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

NHSG confirmed as one of best schools in country for sport

Newcastle High School for Girls has been ranked as the 13th best independent school in the country for sport in 2014.

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Finalists in the GDST Young Choir of the Year

Our Junior School has reached the Final of the GDST Young Choir of the Year competition. The Choir was made up of the whole of Year 6 from Newcastle High School for Girls: they recorded two songs for the first round of the competition, 'Who Would Imagine a King' and 'Oye'.

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NHSG Governor, Angharad Gatehouse, collects top award

Professor Angharad Gatehouse collects an award for the world’s top accolade in Entomology.

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Our updates

January 9 2015
Leader of Northern Sinfonia to be Patron of Newcastle High School for Girls String Group.

Girls and staff at Newcastle High School for Girls were delighted to learn that Bradley Creswick had agreed to be Patron of the School’s String Group, Brandling. Bradley has been a regular visitor and performer at NHSG over the past twelve months, both impressing with his incredible skills and his warm and engaging personality. The announcement…

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Our events

On 28th January 2015 | 09.00
Year 8 – 10 Entrance Examination
On 4th February 2015 | 08.30 - 15.30
Senior School Experience Day for Girls in Year 6
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Hilary's thoughts

December 24 2014
Christmas…. and gifts

In the lead up to Christmas I find myself becoming sensitive to some turns of phrase and grammatical constructions of sentences. Walking down the street, or in a shop, one cannot help (or rather, I cannot help) but catch snippets of conversations between friends or family, often parents and children. It goes something like this:...

December 16 2014
The media: the root of all evil?

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to speak at an ERSC funded seminar on gender misrepresentation in the media. The wording of the title, ‘The importance of challenging media misrepresentations of women professionals and leaders’, reminded me of an examination question and made me slightly apprehensive – would I give the correct answer? ...

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...

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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