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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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Lucy plans for career in Law
Thu 22nd August

Lucy plans for career in Law

Lucy’s excellent GCSE results have cemented her decision to pursue Law after she finishes her A levels in 2021. “I had originally wanted to become a vet but my GCSE years have taught me that I much prefer essay based subjects and languages rather than Science plus I have discovered that I am squeamish around...

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Eafa follows in her sister’s footsteps with top grades at GCSE
Thu 22nd August

Eafa follows in her sister’s footsteps with top grades at GCSE

Eafa Godson has achieved the highest possible grade in every one of her GCSE examinations (eight Grade 9s and two A*s) setting an excellent foundation for A Level studies at NHSG, and equalling her sister, Wulfrun’s, success at GCSE in 2017. Talking of her achievement, Eafa said: “I followed my sister’s example and did quite...

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Elation for Megan
Thu 22nd August

Elation for Megan

Megan Leung was elated today after collecting her GCSE results at Newcastle High. Her results include a stunning nine grade 9s, an A* and a grade 8. Talking of her achievement Megan said: “It is a real relief for the waiting to be over and I feel a sense of fulfilment. I’m just elated to...

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