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Quick-fire questions with 2019/20 Head Girl, Katie Dixon
Thu 9th July

Quick-fire questions with 2019/20 Head Girl, Katie Dixon

Describe your school experience in three words? An absolute blast. Who was your best friend? I’ve got a really close group of lovely friends, but I will give a special mention to Anna O’Donnell because we have been such good friends ever since we were in Year 7. Any mischief? When we were in Year...

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A mark of recognition for NHSG School Sport
Thu 9th July

A mark of recognition for NHSG School Sport

It has been wonderful to see girls continuing to challenge themselves in sport and developing their skills and fitness through our Guided Home Learning programme over the last half term. Girls have taken part in a variety of sports initiatives including Virtual School Games and NHSG House Sports Competition as part of National School Sports...

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Record numbers sign up to inspiring Change Makers Summit
Thu 9th July

Record numbers sign up to inspiring Change Makers Summit

The pandemic has truly highlighted the enormous benefits of being part of an organisation as unique and forward-thinking as the GDST. Schools across the network have pulled together to create some fantastic online resources and experiences for girls over the past couple of months, one of which was the iconic Change Makers Summit on Thursday...

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Dedication to diversity
Thu 9th July

Dedication to diversity

School Diversity Week has been on the NHSG Senior School calendar for a number of years, and this year it proved particularly timely taking place between the 22nd and 26th June. In the past year, we are delighted to have been awarded the Stonewall Bronze Award, in recognition of our ongoing work to address homophobic,...

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A critical time for Mental Health Awareness Week
Wed 3rd June

A critical time for Mental Health Awareness Week

The last week of this term was Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) which provided an important opportunity to tune into our feelings and the feelings of those around us. This year MHAW feels more important than ever. Covid-19 has now had a far reaching impact on people right across the world and it has affected...

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NHSG comes together to #ClapForOurCarers
Wed 3rd June

NHSG comes together to #ClapForOurCarers

Millions of people across the United Kingdom have been using their Thursday evenings as an opportunity to show their appreciation for NHS staff and other key workers. Clap For Our Carers has become a weekly event as locked-down communities come together on their doorsteps to clap in unison, applause ringing out across otherwise quiet skylines....

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Lockdown concert lifts community spirit
Wed 3rd June

Lockdown concert lifts community spirit

Those of you who tuned in to watch the NHSG Lockdown Concert on Wednesday 16th May will know that the efforts of the NHSG Music Department thoroughly paid off with the success of our virtual musical production. In the absence of our Spring and Summer concerts in school, Mr Newey had one objective: to lift...

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Rachel’s super cycle for Crohn’s and Colitis UK
Wed 3rd June

Rachel’s super cycle for Crohn’s and Colitis UK

Rachel Peutherer, Year 12, has set herself an ambitious challenge. It’s a challenge she has been plotting for some time but could not attempt due to her extensive musical commitments. On 1st March, Rachel was appointed Head Chorister at Newcastle Cathedral, with the responsibility of leading the Girls’ Choir for three services a week. Sadly,...

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NHSG rising to 2.5 challenge for Walker’s Emergency Food Appeal
Wed 3rd June

NHSG rising to 2.5 challenge for Walker’s Emergency Food Appeal

Fundraising events across the UK have been cancelled due to the current climate, which is having a devastating impact on charitable organisations. The Virgin Money London Marathon alone, which was due to take place on 26th April, is the world’s biggest one-day fundraising event which raises around £70 million for thousands of charities each year....

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