Welcome to our school!

We are a small, friendly school with an established reputation for academic excellence and happy, confident children. If you would like to find out more about us or make an appointment to come to look around we would be delighted to hear from you. Please call on 01582 661471 or use the contact form below.

Belonging

A child will realise their full potential when they develop a healthy sense of well-being and a true feeling of belonging.

Excellence

We are in a unique position to offer a curriculum that is relevant to the times we live in and is specially designed to address the educational needs of the whole child.

Individual

As a small school we can provide individual support to the differing requirements of our pupils.

About St George’s School

Established in 1914, St. George’s School is a small independent school situated in Dunstable, Bedfordshire which has a long standing reputation for harmonising the best of contemporary teaching practice with a traditional regard for academic excellence and the individual child. Recognising that a secure and happy child will learn effectively, the school places great emphasis on providing a stable but diverse learning environment.
Stuart Compton

Stuart Compton

Head Teacher

Stuart has worked at the school since 2007 and has a wealth of experience teaching. He has a particular interest in the teaching of Numeracy. He has served as Deputy Head Teacher since 2010, and was appointed Head Teacher in September 2019.
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Jo Marshall

Jo Marshall

School Administrator

Jo has worked within the school office for many years offering support for any administrative or financial queries.
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Ellie Graham

Ellie Graham

Principal

Ellie has embedded the importance of Creative Arts within the curriculum at St. George’s since joining the teaching staff in late 2008. She has helped bring success to both individuals and the school in Speech and Drama. She has produced many fantastic school productions. Ellie became Head Teacher in September 2017 implementing her ideas throughout the school. She is now Principal.

Emma Marshall

Emma Marshall

SENCO and Class Teacher

Emma is a talented musician who has a love for words and Literacy. She has taught at the school since 2012. Emma runs the recorder club and the school choir.

Sophie Collingwood

Sophie Collingwood

Deputy Safeguarding Officer and Class Teacher

Sophie joined the school in 2016 and is the qualified leader for our Forest School. She has creative flair enjoying art and drama. She helps bridge the transition from the Early Years Foundation to the National Curriculum.

Gaynor Gibbs

Gaynor Gibbs

Teacher

Gaynor has been a member of the team at St George’s since 2013 having previously been a parent. She has a keen interest in Science and exploring the theories behind it.

Ruth Humphreys

Ruth Humphreys

French Teacher

Ruth is a member of the award winning ‘La Jollie Ronde’ team and has worked with the school teaching French to all year groups since 2010. She also runs the French Club.

Daniel Marshall

Daniel Marshall

Music Teacher

Daniel has been teaching individual drums and piano lessons since he joined in late 2014. His pupils have performed during our end of year productions.

Hilary Janes

Hilary Janes

Teaching Assistant

Hilary is an experienced teaching assistant who rejoined the school in 2010. Her one to one work has helped numerous pupils’ progress.

Debbie Curzon

Debbie Curzon

Teaching Assistant

Debbie has a wealth of experience at the school joining in 2003. She has a caring and nurturing approach towards the children and runs the Gardening Club.

Claire Atkins

Claire Atkins

Nursery Manager and Designated Safeguarding Officer

Claire joined the Nursery in May 2018 bringing with her a wealth of knowledge and experience of working within the Early Years Sector. She qualified to Level 3 in 1998 and later went on to gain a BA Honours Degree in Applied Education Studies in 2012. Claire has held the role of manager since 2004 in several different settings. Claire is the Designated Safeguarding Officer.

Danielle Holloran

Danielle Holloran

Dance Teacher

Danielle has taught a variety of different dance genres at the school since early 2014. She helps choreograph routines for school performances. She runs the extra-curricular dance club.

Younger child? Take a look at our onsite Little Steps Nursery

Latest

St. George's Independent School
St. George's Independent School
This year’s theme for Children in Need was ‘5 to Thrive’. The children dressed up and spent the day doing activities to help them understand that getting active, giving, connecting, taking notice and being curious is great for our mental and physical wellbeing 😀
St. George's Independent School
St. George's Independent School
Today we remembered and had a two minutes’ silence. We also made poppies, found out why they are made and painted sunset scenes.
St. George's Independent School
St. George's Independent School
After staying with us (Elm Class) this half term Paddington has left. He very kindly left a note and a bag of goodies. We have had great fun exploring Dunstable with him and making marmalade sandwiches 🥪
St. George's Independent School
St. George's Independent School
It has been a busy week at school. We have been investigating sounds and making telephones, helping Paddington explore Dunstable, Dancing outside, creating models of the Eiffel Tower and saying ‘Hello Yellow’ to raise awareness of Mental Health issues. 📞🕺🏻😀
St. George's Independent School
St. George's Independent School
We are excited to be welcoming you all back in the morning! Hope you had a lovely summer ☀️
St. George's Independent School
St. George's Independent School
We had an emotional end of year today as we said goodbye to our Year 6. They will be sorely missed. We wish them the very best in their future. We would like to wish you all a lovely Summer Holiday and look forward to welcoming you all back in September.

Contact us

Contact us about any questions you have about the school or if you wish to arrange a visit. We'd love to see you!

Office details

St George's School
28 Priory Road
Dunstable LU5 4HR

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01582 661471 Mon - Fri, 8:00-18:00

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