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NHSG: The Sunday Times Northeast Independent Secondary School of the Year
Fri 22nd November

NHSG: The Sunday Times Northeast Independent Secondary School of the Year

Newcastle High School for Girls (NHSG) has been awarded the accolade of The Sunday Times Northeast Independent Secondary School of the Year. The leading all girls’ school has received this prestigious award as a result of our outstanding improvement in the Sunday Times Parent Power League Table position, and because of the wider holistic aspects...

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A Day for GDSTEM
Thu 24th October

A Day for GDSTEM

On 24th September, our Year 8 STEM ambassadors attended the GDST’s inaugural GDSTem Conference at Imperial College London. This event, specifically aimed at GDST girls in Year 8, was designed to communicate the diversity and value of STEM careers, and enable girls to develop the confidence and leadership skills to promote STEM in their own...

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A natural approach to numbers for Year 1
Thu 24th October

A natural approach to numbers for Year 1

Year 1 have been working on their Mathematics objective, ‘to read and write numbers from one to twenty in numerals and words.’ We know the girls engage better when counting in meaningful situations so we explored the beautiful autumnal grounds of Chapman House to find natural objects to represent numbers one to twenty. Collecting in...

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A Sixth Form Summer in the Wildnerness
Thu 24th October

A Sixth Form Summer in the Wildnerness

In July 2019, a group of Year 12 and Year 13 girls embarked on an adventure of a lifetime, a trip to Southern Kenya to experience the culture of remote villages and tribes. Amber Soakell, now an NHSG Alumna, having completed her A Levels this Summer, gives us her moving account of the trip. From...

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A focus on observation in Year 4
Thu 24th October

A focus on observation in Year 4

Junior School have recently achieved the Primary Science Quality Mark, Gilt Standard, following some amazing Science initiatives led by Miss Williams. During some of the training sessions, provided by the university, an array of scientific skills were examined. Year 4 have been focused on improving one particular aspect of their ‘Scientific Superpower Skills’: observation. After...

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An evening of celebration
Thu 24th October

An evening of celebration

This year’s prestigious Prizegiving ceremony was held on Thursday 12th September at Sage Gateshead. The evening event provided the opportunity to recognise and celebrate the girls’ academic achievements from 2018 – 2019 as well as for Mr Tippett, to report on the previous academic year. Throughout his report, Mr Tippett focused on the benefits of...

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GDST Junior Maths Conference
Thu 24th October

GDST Junior Maths Conference

October sees the annual trip to Oxford for the GDST Junior Maths Conference. Six intrepid Mathematicians made the long journey to meet up with 21 of our GDST sister schools at the Mathematical Institute of Oxford University for a fun and challenging day of maths-based activities. This year, the theme was ‘Our World in Numbers’...

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Girls encouraged to be fearless at North East conference aimed at our next generation of leaders.
Fri 13th September

Girls encouraged to be fearless at North East conference aimed at our next generation of leaders.

Hundreds of girls from across the region will be encouraged to ‘be fearless’ and take a leading role in whatever career they choose, at a special conference at Northumbria University, Newcastle. Organised by Newcastle High School for Girls (NHSG), the one-day biennial North East Women (NEW) Leaders Conference on Monday 16 September will bring together...

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An overwhelming outcome for Lily
Thu 22nd August

An overwhelming outcome for Lily

Nerves were replaced with joy for Lily Eckford as she collected a set of top grades at GCSE today. The Newcastle High pupil said she was ’feeling quite good and a little overwhelmed’ about the outcome. Lily said: ‘I haven’t really thought about results over the summer holidays, until today and I then got really...

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