Our values

Girls first

Put the girls’ interests, happiness and wellbeing first at all times


Work together productively in School, within our family of schools and in the community


Take risks, push hard and overcome setbacks. Do things in a new way. Have a go. Have fun.


Always do the right thing, by our own high standards and by everyone else’s

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What we are proud of

Regional heritage underpins our School Houses

In a special vote, an overwhelming majority of girls favoured ‘ships built on the Tyne’ as the theme for our School House names. This theme links strongly with our seahorse symbol which also reflects Newcastle’s maritime heritage.

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Creative Writing Showcase

An evening, organised by the girls, demonstrated their incredible creative writing skills.

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Sport for all

Sport is for all at Newcastle High School for Girls; participation levels that buck the national trend prove the success of our approach.

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Our updates

October 30 2014
Newcastle High to perform High School Musical in February

Wednesday 11th – Friday 13th February 2015 Newcastle High School’s first production will be High School Musical, and with over 180 girls taking part, it will certainly be a sensational first performance. There was great excitement among the girls when we announced the title of the show. We are sure that they are all very…

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Our events

On 29th November 2014 | 10:30 - 12:30
Christmas Fair
On 3rd December 2014 | 19.00
Concert with Bradley Creswick
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Hilary's thoughts

November 18 2014
Remembrance and reflection

My reflections on visiting the vibrant sea of red ceramic poppies at the Tower of London inspired my message to our girls about Remembrance Day last week. This is a particularly poignant year, marking both the centenary of the start of the First World War and the 70th anniversary of D-day and, from what I...

October 8 2014
Preparing for the unknown

The whole life cycle of school education – starting out, transitions and ending – comes together at the start of the new academic year. In the first week of September, like schools all over the country, we welcomed girls aged three and four years old to their first day ever at school. These little girls...

August 1 2014
The end is not the end

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.  Seneca The last few weeks of the summer term is always a time of endings: awarding of prizes for achievement and endeavour; school reports summarising progress; final assemblies and post exam exuberance, all mark the end of one school chapter and well-wishing for the next stage....

21st Century Facilities

  • Stunning Junior School in a unique setting
  • Outdoor spaces to bring Junior curriculum to life
  • All weather pitches in Junior School
  • Spacious, bright classrooms
  • Exceptional space for Creative and Performing Arts
  • State-of-the-art science laboratories
  • Proposed new Senior School for the 21st Century
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Parents' talk

We feel that both our daughters have received an excellent education. We are truly grateful for the hard work, patience, skill, dedication and care that has gone into helping them to achieve so much.

Our daughter has grown not only in height but as a person too. Her amazing progress this year is a credit to your teaching team.

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