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

Junior School climbs The Times Parent Power table

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.

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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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Our updates

November 19 2014
“These feet are made for walking … on the way to and from school”

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…

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Hilary's thoughts

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...

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...

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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