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Earlier this term we were delighted to share the excellent SATs results achieved by Year 6 this year. We were thrilled therefore to see that The Sunday Times, on 16th November, have recognised these outstanding results placing Newcastle High School for Girls number 33 in the top 100 Independent Preparatory Schools in the country.Read more
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…
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? ...
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...
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...