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Dance talent showcase
Mon 24th November

Dance talent showcase

135 girls from across the School wowed their audience at a recent Dance Show held for family and friends. The girls, aged 9 to 18, joined together to perform in our annual show called In Motion to present their own work. In Motion was also an opportunity for our new established Junior Dance Company, Kinima,...

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“These feet are made for walking … on the way to and from school”
Wed 19th November

“These feet are made for walking … on the way to and from school”

This week, girls from Newcastle High School for Girls are taking up the ‘Free your Feet’ challenge; a week-long, incentive based walking campaign for secondary schools all over the UK. The challenge is for pupils to try walking to school, or to add another fifteen minutes walking time to their journey to and from school...

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Teenage rock band, ‘In Hindsight’ deliver messages about cyberbullying and online safety
Tue 18th November

Teenage rock band, ‘In Hindsight’ deliver messages about cyberbullying and online safety

This is National Anti-Bullying Week (17 to 21st November) and Newcastle High School for Girls, an independent day school based in Jesmond, is trying a novel way to deliver the messages about online safety and cyberbullying that the pupils are given regularly in school. Instead of a presentation by a teacher, Nottingham pop and rock group...

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Prizegiving, another memorable first for Newcastle High
Sat 13th September

Prizegiving, another memorable first for Newcastle High

Principal Guest: Shami Chakrabarti We held Prizegiving at the prestigious Hall 1 at Sage Gateshead on 12th September. This was our opportunity to celebrate the girls’ success at A Level and GCSE in the Summer. It was particularly important as it was the first Prizegiving for Newcastle High School for Girls. The evening began with...

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Top professional women help the next generation develop their leadership skills
Sat 6th September

Top professional women help the next generation develop their leadership skills

On Friday 5th September, top professional women backed the third North East Women Leaders (NEW Leaders) conference which aims to inspire and help 16 – 18 year old girls from across the region to focus on the importance of developing their leadership characteristics and skills, as well as helping to raise the aspirations of young...

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It was the dawn of a new era for girls’ education in the North East
Thu 4th September

It was the dawn of a new era for girls’ education in the North East

In a bold move, and striking a note for the importance of single sex education, Newcastle High School for Girls will open its doors for the first time today. It is the largest girls’ school in the North East and is providing an outstanding education within the finest of school facilities. Newcastle High School for...

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An A* start for Newcastle High School for Girls
Thu 21st August

An A* start for Newcastle High School for Girls

Newcastle High School for Girls is celebrating an impressive line-up of top GCSE grades, to herald the opening of the new School in two weeks’ time. Over a third of all the girls taking GCSE exams at Central High, 24 girls in total, achieved A * or A grades in every single subject they took....

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Newcastle High School gets off to a great start with top A Level results
Thu 14th August

Newcastle High School gets off to a great start with top A Level results

Two leading girls’ schools, Central Newcastle High School and Newcastle Church High School, are celebrating their impressive A Level results together this year in preparation for the opening of Newcastle High School for Girls in a few weeks’ time. An impressive total of 19 girls achieved all top grades at A* and As at Central...

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Senior School Development Plans
Thu 26th June

Senior School Development Plans

In September 2014, Central Newcastle High School and Newcastle upon Tyne Church High school will merge to form Newcastle High School for Girls (Newcastle High). Building on the strong heritage of the two existing schools, both based here in Jesmond, Newcastle High will be a beacon of excellence for girls’ education. It will give girls...

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