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Newcastle High School for Girls has been ranked as the 13th best independent school in the country for sport in 2014.
The report, issued by School Sport magazine in January 2015, showcases the best of the best in sport by ranking the top 100 schools (single sex and co-educational). The results reflect competitive achievement in a range of sports throughout 2014 and honours those schools that take competition especially seriously.
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'.Read more
Professor Angharad Gatehouse collects an award for the world’s top accolade in Entomology.Read more
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…
The New Year, and its symbolism of renewal, always provides us with an opportunity to start afresh. The flavour of the celebrations of different cultures differ but the themes are similar – discarding old unwanted ‘baggage’, and ‘turning over a new leaf’. In Ecuador, people make dummies to represent the events of the past year...
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:...
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? ...