St George's School, Edinburgh
St George's School for Girls is an all-girls independent school situated in the Ravelston district of Edinburgh, Scotland. Uniform was recently re-introduced for Six form Pupils. Many events are held in conjunction with the boys school Merchiston Castle.
|St George's School|
City of Edinburgh,
|Type||Independent day and boarding|
|Motto||Trouthe and honour, fredom and curteisye|
|Founder||Dame Sarah Mair|
|Age||2 to 18|
|Colour(s)||Red, navy, white|
- Kaye Adams, Broadcaster and journalist
- Katie Targett-Adams, Musician and Recording Artist
- Phyllis Bone, Sculptor and first female member of the Royal Scottish Academy
- Sheila Burnford, novelist
- Dr Cordelia Fine, Academic Psychologist and writer
- Candia McWilliam, Award-winning Author
- Penny Macmillan, Journalist and broadcaster
- Kathleen Scott, Baroness Kenett, Sculptor.
- Marie Stopes, scientist, author and pioneer in the field of birth control.
- Alice Thompson, novelist, Winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize 1996
- Carol Brown Janeway, translator and editor.
The girls from the ages of nine to eighteen live in Houldsworth House on the edge of the school grounds. The student Head of Boarding is elected by the boarders. As of January 2013 the school had more than 50 boarders, about 7% of the number of pupils. In March 2012, St George's School celebrated the centenary of boarding at the school
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- "Carol Brown engaged to William H. Janeway" (PDF). The New York Times. 6 June 1969. Retrieved 5 August 2015.
- "Scotland's Boarding Schools", Scottish Field, Edinburgh, p. 117, February 2013, retrieved 27 January 2013
- "Boarding Centenary", The OGA (Old Girls' Association annual magazine), Edinburgh, pp. 6–13, December 2012