask When Sending Your Child to a Private School

Thinking about how to choose the right school for your child? Private education may be the answer. Private Education Guide   As a parent, it’s natural to want to give your child every opportunity to discover what they’re good at, and what they enjoy ...

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14 Sep 2017
ALUMNAE: The Variety and Benefits of a Gap Year

After school finished, I travelled around Europe with some friends from school and also family.In September, I went to the Orchards Cookery School in Worcestershire for 2 weeks. This was absolutely brilliant and was specifically for doing a ski seaso...

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08 Sep 2017
How does Virtual Reality fit into education?

Virtual Reality (VR) is still very early in its development and implementation, but forward thinking schools are using it as a teaching tool which immerses pupils in a 3D environment. This brings to life the learning experience as students can ‘feel’...