Newport Girls' High School

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2020 - 2021

Flexible Working Recognised

18 March 2021

Newport Girls’ High School (NGHS) has been named as one of just eight UK Flexible Working Ambassador Schools (FWAS) and is supporting the Department for Education (DfE) to heighten awareness of the difficulties faced by talented staff who have to juggle family commitments with their employment in schools or who… Read more

Staff raise almost £4,000 for MIND

16 March 2021

Our Miles for Your MindsThroughout February, staff at Newport Girls’ High School came together to raise almost £4000 for MIND. Read more

NGHS - The Masked Employee

12 February 2021

With the finale of the Masked Singer on Saturday night, NGHS staff are delighted to present their own NGHS Masked Employee contest. Staff, parents and students have received a link to allow them to work out who is lurking behind the mask. "Take it off, take it off". . Read more

Children's Mental Health Week: Express Yourself

1 February 2021

This week is Children's Mental Health Week. Our Wellbeing Officers, Mrs Martin & Mrs Danby have invited students to embrace the theme of 'Express Yourself'. Staff members have also shared how they love to express themselves. The competition is open to all students and closes on 5 February. Read more

MFL Lockdown Stars

31 January 2021

Our Year 9s have been getting creative during lockdown MFL lessons. Read more

Fantastic Oxbridge Success

29 January 2021

NGHS offers our warmest congratulations to SIX of our Year 13 students who have secured Oxbridge offers this year. Read more

Be The Light In The Darkness (HMD 2021)

27 January 2021

BE THE LIGHT IN THE DARKNESSAs a designated Beacon School for Holocaust Education, NGHS takes time to pause and reflect on Holocaust Memorial Day each year as well as ensuring that a new focus is delivered in lessons. Read more

White Blood Cells vs Pathogens - explained!

10 December 2020

One of our Year 7 students, Calen, has produced an amazing animation video using an individual whiteboard to explain the role of white blood cells in fighting pathogens. Read more

NGHS ranked 70th in the UK

30 November 2020

Newport Girls' High School has been ranked 70th in the country by The Sunday Times and is the highest performing school in Telford & Wrekin and Shropshire. The ranking relates to the 2019 results at A-level and GCSE. Read more

Diwali celebrations

20 November 2020

A large number of NGHS families celebrated Diwali last weekend and we asked students to tell us more about the meaning of Diwali and their family’s celebrations this year. Please enjoy reading more from Sanisa, Anuva and Swara below. Read more

Pumpkin Carving Afternoon

8 November 2020

On the Friday before half term, a small group of Year 7 students took part in our first crafternoon of the year. Read more

Donation to Newport Foodbank

8 November 2020

Following our non-uniform day before half term, we are delighted to be able to present a cheque for £715 to our local Newport food bank. Read more

Black History Month Workshop

8 November 2020

Tuesday’s Black History Month workshops, run by representatives of Telford and Wrekin’s community cohesion team and TAARC, gave all year 7s and 8s an opportunity to learn more about a range of lesser known individuals, places and events in the extremely long and rich history of the continent of Africa. Read more

LS Head Girl Team

2 November 2020

We are delighted to congratulate four Year 10 students who have been appointed our Lower School Head Girl Team. Read more

Cambridge Scholarship

16 October 2020

One of our Year 12 students, Ellie (pictured) has been successful in gaining a prestigious scholarship to a Cambridge University Summer School.  

This is a fantastic achievement and we congratulate her warmly on this success. Read more


12 October 2020

NGHS was delighted to support Young Minds on Friday for World Mental Health Awareness Day. The school was transformed into a sea of yellow with balloons, bunting and displays. Read more

Arkwright Scholarship

9 October 2020

NGHS is delighted to congratulate one of our fabulous Year 12s, Gabrielle, pictured, who has been awarded a prestigious Arkwright Engineering Scholarship. Read more

Edgmond Hall Teambuilding

9 October 2020

Year 7s enjoy Teambuilding DayOne of our Year 7’s annual highlights is the Teambuilding day at Edgmond Hall. Once again, the Edgmond Hall team looked after the girls well and ensured that fun was had by all in the great outdoors. Read more

NGHS 'Bounces Back'

20 September 2020

Our bespoke 'Bounce Back' response to life after the Covid19 lockdown has drawn attention from the SSAT (Schools, Students and Teachers Network), of which NGHS is a member and our Headteacher, Mr Scott, was delighted to be asked to write an article for their weekly blog about our work. Read more

Cultural Capital Challenge

18 September 2020


Over the summer students were set both a ‘Cultural Capital Challenge’ and a wider reading challenge and Mr Postle emailed out the annual summer reading list, which included an eclectic mix of fiction and non-fiction. Read more

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