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Mrs Alex Hems, Head
Why schools must teach children to disagree - Head's Blog 11th Sept 2020

"You can't say that…" Why schools must teach children to disagree. More...

Mrs Alex Hems, Head
Head's Blog - 12th June 2020

A review of activities going on throughout the school More...

Mrs Alex Hems, Head
Reinforcing the Values of St George's - Head's Blog - 8th June 2020

Racism, homophobia and all other forms of prejudice are unacceptable at St George's and will not be tolerated.  More...

Mrs Alex Hems, Head
Head's Blog - 11th May 2020

Endurance, resilience, and news of an interactive speaker programme for U6 leavers to help prepare for future recruitment. More...

Mrs Alex Hems, Head
Head's Blog - 4th May 2020

Finding comfort in a time of uncertainty More...

Mrs Alex Hems, Head
A Message to the School Community - Head's Blog April 2020

An end of term message for the School Community from Mrs Alex Hems More...

Mrs Alex Hems, Head
World Book Day - Head's Blog, Feb 2020

Looking ahead to World Book Day on 5th March and reflecting on the joys of reading. More...

Mrs Alex Hems, Head
Why Sport is Critical for Girls’ Future Prospects

If we lay the foundations for a healthy lifestyle in the classroom, we can help foster healthy habits for a lifetime. More...

Mrs Alex Hems, Head
How do we help our students to choose exam courses?

This article, written by Alex Hems, Head, offers some advice to anyone making subject choices. More...

Mrs Alex Hems, Head
Why We Think Our Curriculum Is the ‘Best of British’ - Featured Article - Jan 20

Read about St George's unique blend of the Scottish and English examination system and how it benefits our students. More...

Mrs Alex Hems, Head
The Rights and Wrongs of Mobile Phones in School - Head's Blog Jan 20

How we reduce the risks but harness the positives of phone technology? More...

Mrs Alex Hems, Head
Businesses Need To Support Women Or Risk Losing Out On Tomorrow's Talent

There are almost a million more women in Britain than men, but only 1 in 5 UK businesses are run by females. Have women found their voice? Are their c… More...

Mrs Alex Hems, Head
All-through schools are an education in getting it right for kids - Alex Hems

Discussing the advantages of an 'all-through' approach to education. More...

Mrs Alex Hems, Head
Seeing Clearly in a 'Post-Truth' World - Head's Blog Dec-19

How do we help young people to identify fake news, in a world of memes, misinformation and in which ‘deep faking’ is becoming a serious security c… More...

Mrs Alex Hems, Head
Debating and use of language - Head's Blog Nov-19

Reflections on the Model United Nations Conference recently hosted at St George's More...

Mrs Alex Hems, Head
Girls' Schools in the Modern World - Head's Blog Oct-19

Girls’ schools, with the ‘yes she can’ approach, instil in our young women a strong self-belief which can make them powerful agents of change,… More...

Mrs Alex Hems, Head
Climate Change: Working Together - Head's Blog Sept 2019 #2

How can we work together to make a difference? More...

Mrs Alex Hems, Head
Global Awareness - Head's Blog Sept 2019

Mrs Hems reflects on the international reach of St George's. More...

Mrs Alex Hems, Head
Flexing your Career and the Power of a Network - Head's Blog June 2019

On the recent London Reunion, flexible careers and the power of networking. More...

Mrs Alex Hems, Head
Why an all girls education could be the answer

An article originally published in the Glasgow Herald, discussing empowering females through an all girls education. More...

Mrs Alex Hems, Head
What do we mean by Character Forming? - Head's Blog May 2019 #2

A timely discussion, during National Mental Health Awareness Week, on anxiety and "character-forming" experiences. More...

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Opportunity, Social Mobility & Collaboration - Head's Blog May 2019

A discussion on opportunity, social mobility and collaboration. More...

Mrs Alex Hems, Head
Preparing for Study Leave - Head's Blog April 2019

Preparing for Upper Sixth's study leave and moving on. More...

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