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Introducing Our Head Girl Team 2020
Fri 13th November

Introducing Our Head Girl Team 2020

Samantha Rocks – Head Girl 2020-2021 Hi, I’m Samantha and I am currently studying Biology, Chemistry and Religious Studies at A Level, as well as studying an EPQ about the world of Parapsychology. I am absolutely delighted to have been awarded the position of Head Girl. I have deep respect and warmth for what Newcastle...

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PE GCSE a welcome addition to school curriculum
Sat 31st October

PE GCSE a welcome addition to school curriculum

The very first GCSE PE Course at Newcastle High School for Girls is thriving, with an impressive 21 Year 10 girls opting to study the subject this year. The girls have two years to perfect their practical and master the theory aspects of the curriculum and so far they have made a brilliant start. The...

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Navigating feelings in Nursery
Tue 27th October

Navigating feelings in Nursery

Nursery girls have had a super start to the new school year. They have amazed us with their engagement and enthusiasm for learning and also for their compassion and kindness to each other. This half-term the girls have explored their own feelings through a fun story about a confused little creature ‘The Colour Monster’. He...

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Creativity across Year 1
Tue 20th October

Creativity across Year 1

Girls in Year 1 have been thoroughly engaged during their weekly Art and Dance lessons which ensure that they are developing their creative skills with confidence. Art lessons have taken place indoors and outdoors, making the most of Junior School’s beautiful grounds. The girls have been putting their drawing skills into practice, taking inspiration from...

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GDST Year 6 Maths Conference stretches girls
Thu 15th October

GDST Year 6 Maths Conference stretches girls

The annual GDST Junior Maths Conference took place online this year on Thursday 15th October. Year 6 pupils enjoyed a range of mathematical challenges and activities and explored a number of key topics including a very timely session on exponential growth which really helped the girls to make sense of current headlines about rising Covid-19...

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2020
Sat 10th October

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

Every year, we organise a range of activities in the run up to World Mental Health Day, which, this year, took place on Saturday 10th October. The goal of World Mental Health Day is to help raise awareness so that each of us can make a contribution to ensure that individuals dealing with mental health...

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Our very first virtual Reunion for Alumnae
Sat 3rd October

Our very first virtual Reunion for Alumnae

It was with a heavy heart that we were forced to cancel the Church High Reunion in June 2020 and the inaugural NHSG Reunion in May 2020. With government restrictions still in place, we were unable to go ahead with the Newcastle Alumnae Reunion planned for Saturday 3rd October which we hoped would be in...

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Samantha Rocks talks lockdown, learning and looking to the future
Sun 30th August

Samantha Rocks talks lockdown, learning and looking to the future

We spoke with Samantha, NHSG Head Girl 2020/21, about taking on the role of Head Girl during a national pandemic. This is what she had to say… ‘Sweet and sour’ is how I would describe lockdown. Older girls previously buried in books and deadlines re-programmed their lives within minutes. Plenty delighted in the premature end...

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Newcastle High applauds girls in Year 11 as GCSE results are released
Thu 20th August

Newcastle High applauds girls in Year 11 as GCSE results are released

Newcastle High School for Girls released its GCSE results this morning in the most unusual of circumstances and following the Government’s announcement on Monday that Centre Assessed Grades would be awarded rather than those calculated by examination boards. As well as congratulating the girls receiving their results today, Michael Tippett, Head of NHSG, applauded pupils...

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