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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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Katie Morag inspired assembly showcases learning in Year 1
Mon 27th April

Katie Morag inspired assembly showcases learning in Year 1

Year 1 have been immersed in their topic based around the popular Katie Morag books written by Mairi Hedderwick. They have used the books as the basis for many English and topic lessons, culminating in a fabulous assembly on Friday 6th March for girls in Junior School and then their own parents. The topic lends...

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NHSG recognises trailblazing women on International Women’s Day
Mon 27th April

NHSG recognises trailblazing women on International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day, a focal point in the movement of women’s rights, is always a very poignant event in our Senior School calendar. On Friday 6th March, girls in Year 7-13 demonstrated their creativity by dressing as the trailblazing women that they feel have been most significant in the advancement of women’s rights. It was...

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A Series of Public Apologies
Fri 20th March

A Series of Public Apologies

Each year the National Theatre commissions ten new plays for young people to perform, bringing together some of the UK’s most exciting writers with the theatre-makers of tomorrow. The talented performers of NHSG rose to the challenge of bringing a rather unusual tale to life which they performed for our school on Thursday 12th March:...

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NHSG Inspiring Alumnae Business Network
Fri 20th March

NHSG Inspiring Alumnae Business Network

We have recently been working with a group of our Inspiring Alumnae to establish a business network for former pupils of NHSG, Central High and Church High, as well as former pupils of other GDST schools living in the region. Having set up a committee, chaired by alumna Jane O’Mahoney, we held our inaugural event...

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A trip to the capital for GDST English Conference
Fri 20th March

A trip to the capital for GDST English Conference

At the beginning of March, the GDST held the second annual Shakespeare Festival for Year 5 girls. All 25 of our sister schools sent a delegation to the festival which was held in The Globe theatre this year for the first time. After an early start, six Year 5 girls got a fantastic whistle-stop tour...

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NHSG: Top North East Debating School
Fri 20th March

NHSG: Top North East Debating School

We are delighted to announce that thanks to the triumphant efforts of our debating teams and, of course, under the terrific coaching of Mrs McEvedy, NHSG can proudly call itself the Top North East Debating School. On Saturday 29th February, three debating teams competed in the ICYD Regional round at Durham, for a chance to...

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Mums and daughters join forces for Science Fair
Fri 20th March

Mums and daughters join forces for Science Fair

On Monday 9th March, Junior School held their annual Mother Daughter Science Fair to help start their STEM week activities with their very own Great Exhibition! The standard of entries was outstanding and Ms Charlton and Ms Williams had great difficulty in choosing the winning exhibits. Every Year Group from Nursery to Year 6 took...

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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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