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

18 Jan 2018
First week back in the Nursery

Nursery Sledging 640wOur girls and boys have settled quickly into the new term and there have been lots of smiling faces over the last week as children renew friendships and make new friends. Five of our Ducklings became Little Owls and we have been delighted to welcome several new children into our Nursery.

It has been a very busy week, with the curriculum now fully underway. The children have particularly enjoyed learning through play in the outdoors this week due to the snow and had a wonderful time making footprints in the snow, building snowmen and sledging in the nursery playground.

The new afternoon curriculum has proved to be popular and the children can now look forward to Yoga and woodwork on Monday afternoons. As an extension of our studies on winter colours and inspired by imagery in our book 'Once upon a Northern Night', we have been watching footage of the Northern Lights, looking at extraordinary natural bright colours. At Art Club on Tuesday, we created our own interpretation of the northern lights.

It was lovely to visit our elderly friends again at Murrayfield House Care Home on Wednesday and the children were confident and friendly and engaged well with the residents; they built towers with blocks, caught balloons and were curious to know where they all sleep!

On Thursday afternoons, the children enjoy a trip to the beach as part of our Coastal Learning programme. This week’s theme will be based on the story of the Snorgh and the Sailor. We are hoping to make our own samphire and seaweed ‘soup’ at the beach!

On Friday afternoons, the children have fun with Science. Last week the children enjoyed exploring the properties of magnets and investigating items in the playroom that are magnetic.

What a great start to the term!
 

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2018

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March

Welcome to students from Havergal College

Hockey News

Netball News

Football News

Fencing News

Book Fair in Lower School Library

Rugby at Murrayfield - Scotland v England

Sledging

Guide Dog Visit

RSPB Big Schools’ Birdwatch

Chinese Performance - Lasswade

Model United Nations Conference

Lower School Book of Excellence

Primary 6 Author Visit

Primary 5 Fringe Schools Poster Competition

Clothing Clear Out – Collection Extravaganza!

Remove History - Board Games

The Scottish Schools Pipe Band Championships

Boarders' Ceilidh

The Edinburgh Brain Bee Competition

Under 13 Scottish Schools Lacrosse

Under 14 Scottish Schools Lacrosse

Under 15 Scottish Schools Lacrosse

Primary 7 Hockey Tournament

S1 East District Hockey Tournament

S2 East District Hockey Tournament

S3 East District Hockey Tournament

S3 East Cup Final

The Lower School Badminton Championships

Lower School Dance Showcase

Clothing Clear Out – Nursery Collection Extravaganza!

World Book Day

Spanish Play

The Edinburgh Piano Festival Competitions

Play in a Day Articles

A Visit by Hayley Valentine from BBC Question Time

Primary 5 Visit The Scottish Parliament

British Science Week

Primary One Visit the Zoo

500 Word Story

Primary 6 Skype Call to India

Primary 6 Power Investigations

Lower 4 Merchiston Social

The Play That Goes Wrong

Parents Play and Stay at Nursery Outdoor Learning

Revving up the Revision

Autumn Term Upper School Production

Edinburgh Primary Badminton Squad

Lothian League

Sport Relief

Euro Quiz 2018

LUSH at Houldsworth House

Making Scones at Houldsworth

Poetry Match-Making

Lower School Book of Excellence

Young Enterprise Scotland Programme

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