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2018 - 2019

Invitation to 'Sustainable Newport' Community Event

Sustainable Talk

20 May 2019

NGHS is delighted to be hosting a talk given by Daniel Webb on Tuesday 21 May as part of Sustainable Newport and SustaiNGHS. In a unique personal experiment, Daniel Webb decided to store all the plastic waste he threw in the bin for 12 months. Read more

Careers Lead gets a welcome boost of her own!

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20 May 2019

We congratulate Mrs Gill, our Careers Lead and Geography Teacher, who has been selected to undertake a funded postgraduate qualification in Careers Education at one of the country’s leading universities. Read more

Primary Maths Challenge

10 May 2019

On Thursday we welcomed students from Lilleshall Primary School, Moorfields Primary School and St Peter’s CofE Primary School to compete in the first annual Newport Girls’ High Primary School Maths Challenge. Read more

New York, New York!

10 May 2019

On Monday 22 April, in the early hours of the morning, a very excited choir and jazz band left Newport Girls’ High School and headed for New York City. Read more

GCSE Art Exhibition

10 May 2019

We are very proud of our students’ GCSE art work. On Thursday, a lunchtime exhibition drew a large crowd of students (above) from all year groups. We wish the cohort every success in their upcoming examinations and Mr Mason, their art teacher, congratulates them on some truly outstanding pieces. Read more

New Head Girl Team

11 April 2019

We are proud to announce that our new Head Girl Team has taken up office at NGHS. Read more

"A Taste of High School"

10 April 2019

Last week we welcomed a group of Year 5 girls from Lilleshall Primary School to visit NGHS. Their day started with a ride in our school minibus and when they arrived a full timetable of activities awaited them. Read more

Westminster Recognition

10 April 2019

As well as being ranked #1 in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, NGHS was delighted to receive a letter from the Rt Hon. Nick Gibb MP concerning our excellent results in 2018 and English Baccalaureate entry in the top 4% nationwide. Read more

German Exchange ... fantastisch!

10 April 2019

Our first ever exchange with Schloss Hagerhof (a Grammar School close to Bonn, Germany) took place in March. The school link came to fruition as our Headteacher worked at Hagerhof in the early 2000s. Here is a report of the visit from Honor in Year 10. Read more

Year 7 Netball Weekend

1 April 2019

As we arrived, we were all so excited as we watched the looming mansion ahead of us. Read more

NGHS is #1 in Telford & Shropshire

5 February 2019

Following the publication of school league tables in January 2019, NGHS is thrilled to once again be the number 1 school in both Telford & Wrekin but also across Shropshire. Read more

U14 Badminton County Champions!

4 February 2019

Last week our U14 Badminton team represented the Telford and Wrekin-Burton Borough Area at the Shropshire School Games after winning the TWSSA league and qualifying. The team competed against other schools from across the county. Read more

STEM challenge takes off

3 February 2019

This week has seen the launch of the Shropshire Star STEM Challenge 2019 with our year 9 design and technology students. Read more

OUTSTANDING Oxbridge Offers

22 January 2019

We are thrilled to congratulate five students on their Oxbridge offers this year. This is an outstanding number and showcases the hard work of applicants together with the support of our tutors and heads of sixth form as well as the volunteers who helped conduct mock interviews. Read more

A-level Biology Live!

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21 January 2019

This week our A-level biologists travelled to Birmingham to take part in this year's impressive Biology Live show talks. Not only did this open their eyes to new scientific concepts, it also allowed them to gain valuable tips for their A-level examinations. Read more

PE Dance Contest

20 January 2019

Last term, the NGHS annual class dance competition showcased our students talents across a variety of dance genres such as Christmas themed, Rock and Roll, Charleston, Disco, Musicals, Street and Contemporary. Read more

NGHS celebrates generous laboratory grant

8 January 2019

Sixth Form physicists celebrate the end of our old-fashioned physics lab with Mrs Stan (senior technician), Dr Catalan (Head of Science) and Mr Scott (Headteacher)

 

Newport Girls’ High School is delighted to announce that it is to receive a £40,000 grant from the Wolfson Foundation to improve the standard of its... Read more

Foodbank Support from NGHS

1 January 2019

Hot off the back of our gift donations to the Christmas Smile campaign, it was lovely to welcome Cat Finch and her colleagues from Newport Foodbank back to receive a cheque for £600 from our recent Winter Jumper Day. Read more

U14 Badminton T&W Champions

1 January 2019

Congratulations to our U14 Badminton team, who recently competed in the Telford and Wrekin Schools semi-finals and finals. The semi-finals saw them compete against Idsall and win 7 sets to 1 meaning that they would be up against Williams Brookes in the final. Read more

Historical Baubles

21 December 2018

With 2018 marking the centenary of the end of the First World War, the History Department decided that it would be most fitting if the theme for our annual Christmas bauble competition were based on commemoration of those who served during this conflict. Read more

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