The Senior Leadership Team

We have an exceptional Senior Leadership Team each offering vision, expertise and direction for Newcastle High School for Girls.

Hilary French

Headmistress

Overall responsibility for the strategic leadership of Newcastle High School for Girls. To create and share a vision which expresses the core values of the School and to promote excellence in teaching and learning thus creating a culture of high expectation and achievement.

Michael Tippett

Senior Deputy Head (Development and Wellbeing)

Leading the provision of pastoral care through the line management of Heads of Year and Form Teachers, the implementation of relevant policies such as the Code of Behaviour, Anti-Bullying Policy and Safeguarding Policy.

Amanda Hardie

Deputy Head (Academic)

Leading the academic programme for Newcastle High School for Girls. Working on the development and implementation of the curriculum, the timetable and ensuring high academic standards across Senior School.

Helen Harrison

Director of Sixth Form

Responsible for creating and maintaining an outstanding Sixth Form experience which will ensure each girl achieves the best academic results she can and is equipped with the skills for the 21st century. Pastoral welfare will be paramount, as will ensuring continuous focus and achievement whilst keeping parents regularly informed of their daughters progress.

Angela Charlton

Head of Junior School

Responsible for leading and managing the Junior School in close partnership with the Headmistress. To create and communicate a shared vision within Junior School, which expresses the core values of the whole School and motivates and inspire others. To drive Junior School forward through excellence and innovation in teaching and learning.

John Crosby

Director of Finance and Operations

Responsible for the smooth running of the School's finances and support functions including estates coordination, travel planning, administration, ICT support, facilities, catering, admissions and development.

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