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Church High Reunion
Tue 10th March

Church High Reunion

The annual Church High Alumnae lunch will take place on Saturday 20th June from 11.00 a.m. All members of Church High Alumnae are welcome including Reunion Groups. Coffee will be served on arrival followed by a tour of Newcastle High, then you can enjoy a catch up with old friends over a 2 course lunch...

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Year 6 Festival of Sport
Tue 10th March

Year 6 Festival of Sport

Year 6 girls enjoyed their first sports tour weekend in the form of a GDST triangular festival between 31st January and 2nd February. We were playing against Wimbledon and Northampton High Schools and were kindly hosted by families from Northampton High. The girls arrived at the tournament slightly nervous but excited at the prospect of...

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A showcase of sartorial craftsmanship in iconic Fashion show
Tue 10th March

A showcase of sartorial craftsmanship in iconic Fashion show

Tuesday 11th February saw Newcastle High School for Girls stage its annual Art and Design Fashion show. Garments and full collections designed and made by Senior School girls from 13–18 years old graced the catwalk in two shows that were entirely choreographed, staged and modelled by the girls themselves. The event marks the conclusion to...

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Becoming Banksy
Tue 10th March

Becoming Banksy

This term, Year 3 have been studying and critiquing the work of notorious street graffiti artist Banksy. We have been intrigued by the mystery surrounding this artist. This has made for some interesting discussion points. We have debated whether or not his actions are morally right, what message he is trying to spread with his...

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Ambitious Liv, an ambassador for Arkwright Scholarships
Tue 10th March

Ambitious Liv, an ambassador for Arkwright Scholarships

Liv Urwin, Year 12, tells us more about her experience as an Arkwright Engineering Scholar… This prestigious National award is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your STEM talents, boost your UCAS appeal and gain lots of practical experience. Plus there’s a cash award of £600 to go towards your career development, and a bonus of...

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Parachutes, Gravity and Air Resistance
Tue 10th March

Parachutes, Gravity and Air Resistance

Year 5 have been working very hard in Science this term and have been testing a hypothesis through some practical experiments involving our very beautiful staircase in Chapman House. They learned that gravity is the force that exists between any two objects that have mass. Weight is a measure of the force of gravity pulling...

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Grease was the word!
Tue 10th March

Grease was the word!

Grease has certainly been the word around Senior School for the last nine months, with the announcement of the musical in June last year and auditions starting as early as September! Between 30th January and 1st February, NHSG was well and truly transformed into 1950s Rydell High to host our very own production of Grease...

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Central High Reunion
Mon 9th March

Central High Reunion

The annual Central High Alumnae lunch will take place on Saturday 3rd October from 11.00 a.m. All members of Central High Alumnae are welcome including Reunion Groups. Coffee will be served on arrival followed by a tour of Newcastle High, then you can enjoy a catch up with old friends over a 2 course lunch...

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It’s all Greek to me!
Fri 20th December

It’s all Greek to me!

Year 4 have been topping up their historical skills in some creative ways. Firstly, we had a visit from Durham University. Then, we were the first class to trial a new workshop developed by Newcastle University at the Great North Museum. On both occasions the girls handled genuine artefacts from Ancient Greece and worked with...

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