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A feast of learning at Newcastle High School for Girls on World Book Day
Thu 5th March

A feast of learning at Newcastle High School for Girls on World Book Day

World Book Day at Newcastle High School for Girls proved a feast of learning as girls not only arrived at school dressed as their favourite book characters, but also took part in a tasty ‘Bake a Book’ competition. This delicious approach to celebrating the day generated much delight among the pupils at the leading girls’...

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Young fashion designers of the future take to the catwalk
Wed 4th March

Young fashion designers of the future take to the catwalk

Last week’s show at Newcastle High School for Girls was as much a showcase for the creativity, flair and originality of teenage designers, and the very high standards of the School’s Art department, as a traditional ‘fashion show’. It was the first fashion show of the new School, and the culmination of months of hard...

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Girls win Young Enterprise Award
Tue 24th February

Girls win Young Enterprise Award

A group of girls from Newcastle High School for Girls have won the Young Enterprise Trade Fair 2015 Best Company Programme after impressing a panel of judges with their candle range and business plan. The company, Ablaze, has been created as part of Young Enterprise, a charity that helps young people learn about business and...

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Double success for NHSG debaters
Fri 13th February

Double success for NHSG debaters

Not one, but two teams from Newcastle High School for Girls have qualified for the Finals Day in the Oxford Schools’ Debating competition. Emma Curran and Sarah Davies, and Lauren Baldwin and Michelle Sitienei were the only winners of the regional round of the competition which was held on 5th February. The four girls will...

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Girls choose feel-good musical to show off their High School talent
Fri 13th February

Girls choose feel-good musical to show off their High School talent

A school production the Northern Stage of High School Musical, a musical comedy based on the Disney Channel Original movie written by Peter Barsocchini, has been rated as one of the top five things to do this week in Newcastle, by Made in Tyne and Wear TV. This is Newcastle High’s first major production after...

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Headmistress to visit school in Uganda
Thu 12th February

Headmistress to visit school in Uganda

Newcastle High Headmistress is travelling to East Africa to visit a girls’ education project run by global children’s charity Plan UK. Hilary French, will be visiting a girls’ school in Kamuli, one of the most deprived areas of Uganda, next week. She will also be visiting a project in the capital Kampala which supports hundreds...

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Boardroom simulation event pioneered by a Newcastle girls’ school emphasises the importance of ethical governance for business enterprises
Fri 6th February

Boardroom simulation event pioneered by a Newcastle girls’ school emphasises the importance of ethical governance for business enterprises

Instead of the usual morning lessons, everyone in the pre GCSE year group at Newcastle High School for Girls is given the task of running a board meeting with some tricky moral decisions to make.  The girls work in groups, each representing a team of board members of a fictitious company with a specific scenario...

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Miss Catherine Russell
Tue 3rd February

Miss Catherine Russell

We are very sorry to report the death of former Headmistress of Central Newcastle High School, Miss Catherine Russell, on Sunday 1st February 2015.  She was 90 years old. Miss Russell was Headmistress from 1962 to 1984. During her leadership, she oversaw the building of new Junior and Senior School Halls at West Avenue and...

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NHSG are Regional Indoor Athletics Champions
Mon 2nd February

NHSG are Regional Indoor Athletics Champions

Year 9 girls from Newcastle High School have won through to the National Finals of the Indoor Athletics Championships after being placed 1st in the regional competition at Temple Park in January. Competing against nine other teams in the Year 9 and 10 age Group, NHSG girls had an excellent competition and came 1st in...

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