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

26 Feb 2018
Visiting the Johnson Space Center

Independence Plaza Tour 640wDuring half term 21 girls from St George’s visited the Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, and took part in NASA’s annual STEM Sisters event.

This event is devoted to the educational study of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics by female students. The girls took part in a 5-day engineering mission to land a rover on the surface of Mars.

Highlights included
  • Johnson Space Center Tram Tour
  • Rocketry Presentation & Build
  • Thermal Tile & Cryogenics Challenge
  • Rocket completion, VOFR & Swing Test
  • Rocket Launch & Rocket Park Tour
  • Mars Habitat Planning & Construction
  • Vex Robotics Challenge
  • Neutral Buoyancy Lab Tour
  • Scuba Dive Session
  • Tour of Independence Plaza
  • Starship Gallery Tour
  • NASA Astronaut Q & A Session
  • Starship Gallery Tour
  • Tour of Shuttle Independence Plaza
News Archive




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


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