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Insightful talks about single sex education

Posted on May 13th, 2013

In May, St George’s School for Girls, Kilgraston (also girls) and Merchiston (boys) were delighted to welcome Dr Leonard Sax, a highly acclaimed American psychologist, family doctor and writer to give talks to both pupils and parents. The best-selling author of Why Gender Matters, Girls on the Edge and Boys Adrift is a leading expert […]

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Scottish Charity Regulator’s ruling on boarding schools

Posted on May 3rd, 2013

All of Scotland’s Boarding Schools are registered Scottish charities and, as such, they must demonstrate to the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) that they meet their charitable purposes and provide public benefit. Since new charity legislation was introduced in 2005, 11 of the 14 boarding schools in Scotland have been assessed and each […]

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Facts and Statistics about International Pupils at Scotland’s Boarding Schools

Posted on January 25th, 2013

Currently, a quarter of boarders at Scotland’s Boarding Schools are international students. As at 1st September 2012 (the date of the annual census by Scottish Council of Independent Schools) 25.8% of boarders were attracted from overseas with the majority coming from Germany, Mainland China, Russia, Hong Kong, Rest of Europe EEA, Spain, North America, South Asia, France and […]

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